New Footage & Pre-vis Videos Released for the Unfinished Gatchaman Animated Film

Created by Tatsuo Yoshida and originally released in 1972 under the name Kagaku Ninja Tai Gatchaman, the series later debuted with an English dub as Battle of the Planets (and unofficially called G-Force). It was followed by an animated film and two short-running sequel series in 1978 and 1979. The series centered around five young superhero ninja in the employ of Dr. Kōzaburō Nambu of the fictitious International Science Organization to oppose an international terrorist organization of technologically advanced villains, known as Galactor, from trying to take control of the Earth's natural resources. The Gatchaman team employed a unique style of highly violent and effective martial arts, developed by Dr. Nambu, that drew from their physical abilities to enable them to perform...

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