Shojo manga author and artist Aya Kanno shares her Bruce Wayne fan art alongside a rave review of the latest Caped Crusader movie.
Requiem of the Pink King designer Aya Kanno is a big fan of The Batman.
The acclaimed manga artist and author shared his Bruce Wayne fan art on his personal Twitter account. Kanno portrayed the more brooding version of the character in the film outside of his superhero costume. The artist also praised the film and actor Robert Pattinson, saying “I watched The Batman. The visuals were cool, the music was cool, and Bruce was cute.”
An anime adaptation premiered earlier this year. The series is produced by JC Staff, a studio that has produced several other shojo anime classics, including Revolutionary Girl Utena and Nodame Cantabileas well as series such as Food Wars: Shougeki No Shoma and Eden Zero. The adaptation is directed by Kentaro Suzuki, who previously served as an episode director on A certain scientific railgun and the animated adaptation of Sengoku Basara: The Samurai Kings. The anime stars Mitsuki Saiga, who previously voiced the character of Yelena in The attack of the Titansas Richard III, and sk8 infinityHikaru Midorikawa as Henry VI.
The Batman was released worldwide on March 4. The film is set during Batman’s second year as a vigilante and sees the Caped Crusader embroiled in a mystery involving the Riddler, Gotham City’s various organized crime families, and the history of the Wayne family. The film was directed by Matt Reeves (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) and stars Robert Pattinson (Lighthouse) as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Zoë Kravitz (X-Men: First Class) as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Paul Dano (there will be blood) as Riddler and Jeffrey Wright (The French Dispatch) as James Gordon.
Kanno is far from the only fan of the film, which has received overwhelmingly positive reviews and is currently the second highest-grossing film of 2022, having grossed over $600 million at the box office since its debut.
the Requiem of the Pink King manga is available in English from VIZ Media. The anime is available to stream on Funimation. The Batman is currently in theaters.
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