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Writers:
Hiroya Oku (manga)
Yûsuke Watanabe (screenplay)
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Release Date:
29 January 2011 (Japan) See more »
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Plot:
After trying to rescue a man on the subway tracks, two teens wake up in a room dominated by a mysterious black sphere that sends them to hunt down and kill aliens hiding on Earth. | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(43 articles)
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User Reviews:
Better than expected, I still liked the anime better See more (27 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Kazunari Ninomiya ... Kei Kurono
Kanata Hongô ... Joichiro Nishi

Ken'ichi Matsuyama ... Masaru Kato
Natsuna ... Kei Kishimoto
Ainosuke Shibata ... Tanaka Seijin
Yuriko Yoshitaka ... Tae Kojima

Ayumi Itô ... Eriko Ayukawa
Chieko Ichikawa ... Kayo Sugimoto
Donpei Tsuchihira ... Muso Tokugawa
Hidekazu Nagae ... Green Onion Father
Kazuhide Kobayashi ... Kiyoshi Hatanaka
Kazuyuki Asano ... Kenichi Kurono
Kensuke Chisaka ... Ayumu Kato
Matsuri Hashimoto ... Ball Man
Merii ... Izumi Shiraishi
Motoki Ochiai ... Takashi Inamori
Ryûya Wakaba ... Koki Takahashi
Sho Igarashi ... Green Onion Kid (Face)
Shun'ya Shiraishi ... Hiroto Sakurai
Shuya Haruna ... Ryota Sugimoto

Takayuki Yamada ... Masamitsu Shigeta
Tomorowo Taguchi ... Yoshikazu Suzuki
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
A.J. Constantino ... Masaru Kato (voice: English version) (as AJ Constantino)
Yusuke Furusawa ... Akitoshi Okazaki
Yûko Genkaku ... Risa Sakano
Yuki Hamano ... Train Station PA (voice)
Yasutaka Hayakawa ... Green Onion Kid (Body)
Toshimasa Komatsu ... Masashi Yamada
Jeck Lubrin ... Masashi Yamada (voice: English version)
Mark Muñoz ... Yoshikazu Suzuki (voice: English version)
Mukau Nakamura
Raymond Firmo Narag ... Kei Kurono (voice: English version)
Bon Reyes ... Kiyoshi Hatanaka (voice: English version)
Charmaine Sagrado ... Kei Kishimoto (voice: English version)
Joarm Santiago ... Akitoshi Okazaki (voice: English version)
Kevin Santos ... Joichiro Nishi (voice: English version)
Aoi Tatsumi
Mitchiko Tiongson ... Ayumu Kato (voice: English version)
Ayako Yoshitani

Directed by
Shinsuke Sato 
Earl Palma (english version)
 
Writing credits
Hiroya Oku (manga)

Yûsuke Watanabe (screenplay)

Produced by
John Culton .... live producer
Nadine Christine Hamdan .... production: Live US Simulcast (as Nadine C. Hamdan)
Hiroshi Miyazaki .... supervising executive producer
Takahiro Satô .... producer
Yoshishige Shimatani .... chief executive producer
 
Original Music by
Kenji Kawai 
 
Cinematography by
Taro Kawazu (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Tsuyoshi Imai 
 
Casting by
Yume Minamidani 
 
Production Design by
Yasuaki Harada 
 
Special Effects by
Yoshikazu Ishii .... special effects assistant
Makoto Kamiya .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Masaki Oeda .... vfx assistant supervisor
Masaki Oeda .... vfx production manager
 
Stunts
Yuka Hino .... stunts
 
Casting Department
Kazuyuki Murayama .... extras casting
 
Other crew
Rosemary Dean .... english subtitles
Tetsuro Shimauchi .... english subtitles
 

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130 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
The first song in the credits is in German. The lyrics consist only of the four words "Kämpfe gegen die Aliens!" ("Fight against the aliens!").See more »
Movie Connections:
Edited into Another Gantz (2011) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Radio Taiso no UtaSee more »

FAQ

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16 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Better than expected, I still liked the anime better, 16 February 2011
Author: book-nc from Arizona

I'm a fan of the original anime, though I never got around to actually reading the manga. I loved the brutality and tragedy of the original anime, so this movie had quite a different feel to it overall.

I liked the changes they made to adapt the story to a movie. There was a lot of back story with the characters that had to be ignored or compressed, but when you're focusing on 2-3 characters in 2 hours, that is to be expected.

Overall I liked the special effects, the casting was pretty good, and although I'm not sure about the changes in the ending they made, i'm OK with what they've done to make this into an interesting sci-fi movie that is worth watching.

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