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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)
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 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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One of the best adult action movies ever!
9 March 2009 | by (Sofia, Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

First of all if you have seen Kite I guess that you are at least 18 or you have seen an awfully censored version. The movie begins with a little brutal murder scene and then gets more and more brutal every minutes. Gunfights, murders, child abusing sex scenes - this movie has it all. If you can't take this you better don't watch it, because if you do you will be disgusted and will claim that this movie is only sex and gore. But it is NOT! If you watch full director's edition, you will find how Sawa interacts with people, you will see all of the terrible things that her masters have done and will understand why she is so full of hatred. I don't really think that there was a better way to tell the story. And I don't that there is a better hit-man story, either. Maybe except for Hit-man itself ^^.

I don't know why IMDb refuses to show the word hit-man, but so be it.

Also if you don't like anime, don't watch this. You wouldn't like it-the art is a little crude, not so polished and the violence will be just way too much for you.


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