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Gungrave 

Gangureivu (original title)
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Gungrave follows the story of best friends Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowell as they join and rise in the ranks of Big Daddy's Millenion crime syndicate. The story begins in the future ... See full summary »

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Yasuhiro Nightow
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kirk Thornton ...  Brandon Heat / ... 23 episodes, 2003-2004
Beau Billingslea ...  Bear Walken 16 episodes, 2003-2004
Steve Blum ...  Ballardbird Lee / ... 16 episodes, 2003-2004
Lex Lang ...  "Mad Dog" Ladd Carabel / ... 16 episodes, 2003-2004
Michelle Ruff ...  Maria Asagi 15 episodes, 2003-2004
William Knight ...  'Dr. T' Doctor Tokioka, Butler Tokioka / ... 13 episodes, 2003-2004
Tony Oliver ...  Harry MacDowel - 20's 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Doug Stone ...  Alzac Tino / ... 11 episodes, 2003-2004
Michael McConnohie ...  Big Daddy / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2004
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Storyline

Gungrave follows the story of best friends Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowell as they join and rise in the ranks of Big Daddy's Millenion crime syndicate. The story begins in the future revealing Brandon Heat has become a creature now known as Beyond The Grave killing monsters with two very large guns and wicked looking machine gun on his back and that Harry MacDowell is now the Boss of Mellinion and has become a cruel leader who has earned himself the nickname Bloody Harry. The story strafes between the past and the future to reveal why Brandon has become a non-talking monster killer and the series of events that caused Harry to become so evil. Written by Clinton Kittrell

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English | Japanese

Release Date:

6 October 2003 (Japan) See more »

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Bunji Kugashira bears a strong physical resemblence to Nicholas D. Wolfwood who is a main character of Trigun, also created by Yasuhiro Nightow. See more »

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Remake of Gungrave (2002) See more »

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Explanation of the first episode.
9 May 2008 | by rellix-1See all my reviews

This is one of my favourite anime's. The first episode throws you in a battlefield in the middle of the anime. A big gunfight with no introduction at all. In fact the anime really starts with the second episode. Slowly you'll get introduced to the characters and the organization. After you've watched half of the episodes of Gungrave you'll start to see things of the first episodes. Slowly you'll build up to the situation of the first episode.

!Do note that the first episode isn't the last episode as well. The story goes on after that!

+ You really see how the characters change and the situation. That has been done outstanding by the creators of this anime + It's an intense story. When you watch the anime, you feel like you are in fact IN the anime

  • AND + The first episode should've been deleted. Puts some people on the wrong track. Although after watching the first episode I decided to watch Gungrave.


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