Dead Leaves

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Japanese: デッド リーブス
English: Dead Leaves
French: Dead leaves
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 16, 2004
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Manga Entertainment
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: GoreGore, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 52 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.211 (scored by 4102641,026 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #30812
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2118
Members: 92,487
Favorites: 639

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Shortly after waking up in an unknown street with no clothes or memories, Retro and Pandy team up and begin a life of thrill chasing and violence. Retro's wild antics and Pandy's carefree personality make them the perfect partners in crime to cause mayhem wherever they strike.

When an accidental mistake lands them behind bars, Retro and Pandy are sent to Dead Leaves—a high-security prison on the Moon. Once there, they soon discover that the other inmates are clones, all products of genetic mutation experiments. With nothing better to do, they escape from their cell and lead a prison break with the other captives. Armed with a crew of mutants and a hunger for havoc, the chaotic duo begins their wacky escape.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yamaguchi, Kappei


Honda, Takako

Drill, Chinko

Tobita, Nobuo


Iwata, Mitsuo

Dr. Yabu

Takagi, Wataru


Yanada, Kiyoyuki


Imaishi, Hiroyuki
Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, Character Design, Animation Director
Fujiyama, Fusanobu
Sound Director


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Ending Theme

"The Moon" by DJ SHINKAWA vs Future Breeze


Mar 28, 2009
Dead Leaves is the kind of show that would probably blow your mind if you watched it stoned or drunk. It is so completely insane that it almost doesn’t make any sense if you’re sober. The first thing I am reminded of while watching this was another wild and crazy series, Furi Kuri. By the end of that show I wasn’t sure if I liked it or not. That’s not the case with Dead Leaves, it was a great ride that I recommend strongly.

The story for Dead Leaves is as nutty as you might expect. A couple find themselves naked ...
Oct 28, 2008
Mixed Feelings
As a preface, Hiroyuki Imaishi's works seem to be a mixed bag for me. While I've greatly enjoyed what I have seen so far of his latter work, Gurren Lagann, Dead Leaves seems to be more reminiscent of his earlier piece, the infamous FLCL. Unfortunately, for me FLCL was a bit too eccentric to get into.

The surrealist, stylized artwork was certainly the highlight of the show. Not only is the animation crisp, bright and visually inventive, it's also chaotic and frenzied (almost to the point of headache-inducing). I viewed the show over a television broadcast and the intermittent advertisements may have ...
Apr 20, 2010
Jeez, I just finished watching this on my DVR and wished it wasn't the last thing I saw before I went to bed. I remember hearing the title Dead Leaves, but couldn't recall what it was, and the title is appropriate.
I don't mind a good OVA or short movie every now and then, but for the love of God, can they at least make just a little bit of sense. I felt like I was watching Furi Kuri ( hate that show) or that other horrible mid 90's cyber punk, music video-styled bull crap that's packed with mindless action and crude language. Is that ...

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Poll: Dead Leaves Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 3 )
June - Apr 16, 2007
119 repliesby Mori-Buntarou »»
Nov 23, 11:01 PM
Dead Leaves, subs?
triseke - Oct 22, 2010
6 repliesby quercifolia »»
Oct 2, 7:28 AM
If you liked Dead Leaves...
yarrakgibin - Feb 28, 2018
3 repliesby Franck_Nicolas »»
Jan 25, 12:32 PM
Does anyone else consider Dead Leaves extremely underrated?
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