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Japan's Batman is an anime Ninja who drinks tea. Go home, Ben Affleck

We found our Batman. He's in Japan

Ujjainee Roy @UjjaineeRoy 5 December 2017, 8:25 PM
We are so ready for Ninja Batman

We are so ready for Ninja Batman Image: Twitter

Hollywood can give up on Batman — cuz, Japan just picked him up, and gave him all that he deserves. The trailer of Batman Ninja is here, and features an anime Dark Knight battling Joker, Penguin and Co in medieval Japan. He has a gold black batsuit, uses a sword instead of a batarang, and drinks tea. Hey Ben Affleck, you're dismissed.

Batman Ninja is the new animated feature film by Warner Bros, and is based on Bob Kane's Batman series.The trailer of the film shows Batman trasnported to feudal Japan, where he will face a Samurai Joker (you read that right) and his army, who are trying to rewrite the country's history. Batman and Joker having a swordfight on top of a monastery will make your day — just trust us on this.

Helping Batman are Robin, Nightwing and, of course, Alfred. While Team Joker has Penguin, Two-Face and Poison Ivy. "Batmobile and Batwing both gone... but I still have this body," says Batman as he puts on his new Ninja suit. The trailer has Batman riding a battle horse in full armour, falling in love with his own sword fighting skills and drinking tea! 


The film is directed by Junpei Mizusaki, and the character design is done by Afro Samurai creator Takashi Okazak. The Batman Ninja trailer was first screened for fans at the New York Comic Con, and is scheduled to release in 2018. Meanwhile, tweeple are losing their heads over the trailer.

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