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Banana Fish

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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 2018 to Dec 21, 2018
Premiered: Summer 2018
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:55 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, Fuji TV, dugout
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Manga
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 8.321 (scored by 29,540 users)
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Ranked: #2202
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Popularity: #854
Members: 113,330
Favorites: 2,605
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Nature made Ash Lynx beautiful; nurture made him a cold ruthless killer. A runaway brought up as the adopted heir and sex toy of "Papa" Dino Golzine, Ash, now at the rebellious age of seventeen, forsakes the kingdom held out by the devil who raised him. But the hideous secret that drove Ash's older brother mad in Vietnam has suddenly fallen into Papa's insatiably ambitious hands—and it's exactly the wrong time for Eiji Okumura, a pure-hearted young photographer from Japan, to make Ash Lynx's acquaintance...

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#1: "Prayer X" by King Gnu (eps 1-13)
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Dec 21, 2018
Heumers (All reviews)
“A graceful leopard acknowledged as a wild screecher,

Slaying the enemies like a monster,

But deep inside, a sensitive creature,

Being victimized & Slaved by a sick gang as a hamster,

One day, this leopard met his soulmate finally,

He awakened this leopard after being lifelessly,

However, the fate doesn’t want this leopard to live happily,

The leopard tried to escape from the evilness of this society,

But ironically, he already was cursed,

Whomever this leopard loved, must die in vain,

The leopard became in his enemies’ blood, immersed,

He killed and Killed and Killed, became closer to be insane,

During a conversation, the leopard said to his soulmate “I want to be read more
Dec 20, 2018
Stark700 (All reviews)
If there’s one thing that’s enticing about the Noitamina network, it’s their way of broadcasting shows to a variety of audiences. Banana Fish seems like one of those shows that isn’t aimed at a wider audience but it definitely has its own appeal. Taking place in a crime-noir setting, the series deals with teenage gangs in a corrupted city. It’s a time period of recreation and Banana Fish sets a firm example of an old school crime drama resurrected to modern life.

Now I have to admit, I’m not too familiar with Akimi Yoshida’s work or her style of writing. The only other series I’ve read read more
Dec 20, 2018
AndoCommando (All reviews)
“He very definitely told your father there's a chance – a very great chance, he said – that Seymour may completely lose control of himself.” – J.D. Salinger.

A soldier’s life is one of hardships. Seen as the pride of a nation, they are tasked with defending the honour of their motherland with both flesh and blood. A life that requires chivalry, discipline and steadfastness. Their existence serves as a beacon light to the tame and cowardly; a source of inspiration for the youth to grow strong. But underneath all the glory and medallions reveal a darker tale more telling of their lives. Ordinary people before read more
Dec 20, 2018
Krunchyman (All reviews)
Banana’s look sort of phallic.

Fish are high in omega-3 fatty acids.

Invert the two and what do you have……..a fat dick. **badum-CHING**

Summer is the time of year for promiscuous young-adults to experiment with their sexual desires, in a hassle free relationship that requires no commitments from either party. But why limit one’s exposure to the opposite sex, when there are plenty of “gay-fish” — I mean, banana fish — for the taking. Why else would a Shoujo anime feature two young queens in New York? For a “crime” investigation? Now that’s rich.

Speaking of wealth, the main character in the read more


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