The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Science Ninja Team Gatchaman finally began streaming its first teaser trailer. Gatchaman is a 5-member superhero team that is composed of the main characters in several Japanese anime created by Tatsuo Yoshida and originally produced in Japan by Tatsunoko Productions. It is more popularly known internationally as “Battle of the Planets” and “G-Force”.
The film is directed by Toya Sato (“Gokusen”, “Grave of the Fireflies”) with writer Yusuke Watanabe; and cast including Tori Matsuzaka (“The Boy Inside”, “Umechan Sensei”) as the leader of the team Ken Washio, Ayame Gouriki (“Yae no Sakura”, “Fireworks from the Heart “) as Jun Ohtsuki, Ryohei Suzuki (“Train Brain Express”, ” Kuro no Onna Kyoushi”) as Ryu Nakanishi, Gou Ayano (“The End of Summer “, “Crows Zero 2″) as Jo Asakura, and Tatsuomi Hamada (“Yellow Elephant”, “Naniwa Junior Detectives”) as Jinpei Ohtsuki.
The film premiers in Japan on August 24. Check out the teaser trailer below. What do you think?