Gantz (film)

Gantz
Gantz movie poster.jpg
Directed by Shinsuke Sato
Produced by Takahiro Sato
Screenplay by Yūsuke Watanabe
Based on Gantz
by Hiroya Oku
Starring Kazunari Ninomiya
Ken'ichi Matsuyama
Yuriko Yoshitaka
Release date
Gantz:
  • January 29, 2011 (2011-01-29) (Japan)
Gantz: Perfect Answer:
  • April 23, 2011 (2011-04-23) (Japan)
Running time
141 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Budget 2.1 billion yen (total) [1]
Box office 7.4 billion yen (total) [2] [3]

Gantz is a series of live-action Japanese science fiction films. The Gantz series is based on Hiroya Oku's manga series, Gantz. The films are titled Gantz, the sequel Gantz: Perfect Answer, and a made for TV movie titled Another Gantz.

The first film, starring Kazunari Ninomiya and Kenichi Matsuyama, follows two high school students who die and are transported to an alternate world. In this alternate reality, a black globe gives them a mission to kill aliens.

Plot

Gantz (2011)

The film follows two young men, Kei Kurono ( Kazunari Ninomiya) and Masaru Kato ( Kenichi Matsuyama), [4] who are killed in a train accident. After their deaths they find themselves transported to another world, where there exists a black orb known as Gantz. [5] Inside the Gantz is a bald man on life support. [6] They find the Gantz in an unfurnished Tokyo apartment, and it forces them to take part in missions to hunt and kill aliens. They struggle to figure out if it is a game, or reality. [7] Kei and Masura, and other newly dead people must accumulate points by killing aliens, and when they score one hundred points, they can choose to be resurrected, or bring a person of their choosing back to life. [8]

Another Gantz (2011)

Airing on TV before Gantz: The Perfect Answer, Another Gantz is an alternate version of the first Gantz film. The film follows an investigative journalist during the events of the Gantz: the Perfect Answer.

Gantz: Perfect Answer (2011)

In Part two, Kei has become a warrior for Gantz, seeking to earn 100 points. Kei aims to bring Masaru back to life, who had died in the world of Gantz. [9] He is working at a fast food restaurant, while taking care of his friend's orphaned little brother. [10] In between missions, Kei lives his old life, and has a relationship with Tae ( Yuriko Yoshitaka), an artist. He suceeds in bringing Masaru back to life, but Masaru comes back as two people - one good, and the other evil. There is also an investigator, Shigeta ( Takayuki Yamada), who is trying to understand the Gantz-related violence, and Eriko Ayukawa ( Ayumi Ito), an actress who wakes up with a small Gantz ball in her bed. [11] Soon aliens begin to take on alien form and attack the main characters, and the Gantz begins to experience glitches. [12] The fighting culminates in a battle on a subway with shapeshifting aliens. [13]

Other Languages
한국어: 간츠 (영화)
Bahasa Indonesia: Gantz (film)
日本語: GANTZ (映画)
русский: Ганц (фильм)
українська: Gantz (фільм)