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

Video  -  Animation | Crime | Drama  -  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 rebuilds her and becomes her ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Miki Itô ...
Gally (voice)
Larissa Murray ...
Alita (1994) (voice)
Amanda Winn Lee ...
Gally (1996) (voice) (as Amanda Winn)
Shunsuke Kariya ...
Ido (voice)
Stuart Milligan ...
Ido (1994) (voice)
Guil Lunde ...
Ido (1996) (voice)
Kappei Yamaguchi ...
Yugo (voice)
Alan Marriott ...
Yugo (1994) (voice) (as Edward Wakefield)
...
Yugo (1996) (voice)
Mami Koyama ...
Chiren (voice)
Tamsin Hollo ...
Chiren (1994) (voice)
Shigeru Chiba ...
Vector (voice)
John Guerrasio ...
Bektar (1994) (voice)
Tristan MacAvery ...
Vector (1996) (voice)
Kurt Stoll ...
No.10 (voice)
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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 rebuilds 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 satellite floating above the city. Not realising that Yugo's dream can only end in misery Gally sets out to help him. Written by Thomas B Mikkelsen <9qjcm94@samnet2.ou.dk>

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A real treat for any Anime' Fan.
18 September 1998 | by (Miami, Florida) – See all my reviews

This feature deals with the possibility of full cybernetic replacement of the frail human body and the effects this may have on society and the individual. What kind of value would be placed on human life? What capabilities do you build into a machine body? Can a human brain thus sustained, have a soul? There is plenty of action and even a love interest. It's an anime' classic that should be required viewing for any anime' fan. And a great starter for anyone wishing to try anime'. Be advised, though an animated feature, "Gunnm" is graphicly violent. It is NOT a cartoon. No cute bunnys. "Gunnm" (Battle Angel) is an incredibly well animated adaptation of a popular Manga (Japanese Comic Book Style). The only drawback is that their is only one and apparently no plans to continue the work in Anime'. The Manga however... continues.


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