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Loups=Garous

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Loups-Garous, Loups=Garous Kihi Subeki Ookami
Japanese: ルー=ガルー 忌避すべき狼

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 28, 2010
Producers: Trans Arts
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 38 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.481 (scored by 5,478 users)
Ranked: #51212
Popularity: #2452
Members: 11,170
Favorites: 4
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Synopsis

In a near future, the world's population has decreased dramatically due to a deadly virus that terrorized the whole planet.

Now people eat only synthetic food and tend to avoid as much as possible any form of physical connection or "real contact" with living creatures. Real shops have disappeared from the streets, and with the exception of the community centers (what were once called schools), people communicate with each others exclusively online.

But even in this tightly controlled and systematized society, there is a group of young girls who actively pursued real contact. And when a string of brutal murders emerges, their challenge to this closed world is just about to begin.

(Source: Production I.G)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kono, Ayumi
Kono, Ayumi
Main
Igarashi, Hiromi
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Tsuzuki, Mio
Tsuzuki, Mio
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Inoue, Marina
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Inoue, Marina
Makino, Hazuki
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Oki, Kanae
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Oki, Kanae
Rei, Myao
Rei, Myao
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Sawashiro, Miyuki
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Sawashiro, Miyuki

Staff

Fujisaku, Junichi
Fujisaku, Junichi
Director
Koizumi, Kisuke
Koizumi, Kisuke
Sound Director
Foster, Steven
Foster, Steven
Script, ADR Director
Gotou, Midori
Gotou, Midori
Script

Opening Theme

"Midnight Television" by SCANDAL

Ending Theme

"Sayonara MY FRIEND" by SCANDAL



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Usachan88
Aug 26, 2012
I'd like to clear up a few things about Loups=Garous.
First of all, I'm 99% sure Kono Ayumi (the blue-black haired character with short hair and yellow eyes) is a boy, not a girl--because he is always referred to as a guy in the movie. (But Wikipedia, My Anime List, and I think even the back of the DVD case say different, so don't quote me on that--but I'm pretty positive that if they talk about him as a 'him,' then he's a boy)
Secondly, everyone has given harsh reviews and scores about Loups=Garous. When I started watching the movie, I based it on the 6's people read more
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LucidFilms
Jun 10, 2012
What to say what to say.
First I hope that you guys can forgive my English since it's not my native language.

The anime:

As I read the synopsis I was thrilled, it felt like an awesome idea. But as soon as the anime started it started differently as the synopsis said it would. Well I kept watching and got a bit annoyed by the main characters. Hazuki is really insecure and not even funny, sexy or cute. I had no resemblance to her in any way. The other characters were boring, not even interesting. Myao is that typical anime girl who fights and kicks ass but we read more
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vanmarckestevy
Jan 8, 2011
Saw this on Production I.G.'s work list for 2010 and got curious.
The story revolves around 3 young girls and a teenager caught in a world where monitor's have replaced real contact (not entirely). Hazuki (One of the young girls) has a Communication dissorder. Another young girls calls herself loups=garous,another is a pretty good hacker and the teenager is a fighting machine.
And this is where the anime movie goes wrong
You can't just put ideas together without a coherent story.
The emotions are there,the action too, the characters (undeveloped), the setting , but it just doesn't add up to a whole.
Very dissapointing. The loups=garous itself is an easy read more
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jimb
Mar 23, 2015
This was the best i've seen. I love the theme of needing to communicate above all else. There is a valid world of schoolkids and an organised society with bizarre elements that don't need a total plot to create.
Great voices in the dub, I certainly watched the boy "kono" as a boy and would find it helpful and downgrade it if he really is just a girl they call a boy. imo.
Lovely and then a real adventure which probably is not bad for the young but i've no children to be saying this. However as in a child or adult life death is a threat read more
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Anime: Psycho-Pass
In a futuristic setting, both Psychic Pass and Loups=Garous carries a theme involving a society being controlled by a higher power/system.

The characters from both series strives to solve mysteries and murders with their own lives at risk. At many instances, there's a sense of isolationism as well as antagonism by their society itself.

There is also science fiction themes packed with some action. 
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Anime: Shinsekai yori
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Anime: Girls und Panzer
If you really liked or fell in love with the brown-haired main girl from Loups=Garous and liked her cuteness/shyness and looks-like-she's-gonna-cry personality, then I highly recommend that you watch Girls und Panties—I mean Girls und Panzer... The main character has the same short brown hair like the main chick from Loups=Garous. Plus, her personality is cute, shy, lonely, and in need for affection.

So bottom line: If you "fell in love" with the brown hair chick, go watch at least the first episode of Girls und Panzer. Oh, and this girl tends to blush, so you'll see your female friends blush too. 
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Poll: Loups=Garous Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Piroko - Dec 27, 2010
55 replies by flannan »»
Aug 24, 2015 2:23 AM
Did they change Ayumi's gender in the dub?
Shima_XIX - Dec 4, 2011
12 replies by Tunpa »»
Oct 13, 2014 9:35 AM