With Anime International Company (AIC) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Spirited Away (2001)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.6
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96 Metascore

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Votes: 587,901 | Gross: $10.06M

2. Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.0
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76 Metascore

A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 120,721 | Gross: $0.52M

3. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)

Not Rated | 87 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.1
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Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995).

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Kazuya Tsurumaki | Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura, Kotono Mitsuishi

Votes: 32,888

4. Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996–1999)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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The adventures of a young wandering swordsman who stumbles upon a struggling martial arts school in Meiji era Japan.

Stars: Mayo Suzukaze, Richard Cansino, Dorothy Elias-Fahn, Rebecca Forstadt

Votes: 16,515

5. Tengen toppa gurren lagann (2007–2008)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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Two friends, Simon and Kamina, become the symbols of rebellion against the powerful Spiral King, who forced mankind into subterranean villages.

Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Kana Asumi, Steve Blum, Johnny Yong Bosch

Votes: 13,110

6. Sword of the Stranger (2007)

Not Rated | 103 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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A swordsman from a strange land is caught in a struggle between morality, righteousness, and devotion as he reluctantly agrees to take a raggedy boy and his dog to a remote, Buddhist temple.

Director: Masahiro Andô | Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Yuri Chinen, Kôichi Yamadera, Akio Ôtsuka

Votes: 13,861

7. Inspector Gadget (1983–1986)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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A bumbling bionic police inspector stumbles about on his cases, while his niece and dog secretly do the real investigative work.

Stars: Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker, Luc Durand

Votes: 17,496

8. Date a Live (2013– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.0
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A boy named Itsuka Shido meets a spirit girl who has been rejected by a devastated world. The girl, who Shido names Tohka, happens to have wiped out much of humanity 30 years ago, and now ... See full summary »

Stars: Josh Grelle, Michelle Rojas, Bryn Apprill, Michelle Lee

Votes: 1,736

9. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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66 Metascore

In the year 2032, Batô, a cyborg detective for the anti-terrorist unit Public Security Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot--one created solely for sexual pleasure--who slaughtered her owner.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Akio Ôtsuka, Atsuko Tanaka, Tamio Ôki, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 34,701 | Gross: $1.04M

10. Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal (1999– )

Not Rated | 118 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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In the era of Japan's Meiji Restoration, an assassin regains his humanity.

Stars: Mayo Suzukaze, Junko Iwao, Nozomu Sasaki, Masami Suzuki

Votes: 12,340

11. Vampire Hunter D (1985)

Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

7.2
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A young girl requests the help of a vampire hunter to kill the vampire who has bitten her, and thus prevent her from becoming a vampire herself.

Director: Toyoo Ashida | Stars: Kaneto Shiozawa, Michie Tomizawa, Seizô Katô, Satoko Kifuji

Votes: 12,422

12. Robotech (1985– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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An alien spaceship crash lands on Earth and the technology and secrets she bears lead Earth into three destructive interplanetary wars.

Stars: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Votes: 3,222

13. Batman: Gotham Knight (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.8
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A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight.

Directors: Yasuhiro Aoki, Futoshi Higashide, Toshiyuki Kubooka, Hiroshi Morioka, Jong-Sik Nam, Shôjirô Nishimi, Yûichirô Hayashi | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Jason Marsden, Scott Menville, George Newbern

Votes: 25,060

14. Catherine: Full Body (2019 Video Game)

M | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Catherine: Full Body is a remake/enhanced port of the 2011 Catherine video game. It was developed and published by Atlus' Studio Zero Team for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in Japan.

Director: Katsura Hashino | Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Miyuki Sawashiro, Mamiko Noto, Kotono Mitsuishi

Votes: 63

15. Mind Game (I) (2004)

103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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66 Metascore

After a deadly encounter with two yakuza, a loser with a crush on his childhood girlfriend goes to heaven and back, embarking on a psychedelic self-discovery experience with her and his friends.

Directors: Masaaki Yuasa, Kôji Morimoto | Stars: Kôji Imada, Sayaka Maeda, Takashi Fujii, Seiko Takuma

Votes: 7,807 | Gross: $0.04M

16. Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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Bison, the ruthless leader of the international terrorist organization Shadowlaw, has been desperately searching for the greatest fighter on the planet for years. He finds it in Ryu, a ... See full summary »

Director: Gisaburô Sugii | Stars: Kôjiro Shimizu, Kenji Haga, Miki Fujitani, Masane Tsukayama

Votes: 7,635

17. The Second Renaissance Part I (2003)

9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.1
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A tour is taken into the Zion archives, where the history of the real world and the rise of the machines is shown to viewers.

Director: Mahiro Maeda | Stars: Isshin Chiba, Katsumi Chô, Dane A. Davis, Debi Derryberry

Votes: 5,757

18. Steamboy (2004)

PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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66 Metascore

In 1860s Britain, a boy inventor finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly conflict over a revolutionary advance in steam power.

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Anna Paquin, Patrick Stewart, Alfred Molina, Anne Suzuki

Votes: 16,145 | Gross: $0.41M

19. Demon City Shinjuku (1988 Video)

TV-MA | 82 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

6.4
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A young warrior must finish what his father started by battling his way through a city of demons and defeat a diabolical psychic who has opened a portal to hell.

Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri | Stars: Hideyuki Hori, Hiromi Tsuru, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Kyôko Tongû

Votes: 2,184

20. Bubblegum Crisis (1987–1991)

25 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.5
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A female mercenary team, armed with unique power armor suits, battle the forces of the corrupt mega-corporation, Genom in futuristic Tokyo.

Stars: Yoshiko Sakakibara, Kinuko Ômori, Michie Tomizawa, Akiko Hiramatsu

Votes: 1,104

21. Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 97 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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When his father's body is stolen from its grave, Afro takes up his sword again to tear through an army of deadly foes led by a sadistic leader.

Director: Fuminori Kizaki | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Lucy Liu, Mark Hamill, Grey Griffin

Votes: 7,949

22. Cat Planet Cuties (2010– )

TV-MA | Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A cat-eared alien moves into a naive boy's room as powerful forces close in on them.

Stars: Tia Lynn Ballard, Aaron Dismuke, Brittney Karbowski, Monica Rial

Votes: 339

23. Catherine (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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Vincent Brooks, who is being pressured into marriage by his current girlfriend, is plunged into a surreal nightmare world every time he falls asleep after having an affair with a mysterious girl named, Catherine.

Director: Katsura Hashino | Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Kotono Mitsuishi, Miyuki Sawashiro, Takehito Koyasu

Votes: 702

24. Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (2012– )

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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In the year 2199, the space battleship Yamato embarks on a voyage to the planet Iscandar, to retrieve a device that will rejuvenate a war-ravaged Earth.

Stars: Mallorie Rodak, Felecia Angelle, Z. Charles Bolton, Bradley Campbell

Votes: 635

25. Blade of the Immortal (2008)

24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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In medieval Japan, a witch curses a master swordsman with immortality. After many years he grows tired of it and asks her to make him mortal again if he atones for his sins by killing a 1000 evil men. A girl seeking revenge helps him.

Stars: Mela Lee, Keith Silverstein, Karen Strassman, Rina Satô

Votes: 449

26. Dennis the Menace (1986–1988)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.2
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Good-natured, 6 y.o. Dennis is a menace to his parents and especially to his neighbor, Mr. Wilson. He has adventures with his friends and dog, Ruff. Each episode has 3 6-10 min. stories.

Stars: Brennan Thicke, Jeannie Elias, Marilyn Lightstone, Sharon Noble

Votes: 4,615

27. Robot Carnival (1987 Video)

90 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A collection of short stories, made by different animators with "robot" as the working title.

Directors: Atsuko Fukushima, Hiroyuki Kitakubo, Hiroyuki Kitazume, Kôji Morimoto, Takashi Nakamura, Yasuomi Umetsu, Manabu Ôhashi, Hidetoshi Ômori, Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Kôji Moritsugu, Yayoi Maki, Keiko Hanagata, Kumiko Takizawa

Votes: 1,819

28. Eureka Seven (2005–2006)

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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14-year-old Renton joins the rebel GekkoState ship, co-pilots the TypeZero with the mysterious Eureka, and unknowingly becomes part of a grand scheme.

Stars: Yûko Sanpei, Keiji Fujiwara, Kaori Nazuka, Johnny Yong Bosch

Votes: 2,729

29. Kenji Miyazawa's Night on the Galactic Railroad (1985)

Unrated | 113 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Two kittens go on a metaphysical journey on a magical railroad train.

Directors: Gisaburô Sugii, Arlen Tarlofsky | Stars: Mayumi Tanaka, Chika Sakamoto, Junko Hori, Ayumi Ishijo

Votes: 1,483

30. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings (2012)

Not Rated | 130 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A mysterious creature "Kyubey" offers a young girl named Madoka Kaname the chance to have any one wish granted to her. In exchange she must battle evil creatures named "Witches" at the risk of losing her life.

Directors: Yukihiro Miyamoto, Akiyuki Shinbo | Stars: Aoi Yûki, Chiwa Saitô, Eri Kitamura, Kaori Mizuhashi

Votes: 1,171 | Gross: $0.18M

31. Black Magic M-66 (1987 Video)

Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A freelance reporter discovers that two killer androids are running loose and have a little girl for a kill target.

Directors: Hiroyuki Kitakubo, Shirow Masamune | Stars: Yû Mizushima, Ichirô Nagai, Shinji Ogawa, Yoshiko Sakakibara

Votes: 843

32. Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom (2009– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.7
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The story of two brainwashed assassins, Ein and Zwei, who struggle to regain their memories as they work for the Inferno crime syndicate.

Stars: Miyu Irino, Newton Pittman, Ayahi Takagaki, Lindsay Seidel

Votes: 1,338

33. Now and Then, Here and There (1999–2000)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.0
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A Japanese boy named Shu tries to save a strange girl, Lala Ru, from kidnappers and is transported to an alternate Earth on the brink of being swallowed by the sun. There he meets an ... See full summary »

Stars: Crispin Freeman, Dan Green, Ted Lewis, Dan Olk

Votes: 1,521

34. Love Wedge #1 (1992 Video)

52 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

7.2
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On planet Amoi, a great society has developed, creating a computerized city called Tanagura, ruled by supercomputer Jupiter. The populace is almost entirely male and is based on hair color;... See full summary »

Directors: Katsuhito Akiyama, Akira Nishimori | Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Shô Hayami, Hideyuki Hori, Tsutomu Kashiwakura

Votes: 195

35. Amagami SS (2010– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

6.9
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High school student Junichi Tachibana attempts to find love once again after having his heart broken last Christmas. This series follows his romantic endeavors in a sequence of six separate arcs, each involving a different heroine.

Stars: Tomoaki Maeno, Rina Satô, Ryôko Shintani, Shizuka Itô

Votes: 306

36. Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)

Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Action, Horror

6.7
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44 Metascore

Saya is a Japanese vampire slayer whose next mission is in a high school on a US military base in 1960s Japan, where she poses as a student. She uses a katana/samurai sword to kill vampires.

Director: Hiroyuki Kitakubo | Stars: Yûki Kudô, Saemi Nakamura, Joe Romersa, Rebecca Forstadt

Votes: 11,620

37. Ah! My Goddess (2005– )

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Nice Guy Keiichi is doing his best as a poor student at a tech college, but his good nature is taken advantage of relentlessly. One day he is attempting to order a pizza over the phone (... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Caplan, Shannon Conley, Kether Donohue, Aya Hisakawa

Votes: 1,038

38. Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998– )

TV-MA | 29 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Set in 2039-2040, This series is set in Megalo City, a city built over the ruins of Tokyo. Boomers, a line of android workers created by the Genom Corporation, perform dozens of tasks, from... See full summary »

Stars: Yu Asakawa, Satsuki Yukino, Rio Natsuki, Hiroko Konishi

Votes: 657

39. Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction (2014)

Not Rated | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.6
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When Diancie a Pokémon said to create diamond travels to find Xerneas to help her make a heart diamond to save her home, Ash, Serena, Clemont and Bonnie help her to be safe on the way from thieves.

Director: Kunihiko Yuyama | Stars: Ikue Ôtani, Caitlin Glass, Sarah Natochenny, Haven Paschall

Votes: 1,050

40. My Bride Is a Mermaid (2007– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.3
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Nagasumi's in hot water after a beautiful, young mermaid named Sun saves him from drowning. The deep-sea sweetheart's dad is a merman yakuza prone to executing anyone who learns his ... See full summary »

Stars: Todd Haberkorn, Takahiro Mizushima, John Swasey, Alexis Tipton

Votes: 609

41. Corpse Princess: Part One - Aka (2008– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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An undead school girl must hunt down 108 other undeads with the help of specially trained Buddhist monks, in order to gain entry into Heaven.

Stars: Aoi Yûki, Luci Christian, Aaron Dismuke, J. Michael Tatum

Votes: 320

42. The Dog of Flanders (1997)

G | 93 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.8
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A small poor boy lives with his caring grandfather in a small Flemish village in the 19th century Belgium, has a lovable pet dog, loves art and dreams of becoming a famous painter one day. Based on a famous Flemish novel.

Directors: Yoshio Kuroda, Doug Stone | Stars: Makoto Tsumura, Sakura Tange, Brady Bluhm, Brianne Brozey

Votes: 477

43. Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture (1994)

Not Rated | 100 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

6.6
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The brothers, Andy & Terry Bogard, along with Joe Higashi and Mai Shiranui, try to help Sulia Gaudeamus stop her ambitious brother Laocorn from finding the magical armor of Mars.

Director: Masami Ôbari | Stars: Mark Hildreth, Peter Wilds, Jason Gray-Stanford, Lisa Ann Beley

Votes: 968

44. Samurai Harem (2009– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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After years training in the martial arts on remote mountains, teenager Yoichi Karasuma is sent down to begin new training. He's going to learn about more practical things, like appliances, clothing, socializing and, most especially, girls.

Stars: Nobuhiko Okamoto, Rina Satô, Haruka Tomatsu, Yukari Tamura

Votes: 181

45. Vampire Princess Miyu (1997– )

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Horror

7.0
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Miyu, a vampire girl, acts as a guardian, sending stray demons known as Shinma back to the darkness while publically posing as a high school student.

Stars: Miki Nagasawa, Shin'ichirô Miki, Megumi Ogata, Asako Shirakura

Votes: 291

46. Robotech: The Movie (1986)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Action, Music

6.5
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Re-edited version of a Japanese TV serial combined with a direct-to-video anime, released in the U.S. as a feature.

Directors: Noboru Ishiguro, Carl Macek | Stars: Kerrigan Mahan, Iona Morris, Diane Michelle, Gregory Snegoff

Votes: 357

47. Harmagedon: Genma taisen (1983)

135 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.3
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A Transylvanian princess, a Japanese high school student and a 2000 year old warrior are selected to be part of a small force of powerful psionic warriors assembled to be the defenders of ... See full summary »

Director: Rintaro | Stars: Tôru Furuya, Mami Koyama, Masako Ikeda, Keiko Han

Votes: 324

48. Megazone 23 (1985 Video)

Not Rated | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A young biker stumbles onto a prototype motorcycle with a hidden function that has a link to the true nature of his world.

Director: Noboru Ishiguro | Stars: Masato Kubota, Maria Kawamura, Mîna Tominaga, Mayumi Shô

Votes: 325

49. Guyver: Out of Control (1986 Video)

55 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

6.6
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High school student Sho happens to come across a mysterious metal object that causes his body to become enveloped in a weapon-encrusted suit of armor, changing him into a being called The ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Watanabe | Stars: Yû Mizushima, Michie Tomizawa, Keiko Toda, Jun Hasumi

Votes: 309

50. Ichi the Killer: Episode 0 (2002 Video)

Not Rated | 46 min | Animation, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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Animated prequel to Ichi the Killer (2001), focusing on the origin story of the psychopathic killer Ichi.

Director: Shinji Ishihira | Stars: Chihiro Suzuki, Shinpachi Tsuji, Sayaka Ôhara, Takashi Miike

Votes: 671


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