Fantasizing about instantly acquiring superpowers is something you do as a kid — or when you’re late for an appointment and imagine flying to it like Superman. But what if your power-up comes when you’re creaky in the joints and counting the days to retirement?

That’s the premise of “Inuyashiki,” Shinsuke Sato’s turbo-charged, over-hyped screen adaptation of Hiroya Oku’s hit comic. A mysterious white light transforms middle-aged salaryman Ichiro Inuyashiki (Noritake Kinashi) into a cyborg with incredible powers, including the ability to swing through the urban landscape like SpiderMan, high above his fellow corporate drones.

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