Noir (2001– )

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Two beautiful female assassins travel the world accepting assignments to kill various culprits, and at the same time, having deadly traps set against them by their own employer.

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Houko Kuwashima ...
 Kirika Yumura / ... (26 episodes, 2001)
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 Mireille Bouquet (26 episodes, 2001)
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 Mireille Bouquet (26 episodes, 2001)
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 Kirika Yumura / ... (26 episodes, 2001)
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 Chloe (12 episodes, 2001)
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 Chloe (12 episodes, 2001)
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 Altena (11 episodes, 2001)
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 Altena (11 episodes, 2001)
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Noir is a tale of assassins, in particular one named Mireille Bouquet, a contract killer who receives a message from a young girl with no memory about herself, but is an incredibly efficient killing machine. The story takes us on a pilgrimage to the pasts of both girls, which leads them to Paris, France, and someone is trying to stop them... Written by <vainandidlesongs@yahoo.fr>

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Producer Shigeru Kitayama chose actress Kotono Mitsuishi after working with her in Excel Saga (1999). See more »

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On a few occasions, when Mireille reads something, she reads from left to right. But when Kirika reads the same thing, she reads from right to left - even when it is shown that the text she's reading is in western writing. See more »

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Altena: If love can kill a person, surely hatred can save them.
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Anime has never been better!
20 October 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dark series about a woman with a past, a woman who can't remember the past, and the secret that could destroy them both. The music is breathtaking, and the plot is winding and unpredictable. It's anime for people who didn't think they liked anime. Great stuff.


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