GANTZ (2011)

GANTZ is a 2011 Japanese movie and the first of a 2-part live-action film adaptation of a Hiroya Oku manga directed by Shinsuke Sato. It was followed by GANTZ: Perfect Answer.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
GANTZ Zenpen
Release date
January 29, 2011
Distributed by
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Two men, Kurono and his childhood friend Kato, die in a train accident and are given a second chance at life by a mysterious sphere called “Gantz”.

Gantz gives them technological outfits which give them super powers and tasks them with assassinating various dangerous aliens. They earn “points” for successful missions, but the rules of the game keep changing as the risk of permanent death grows.

Featured Cast

Actor Role
Kenichi Matsuyama Kenichi Matsuyama Kato
Kazunari Ninomiya Kazunari Ninomiya Kurono
natsuna Natsuna
ayako-yoshitani Ayako Yoshitani
Kanata Hongo Kanata Hongo
kensuke-chisaka Kensuke Chisaka
mukau-nakamura Mukau Nakamura
Shunya Shiraishi Shunya Shiraishi
Takayuki Yamada Takayuki Yamada
Tomorowo Taguchi Tomorowo Taguchi
Yuriko Yoshitaka Yuriko Yoshitaka
misaki-kinoshita Misaki Kinoshita High school student

Latest news

  • Natsune / Kei Kishimoto

    New GANTZ preview

    Here is what I'm assuming is the latest preview for the upcoming 2-part live-action adaptation of Hiroya Oku's GANTZ and the closest thing to a genuine trailer that's been released so far...

    7 years ago
  • Gantz website splash image

    2 live-action “Gantz” movies coming in 2011

    Director Shinsuke Sato is set to start working on the first of two live-action Gantz films based on Hiroya Oku’s manga sometime next month. The two lead roles will be played by Kazunari Ninomiya of...

    8 years ago


  • Trailer (Japanese)

    Added 7 years ago
  • Second Teaser (Japanese)

    Added 7 years ago
  • Teaser (Japanese)

    Added 7 years ago


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Last Updated 31 Jul 2014 at 22:24