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Batman Ninja (2018)

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

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Junpei Mizusaki

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Kazuki Nakashima (screenplay), Leo Chu (English screenplay) | 10 more credits »
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Cast

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 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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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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Japan's finest artists reimagine Batman and his adversaries in this groundbreaking anime feature. See more »

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Animation | Action

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Official Sites:

Official Site | Official Site [Japan] | See more »

Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

2018 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Ninja Batman See more »

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Trivia

Poison Ivy's two pet monsters both carry a Chinese character on their heads: one means "poison", the other is the first of character of a Buddhist deity's name, as used by Uesugi Kenshin on his banners. See more »

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Batman: This is madness.
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Script is just So bad.
24 April 2018 | by wreuvenSee all my reviews

Cliche after Cliche.

None of the characters have any personality including the Batman. Every line from a villain is of the "HAHA now I'll get you All" variety and every line from the Batman is delivered with the same dour monotone as if the Batman's "Darkness" exists only in his deep voice.

The artwork is good. Hard to understand why anyone would invest in million dollar artwork and then combine it with a ten dollar script.


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