The official website of the Yoru No Yatterman anime has released some new information for the series. The first new visual for the series has been released alongside two new character designs. The site also revealed that the anime will be airing in January next year in the Winter 2014/2015 anime season.
The new anime will be produced by Tatsunoko Production (Psycho Pass Season 2, Ping Pong The Animation) and the project was announced to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Time Bokan anime. The series itself will run for 12 episodes at 30 minutes each.
The site has also released two new character designs for the main characters of the series:
Yoru no Yatterman (Yatterman of the Night) is a new upcoming anime series produced by Tatsunoko Production for the 40th anniversary of the Time Bokan anime. Time Bokan itself first aired in 1975 that was also produced by Tatsunoko. One of the spin-off series was Yatterman that aired in 1977, which was also followed by an anime film that very year. A remake of the series aired in 2008 and was also followed by a film in the following year.
Here is a synopsis of Yoru no Yatterman:
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 Tonzuraa. 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.
Yoru no Yatterman will be airing in January next year during the 2014/2015 anime season. More information about the series will release in the upcoming months.
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