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Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino 

Gansuringâ gâru: Iru teatorîno (original title)
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In the heart of Italy, the Social Welfare Agency rescues young girls from hospital beds and gives them a second chance at life using the latest in cybernetic advancements. With their ... See full summary »




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Series cast summary:
Kôzô Mito Kôzô Mito ...  Giose 14 episodes, 2008
John Burgmeier ...  Jose / ... 14 episodes, 2008
Kana Akutsu Kana Akutsu ...  Henrietta 11 episodes, 2008
Atsuko Enomoto Atsuko Enomoto ...  Triela 11 episodes, 2008
Takehito Koyasu ...  Jean 11 episodes, 2008
Laura Bailey ...  Henrietta 11 episodes, 2008
Caitlin Glass ...  Triela 11 episodes, 2008
Eric Vale ...  Jean 11 episodes, 2008
Anri Shiono Anri Shiono ...  Rico 10 episodes, 2008
Masaya Matsukaze ...  Hilshire 10 episodes, 2008
Luci Christian ...  Rico 10 episodes, 2008
J. Michael Tatum ...  Hilshire / ... 10 episodes, 2008
Kana Hanazawa Kana Hanazawa ...  Angelica 9 episodes, 2008
Monica Rial ...  Angelica 9 episodes, 2008
Kazuki Yao ...  Marco 8 episodes, 2008
Yûji Ueda ...  Christiano 8 episodes, 2008
Hiroshi Shimozaki Hiroshi Shimozaki ...  Domenico / ... 8 episodes, 2008
Jim Foronda Jim Foronda ...  Marco 8 episodes, 2008
John Swasey ...  Christiano 8 episodes, 2008
Risa Mizuno Risa Mizuno ...  Claes 7 episodes, 2008
Daisuke Kishio ...  Pinocchio 7 episodes, 2008
Eriko Hirata Eriko Hirata ...  Franca 7 episodes, 2008
Hiroki Yasumoto Hiroki Yasumoto ...  Franco 7 episodes, 2008
Mayuko Takahashi Mayuko Takahashi ...  Pricilla / ... 7 episodes, 2008
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...  Pricilla / ... 7 episodes, 2008
Jerry Jewell ...  Pinocchio 7 episodes, 2008
Mike McFarland ...  Franco 7 episodes, 2008
Alesa Watson Alesa Watson ...  Claes 7 episodes, 2008
Stephanie Young ...  Franca 7 episodes, 2008


In the heart of Italy, the Social Welfare Agency rescues young girls from hospital beds and gives them a second chance at life using the latest in cybernetic advancements. With their artificially enhanced bodies, the girls are brainwashed and trained as assassins to carry out the dirty work of the Italian Government Written by Lynnlee Foutch

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Follows Gunslinger Girl (2003) See more »


Written by Jun Maeda
Performed by and Aoi Tada
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They drifted away from the excellence of the original.
28 June 2016 | by ajrcvrSee all my reviews

Somehow the creators managed to desert the excellence & haunting pathos of the first "Gunslinger Girl" and drifted off into incompetence. The wonderful female characters are MOSTLY there, and as adorable & moving as ever, as is the great scenery, which is why I gave it a 6, but the story they try to create is mostly unrealistic. In the first series they created what are essentially super girls, 3 times faster, 5 times stronger than normal human beings, but in "...Teatrino" they managed to come up with a bunch of mere humans that can compete equally with and even beat them, absolutely destroying the very premise the series was based on, all the while telling us how strong and fast the cyborg girls are; can't have it both ways: Dumb!

The "teatrino" is a male assassin, Pinochio ("Pino" to friends). IF what they wanted was a super villain that could vie with the cyborgs on equal footing, they should have made him one, as in a robot or another cyborg - easy! - but they didn't, he is only a mere human who is good at his job. It's like creating Superman, the indestructible being from Krypton, and then having a bunch of Earth humans beat him up! Doesn't work! It is so unbelievable in the context of the story, that it is disastrous. This flaw was a combination of laziness, thoughtlessness, and lack of imagination, just to try to find an easy way to come up with some dramatic action for the girls - LAME! As a sci-fi author myself, I know there are MANY ways they could have accomplished their action without destroying the fundamental foundation of the story. It's truly disappointing and could have been done much better and more believably with a little more effort and creativity. Still, it is worthwhile to follow the girls & the fratella around as they continue their lives; it's just not quite as interesting as the original.

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