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Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners - Paradox Spiral (2008)

Gekijô ban Kara no kyôkai: Dai go shô - Mujun rasen (original title)
November 1998: A young man swears he committed a heinous crime, he looks in the news, but nobody talks about what happened, even when the police find the alleged victims ... alive and ... See full summary »

Director:

Takaaki Hirao

Writers:

Kinoko Nasu (novel), Masaki Hiramatsu (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maaya Sakamoto ... Shiki Ryogi (voice)
Ken'ichi Suzumura ... Mikiya Kokutou (voice)
Takako Honda Takako Honda ... Touko Aozaki (voice)
Jôji Nakata ... Souren Araya (voice)
Kôji Yusa Kôji Yusa ... Cornelius Alba (voice)
Tetsuya Kakihara Tetsuya Kakihara ... Tomoe Enjou (voice)
Ayumi Fujimura Ayumi Fujimura ... Azaka Kokutou (voice)
Miki Itô ... Kaede Enjou / Tomoe's mother (voice)
Jin Yamanoi Jin Yamanoi ... Takayuki Enjou / Tomoe's Father (voice)
Makoto Yasumura Makoto Yasumura ... Akitaka Suzurigi (voice)
Daisuke Matsuo Daisuke Matsuo ... Man (voice)
Kenichi Saeki Kenichi Saeki ... Man (voice)
Manabu Sakamaki Manabu Sakamaki ... Detective (voice)
Takayuki Masuda Takayuki Masuda ... Detective (voice)
Tatsuya Kamijo Tatsuya Kamijo ... Salaryman (voice)
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Storyline

November 1998: A young man swears he committed a heinous crime, he looks in the news, but nobody talks about what happened, even when the police find the alleged victims ... alive and unharmed. He says that he has done it and wants the aid of Shiki. Behind this seemingly senseless event, there is a large apartment building in which is woven a very convoluted plot in which Touko's past is involved. Will Shiki and Mikiya discover the truth? Can all of them escape from the spiral? Written by Nolberto Roa

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 August 2008 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

El Jardín de los Pecadores: La Paradoja de la Espiral See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Aniplex, Kôdansha, Notes See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

An animated film contains 600 to 700 editing cuts. Spiral Paradox contains over 1,730. See more »

Goofs

Touko indicates that the elevator goes up and down in a spiral. That means the elevator car while is going up and down is spinning As shown in the shots outside the elevator car. Although going in very low speed, the centrifugal motion would be noticed. In the shots inside the elevator, the effect of centrifugal force is not visible. When the characters go into the elevator, everything is static. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kaede Enjou: Tomoe... Just die, please.
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Crazy Credits

Scene after credits, scenes from the sequel. See more »


Soundtracks

Sprinter
Music, Lyrics and Arrangement by Yuki Kajiura
Performed by Kalafina
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A brilliant Movie, I liked this the most out of them
26 May 2018 | by sabo-37135See all my reviews

The amount of creativity and atmosphere in this movie are amazing and the story of this mysterious apartment complex is just the kind of thing that makes me love The Garden or Sinners more!

Big recommendation for anyone who likes mysterious mind wrecking settings, whoever if you are to watch this you must first watch the movies that comes before so you have a better understanding of the characters and world setting of this one.


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