Gyo
GYO: Tokyo Fish Attack!
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Alternative Titles

English: GYO: Tokyo Fish Attack!
Japanese: ギョ

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 15, 2012
Producers: Aniplex
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: ufotable
Source: Manga
Genres: HorrorHorror
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 5.491 (scored by 2325823,258 users)
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Ranked: #93492
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Popularity: #2252
Members: 44,062
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Synopsis

Though her trip to Okinawa was supposed to be a lovely excursion to the seaside, college student Kaori Sawahara finds that it is anything but when a horrifying menace emerges from the watery depths. A strange mechanism has taken control of the sea creatures, granting them legs and sending them on land to attack anything in their way. Kaori and her friends—the lustful Erika and the reserved Aki—find themselves caught up in this onslaught, made worse by the creatures' rotting stench of death.

Surviving the first assault, Kaori tries to contact her fiancé Tadashi in Tokyo. However, the call is cut short in what sounds like another fish attack. Fearing for his safety, Kaori leaves for Tokyo. With Erika and Aki contending with the attacks in Okinawa, Kaori rushes to find Tadashi, unaware that the crisis has only just begun.

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Background

Gyo adapts Itou Junji's manga series of the same title. It follows the same story as the manga but switches the roles of Kaori and Tadashi while adding new characters and subplots.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Koyanagi, Sazuku
Supporting
Erika
Supporting
Aki
Supporting

Staff

Hirao, Takayuki
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard
Takakuwa, Hajime
Sound Director


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"Ending Theme" by Nami Nakagawa (中川奈美)



More reviewsReviews

Feb 25, 2012
Queen_Stars (All reviews)
If you read the manga and like me, were looking forward to this adaptation - prepare for a dissapointment, that is, if you bother to watch this...

Basically, someone has taken this story and though...
"How can I make this fairly well known story that bit more popular? I know! I'll make it a lot less mature (i.e. easier to follow) and conform to idealism by throwing in some well known cliche's - newbie's and the more impressionable viewers will eat this all up!"
... and her we have this hour long OVA. I'll expand on the above...
Originally, a young couple are at sea, when they see something read more
Feb 22, 2012
Wilio (All reviews)
“I wonder if that stench of death will ever vanish.”

It is clear that Gyo was highly anticipated for quite a while since it is the first animated feature from one of the bizarre Ito’s story. For that matter, we may as well say that it will be the only one since Gyo is perhaps the only story that has this cinematic feels to it (and yes, Uzumaki live action was shit). Anyway, Ufotable’s adaptation of the manga completely changes the feeling of the manga to something more action and drama oriented. While it is not a problem by itself, some of those who read more
Feb 22, 2012
mdz (All reviews)
What exactly am I watching?

[Contains mild, creative language used to emphasize certain things, also contains spoilers]

This review doesn't seem to flow, think of it as fragments of criticism.

So basically, I started the movie with mediocre expectations, it had a horribly low rating, but it was animated by Ufotable. So, I may be watching mediocre shit, but at least it'll have pretty visuals.

Anyhow, the introduction piqued my curiosity, a group of fishermen appeared to be dazed and shocked from a discovery, the discovery wasn't revealed till later. Now, what was the discovery? It was landfish.

The landfish essentially have a grotesque smell, followed by a read more
Apr 10, 2015
lawlmartz (All reviews)
"I can only believe that which I've seen. Is what I've seen the truth?"

Preface:

Well, what happens when you cross Sharknado with Stink Bomb (from Katsuhiro Otomo, director of Akira) and a zombie fish apocalypse? Gyo, that's what.


Artwork and Animation: 7

Gyo was animated by ufotable (Fate Series), and with that comes their flair for the 3D CGI. While not up to the standard set by Fate before it, for a 2012 anime, the 3D is decent. It's obvious that this movie was on a budget, and it shows through some dodgy animated segments and absolutely average hand drawn animation. While it does a good job read more

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