There’s a new and very different Batman cartoon coming out on DVD and the hype train just pulled up.
Batman: Ninja is a Batman anime by director Jumpei Mizusaki that takes the Bat clan to feudal Japan to battle the Joker, Harley Quinn and… was that Grodd in the trailer?
i09 unearthed the first trailer:
and we found a slightly longer one with some English subtitles:
This is as complete a redesign as you’re going to see and… you know what? You’re better off watching the trailer than reading me describe it. Suffice it to say, it’s striking.
Todd Allen wears a lot of hats. At various times he’s been (alphabetically), a bouncer, college professor, humor columnist, Internet producer and an NBA/WNBA Beat Writer, among other things. He’s the author of Economics of Digital Comics. You should probably read it.