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Gunslinger Girl 

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The Social Welfare agency, a government sponsored corporation is in the business for saving orphaned or abandoned children who are terminally ill or injured beyond the point of saving. ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Yuka Nanri ...  Henrietta 13 episodes, 2003-2004
Hidenobu Kiuchi Hidenobu Kiuchi ...  Jose 13 episodes, 2003-2004
Laura Bailey ...  Henrietta 13 episodes, 2003-2004
John Burgmeier ...  Jose 13 episodes, 2003-2004
Mitsuru Miyamoto Mitsuru Miyamoto ...  Jean 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Hiroshi Shimozaki Hiroshi Shimozaki ...  Giorgio / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Eric Vale ...  Jean 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Kanako Mitsuhashi Kanako Mitsuhashi ...  Rico 9 episodes, 2003-2004
Eri Sendai Eri Sendai ...  Triela 9 episodes, 2003-2004
Luci Christian ...  Rico 9 episodes, 2003-2004
Caitlin Glass ...  Triela 9 episodes, 2003-2004
Ami Koshimizu Ami Koshimizu ...  Claes 8 episodes, 2003-2004
Makoto Tomita Makoto Tomita ...  Terrorist / ... 8 episodes, 2003-2004
Alesa Watson Alesa Watson ...  Claes 8 episodes, 2003-2004
Hiroshi Yanaka Hiroshi Yanaka ...  Section 2 Director Lorenzo 7 episodes, 2003-2004
Masami Iwasaki Masami Iwasaki ...  Alfonso 7 episodes, 2003-2004
Troy Baker ...  Alfonso 7 episodes, 2003-2004
Mark Stoddard ...  Lorenzo 7 episodes, 2003-2004
Masashi Ebara Masashi Ebara ...  Hirscher 6 episodes, 2003-2004
Norihiro Inoue Norihiro Inoue ...  Marco 6 episodes, 2003-2004
Rie Nakagawa Rie Nakagawa ...  Ferro 6 episodes, 2003-2004
Takeshi Maeda Takeshi Maeda ...  Amadeo / ... 6 episodes, 2003-2004
Dameon Clarke ...  Hilshire 6 episodes, 2003-2004
Jim Foronda Jim Foronda ...  Marco 6 episodes, 2003-2004
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The Social Welfare agency, a government sponsored corporation is in the business for saving orphaned or abandoned children who are terminally ill or injured beyond the point of saving. Using cybernetic implants, the Agency uses a process called 'conditioning' to turn orphaned children into emotionless killing machines with hardly any memories, no human comfort and worst of all, no free will. The girls who make up the assassination unit within the Social Welfare agency are Henrietta, Triela, Claes, Rico and Angelica, all whom have shady backgrounds which led to their involvement with the agency. Each girl is skilled in martial arts, weapons and tactics, demolitions, foreign languages, espionage and counter-terrorism, skills that are necessary when dealing with terrorism, illegal arms deals or even crime organizations who have a serious stranglehold on the country of Europe. But while these girls are the perfect weapons against these types of everyday problems, they must constantly do ... Written by Keno Reeves (spywatcher459)

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The girl has a mechanical body. However, she is still an adolescent child.


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

FUNimation | Official site [Japan]

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Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

8 October 2003 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Школа убийц See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Followed by Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino (2008) See more »

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I was drawn in from the first episode I saw.
14 February 2007 | by rracerjonesSee all my reviews

I came across the series flipping through channels late one night. I caught it in the middle of the 4th episode and the action immediately got my attention. Because of the times it was being aired I was unlikely to get to see the entire series on TV. I bought the entire series off ebay, paid top dollar but still less than retail. Watched it from beginning to end and I must say it was worth every penny I paid for it. The characters are easy to identify with and I soon found myself worried of what their outcome would be. The attention to detail in the backgrounds of Italy is awesome the story line is first rate. I recommend this highly to everyone.


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