Gunslinger Girl

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(ended 2008)

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Gunslinger Girl

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Set in modern Italy, Gunslinger Girl is the tragic tale of a group of young girls taken from hospitals from all over the country, who are cybernetically enhanced, brainwashed and trained to be assassins by a secret branch of the Public Corporation for Social Welfare. Each of the girls are assigned to a trainer, also known as their "brother" whom oversee their mechanized girl's training and the missions she's sent on. Hennreita, the newest girl to be brought to section 2, was discovered by her soon-to-be "brother" Josie after he found her in a hospitable, the victim of a serial homicide that left her the sole surviver of her family of six. Being new to the Public Corporation for Social Welfare himself, Josie is unskilled in the rearing of a mechanized body and he ends up treating Heneritta more like his daughter, buying her gifts, educating her and protecting her, far from the harsh measures that the other girls receive from their brothers who treat them more like an expendable machine. This show is based on the comic books (manga) Gunlsinger Girl written and drawn by Yu Aida. The opening song performed in every episode is: The Light Before We Land performed by The Delgados. The ending theme in every episode is: Dopo Il Sogno (After the dream) performed by Opus. The second season is known under the title Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino. It ran from January 7th 2008 till March 31st 2008.moreless
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Animation

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relationship woes, light science fiction, ruthless killing, Anime, epic battles