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Kirk Thornton ...
 Brandon Heat / ... (23 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Bear Walken (16 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Ballardbird Lee / ... (16 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 "Mad Dog" Ladd Carabel / ... (16 episodes, 2003-2004)
Michelle Ruff ...
 Maria Asagi (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
William Knight ...
 'Dr. T' Doctor Tokioka, Butler Tokioka / ... (13 episodes, 2003-2004)
Tony Oliver ...
 Harry MacDowel - 20's (12 episodes, 2003-2004)
Doug Stone ...
 Alzac Tino / ... (11 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Big Daddy / ... (10 episodes, 2003-2004)
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Gungrave follows the story of best friends Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowell as they join and rise in the ranks of Big Daddy's Millenion crime syndicate. The story begins in the future revealing Brandon Heat has become a creature now known as Beyond The Grave killing monsters with two very large guns and wicked looking machine gun on his back and that Harry MacDowell is now the Boss of Mellinion and has become a cruel leader who has earned himself the nickname Bloody Harry. The story strafes between the past and the future to reveal why Brandon has become a non-talking monster killer and the series of events that caused Harry to become so evil. Written by Clinton Kittrell

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one the most brilliant animes on this planet
4 March 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This series, told throughout 26 episodes, combines the very best of mafia movies and anime. It's beautiful action, crisp, clean and stunning visuals, great storyline, sensitive music, and most of all, it's heart -because the makers clearly put a lot of emotion in it-, make this series an all-time classic which is an obligation to everyone who's interested in gangster-films or anime. This series is, without a doubt, top-notch. Because I also forget to mention the dialogues, the great screenplay, and in-depth characters.

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Watch the subbed Japanese version, the American dubbed version is somewhat out of shape in the plot. The Japanese dialogues are more subtle and seem to fit more in the series.


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