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First Look At The Batman Ninja Anime

When the Batman Ninja anime was first announced this October, a short clip was shown at New York Comic Con. Now, the animated feature’s first footage has been uploaded online, and it’s glorious.

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Story writer Kazuki Nakashima (Kill La Kill) and character designer Takashi Okazaki (Afro Samurai) have created a Batman unlike any we’ve seen previously.

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There are two teasers—one with English subtitles and one without.

Batman Ninja will be released on DVD and Blu-ray next year.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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I’ll admit, CG can work in anime sometimes (Land of the Lustrous), but for the most part, it looks downright ugly. I don’t understand the recent focus on 3D CG anime because they almost all look like complete ass and ruin the experience.