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

TV Mini-Series  |   |  Animation, Crime, Drama
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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

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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When Sawa and Oburi are eating the apples, you can see a poster that is promoting the anime "Master Keaton". See more »

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Oburi: Sorry Akai, I hate to inconvenience you.
Akai: Oburi. Looks like you got something on your mind.
Oburi: Oh, fuck you! I should kill you know you son of a bitch!
Akai: Just relax, kid.
Oburi: Relax? Who the fuck was that fat pig on the train?
Akai: Just a cop. Just some stupid fucking cop from the SWAT team. I thought Kanie told you that. I swear!
Oburi: Well, that cop had a piece. He tried to take me out.
Akai: Sorry kid. Maybe he didn't wanna die?
Oburi: Shut the fuck up Akai. I'm sick of your bullshit. You can kiss my ass goodbye. I'm out. And...
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There are much better revenge films out there
14 December 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Much to my disappointment, this movie is not that great. It's about a young girl who has been trained as an assassin and her ultimate goal throughout the film is to find and kill the people who killed her parents. Not a terribly original story, but in can be done right. This is a case of doing it wrong. With no explanation, our main character, Sawa, already knows who killed her parents and she's just waiting for the right time to kill them I guess? I don't know why she waited as long as she did to kill them, but whatever. That's not the main problem I have. The main problem is without the hunting down the killer story line, the film is very uninteresting and quite boring. If you want a good revenge film, watch Kill Bill instead.


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