Yatterman is a Japanese movie directed by Takashi Miike and based on a classic 70s children’s cartoon series. It was produced in 2008 and premiered in New York City on February 6, 2009.
- Original title
- Premiere date
- February 6, 2009
- Release date
- March 7, 2009
- Directed by
- Takashi Miike
- Written by
Masashi Sogo (screenplay)
Tatsuo Yoshida (characters)
- Distributed by
Gan and his girlfriend Ai-chan can usually be found tinkering with robotic inventions in their workshop. However, whenever there’s trouble in the city, they form the crime-fighting team “Yatterman” along with their giant robotic dog Yatter-Bark and a flying toy robot called Omotchama.
Their arch enemies are the Doronbo gang, which consist of a sexy, yet incompetent femme fatale named Doronjo and her two idiotic lackeys, Boyacky and Tonzra. The trio will stop at nothing to obtain the wish-granting skull stone for their master, Dokurobei, but Yatterman foils their comically intricate schemes at every turn.
Growing up in the 80s, there were a few Americanized imports of Japanese cartoons that captured my imagination as a kid; Voltron (1984-1985), Robotech (1985), G-Force: Guardians of Space (1986), and...8 years ago
Here's a really high-res pic from the set of Takashi Miike's Yatterman taken back in April. It's hard to make anything out through all the plywood and scaffolding, but the scene they were shooting at...9 years ago
It looks like Takashi Miike will be pulling out all the stops in his live-action take on the classic 70s cartoon Yatterman. Here's the full-scale version of Yatter-Bark, the huge rescue robot dog...9 years ago
Earlier today it was announced that Sadao Abe (Maiko Haaaan!!!) will be added to the cast of Takashi Miike’s live-action adaptation of the 1970’s cartoon series Yatterman. He will play an...9 years ago
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