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A group of people are resurrected from their deaths by a mysterious black ball called GANTZ to combat alien criminals hiding on Earth.
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Mie Sonozaki ...
 Sei Sakuraoka / ... (6 episodes, 2004)
Takurou Nakakuni ...
 Gang Member A / ... (4 episodes, 2004)
Hajime Iijima ...
 Boy / ... (3 episodes, 2004)
Touko Aoyama ...
 Child B / ... (2 episodes, 2004)
Matt Greenfield ...
 Bill Collector A / ... (2 episodes, 2004)
Jason Grundy ...
 Green Statue (2 episodes, 2004)
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High school student Kei Kurono meets up with childhood friend Kato Masaru one day by chance encounter. As the two are in the subway chatting, Kato notices a homeless man on the subway train tracks. Kato goes down on to the tracks to move the man off the tracks and persuades Kei to help. But soon after helping the man, they are hit by a subway train and killed... or maybe not. Immediately after being hit by the train, the two are suddenly in an apartment from which they can't leave, along with some other people who were also in some near death experience. In this apartment there is also a black sphere called Gantz. Kei and the others have to obey Gantz's rules if they want to live. They have to participate in missions in which the objective is to eliminate aliens. But who or what are these aliens? are Kei, Kato and the others alive or dead? Written by Neuman

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In the long version of the opening, you can hear samples from the Atari 8-bit game Archon. See more »

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A new level to the Japanese animation ?
14 April 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

When i was thinking that a great part of the animes were looking similar, i watched this one with no great expectations.I got surprised with the realism of the characters' actions. OK the history is NOT the most incredible that i've seen in my life but that's not the point in this anime. Maybe some will think it's shocking,too violent or will not like the strong language etc... However this was the way to show each characters actions and feelings in the worst situations. This anime is great because it is really innovative and explores the characters like no other. There's taboo, so anything can happen anytime, always letting you surprised . If you're bored of the old story of the princess and the magic world and the magic sword and the magic... GANTZ is VERY recommended.


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