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Hiroya Oku (manga)
Yûsuke Watanabe (screenplay)
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Release Date:
29 January 2011 (Japan) See more »
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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  (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
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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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:
Version of "Gantz" (2004)See more »
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14 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Great Adaptation of the Anime, 18 February 2011
Author: Mister E from United States

I actually don't like film adaptations of anime, there's something crazy about trying to follow a series that's roughly 12 hours in length down to a suitable movie format of 1.5 to 3 hrs. What surprised me about the film adaptation of Gantz, is how well they adapted the idea of getting transported to a room relentlessly by a alien sphere to fight aliens shortly after your own death, instead of simply trying trying to mash the plot into a shorter format. They kept most of the aliens, but changed a lot to the series which is pretty refreshing after it had been out for five years. Also, the film is just as brutal and violent as it is in the anime, maybe even more so with the film's added realism.

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