Tiger & Bunny Movie 1: The Beginning

Tiger & Bunny Movie 1

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Synonyms: Tiger and Bunny Movie 1, Taibani Movie 1
Japanese: 劇場版 TIGER & BUNNY -The Beginning-
English: Tiger & Bunny Movie 1
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 22, 2012
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 1 hr. 33 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.371 (scored by 1079210,792 users)
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Ranked: #22512
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Popularity: #4092
Members: 25,051
Favorites: 19

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The first of two Tiger and Bunny movies, based on the first two episodes of the TV series with additional new scenes.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Yonetani, Yoshitomo
Director, Storyboard
Kimura, Eriko
Sound Director


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"Earth Diver" by NOVELS

Nov 14, 2012
Dear Scamp,

I heard a new Tiger and Bunny movie is coming out and that you got the chance to see it. I like Tiger and Bunny, but not enough to watch a rushed retelling of the TV series. Is there any reason for me to watch this new movie?

Yours sincerely,

Imaginary correspondent created to provide a opening segment to a review.

Hi there! Thanks for writing in. You’re right, I did get a chance to see the new Tiger and Bunny movie and I too sorta liked the Tiger and Bunny TV series but not enough to eagerly devour the exact same material all over again. This ...
Mar 29, 2013
"We love it when big anime companies repackage the same damn thing in a more consumable product instead of getting more of we loved!" -said no anime fan ever, but in all honestly I'm willing to give this one some incredible leeway... Yes I am a fervent fanboy of this particular series, but at least this one manages to give it's fans so much more than most of the same breed has done in the past.


Tiger & Bunny The Beginning is, to sum it up simply, a directors cut of episodes 1 and 2 with a lost episode included. Not an actual lost episode, but ...
Sep 22, 2012
Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning is one part recap and two parts new material. The film reuses scenes from the first few episodes and adds new content to expand the story and characters.

Story: 8 - the main event explored in the film is the starting point of the show: the beginning of Bunny's career and Tiger being forced to become his partner. When I first watched the show this did feel a bit rushed, so Sunrise choosing to address this feels like a good move. The scenes that are reused are mainly the action and comedy ones, and almost all the new scenes focus ...

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Feb 3, 11:19 AM
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