Welcome back to Toy Aisle, our regular roundup of all things toys. This week, San Diego Comic-Con marches ever closer with even more exclusives, Batman Ninja strikes at your shelf, and Nerf is getting into laser tag. Check it out!
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Batman Ninja is a gorgeous, almighty mess. Its frenetic incoherence is matched only by its desire to top itself again and again with vivid, striking imagery. I spent almost 90 minutes barely having a clue what was going on, but somehow despite that, also knew that I loved every goddamn second of it.
Video: While the mere concept of Warner Bros. Japan's upcoming Batman Ninja anime is fantastic enough, it's the film's gorgeous visuals that really turn it into a truly unique, compelling work of art. Character designer Takashi Okazaki has reimagined Gotham's heroes and villains as avant garde fashion statements inspired by Medieval Japan.