Gatchaman TV Collection 001 - 20150721Earlier today, Section23 Films revealed that Sentai Filmworks licensed the 1978 Science Ninja Team Gatchaman anime film. The feature will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray under the title Science Ninja Team Gatchaman ~ The Movie on November 17.

In addition Section23 revealed that the film will receive an English dub.

The company describes the series as follows:

The Earth is in peril and Mankind seems doomed! Led by the sinister mutant Berg Katse, the international terrorist organization known as GALACTOR has launched its armies of henchmen and giant weapons of mass destruction against the entire planet. But the forces of evil are about to meet their match! Utilizing incredible fighting techniques, and with the mighty ship God Phoenix at their command, the Science Ninja Team stands ready to take the battle back to the bad guys and their evil alien overlords! Join Ken the Eagle, Joe the Condor, Jun the Swan, Jinpei the Swallow, and Ryu the Owl, as these five costumed commandos join with their commander, Dr. Nambu, to save our world the old fashioned way: one flying kick at a time!

Science Ninja Team Gatchaman ~ The Movie is an alternate telling of the original Gatchaman story. Sentai also holds the license for the original Gatchaman TV series and OVA, which they released on DVD and Blu-Ray in 2013. The company also released Gatchaman CROWDS in the west in September 2014.

Source: Anime Herald