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Battle Angel (1993)
"Gunnm" (original title)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Crime  -  1993 (USA)
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This movie takes place in a distant future, and is the story of a the young cyborg Gally, who is found on a scrapheap by the Cyberdoctor Daisuke Ido, who rebilds her and becomes her ... See full summary »

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Miki Itô ...
Gally (voice)
Amanda Winn Lee ...
Gally (as Amanda Winn)
Shunsuke Kariya ...
Ido (voice)
Kappei Yamaguchi ...
Yugo (voice)
Mami Koyama ...
Chiren (voice)
Shigeru Chiba ...
Vector (voice)
Kôji Totani ...
Zavan
Kazuyuki Sogabe ...
Gime (voice)
Takumi Yamazaki ...
Tanji (voice)
Ryûzaburô Ôtomo ...
Grewcica
Michitaka Kobayashi ...
Rasha (as Sanshiro Nitta)
Kazuhiko Kishino ...
Gonz
Naoki Makishima
Shinobu Satouchi
Tomoko Maruo
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This movie takes place in a distant future, and is the story of a the young cyborg Gally, who is found on a scrapheap by the Cyberdoctor Daisuke Ido, who rebilds her and becomes her surrogate father. Gally has no memory of her past, but soon displays remarkable fighting skills. She starts working as a bounty hunter and meets a young boy Yugo, who has the impossible dream of going to Zalem. A giant satelite floating above the city. Not realising that Yugo's dream can only end in missery Gally sets out to help him. Written by Thomas B Mikkelsen <9qjcm94@samnet2.ou.dk>

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The kanji that accompanies the Gunnm title literally means "gun dream". This kanji compound would normally be read as "juu mu", but manga artist Yukito Kishiro used the English word "gun" (rendered as "gan") for the "gun" kanji. Therefore, the actual pronunciation of Gunnm is "Ganmu". See more »

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How cute can you get??
2 December 2003 | by (Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

Any serious anime fan will have a special place in his heart for Gally. She is *the* textbook example of the innocent anime girl. Where this work shines is in Gally's character development through her experiences where she discovers a personality of her own after being reanimated. Her gradual acquisition of her defensive affection with the Doctor and her innocent but deep attachment with Yugo are impressive. No fan of good film acting can criticize this "cartoon" as inferior to live action.

All this applies to the Japanese version with subtitles. The English dubbing is awful.


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