Seemingly unconnected citizens of Tokyo are targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. As detectives try to link the victims, they discover that following the assaults, the victims' lives have improved in some way.
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Series cast summary:
Shôzô Îzuka ...
 Keiichi Ikari (7 episodes, 2004)
Toshihiko Seki ...
 Mitsuhiro Maniwa (7 episodes, 2004)
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 Keiichi Ikari (7 episodes, 2004)
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 Mitsuhiro Maniwa (7 episodes, 2004)
Mamiko Noto ...
 Tsukiko Sagi (6 episodes, 2004)
Ryûji Saikachi ...
 Old Man (6 episodes, 2004)
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 Tsukiko Sagi / ... (6 episodes, 2004)
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 Old Man (6 episodes, 2004)
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 Akio Kawazu / ... (5 episodes, 2004)
Kotono Mitsuishi ...
 Harumi Chono / ... (4 episodes, 2004)
Daisuke Sakaguchi ...
 Shonen Bat (4 episodes, 2004)
Toshihiko Nakajima ...
 Masami Hirukawa (4 episodes, 2004)
Makoto Tsumura ...
 Shogo Ushiyama (4 episodes, 2004)
Mayumi Yamaguchi ...
 Yuichi Taira (4 episodes, 2004)
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 Maromi / ... (4 episodes, 2004)
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 Harumi Chono / ... (4 episodes, 2004)
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 Little Slugger / ... (4 episodes, 2004)
Deem Bristow ...
 Masami Hirukawa (4 episodes, 2004)
Steven Bendik ...
 Shogo Ushiyama (4 episodes, 2004)
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 Yuichi Taira (4 episodes, 2004)
(4 episodes, 2004)
Haruko Momoi ...
 Maromi (3 episodes, 2004)
Kenji Utsumi ...
 Akio Kawazu (2 episodes, 2004)
Akio Suyama ...
 Masashi Kamei (2 episodes, 2004)
Hisako Kyôda ...
 Old Woman (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Comic Hero / ... (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Kamome / ... (2 episodes, 2004)
Hunter Mackenzie Austin ...
 Housewife A / ... (2 episodes, 2004)
Jonathan C. Osborne ...
 Masashi Kamei (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Housewife C / ... (2 episodes, 2004)
Melora Harte ...
 Old Woman (2 episodes, 2004)
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Seemingly unconnected citizens of Tokyo are targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. As detectives try to link the victims, they discover that following the assaults, the victims' lives have improved in some way.

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Trivia

This series is shown on satellite networks in Japan as it was deemed unsuitable for prime time network television. See more »

Goofs

When Ikari notices Hirukawa on the swing, the coat he holds switches arms several times. See more »

Quotes

Keiichi Ikari: The whole world is about to end, and all because of a goddamned puppy!
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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #34.4 (2005) See more »

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Yume no Shima Shinen Kôen
(Dream Island Obsessional Park)
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Lyrics, music and arrangement by Susumu Hirasawa
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Great on TV,Killer on DVD
22 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I first got to watch this show on Adult Swim,It was really killer,I have to say that out of all the anime that Satoshi Kon has created,this one is an ace in the hole. I only got to see the first 2 episodes,and they were very interesting. But when the show went off the air on Adult Swim,I had to see it again,and that's when I decided to buy it. When I started collecting the series on DVD,it was even more better. My favorite characters in the series were Keiichi,Tsukiko,and Maromi.My favorite episode in the series was the Happy Family Planning episode.I also want to say that this series is not suited for children,and can also give them nightmares. So if you want to see something killer,then this series is up your alley. And be careful when watching this series,it can mess with your head.


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