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

Video  -  Animation | Crime | Drama  -  25 April 2000 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Konami Yoshida ...
Sawa (voice) (as Kotomi Naruse)
Goro Shibusawa ...
Akai (voice)
Shingo Oyamada ...
Oburi (voice)
Michiko Yamaguchi ...
Old Lady (voice)
Tatsuo Matoba ...
Kanie (voice)
Hiroshi Aida ...
Comedian A (voice)
Nobuyuki Takano ...
Comedian B (voice)
Jackie Sylvester ...
Twin A (voice)
Richard O'Sallivan ...
Twin B (voice)
Douglas Cartwright ...
Bodyguard A (voice)
William Rain ...
Bodyguard B (voice)
Gary Wynn-Jones ...
Bodyguard C (voice)
Naho Hirokawa ...
Street Kid A (voice)
Itsumi Sawada ...
Street Kid B (voice)
Tomoko Furakawa ...
Reporter (voice)
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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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When the Subway train explodes, you can see a promotional poster for 'Kite' visible on the wall. See more »

Quotes

Sawa: Be patient my friends. Very soon. Oburi will come home to us. Right?
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2 April 2001 | by (Rockville, MD, USA) – See all my reviews

Solidly built anime and a pleasure to watch. Character development is believable, although predictable. The story feels slightly sketchy and rushed closer to the end. Bonus points for the absence of "will be continued in #2" hint. Absolutely worth watching and owning.


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