Batman, along with a number of his allies and adversaries, finds himself transplanted from modern Gotham City to feudal Japan.

Director:

Junpei Mizusaki

Writers:

Kazuki Nakashima (screenplay), Leo Chu (English screenplay) | 10 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kôichi Yamadera ... Batman (voice)
Wataru Takagi ... The Joker (voice)
Ai Kakuma ... Catwoman (voice)
Rie Kugimiya ... Harley Quinn (voice)
Atsuko Tanaka ... Poison Ivy (voice)
Daisuke Ono ... Nightwing (voice)
Hôchû Ôtsuka ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
Takehito Koyasu ... Gorilla Grodd (voice)
Jun'ichi Suwabe ... Deathstroke (voice) (as Suwabe Junichi)
Yûki Kaji ... Robin (voice)
Akira Ishida ... Red Hood (voice)
Kengo Kawanishi Kengo Kawanishi ... Red Robin (voice)
Chô Chô ... Penguin (voice) (as Yûichi Nagashima)
Toshiyuki Morikawa ... Two-Face (voice)
Kenta Miyake Kenta Miyake ... Bane (voice)
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Storyline

Batman Ninja takes a journey across the ages as Gorilla Grodd's time displacement machine transports many of Batman's worst enemies to feudal Japan - along with the Dark Knight and a few of his allies. The villains take over the forms of the feudal lords that rule the divided land, with the Joker taking the lead among the warring factions. As his traditional high-tech weaponry is exhausted almost immediately, Batman must rely on his intellect and his allies - including Catwoman and the extended Bat-family - to restore order to the land, and return to present-day Gotham City. Written by Warner Bros.

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East meets West in this spectacular all-new anime Batman movie! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and for some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

At one point Penguin yells "wind - forest - fire - bird", which is a twist on Takeda Shingen's personal motto "wind - forest - fire - mountain"). This was a reference to a Chinese text on warfare: "Be as swift as the wind, silent as the forest, fierce as fire, and as immovable as a mountain". See more »

Quotes

Catwoman: Isn't a gorilla eating a banana a little cliche?
Gorilla Grodd: Says the cat burglar wearing a cat costume.
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A Great idea but not the best end result
24 April 2018 | by sidguernseySee all my reviews

This movie runs like the cut scenes from a game like 'Justice League, gods among us' or the likes. The plot was good but dialog very poor and only used to string fight scenes together. In many ways it felt like an advert for all the various Anime formats crammed into one movie based on a popular western brand. In short I loved what the movie tried to do but the end result missed the mark. 4/10


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Japan | USA

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

24 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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