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Death Billiards

Death Billiards

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Wakate Animator Ikusei Project, 2012 Young Animator Training Project, Anime Mirai 2012
Japanese: デス・ビリヤード

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 2, 2013
Producers: Madhouse
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.921 (scored by 17462 users)
Ranked: #5932
Popularity: #1108
Members: 27,249
Favorites: 73
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

An old and a young man find themselves in a mysterious bar where they have to play a game of billiard. The bet: their lives.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

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Maeno, Tomoaki
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Onna
Onna
Main
Seto, Asami
Japanese
Seto, Asami
Roujin
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Hazumi, Jun
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Hazumi, Jun
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Nakamura, Yuuichi
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Nakamura, Yuuichi

Staff

Tachikawa, Yuzuru
Director, Script, Storyboard
Kanemori, Yoshinori
Key Animation
Hirayanagi, Satoshi
Background Art, Art Director
Kurita, Shinichi
Character Design, Animation Director



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Apr 7, 2013
Tanshaydar
Now that is a single pearl, easy to miss and likely to be underrated.
Madhouse studios must be mad.

A short story of life and death, a story of human life and the illusion of equality. Could it be possible to compress into 25 minutes? Well, it seems it was.

On artistic-wise, visuals were appealing, if not gorgeous. Such details and great work for such a short story, with all the detailed background visuals were something that multiplied the joy.

For a one shot special anime, it would not be fair to judge characters, yet they were not half-baked personages either.
Death Pool (or Death Billards for that matter) uses read more
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Dec 23, 2014
bleachsai
What happens when two people, who befriended themselves just recently are pitted against each other in a pool match in order for them to survive is the whole concept behind Death Billiards. Death Billiards is a part of the Anime Mirai project and for me, this was the first anime that I watched from this project; and I did not even feel a sliver of regret after finishing it.

After reading the synopsis, I had my doubts if this show can accomplish what it set out to achieve within a solitary episode but I was proven wrong. The story meted out almost all the conditions; trying read more
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Recommendations

The animation in this is more on the loose side and the plot is more light hearted, but they both have a similar atmosphere. It's a short one shot that takes place in a bar where the main character learns something in the end.
The mindf*ck while playing a 'game' with lives on the line + same producing studios.

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New TV series titled Death Parade
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12-20-14, 6:43 AM

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