7.2/10
6,877
33 user 15 critic
After being brutally murdered in a subway station, a teen boy awakens to find himself resurrected by a strange computer named Gantz, and forced to fight a large force of invading aliens in Osaka.

Writers:

(manga), (screenplay)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Gantz (2010)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

After trying to rescue a man on the subway tracks, two teens wake up in a room dominated by a mysterious black sphere that sends them to hunt down and kill aliens hiding on Earth.

Director: Shinsuke Sato
Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Kanata Hongô, Ken'ichi Matsuyama
Gantz (2004)
Animation | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A group of people are resurrected from their deaths by a mysterious black ball called GANTZ to combat alien criminals hiding on Earth.

Stars: Chris Ayres, Emily Carter-Essex, Shannon Emerick
Action | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Kato's (Ken'ichi Matsuyama) death changes Kurono's (Kazunari Ninomiya) view of life completely. He decides to keep fighting until he earns 100 points so that he can bring back Kato. GANTZ ... See full summary »

Director: Shinsuke Sato
Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yuriko Yoshitaka
Blame! (2017)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the distant future, humans are declared "illegal residents" and hunted to near extinction by murderous robots. One day, a group of human scavengers come across a strange man named Killy, who may be the key to humanity's survival.

Director: Hiroyuki Seshita
Stars: Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa, Sora Amamiya
Animation | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Mankind is dying. Only one man can do anything about it, Space Captain Harlock, but the Gaia Coalition will stop at nothing to end him.

Director: Shinji Aramaki
Stars: Yû Aoi, Jessica Boone, Ayano Fukuda
Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Years into the future and the human race has been defeated several times by the new ruling force of the planet: "kaijus". And the ruler of that force is Godzilla, The King of the Monsters. ... See full summary »

Directors: Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno
Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa
Another Gantz (TV Movie 2011)
Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

This film is an alternate perspective version of the first Gantz film from an investigative journalists point of view and depicts the secrets of Kurono and Kato's childhood, and also other ... See full summary »

Director: Shinsuke Sato
Stars: Kanata Hongô, Haruhiko Katô, Ken'ichi Matsuyama
Knights of Sidonia (TV Series 2014)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A thousand years after the destruction of Earth by gigantic aliens called Gauna, mankind is living on massive spaceships. One of these space ships is Sidonia, which is protected by large pilot controlled exosuits called Gardes.

Stars: Pete Sepenuk, Ryôta Ôsaka, Takahiro Sakurai
Ajin (TV Series 2016)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

17 years ago, immortals first appeared on the battlefields of Africa. Later, rare, unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans, and they became known as "Ajin" (demi-humans)... See full summary »

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Pete Sepenuk, Takahiro Sakurai
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
... Yakuza (voice)
... Sanpei Taira (voice)
... Kei Kurono (voice)
... Hachiro Oka (voice)
... Additional Voices (voice)
... Yoshikazu Suzuki (voice)
... Reika (voice)
Mao Ichimichi ... Anzu Yamasaki (voice)
Shûichi Ikeda ... Yoshikazu Suzuki (voice)
... Kei Kurono (voice)
Tomohiro Kaku ... Joichiro Nishi (voice)
... Gantz Ball (voice)
... Joichiro Nishi (voice)
Teruaki Ogawa ... Tetsuo Hara (voice)
... Masaru Kato (voice)
Edit

Storyline

After being brutally murdered in a subway station, a teen boy awakens to find himself resurrected by a strange computer named Gantz, and forced to fight a large force of invading aliens in Osaka.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 October 2016 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Ганц: О  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Ningen Video
Performed by The Dress Codes
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Impressive animation and a rather good adaptation overall
20 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the best manga adaptation I've seen, right after Akira and Ghost in the Shell (Mamoru Oshii's version). Well, that might be a bold statement since Gantz: O doesn't have the depth of these two, but it's a rather good adaptation of a segment of Hiroya Oku's manga, quite entertaining, and very, very well made. The motion capture is impressive, the best I've seen so far in this kind of production and leaves far behind the various declensions of Final Fantasy, Halo, or resident Evil (the animated ones). It's so good that I often had the impression to be watching live actors. The facial expressions are perfect, down to the glittering eyes that gives these animated characters the sparkle of life that's often missing in Asian CGI animation. No doubt this movie will be a reference for future productions of that type. Otherwise, just an advice, don't look away or be distracted in the five last minutes or you might be baffled by what's going on (I had to watch the end twice because someone talked to me at the worst moment and I missed the one sentence that was the key to it all).


28 of 37 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 33 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page