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Witness the Awesome of This New Gantz Live-Action trailer

Japanese actors + black vinyl = awesome


I had never read the Gantz manga before I heard that a live action film was being made. However, once I saw the actors in it, I was one hundred percent enrolled to see the movie and knew I had to catch up on the source material first. I fell in love, and since then I've been waiting with bated breath for more news of when the Gantz film would be coming our way. Or Japan's way, at least.
 
This new trailer is the first official one and really got my engines revving. Starring Kazunari Ninomiya (
Ōoku ), Ken'ichi Matsuyama ( Death Note, Detroit Metal City) and Yuriko Yoshitaka (Tokyo DOGS), the film is slated to open in January 2011 and will get a sequel as well. The storyline, like the manga, follows the adventures of two men who return to life after a horrible subway accident and are forced to act in missions that are dangerous and mysterious. Sounds so good! I can't wait to see more.
  
godeateron July 19, 2010 at 9:52 a.m.
am not so sure I like the anime/manga to much :/
SamJazon July 19, 2010 at 9:57 a.m.
@godeater: Which one? Anime is crap, manga is fantastic. Don't judge one by the other.
I for one am looking forward to this.
godeateron July 19, 2010 at 9:59 a.m.
@SamJaz: opps I meant  am not sure I like this  live  action so much I like  the anime/manga  alot
choujin1on July 19, 2010 at 10:33 a.m.
I hope this gets released in the U.S. via Fathom Events.
Arjunaon July 19, 2010 at 10:34 a.m.
It's been years.  Finally, another reason to get obsessed about Gantz. 
 
Check out my review of the anime series.
Sonata moderator on July 19, 2010 at 10:37 a.m.
cant wait to check it out my anticipation level rises with each trailer XD
Gozertcon July 19, 2010 at 8:38 p.m.
@SamJaz:
Huh I keep forgetting that the Manga is often better than the Anime.  I should try and find the Manga.  
OmegaChosenon July 19, 2010 at 9:20 p.m.
Christ, they're already introducing the vampires? Well, that's certainly going to mix up the story some.
XChileon July 19, 2010 at 10:55 p.m.
Nice now just keep all the sex and violence in there. :D
BattleHeizon July 20, 2010 at 12:02 a.m.
@XChile said:
" Nice now just keep all the sex and violence in there. :D "
 XD
godeateron July 20, 2010 at 12:05 a.m.
@battleheiz: haha yeah xD
Crono11on July 20, 2010 at 9:25 a.m.
I hated the anime soooo much but since people are saying the manga is better maybe I'll check that out. I thought that it was an interesting premise but the execution was poor.

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