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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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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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