That’s right, Gatchaman, the classic anime that Choujin Sentai Jetman paid homage to, is coming to the big screen! Also known as G-Force and Battle of the Planets here in the US Gatchaman is making it’s Tokusatsu debut! After a series of awesome live action commercials in the early 2000’s fans have clamored for a live action take on the series for years. Finally their wishes are coming true and we welcome Gatchaman to it’s new home at TokuNation!
Long time tokusatsu fans will also be pleased now that we know the confirmed cast list:
–Ken the Eagle played by Tori Matsuzaka (Shinken Red!)
–Joe the Condor played by Go Ayano (Spider Orphenoch)
–Jun the Swan played by Ayame Goriki
–Jinpei the Swallow played by Tatsuomi Hamada (Young Captain Marvelous & Ran of Ultraman Zero)
–Ryu the Owl played by Ryohei Suzuki
We’ve got some awesome Toku alums taking part in this project and with the rather big names we have on the production staff this film is gonna be something special!Credit: Several articles at Orends Range