Gatchaman, Yatterman make their way to the big screen
Index Holdings, through their subsidiary Nikkatsu Corporation, has announced the green lighting of live action movies based on the Gatchaman and Yatterman properties for a spring 2009 release. Yatterman will be helmed by renowed director Miike “Beat” Takashi and will feature mechanical designs by Katsuya Terada. No production details were released about the Gatchaman feature. It is unknown what this means for the Imagi, the company who produced the recent Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles CG film, CG adaptation of Gatchaman.