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Full Trailer for the Live-Action Version of The Tiger Mask Anime

Here's the full trailer for the live-action adaptation of the 1960s anime and manga classic, Tiger Mask. The character was created by Ikki Kajiwara, and the story centers on a wrestling hero who fights evil to protect the children of an orphanage. 

The film stars Eiji Wentz (Brave Story) as the hero, Natsuna Watanabe (Gantz, Kimi ni Todoke) as the heroine, Ruriko and Show Aikawa (Zebraman) as Mister X. Here's a little more information on the film and its story, thanks to Anime News Network:

"Tiger Mask" is the alter ego of the character Naoto Date, a pro wrestler who goes against an evil wrestling organization and fights for children in an orphanage. In the new setup for the film, Date dons a special suit and "transforms" into Tiger Mask with enhanced mobility and muscle strength. His mask has also been redesigned with a nod to American comic action heroes such as Spider-Man and Batman.
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New teaser trailer for The Tiger Mask hits the canvas

We're not overly familiar with this one but we soon will be. Here comes a teaser for the new movie directed by Ken Ochiai, based upon the manga series "Tiger Mask" by Ikki Kajiwara. The film has attracted a lively cast however, including the likes of Eiji Wentz (Kitaro and the Millennium Curse), Natsuna (Gantz), and Shô Aikawa (Dead or Alive). The Tiger Mask persona is instantly recognisable by its trademark mask, designed to look like a tiger's head, as well as the combination of high flying attacks and martial arts in the wrestling ring. This will be the third movie based on the manga, the first two arriving in the 1970s, though the Tiger Mask persona has continued to appear in wrestling arenas since that time. The Tiger Mask opens its cape and its doors sometime in November 2013. The teaser trailer doesn't give much away but it will certainly do for now.
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Teaser for Live-Action Version of The Tiger Mask Anime

The Tiger Mask is a classic 1960s anime and manga created by Ikki Kajiwara. The story centers on a wrestling hero who fights evil to protect the children of an orphanage. The original manga ran from 1968 to 1971 in several magazines. In 1969, it was adapted into an anime TV series.

The film stars Eiji Wentz (Brave Story) as the titular hero, Natsuna Watanabe (Gantz, Kimi ni Todoke) as the heroine, Ruriko and Show Aikawa (Zebraman) as Mister X. Here's a little more information on the film and its story thanks to Anime News Network:

"Tiger Mask" is the alter ego of the character Naoto Date, a pro wrestler who goes against an evil wrestling organization and fights for children in an orphanage. In the new setup for the film, Date dons a special suit and "transforms" into Tiger Mask with enhanced mobility and muscle strength. His mask has also been redesigned
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Wrestle With "Tiger Mask"

Sneak Peek the first trailer from "Tiger Mask", the live-action adaptation of the 1960's anime/manga comics from Ikki Kajiwara and Naoki Tsuji, starring Eiji Wentz, Natsuna Watanabe and Show Aikawa as 'Mister X' :

"...'Tiger Mask' is the alter ego of 'Naoto Date', a pro wrestler who goes against an evil wrestling organization and fights for children in an orphanage.

"In the film, Date dons a special suit and 'transforms' into Tiger Mask with enhanced mobility and muscle strength..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Tiger Mask"...
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First Teaser For Live Action The Tiger Mask

As the superhero genre continues to dominate the summer blockbuster season in Hollywood, with Man of Steel and Iron Man 3 already box office smash hits, Japan has followed suit with Hentai Kamen and the upcoming Gatchaman. Also joining in on this hot trend is the return of the fictional masked professional wrestler known as The Tiger Mask (タイガーマスク). Based on the classic 60's manga of the same name from writer Ikki Kajiwara and artist Naoki Tsuji, the live action film takes inspiration from American superheroes like Batman and Spider-Man on reinventing the hero for the new generation.The film is directed by Ken Ochiai and the cast include Eiji Wentz (Gegege no Kitarō, Brave Story) as the titled hero, Sho Aikawa (Tokyo Zombie, Zebraman) as mentor...

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Manga's Tiger Mask is Turning into a Live Action Film!

Tiger Mask (タイガーマスク Taigā Masuku) is a Japanese manga comic book series thats written by Ikki Kajiwara and drawn by Naoki Tsuji. The comic was first published in Kodansha's Bokura Magazine from 1968 to 1969 and then was later published in Weekly Shōnen Magazine from 1970 to 1971. Later Tiger Mask was adapted into an anime cartoon series by Toei Animation, that first aired on Yomiuri TV on October 2, 1969 and ended its run on September 30, 1971, airing 105 episodes and a 1970 anime feature film. The name has been used by a succession of Japanese professional wrestling characters as a gimmick in real life. The Tiger Mask persona is instantly recognizable by its trademark mask, designed to look like a tiger's head, as well as the combination of high flying attacks and martial arts in the ring. The Tiger Mask story is of an orphan who becomes a feared
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