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Two beautiful female assassins travel the world accepting assignments to kill various culprits, and at the same time, having deadly traps set against them by their own employer.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Houko Kuwashima ...  Kirika Yumura 26 episodes, 2001
Kotono Mitsuishi ...  Mireille Bouquet 26 episodes, 2001
Shelley Calene-Black ...  Mireille Bouquet 26 episodes, 2001
Monica Rial ...  Kirika Yumura 26 episodes, 2001
Jason Douglas ...  Additional Voices / ... 26 episodes, 2001
Aya Hisakawa ...  Chloe 12 episodes, 2001
Hilary Haag ...  Chloe 12 episodes, 2001
Tarako Tarako ...  Altena 11 episodes, 2001
Tiffany Grant ...  Altena 11 episodes, 2001
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Storyline

Noir is a tale of assassins, in particular one named Mireille Bouquet, a contract killer who receives a message from a young girl with no memory about herself, but is an incredibly efficient killing machine. The story takes us on a pilgrimage to the pasts of both girls, which leads them to Paris, France, and someone is trying to stop them... Written by <vainandidlesongs@yahoo.fr>

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Country:

Japan

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Japanese | English

Release Date:

6 April 2001 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Нуар See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Art director Toshihisa Koyama reportedly got annoyed with the director Mashimo over the constant change of setting every week. See more »

Goofs

On a few occasions, when Mireille reads something, she reads from left to right. But when Kirika reads the same thing, she reads from right to left - even when it is shown that the text she's reading is in western writing. See more »

Quotes

Altena: If love can kill a person, surely hatred can save them.
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Connections

Referenced in Yuki Kajiura Live (2008) See more »

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4 April 2004 | by FinnishChanFanSee all my reviews

Noir is one of the finest animes there is. The animation is great, the plot is difficult, but good and it has lotsa, and i mean a lot of shooting. The character's are somewhat hollow at beginning, but just watch. Intresting plot i must say. Music plays the biggest part. It is beautiful. Classic music.

And thats funny cos i hate classic music, but it fits in Noir just perfectly. Nearly every episode has this great, powerful music and I LOVE IT! The shootings are not violent, altough there is much of it. It's very moderate, but still intense. And one thing to say, Noir is a bit feministic, nearly every man is evil and women are heroes. And something about the plot, Noir is about two female assasins. Yeah thats what im saying about the plot, cos its rather difficult to explain. But its a action-drama about these two assasins. Dont expect this to be pure action, even if i said it has lotsa shootings. Its not. Its rather slow, but still great. Its not an ordinary anime, its like a beautiful masterpiece.

If I must discribe Noir with one word, it would be beautiful. nothing more to say. Check it out.


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