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Gantz
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"I'm gonna give up this fight!"
Genre: Action
Psychological horror
Psychological thriller
Science fiction
Country: Japan
Release Date: April 12 – November 18, 2004
Network(s): Fuji TV
AT-X
Animax
Anime Network
Created by: Hiroya Oku
Episodes: 26


Gantz is an anime based on the manga of the same name and aired on 2004. Though given a 7 on both IMDb and MAL. it is considered one of the worst TV anime adaptations by fans and other anime fans. It was licensed by ADV Films in 2005.

Why It Sucks

  1. It's a incomplete adaptation and only covered 20% of the story, in fact it was made several years before the manga ended.
  2. Focuses way too much on violence, sex, and nudity and is usually there for shock value.
  3. Unnecessary scenes such as the dog licking Kei Kishimoto's vagina and almost getting raped by a Yakuza member.
  4. the animation can be bad sometimes such as in episode 2 when they're walking down the stairs.
  5. Unlikable characters especially Kei Kurono who is a sex obsessed whiny douche who is afraid to kill at first and his character development is slow.
    • Kei Kishimoto is weak and is almost incapable of fighting. Also she is mostly used for sexual fanservice and shock value. Note: She's the first female protagonist.
    • Most human villains are stereotypical thugs and rapists that are one dimensional and are added for some strange reason even though the series is supposed to be about killing aliens.
  6. Awkward camera as it will focus on the character sometimes when they are talking.
  7. Poorly executed story with great potential as it seems to sometimes lose its identity of what it wants to be. It first focuses more on human opponents when the series is supposed to be a story of them trapped in a survival game fighting aliens.
  8. Badly done English voice acting that tries too hard to be like an edgy Manga UK dub (this has been dubbed by ADV Films which most of their dubs don't have that level of swearing).
  9. The ending is rushed and ends with an cliffhanger that doesn't happen in the manga.
  10. The fight with the young Green Onion Alien is poorly done as the alien was weak and seemed more innocent than being an actual opponent.
  11. Too much unnecessary talking scenes which makes the pace very slow.
  12. It's mean-spirited most of the time though not as bad as Genocyber.
  13. It keeps recapping and referring to the 1st episode in many episodes too often.
  14. Poorly composed and unfitting background music like when they're fighting an alien it sounds like it should more be in a superhero show or movie rather than a series about fighting aliens in a survival game.
  15. Each of ADV's DVD volumes contained only 2 episodes. Though it could be because of the poor quality of the anime and wanted only 2 episodes per DVD to see if they'll like it to buy the rest.
  16. The Tanaka aliens (called Suzuki aliens in the anime) have an annoying sonic scream attack possibly enough to make the viewer's ear bleed unless if they lower down the volume of their TV or other device.
  17. Overuse of fanservice. Even more than Highschool Of The Dead and Kill La Kill.
  18. The last 4 episodes are filler and the arc has human opponents being the primary targets instead of aliens which defeats the purpose of the concept it's using. This did not happen in the manga.
  19. Many of the humor is unfunny and feels forced and out of place of its concept.
  20. It tends to overuse references of Fist Of The North Star and its famous quote which is "You're Already Dead!".
  21. Just like the manga. It's extremely immature and juvenile even a lot more than most Ecchi, Harem and Comedy anime.

Redeeming Qualities

  1. It did have a potentially fun and interesting concept.
  2. The ending theme was decent.
  3. Masaru is one of the most tolerable characters.
  4. The 3D used in some scenes is cool.
  5. The animation can be good at times.
  6. The fight scenes do get better later on in the series as they start to fight more aliens.
  7. The opening theme can be fun to listen to if you love rap and action in music.
  8. The radio exercise tune song used in the series is beautiful.
  9. Some of the humor can be funny at times.
  10. The Japanese voice acting, while still flawed. It's more tolerable than the English dub.
  11. Like the manga. It's however right that there are many humans that have many flaws and finding them is easier than finding the kind and less flawed humans in real life.


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AkihitoZero5454

17 months ago
Score 0
Highschool Of The Dead was better. At least the sexualised girls in that anime can fight with weapons and they get stronger and braver as well. Heck they start to use guns later on and kick all kinds of ass. This anime treats Kei Kishimoto horribly by making her weak and incapable of fighting plus also objectifying her for no reason almost all the time.
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TheInterneto

16 months ago
Score 0
HOLY SHIT! A DOG LITERALLY LICKED KEI KISHIMOTO’S VAGINA?! THIS IS HENTAI, NOT A REEEEEAL ANIME!
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AkihitoZero5454

16 months ago
Score 0
They didn't show the vagina.
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TheInterneto

16 months ago
Score 0
Yes, I know.
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ItMeansNothing

14 months ago
Score 0
The movie Gantz:O sucked, too.
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TheInterneto

14 months ago
Score 0
Too hentaish.
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Maxkatzur

13 months ago
Score 0
Just read the manga instead of anime show, ok?
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This show sucked hard
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AkihitoZero5454

9 months ago
Score 0
Yep and Crimsoncondor should've said Kishimoto is the bland and generic sex symbol and only used for fap material instead of Rias.
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AkihitoZero5454

8 months ago
Score 0
I wonder what the user Malware thinks about this.
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JinHazama

8 months ago
Score 0
I was watching this a bit, and it was funny, the opening theme song looks made by the Ramones.
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JinHazama

8 months ago
Score 0
I laughed watching how the dog licked Kei Kishimoto's vagina.
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JinHazama

8 months ago
Score 0
The developers of the Souls series (probably) have watched this anime or readed the manga.
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JinHazama

8 months ago
Score 0
The best bad anime.
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JinHazama

8 months ago
Score 1
So bad, so good.
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AkihitoZero5454

6 months ago
Score 0
You know. Gantz is better than The Last Of Us Part II. At least Gantz doesn't delve too much on misery and the characters do get their development,assholes get more comeuppance,story is better written,can be edgy for a good reason at times,shock value isn't as unnecessary and is sometimes used correctly for its concept and ideas,protagonist is better and can be lighthearted and positive at times.

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