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Yatterman (2009)

Yattâman (original title)
Every week, toy-shop owner Gan and his cute assistant Ai battled the evil Doronbo gang. The gang led by femme fatale Doronjo and her assistants-pig-nosed muscleman Tonzra and rat-faced ... See full summary »

Director:

Takashi Miike

Writers:

Tatsuo Yoshida (characters and story), Masashi Sogo (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shô Sakurai Shô Sakurai ... Gan Takada
Saki Fukuda Saki Fukuda ... Ai-Chan
Kyoko Fukada ... Doronjo
Kendô Kobayashi Kendô Kobayashi ... Tonzuraa
Katsuhisa Namase ... Boyacky
Kôichi Yamadera ... Yatterwoof / Yatterking / Odate-Buta / Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sadao Abe Sadao Abe ... Dr. Kaieda
Shin'ichi Hatori Shin'ichi Hatori
Shingo Ippongi Shingo Ippongi
Graziano Molteni Graziano Molteni ... Yattacan / Yattaking / Yattapellicano (voice)
Anri Okamoto Anri Okamoto ... Shoko Kaieda
Ayumu Saitô Ayumu Saitô
Miyu Uehara Miyu Uehara
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Storyline

Every week, toy-shop owner Gan and his cute assistant Ai battled the evil Doronbo gang. The gang led by femme fatale Doronjo and her assistants-pig-nosed muscleman Tonzra and rat-faced mecha genius Boyacky-for pieces of the mystical skull stone, and every week the Doronbo gang failed (usually due to incompetence). Then there was a mushroom cloud, Gan and Ai did their Yatterman dance and the gang regrouped the following week to do it all over again. Written by SUBWAY CINEMA

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Trivia

The characters Doronjo, Boyacky, and Tonzler first appeared in the 1975 animated series Time bokan (1975). See more »

Connections

References Tiger Mask (1969) See more »

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Teletubby level content + slight irony + sexual content + teenage love
29 March 2011 | by eskil-jSee all my reviews

I usually fancy Japanese films. This one was an unexpectedly big disappointment. The storyline is like what you normally see in a 25min children's TV-show. The acting is very much like teletubby's. Very colourfull, cute figures push each other, and sit down with a fart. A little bit of irony-spice lightens it up: The happy song about the ever strong and wonderful times for the hero's is performed, while the hero's don't enjoy life. There are just a few moments of it, though. There's a little bit of first innocent love in the film. And then there's several heavy sexual hints, like a robot getting orgasm and cum'ing (and telling about it), while it's attacked.

Most of the content and the story looks like it's aimed at small children. It doesn't have the sub-layer aimed at the adults, like in most family/children's films. But then it has a layer of sexual jokes, making it unsuitable for small children.

I haven't seen anything this bad for a long time.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | Norwegian

Release Date:

7 March 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Yatterman See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$32,897,214
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Horipro, J Storm, Nikkatsu See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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