Gatchaman – Live Action Film to be Screened in the Philippines


The official Facebook page of SM Cinema has announced this afternoon that Japanese sci-fi adventure live-action movie ‘Gatchaman’ will be screened in the Philippines.

The live-action film will premiere on October 2 to be screened exclusively by SM Cinemas nationwide.


Gatchaman film is an adaptation of the 1972 anime of the same name by Tatsunoko Production. The film was directed by Toya Sato (Gokusen: The Movie, Kaiji 2) with screenwriting handled by Yusuke Watanabe (Dragon Ball Z, GANTZ). Film  was released in Japan last August 24, 2013.

Set in the near future in Tokyo, Japan. The evil terrorist organization Galactor has declared war on the world. The group possesses more advanced technology than governments and occupies over half of the planet. Dr. Kozaburo Nambu of the International Science Organization gathers together 5 superhero ninja agents, known collectively as Gatchaman, to stop Galactor. (dramawiki)

‘G-Force: Guardians of Space’, the English adaptation of the anime series aired in the Philippines in the late 80s.

via SM Cinema

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