Batman: Gotham Knight

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Synonyms: Batman Anime
Japanese: バットマン ゴッサムナイト
English: Batman: Gotham Knight
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2008
Producers: Cyclone Graphics
Source: Other
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure
Theme: Martial ArtsMartial Arts
Duration: 12 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 6.931 (scored by 1760917,609 users)
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Ranked: #45882
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Popularity: #4056
Members: 29,956
Favorites: 65

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Synopsis

Anime-inspired direct-to-DVD anthology film. Comprised of six short stories, from diverse creators, including Academy Award-nominated Josh Olsen (A History of Violence), Batman Begins writer David S. Goyer, and comics scribe Brian Azzarello. It's planned for a release window of two to four weeks prior to the release of The Dark Knight, and would bridge the gap between Batman Begins and The Dark Knight.

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Feb 8, 2024
Growing up as a diehard Batman fan, this might have actually been my first anime. I watched it several times before knowing what anime even was. To me this is essential viewing for DC fans and anime fans should enjoy it as well. It consists of six stories produced from Studio 4 °C (Memories), Production I.G. (Ghost in the Shell), Bee Train (.hack//) and Madhouse (Death Note). Although they range in quality, there's no bad one per se. I don't love the animation in the first story, Have I Got a Story for You, and the ending to the fifth one, Working Through Pain, admittedly ...
Jan 17, 2023
Mixed Feelings
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Batman: Gotham Knight is a mixed bag. While the animation style is visually striking, the stories in the anthology film are hit-or-miss. Some segments are engaging and well-written, while others feel underdeveloped and lacklustre. The voice acting is solid, but the overall experience is underwhelming. It's worth a watch for die-hard Batman fans, but it's not a must-see for general audiences.
The film's anthology format allows for a variety of different styles and perspectives, which is both a strength and a weakness. On one hand, it keeps the film fresh and allows for different takes on the iconic character of Batman. On the other ...
Aug 17, 2016
Speaking as a Batman Fan, this is horrid. Speaking as an anime fan then this is brilliant. Batman animated movies and anime are worlds I personally would appreciate to be kept away from each other. So I am going to review the parts which an Anime would normally cover.

The art works were different amongst each section of the movie but overall well drawn for each. A personal favourite would be the second section of this.
The sounds were well placed and well covered for each situation in between the fights and action scenes.

I'd strongly recommend staying away if you are a very strong fan of the ...

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