Batman Ninja's initial Japanese trailer was first unearthed in December of past year; however, the film is slated to infiltrate the North American market with the release of the film's official English language trailer.
Veep and Arrested Development star Tony Hale voices The Joker in this feature alongside Roger Craig Smith (Batman: Arkham Origins) as Batman, Grey Griffin (Scooby-Doo) as Catwoman, Tara Strong (Batman: The Killing Joke) as Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, and Fred Tatasciore (Family Guy) as Gorilla Grodd and Deathstroke, rounding out the English dubbing of this Warner Bros. It's rare that a new Batman release takes the Caped Crusader in a truly original direction, but that's exactly what the upcoming Batman Ninja looks to accomplish.
Along with that first English trailer, Warner Bros.
Directed by Jumpei Mizusaki (opening animation of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure) and written by Kazuki Nakashima (Gurren Lagann), the story finds Gorilla Grodd's time displacement machine transporting Batman, a few of his allies, and many of his worst enemies to feudal Japan. The film will release on digital format on April 24th and then on Blu-ray on May 8th. The villains are essentially becoming the feudal lords who have taken over, with the Joker taking the "lead" role as he often does. Without access to his weapons and gadgets, it's up to Batman to rely on his intellect and allies to save the land and return to present-day Gotham City. Japan. The script was reinterpreted and rewritten for the English version by award-winning screenwriters Lou Chu and Eric Garcia (Supah Ninjas, Afro Samurai); Benjamin Melniker and Michael Uslan are executive producers.
Batman Ninja is a feature-length collaboration between three big names in anime. Home Entertainment Vice President, Family & Animation Marketing, in a news release. However at the same time the trailer also reveals some scenes that we did not see in the previous release, so it could b e worth checking out if you're looking forward to the movie.
After months of teases, going back to July at San Diego Comic-Con, the first Batman Ninja trailers (seen below, ) made their debut in December.