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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Series cast summary:
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 Kei Kurono (26 episodes, 2004)
Emily Carter-Essex ...
 Yoshino Uehara (26 episodes, 2004)
Shannon Emerick ...
 Kei Kishimoto (26 episodes, 2004)
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 Ryuji Kajiura (26 episodes, 2004)
Illich Guardiola ...
 Masaru Kato (26 episodes, 2004)
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 Masanobu Hojou (26 episodes, 2004)
Mitsuaki Madono ...
 Hajime Muroto (26 episodes, 2004)
Kelly Manison ...
 Sei Sakuraoka (26 episodes, 2004)
Hitomi Nabatame ...
 Kei Kishimoto / ... (26 episodes, 2004)
Daisuke Namikawa ...
 Kei Kurono / ... (26 episodes, 2004)
Masashi Oosato ...
 Masaru Kato (26 episodes, 2004)
Chris Patton ...
 Joichiro Nishi (26 episodes, 2004)
Xero Reynolds ...
 Masanobu Hojo / ... (26 episodes, 2004)
Bin Sasaki ...
 Suzuki (26 episodes, 2004)
Mie Sonozaki ...
 Sei Sakuraoka / ... (26 episodes, 2004)
John Swasey ...
 Naozumi Saito (26 episodes, 2004)
Kira Vincent-Davis ...
 Sadayo Suzumura (26 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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The Japanese TV broadcast of season one of this series was heavily censored to remove the graphic violence and nudity that it otherwise possesses. However, the DVD releases, as well as ADV's release, are complete and uncensored. See more »

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Spin-off Gantz: The Game (2005) See more »

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After Gantz: O, this is a waste of time
27 July 2017 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

I have watched Gantz: O. Very rapid, quite creative. But there were no characters apart two. There was no sex, apart soft breasts bouncing around in tight uniforms. And almost no back story. So I thought, more like hoped, to get at least some back story in the TV series.

While there is sick sex like bestiality restating that normal has an entirely different meaning in the misogynistic Japanese society, there are no characters at all. Only the author miming deep thought. In fact low quality platitudes from a frustrated authoritarian society. There is the same pointless action. The backstory is almost none. Yet because of the ease of drawing almost identical manga characters the author is somehow compelled to keep generating new ones.

Only advantage over the usual manga is the investment in animation: the static drawings that fill more than half of the usual Japanese show are kept to a minimum.

Contact me with Questions, Comments or Suggestions ryitfork @ bitmail.ch


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