I watched Batman Ninja last night out of pure curiosity. I am not particularly a Batman fan, I just like superhero movies in general. I saw this movie mentioned and checked out the trailer and it was a total wtf moment. I had to see it, I had to know what it was about and if it was majestic or just a flop.
Without spoiling the movie, Batman is sent back in time to Feudal Japan. He is not the only one and didn't arrive first. He must learn the ways of the Ninja as his he doesn't have the technology that typically gives him his edge. While it sounds outlandish, the way it is presented is believable. What happens next is a whole different story.
Is it good?
Good is subjective, and it isn't uniform throughout the movie. The best question is, was it fun?
I found the beginning of the movie good, it made sense and was interesting. Towards the middle to end, it started to get a bit outlandish to ridiculous. The ending is put together with a fantastic fight scene that was a lot of fun and more of what I was looking for in the movie.
I'd say a good 75% of the movie was what was advertised with 25% going into some really crazy Transformers vibe. I wish it stuck with the core concept of Batman adapting to the way of the Ninja. The crazy stuff was justified giving events that happen in the story but I would have liked to have avoided that direction all together.
All in all, I really liked the movie, I would prefer to cut out the Transformers parts but the movie was a lot of fun.
I am not an anime or comic book connoisseur but I appreciate good art and design in all things. I feel the art in the movie is very inconsistent, going from fantastic to meh in different scenes. I feel in certain areas they took a break and got lazy. The parts they did spend time on are awesome.
Do I recommend it?
Yes, it was fun and interesting and not the train wreck I expected. It could have been better but some parts were excellent. I especially liked the final face off with Batman and the Joker. It was an interesting spin-off and made me want to see more anime in general. Outside of the Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Series, I am not much of a fan of anime, not that I dislike it, I just don't go out to find it. I have watched some that I did enjoy and would be interested to check out a few more.
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