|Directed by||Toya Sato|
|Written by||Yusuke Watanabe|
|Based on||Science Ninja Team Gatchaman
by Tatsuo Yoshida
|Music by||Nima Fakhrara|
Gatchaman (ガッチャマン) is a 2013 Japanese film, directed by Toya Sato. It is the first live action film based on the classic 1970s anime television series Science Ninja Team Gatchaman (known in various Western countries as Battle of the Planets).
The film was released on August 24, 2013.
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Filming began in October of 2012 and ended in December.
- Tori Matsuzaka as Ken Washio
- Gō Ayano as George Asakura
- Ayame Gouriki as Jun Ohtsuki
- Tatsuomi Hamada as Jinpei Ohtsuki
- Ryohei Suzuki as Ryu Nakanishi
- Gorō Kishitani as Dr. Nambu
- Ken Mitsuishi as Dr. Kirkland
- Eriko Hatsune as Naomi
- Shidō Nakamura as Iriya
The movie gained a mixed reception from critics. 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.
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- Box Office Mojo (Gatchaman 2013)
- Official website (Japanese)
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