Dead Leaves

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Alternative Titles

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: 7.201 (scored by 4217542,175 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #32062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2165
Members: 95,041
Favorites: 651

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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, Animation Director, Character Design, Key Animation
Fujiyama, Fusanobu
Sound Director


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"The Moon" by DJ SHINKAWA vs Future Breeze


May 2, 2024
Hiroyuki Imaishi as I've mentioned a number of times in previous reviews is a polarizing figure. He's undeniably an animation genius, but his work can be frustrating at times. The anime industry has other highly talented animators like Masaaki Yuasa, but Imaishi just might be the best in terms of frantic, chaotic energy. Everything he works on looks SO fluid and is an absolute treat for the eyes. Unfortunately, this animation genius refuses to move beyond the gross out humor of 90s American cartoons. I'm pretty sure he has a shrine to Ren and Stimpy in his house and says prayers to it each morning. ...
Jan 15, 2013
Mixed Feelings
This is a kind of rather wacky and out of control, kind of like FLCL and SuperJail. I will not have you watch this without a warning, this show is really over the top, packed with sex, poop, gore, and pretty much any type of joke around. Those who take offence to any of this or are young children should leave the room, as I will probably be talking about stuff like that in this review. Are they gone? Alright, back to the review.

This show is, hard to actually review as it’s that type of humor that you either get it or you don’t. Its ...
Jul 28, 2021
The plot of this anime was a big mess. There was a lot of filler and segg. I would never recommend it to anyone. Biggest waste of time, in my opinion. Very weird script and innuendos. If I remember correctly the voice actors did a poor job; I watched in sub. When there was action happening, there was too much happening on screen to focus. Messy production as well. Personally, this is my least favorite anime I have ever seen. The main characters were more perverted than 'Food Wars' or Mineta from BNHA.

Filler Filler Filler Filler Filler ...

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Poll: Dead Leaves Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 3 )
June - Apr 16, 2007
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Mar 11, 9:59 PM
Dead Leaves, subs?
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If you liked Dead Leaves...
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Jan 25, 2023 12:32 PM
Does anyone else consider Dead Leaves extremely underrated?
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