As time goes by and I learn more and more about gantz I have to say that I don't like too much about it. I'll explain, most people know that gantz released the anime before the beginning stages of the manga was even done. So it's like they release this anime to us that looks amazing with a very hard and unique story but the anime goes nowhere. After the first season so much has not been covered and so many of the players have not made it this far. As beautiful as gantz is it is too far advanced for itself. You could say that this series is way ahead of its time or you could say its creators had too much on their plate. In the second season some new players are added and some new weapons as well but other than that not much is new. Kei's lust for Kishimoto gets more intense and Kato's pain increases as well.
That's basically all you really get from gantz and as my friend Antonio said the ending is too ambiguous and I know why, it's because it's done but it's not done. The anime is done but the story is way far from done. Here is a good example, in the anime the characters just die but in the manga you find out that most of the characters that died can be revived. There are crazy weapons like the Gantz bike that are never introduced, and characters you never see, everything is hurried to just end the anime. They have almost ruined any chances of actually releasing a classic gantz anime because they didn't write the manga and use it as the guide for the anime.
This isn't like other anime where they used the manga to make the anime and left out some details, this is just some slop someone put together to keep people occupied until the manga came out. Even worse they're not making the manga for Americans yet so who knows how long people will have to wait to know the truth about gantz. The manga has 20 volumes and is still ongoing but still none licensed for the U.S.. I really don't know what to tell fans except to learn Japanese and try to get a Japanese copy of the manga but other than that you'll have to wait out until it gets licensed in the U.S.. This is still an ok anime but it just is ahead of its time and really needs to be done over or at least continued the right way.
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Keith A Jones (liago4)
Aug 15, 2010
Sep 9, 2013 04:22 PM UTC
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Gantz was the most notorious Anime series of 2005 but it s the second season where they really upped the ante! With more blood guts and alien gore than any other series the Gantz Season Two thin-pack is guaranteed to fly off your shelves!System Requirements:Running Time 325 Mins.Format: DVD MOVIE Genre: ANIMATION/ADULT SWIM Rating: NR UPC: 702727146824 Manufacturer No: DGZ/BX200