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Gantz 

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A group of people are resurrected from their deaths by a mysterious black ball called GANTZ to combat alien criminals hiding on Earth.
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Series cast summary:
Chris Ayres ...  Kei Kurono 26 episodes, 2004
Emily Carter-Essex Emily Carter-Essex ...  Yoshino Uehara 26 episodes, 2004
Shannon Emerick ...  Kei Kishimoto 26 episodes, 2004
John Gremillion ...  Ryuji Kajiura 26 episodes, 2004
Illich Guardiola ...  Masaru Kato 26 episodes, 2004
Hiroshi Kamiya ...  Masanobu Hojou 26 episodes, 2004
Mitsuaki Madono Mitsuaki Madono ...  Hajime Muroto 26 episodes, 2004
Kelly Manison ...  Sei Sakuraoka 26 episodes, 2004
Hitomi Nabatame Hitomi Nabatame ...  Kei Kishimoto / ... 26 episodes, 2004
Daisuke Namikawa ...  Kei Kurono / ... 26 episodes, 2004
Masashi Oosato Masashi Oosato ...  Masaru Kato 26 episodes, 2004
Chris Patton ...  Joichiro Nishi 26 episodes, 2004
Xero Reynolds ...  Masanobu Hojo / ... 26 episodes, 2004
Bin Sasaki Bin Sasaki ...  Suzuki 26 episodes, 2004
Mie Sonozaki Mie Sonozaki ...  Sei Sakuraoka / ... 26 episodes, 2004
John Swasey ...  Naozumi Saito 26 episodes, 2004
Kira Vincent-Davis ...  Sadayo Suzumura 26 episodes, 2004
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High school student Kei Kurono meets up with childhood friend Kato Masaru one day by chance encounter. As the two are in the subway chatting, Kato notices a homeless man on the subway train tracks. Kato goes down on to the tracks to move the man off the tracks and persuades Kei to help. But soon after helping the man, they are hit by a subway train and killed... or maybe not. Immediately after being hit by the train, the two are suddenly in an apartment from which they can't leave, along with some other people who were also in some near death experience. In this apartment there is also a black sphere called Gantz. Kei and the others have to obey Gantz's rules if they want to live. They have to participate in missions in which the objective is to eliminate aliens. But who or what are these aliens? are Kei, Kato and the others alive or dead? Written by Neuman

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This One Will Kill You (DVD 09) See more »


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Trivia

In the long version of the opening, you can hear samples from the Atari 8-bit game Archon. See more »

Alternate Versions

The original Japanese TV broadcast version was heavily cut to remove a lot of the sex and violence. See more »

Connections

Featured in Anime Abandon: Gantz (2018) See more »

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Last Kiss
by Bonnie Pink
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Seriously think before you watch this.
31 October 2006 | by tunaspamSee all my reviews

Gantz is something of a confusion. It goes back and forth and in the end it reveals something of an unsure director who really doesn't have it all together. It dons the mask of a drama and of a satire during the course of its duration and it can get a bit unclear.

Does this make Gantz bad? well it depends on how you look at it. There is some very offensive material in this anime and it definitely doesn't justify it completely. There also isn't a lot of plot fluency or direction and the ending is very uncertain. Not to say that Gantz doesn't have it's good moments, cause it does and they shine quite brightly; but it's just what you have to go through to get there.

I would never recommend Gantz, being how touchy it is. In the end it's something only to pursue if you really have your own mind made up.

Seriously think before you watch this, it could make or break you.

7.3/10


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12 April 2004 (Japan) See more »

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