Yoru no Yatterman Anime's New Promo Previews Cast
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Tatsunoko Productions began streaming a new promotional video for the upcoming Yoru no Yatterman anime on Monday. The video features the opening theme song "Kyokugen Dreamer" (Limit Dreamer) by the duo Screen mode.
Boyacky: I absolutely won't let you go!
Tonzra: Hey! How long are you going to sleep!?
Boyacky: I want to save that woman at all costs!
Tonzra: Everyone feels the same way.
Dorothy: You know that long ago, there was a war, right? That picture is of our ancestors.
Text: As long as Dorombos are here, Yattermans will not flourish in the world.
Dorothy: Until the day the sins of our ancestors are forgiven, and we're allowed to live in Heaven-like Yatter Kingdom.
The website also lists new cast members:
The previously announced cast includes:
The band SCREEN mode performs the opening theme "Kyokugen Dreamer" (Limit Dreamer) and the voice actress group Sphere performs the ending theme, "Jōnetsu Continue" (Passion Continue). Yoru no Yatterman will premiere on January 11, 2015.
Tatsunoko is producing the Yoru no Yatterman anime in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Time Bokan franchise. The series will have 12 30-minute episodes. The official website features a new image of Boyacky and Tonzura, as well as Doronjo's costume.
The story is as follows:
In a remote land, there was a girl who gazed beyond the ocean. The land was Yatterman Kingdom. It is said that it is a heavenly land controlled by the Yattermen, the allies of justice. In order to save her sick mother, the girl attempted to land in Yatterman Kingdom to ask for help. However, she was turned away, and her mother passed away without anyone to give her charity. Doronbo: One of the bands of great thieves. There was a beautiful girl named Doronjo working under a boss named Dokurobeh. Her lackies were two men named Boyacky and Tonzura. The Doronbo fight with Yattermen, and within the fray, the team is banished to a remote land.
This is the story of a new generation of Doronbos. Doronjo, Boyacky, and Tonzura, as well as the story of the birth of Gan-chan and Ai-chan as Yattermen.
The original Yatterman television series premiered in 1977, and it spawned the first Yatterman anime film that same year. A new Yatterman televison series aired in Japan in 2008 for 60 episodes, and was followed by an animated film in 2009. A live-action film also premiered in the same year.