Yatterman Night is a sequel to the popular 70s anime Yatterman. However, it is also far more than that. It is a story that explores just what makes a hero and why heroes are such powerful symbols—as well as how those symbols can be twisted into something horrible.
Japanese film director Takashi Miike, well-known for the over-the-top violence depicted in movies like Ichi the Killer, also has a softer side, which should shine through in his next project, a light comedy courtroom drama based on a Nintendo DS game. Are we getting a live-action Ace Attorney movie?