Baccano! (2007–2008)

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A crazy fantasy caper involving alchemists, immortals, gangsters, outlaws and an elixir of immortality, spread over several decades.

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Masaya Onosaka ...
 Isaac Dinan / ... (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jerry Jewell ...
 Claire Stanfield (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Masakazu Morita ...
 Claire Stanfield (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Ladd Russo (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
J. Michael Tatum ...
 Isaac Dinan / ... (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Sayaka Aoki ...
 Miria Harvent (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Caitlin Glass ...
 Miria Harvent (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Firo Prochainezo (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Hiroyuki Yoshino ...
 Firo Prochainezo (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Keiji Fujiwara ...
 Ladd Russo (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kinryû Arimoto ...
 Slizard Quates (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
John Burgmeier ...
 Elmer Albatross (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Leah Clark ...
 Sylvie Lumiere (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...
 Nice Holystone (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Adam Dapkus ...
 Chick Jefferson (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
R. Bruce Elliott ...
 Slizard Quates (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Sean Hennigan ...
 Sean Hennigan / ... (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Ryô Hirohashi ...
 Chane Laforet (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Chuck Huber ...
 Ronny Sukiart (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Atsushi Imaruoka ...
 Dallas Geonard (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Marina Inoue ...
 Eve Geonard (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Shizuka Itô ...
 Rachel (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Akemi Kanda ...
 Czeslaw Meyer (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Sanae Kobayashi ...
 Ennis (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Yu Kobayashi ...
 Nice Holystone (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Joel McDonald ...
 Jacuzzi Splot (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Mitsuru Miyamoto ...
 Maiza Avaro (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Trina Nishimura ...
 Rachel (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Ennis (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Chane Laforet (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Daisuke Sakaguchi ...
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Carrie Savage ...
 Lua Klein (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jad Saxton ...
 Eve Genoard (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Ian Sinclair ...
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Maxey Whitehead ...
 Czeslaw Meyer (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kappei Yamaguchi ...
 Chick Jefferson (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Eri Yasui ...
 Lua Klein (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Phil Parsons ...
 Berga Gandor / ... (7 episodes, 2007)
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In the year 1711, a group of alchemists are granted an elixir of immortality, with the stipulation that they must kill each other until there can be only one. The now-immortal group unanimously decides it wasn't worth it and destroy the elixir; but one of them, Slizard Quates, starts to kill off his fellow immortals. To reduce the risk of Quates tracking them all down, the group separates and goes their separate ways. Neither of them crosses paths again till 1930, Manhattan, when Quates manages to create a new elixir of immortality. However, he loses it and it ends up going around town, taken to be a bottle of alcohol and unknowingly drunk by many residents. The drinkers of this new elixir include Isaac and Miria, an eccentric pair of thieves; the Gandor brothers, a Mafia family; and their associates in the Camorra, the Martillos (who employ some of the original immortals). Now, not only are a new group of immortals created, but the simmering criminal underworld is about to explode. Written by Q. Leo Rahman

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To accurately depict steam locomotives as seen in the show, Satoshi Ito's team visited the Steamtown National Historic Site in Pennsylvania, USA. See more »

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Excellent Watch
9 July 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Its a Great watch for such a short series having only 16 episodes. Has its share of suspense,action and laughter

The first two episodes were a task to watch as you didn't know whats happening with the overload of characters,the many time jumps and the confusing story.

By the time the third episode ended, i was hooked. The sheer brilliance of the story line became clear. You will fall in love with the characters who are all unique. This animation is unique in having no central character. Each have there own story to tell and all of them are intriguing.

Each episode leaves you with wanting to know what will happen next.The music is also great.

Sad it ended so soon, do want to have more of these guys


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