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Gantz 2nd Stage


Alternative Titles

English: Gantz: Second Stage
Synonyms: Gantz *uncut*, Gantz - Second Stage, Gantz 2nd stage
Japanese: ガンツ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 26, 2004 to Nov 18, 2004
Premiered: Summer 2004
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Fuji TV
Studios: Gonzo
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.291 (scored by 54,977 users)
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Ranked: #23292
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Popularity: #665
Members: 86,966
Favorites: 367
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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

Kurono Kei and his ex-elementary school classmate, Kato Masaru have survived the first two ordeals that the unknown black sphere Gantz has sent them through. Exploding body parts, struggling to stay alive till the last seconds and seeing your fellow comrades fall in a pile of blood and gore are norm to them now. They are aware now that Gantz can call them up along with any new deeds, at any time for another confrontation with aliens.

Will Kato's experiences in the Gantz world give him the same courage in the real world? With fellow veteran Gantzer Kei Kishimoto currently staying at Kurono's home as his "adopted pet", can Kurono stave off his growing lust for her mammaries?

What the heck is Gantz?

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kurono, Kei
Kurono, Kei
Main
Namikawa, Daisuke
Japanese
Namikawa, Daisuke
Katou, Masaru
Katou, Masaru
Main
Yamaguchi, Mayumi
Japanese
Yamaguchi, Mayumi
Oosato, Masashi
Japanese
Oosato, Masashi
...
Kishimoto, Kei
Kishimoto, Kei
Main
Nabatame, Hitomi
Japanese
Nabatame, Hitomi
Sakuraoka, Sei
Sakuraoka, Sei
Supporting
Sonozaki, Mie
Japanese
Sonozaki, Mie

Staff

Itano, Ichiro
Itano, Ichiro
Director, Storyboard
Suzuki, Shingo
Suzuki, Shingo
Storyboard, Animation Director, Key Animation
Tsukasa, Sunaga
Tsukasa, Sunaga
Storyboard
Nishimori, Akira
Nishimori, Akira
Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

"Super Shooter" by Rip Slyme

Edit Ending Theme

"Last Kiss" by Bonnie Pink




More reviewsReviews

deleteme234
Aug 15, 2010
The anime version of Gantz is split into two seasons, and I'm reviewing the second season; Gantz - Second Stage. Check my earlier reviews as I have already reviewed the first season of Gantz and the manga version of Gantz.

Gantz - Second Stage is a mixed bag since it contains one of the best missions that Gantz has to offer (the Buddha mission), but also contains a lackluster ending to the anime that makes people scratch their heads.

The Buddha mission continues where the first season left off, and is highly addictive and kick-ass to watch. It contains everything I love about Gantz; the unpredictability read more
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Doltra
May 26, 2015
Gantz (both first and second season) is a prove that no matter how attractive and original an idea is, it's condemned to a monumental failure if the execution isn't the adequated. I don't know about the manga since I've never took a look on it, perhaps it is a masterpiece without any comparison, but regarding the anime, I couldn't have been more disappointed.

On the first instance, the series tries to show a distorted and exaggeratedly negative view of society on which is based a great part of the storytelling, which consists of the saddest and poor attempts of plot devices. Seriously, the vortex of stupidity read more
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Deep
Jul 4, 2008
I think overall, the second season of Gantz was my favorite. However, I watched it without even realizing there was a second season at first (I watched all 26 episodes straight.) There wasn't really a break in between the first and second season, at least I could barely tell. If it showed in the opening song, I didn't really watch all of that. Otherwise, this is really a great series.

I started watching this only a few days ago and I finished yesterday actually and I really wanted to write a review for it but I couldn't access the site for some reason. And going read more
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literaturenerd
Dec 25, 2014
Overview:

Merry Christmas! I'm going to celebrate this cheery and wonderful day by ripping apart a shitty, old anime from 10 years ago that nobody cares about and new otaku have probably never even heard of! Why? Because I am an odd man! Today we look at huge #2! Gantz 2: the filler season.

Plot and characters: 2/10

Is it possible to have a REALLY stupid plot that absolutely revels in its own absurdity, but is still entertaining and awesome? Of course it is! A few series that actually pulled this off well would be: Hellsing Ultimate, Afro Samurai, FLCL, etc. Then there is Gantz, which tries to read more
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