Gatchaman (film)

Gatchaman (ガッチャマン) is a 2013 Japanese tokusatsu superhero film directed by Toya Sato based on the classic 1970s anime television series Science Ninja Team Gatchaman.[1][2][3][4]

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Theatrical release poster
Directed byToya Sato
Written byYusuke Watanabe
Based onScience Ninja Team Gatchaman
by Tatsuo Yoshida
StarringTori Matsuzaka
Gō Ayano
Ayame Goriki
Tatsuomi Hamada
Ryohei Suzuki
Music byNima Fakhrara
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • August 24, 2013 (2013-08-24)
Running time
113 minutes


By the year 2050 AD, a mysterious organization called Galactor has occupied half of the Earth and threatens to exterminate the human race. Around the same time, the International Science Organization had uncovered mysterious stones that bear unusual powers. It is said that one person out of approximately eight million is able to harness the power of the stones; they are known as a "Receptor". Dr. Kozaburo Nambu gathers a team of these five lucky Receptors together. Known as the "Gatchaman" team, it is their mission to defeat Galactor.


Production and releaseEdit

The theme song for the movie is "Niji wo Matsu Hito", performed by popular Japanese rock band Bump of Chicken.


Movie is praised for its Hero Costumes and Fight Scenes.By this Film got 5.1IMDB ranking.In Japan, it opened in fifth place with ¥119,201,780 (approx. US$1,171,977) and had earned ¥401,196,315 (approx. US$3,944,512) by its third weekend.[5]


  1. ^ "Gatchaman Live Action Movie Trailer Released". 2013-04-11. Retrieved 2015-10-14.
  2. ^ "Gatchaman Concept Art for Imagi's Unproduced Film Is Absolutely Gorgeous". CBR. 2019-03-06. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
  3. ^ "Gatchaman: Fantasia Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
  4. ^ Watch the Full Trailer for the Live-Action Gatchaman Movie - IGN, retrieved 2020-03-11
  5. ^ "Gatchaman". Retrieved 2015-10-14.

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