The classic Nintama Rantaro Anime will debut in December after 13 years, releasing 1st teaser Trailer.

Howdy! Anime Lovers, Let’s begin the day with some fresh Anime News. Nintama Rantaro Anime Franchise is receiving an anime film titled “Gekijoban Nintama Rantaro Dokutake Ninjatai Saiky no Gunshi” (Nintama Rantaro The Movie: The Dokutake Ninja Team’s Strongest Strategist).

The film is all set to debut in Japan in December 2024 and the official website recently released a teaser trailer confirming some major characters while sneaking into Doi’s disappearance and a new Ninja Nemesis. The official website also revealed the main cast, and staff returning from the original Anime.

Nintama Rantaro Anime

This anime movie is inspired by Kazuhisa Sakaguchi’s 2013 novel of the same name while focusing on Hansuke Doi, becoming a teacher at Ninjutsu Academy.

The brilliant cast from the past features:

  • Minami Takayama (Berserk) as Rantaro,
  • Mayumi Tanaka (Castle in the Sky) as Kirimaru,
  • Teiyuu Ichiryuusai (Shinchan) as Shinbei Fukutomi
  •  Toshihiko Seki (Demon Slayer) as Hansuke Doi.
Nintama Rantaro anime

Soube Amako’s original manga Rakudai Ninja Rantaro began its serialization in The Asahi Shimbun Company in 1986. The manga was one of the longest-running series released until 2019 in the children’s Magazine Asahi Shogakusie Shinbun.

NHK’s longest-running Anime Ninjaboy Rontaro started airing on April 10, 1993, with over 2000 episodes on board inspired by the original manga.

Out of the two films based on the series, the first one named Eiga Nintama Rontaro debuted in 1996 by Shochiku, and the second film named Gekijo-ban Anime Nintama Rantaro Ninjutsu Gakuen Zenin Shutsudo! No Dan debuted in 2011 by Warner Bros.

Two Live action films were released in July 2011 titled Ninja Kids and Ninja Kids Mission Impossible in July 2013.

Source: Nintama Rantaro Anime official website


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