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A life of crime can last forever...
A crazy fantasy caper involving alchemists, immortals, gangsters, outlaws and an elixir of immortality, spread over several decades. Full summary »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 52 of 108)
Masaya Onosaka ... Isaac Dinan / ... (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Sayaka Aoki ... Miria Harvent (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Keiji Fujiwara ... Ladd Russo (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
J. Michael Tatum ... Isaac Dinan / ... (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Caitlin Glass ... Miria Harvent (16 episodes, 2007-2008)

Bryan Massey ... Ladd Russo (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Sanae Kobayashi ... Ennis (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Eri Yasui ... Lua Klein (16 episodes, 2007-2008)

Brina Palencia ... Ennis (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Carrie Savage ... Lua Klein (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Hiroyuki Yoshino ... Firo Prochainezo (15 episodes, 2007-2008)

Todd Haberkorn ... Firo Prochainezo (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Akemi Kanda ... Czeslaw Meyer (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Daisuke Sakaguchi ... Jacuzzi Splot (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Mitsuru Miyamoto ... Maiza Avaro (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Marina Inoue ... Eve Geonard (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Sean Hennigan ... Sean Hennigan / ... (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Joel McDonald ... Jacuzzi Splot (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jad Saxton ... Eve Genoard (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Maxey Whitehead ... Czeslaw Meyer (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Masakazu Morita ... Claire Stanfield / ... (14 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jerry Jewell ... Claire Stanfield / ... (14 episodes, 2007-2008)
Yu Kobayashi ... Nice Holystone (14 episodes, 2007-2008)
Atsushi Imaruoka ... Dallas Geonard (14 episodes, 2007-2008)
Colleen Clinkenbeard ... Nice Holystone (14 episodes, 2007-2008)
Ian Sinclair ... Dallas Genoard (14 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kunihiro Kawamoto ... Nick / ... (13 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kinryû Arimoto ... Slizard Quates (13 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kappei Yamaguchi ... Chick Jefferson (13 episodes, 2007-2008)
Adam Dapkus ... Chick Jefferson (13 episodes, 2007-2008)
R. Bruce Elliott ... Slizard Quates (13 episodes, 2007-2008)

Chuck Huber ... Ronny Sukiart (13 episodes, 2007-2008)
Yoshinori Sonobe ... Donny / ... (12 episodes, 2007-2008)
Shizuka Itô ... Rachel (12 episodes, 2007-2008)
Ryô Hirohashi ... Chane Laforet (12 episodes, 2007-2008)
John Burgmeier ... Elmer Albatross (12 episodes, 2007-2008)

Bob Carter ... Donny / ... (12 episodes, 2007-2008)
Leah Clark ... Sylvie Lumiere (12 episodes, 2007-2008)
Trina Nishimura ... Rachel (12 episodes, 2007-2008)

Monica Rial ... Chane Laforet (12 episodes, 2007-2008)

Eric Vale ... Huey Laforet (12 episodes, 2007-2008)
Tetsuharu Ohta ... Dallas's Nakama / ... (11 episodes, 2007-2008)
Takayuki Sugô ... Goose Perkins (9 episodes, 2007)
Kenta Miyake ... Berga Gandor / ... (9 episodes, 2007-2008)
Yukito Soma ... Randy / ... (9 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jason Liebrecht ... Luck Gandor / ... (9 episodes, 2007)
Phil Parsons ... Berga Gandor / ... (9 episodes, 2007)

Mark Stoddard ... Goose Perkins (9 episodes, 2007)
Takehito Koyasu ... Luck Gandor (8 episodes, 2007)
Tôru Furusawa ... Nicholas Wayne (7 episodes, 2007-2008)
Christopher Bevins ... Nicholas Wayne (7 episodes, 2007-2008)
Amy Rosenthal ... Natalie Beriam (7 episodes, 2007-2008)

Series Directed by
Takahiro Ômori (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Ryohgo Narita (16 episodes, 2007-2008)

Noboru Takagi (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Justin Cook .... producer: FUNimation (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Gen Fukunaga .... executive producer: FUNimation (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Carly Hunter .... producer: FUNimation (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Tyler Walker .... line producer: FUNimation (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Series Original Music by
Makoto Yoshimori (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Series Cinematography by
Yoshihiro Sekiya (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Tyler Walker .... adr director (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
Nick Parker .... adr engineer (4 episodes, 2007)
Series Animation Department
Shingo Yamashita .... key animator (4 episodes, 2007-2008)
Norio Matsumoto .... key animator (3 episodes, 2007)

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Additional Details

Japan:25 min (16 episodes)
Australia:MA | Canada:14A (Manitoba) (video rating) | Canada:18A (Manitoba) (volume 1) | Canada:16+ (Quebec) (DVD volume 1) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | New Zealand:R16 | South Korea:18 | UK:18 (DVD rating) | USA:TV-MA

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In the "Baccano!" comic, Slizard's elixir is imperfect and grants only long life; anyone who takes it will age, and eventually die. In the anime, the elixir has no defect and grants pure immortality and eternal youth; the third episode however alleges that Slizard had earlier created an imperfect version in his experiments.See more »
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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Different Lives, Different Destinations, Endless Stories, 20 December 2011
Author: hellraiser7 from United States

The people we pass by everyday all have stories, it's always the choices people make that either make the stories or even throw themselves into intentionally or unintentionally, design by fate or chance by choice, either way makes each characters story more broader because other people with stories intersect and connect. This is a principle in the mysterious art of storytelling but also life itself.

This is one of my personal favorite animes, I can't say too much about this anime since discovering things for yourself is actually one of the best things about this show. This show has so much going for it it truly will require more than one watch because it's just one of those stories where you uncover more as you revisit it making it long lasting. The animation is great the background animation is probably the most impressive to me cause it both captures decades long gone but also it's not static it's actually lively.

The story telling format is similar to films like "Pulp Fiction", "Watchman" and "Memento", which tell their stories in a non-linear format. I always loved this format in storytelling because it adds a great amount of intrigue and depth to both story and characters and makes you constantly wanting more info about their lives. There are lots of characters in this show it's confusing at first but if you stick with this show for a while you'll know who is who, how their connected and actually care about them. My favorites are Isaac and Mira whom are both eccentric airheads but their hearts are always in the right place and they do take actions that do have fruitful results.

The show is literally a puzzle another reason why it requires more than one watch. By it's nature the story is really simple it just doesn't seem that way due to it's jumbled arrangement and the fact there is so much happening and information, just when you think you have it all figured out think again because there is another twist that can throw you perception off balance. It's also beautiful mix of genres,there is alchemy, action, romance, gangster crime, noir, martial arts, slasher horror, comedy, fantasy, it's an exhausting mix but it all blends in perfectly like throwing in different fruits to make a tasty fruit punch.

As an old saying goes, "Everything happens for a reason." Rating: 4 stars

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