Kite (1998)
"A kaito" (original title)

TV Mini-Series  |   |  Animation, Action, Crime
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She may be cute. She may be young. She may seem innocent and naive, but don't be fooled. She's a cold-blooded killer, and if you're on the wrong side of the law, you may be her next target.... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Konami Yoshida ...
 Sawa (2 episodes, 1998)
Kinryû Arimoto ...
 Akai (2 episodes, 1998)
Kôsuke Okano ...
 Oburi (2 episodes, 1998)
Tatsuo Matoba ...
 Kanie (2 episodes, 1998)
Charlie Watson ...
 Sawa (2 episodes, 1998)
Dave Underwood ...
 Akai (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Oburi (2 episodes, 1998)
Chuck Denson Jr. ...
 Kanie (2 episodes, 1998)
Larry Tobias ...
 Additional Voices (2 episodes, 1998)
Tamara Burnham Mercer ...
 Additional Voices (2 episodes, 1998)
David Richani ...
 Additional Voices / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
Paul Johnson ...
 Additional Voices / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
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She may be cute. She may be young. She may seem innocent and naive, but don't be fooled. She's a cold-blooded killer, and if you're on the wrong side of the law, you may be her next target. After being orphaned at a young age, her parents victims of a brutal double murder, Sawa was taken in by the detective assigned to her case. Not content to just watch as the imperfect justice system let more and more criminals go loose every day, he's decided to train her to be his instrument of justice. After all, who'd suspect a pretty college student of being a deadly vigilante? Written by Anonymous

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Cliché, but what isn't?
11 December 2004 | by (London) – See all my reviews

To put it out flat, if you are into chick flicks, or movies with commendable plots, you probably won't like this anime.

But if you are simple in your tastes, this anime is good. It has just about everything you could hope for. Its especially good for a late Friday night rental.

Revenge, violence, unique love story sub-plot (I believe), and a slightly dramatic ending. And even though this anime showcases the wonderfully cliché components of a naked girl, guns, and action violence, the plot itself is very interesting and different from your run-of-the-mill mecha or Tokyo-pop girl/boy out to save the world, or at least the city of Japan.

8 out of 10.


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