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Black Angel Vol. 1 (1998)

Kuro no tenshi Vol. 1 (original title)
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Ikko, the six year old daughter of a yakuza gang boss witnesses the brutal slaying of her parents and is only saved from sharing their fate by an underground hitwoman who goes by the ... See full summary »

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Takashi Ishii

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Takashi Ishii
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Cast

Credited cast:
Riona Hazuki Riona Hazuki ... Ikko Amaoka
Reiko Takashima Reiko Takashima ... Mayo
Jinpachi Nezu ... Goro Nogi
Kippei Shîna ... Shinichi Onda
Miyuki Ono Miyuki Ono ... Chiaki Amaoka
Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi ... Zill
Hideo Murota Hideo Murota ... Mitsuru Amaoka
Shingo Tsurumi ... Narusawa
Ren Osugi ... Kusakabe (as Ren Ôsugi)
Daisuke Iijima Daisuke Iijima ... Noburo Yasuda
Noriko Hayami Noriko Hayami ... Asami
Reiko Kataoka Reiko Kataoka ... Kotani
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ruben Arvizu Ruben Arvizu ... Additional Voices (voice)
Bob Buchholz ... Nogi (voice) (as Robert Buchholz)
Peter Doyle Peter Doyle ... Onda (voice)
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Ikko, the six year old daughter of a yakuza gang boss witnesses the brutal slaying of her parents and is only saved from sharing their fate by an underground hitwoman who goes by the nom-de-guerre of "Black Angel." Years after escaping to America, Ikko returns to Tokyo as a young woman. She adopts the name "Black Angel" and is out for revenge. Written by Axel Bellemonte <rev_cochese@fanboy.org>

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I don't wanna' live anymore... ...How 'bout you?


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Japan

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Release Date:

30 May 1998 (Japan) See more »

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Black Angel Vol. 1 See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Followed by Black Angel Vol. 2 (1999) See more »

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well, I liked it
7 July 2003 | by DanStarkeySee all my reviews

In this film Takashi Ishii adds a plot and interesting characters to his trademark violence, and the result is a watchable movie. One develops an empathy for the psychopathic and moody Ikko, and wishes her great success in her Arthurian quest to kill everyone who has crossed her. Especially since they're nowhere near as stylish and attractive as she is. Worth viewing.


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