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Gunslinger Girl

Gunslinger Girl

Synopsis: In the heart of Italy, the social agency -Social to rescues hospitals' beds and offers a second chance in life using the latest in cyber advances. With their artificially enhanced bodies, girls suffer brainwashing and trained as killers to do the dirty work of the Italian government. Despite all the modifications, they are still just heart children, fighting for the recognition of those they love, even though they know that the love they feel is manufactured. This tragic tale unfolds when these girls deal with their emotions in an agency that treats them as nothing but cruel killers.

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- Information
- Trailer/OP
- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
- Related


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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Gunslinger Girl
  • Anime Name in Japanese: ガンスリンガー・ガール
  • Anime Name in English: Gunslinger Girl
  • Other names: Gunslinger Girls

Production information

  • Producers: Marvelous, Fuji TV
  • Licensors: Funimation
  • Studios: Madhouse

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 13
  • Date: October 9, 2003 - February 19, 2004
  • Genres: Action, drama, science fiction
  • Subjects: Military, psychological
  • Target: Seinen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 7.391
  • Popularity: 74396

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Gunslinger Girl": 

  • The anime is based on a manga written and illustrated by Yu Aida, which was published between 2002 and
  • The original title in Japanese is "Gansuringā Gāru", which means "gun girl".
  • The story takes place in Italy and follows the lives of young girls who were transformed into cyber killer by the Italian government.
  • The anime was produced by Madhouse studio and directed by Morio Asaka.
  • The anime's opening theme song is "The Light Before We Land" by the British band The Delgados.
  • The anime was first aired in Japan in 2003 and had a total of 52 episodes.
  • The anime was well received by critics and the public, being praised for its exciting story and well -developed characters.
  • The anime also inspired two games for PlayStation 2, released in 2004 and
  • The anime was licensed for display in the United States by Funimation Entertainment.
  • The anime addresses complex themes such as the ethics of using children such as weapons and the relationship between humans and machines.
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Main Characters

Below is the main characters of: "Gunslinger Girl"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

  • Henrietta (Luciana Baroli) - One of the protagonists, is a girl who was transformed into a cyber killer and has a strong emotional connection with her "handler".
  • Triela (Fernanda Bullara) - Another of the protagonists is a girl who was also transformed into a cyber killer but has a stronger and more independent personality.
  • Rico (Tatiane Keplmair) - One of the girls who has been transformed into a cyber killer, is the younger in the group and has a shy and reserved personality.
  • Claes (Raquel Marinho) - Another of the girls who was transformed into a cyber killer, is the most intellectual of the group and has a calm and quiet personality.
  • Jean Croce (Fábio Lucindo) - Henrietta's "handler" is an agent of the social welfare agency who takes care of killer girls.
  • Jose Croce (Thiago Longo) - Jean's older brother is also an agent of the social welfare agency and has a complicated relationship with Henrietta.

Summary and events

  1. The Social Welfare Agency (Social Welfare Agency) is created in Italy to combat organized crime.
  2. Orphaned or severely injured girls are selected to become killer cyborgs known as "Gunslinger Girls).
  3. Henrietta, one of the rental girls, is presented as the protagonist of the story.
  4. Henrietta is trained by her "tutor), José Croce, to become an efficient killer.
  5. Henrietta develops romantic feelings by Joseph, who is prohibited from corresponding to these feelings.
  6. Other rental girls are presented, including Triela, Claes, Rico and Angelica.
  7. The agency faces external threats, including terrorists and other criminal groups.
  8. The agency also faces internal threats, including the corruption of some of its members.
  9. Henrietta is seriously injured on a mission and undergoes surgery to become even more cyborg.
  10. Joseph is killed on a mission, leaving Henrietta devastated.
  11. Henrietta seeks revenge against those responsible for Joseph's death.
  12. The agency is investigated by a journalist who discovers the truth about rental girls and exposes the agency to the public.
  13. The agency is dissolved and the rental girls are released from their obligations.
  14. Henrietta and the other rental girls are forced to face an uncertain future.

What happens in the end?

Below we have a summary of what happens at the end of the anime Gunslinger GirlWe have placed a Spoiler alert, just click below to display the content of the end of the work.

At the end of Gunslinger Girl's manga, the social welfare agency is dissolved and girls are transferred to other organizations. Henrietta and Jose meet and decide to live together, while Tiela and Hillshire depart on a mission together. Rico and Jean also meet and decide to retire together. However, the threat of the Padania organization still persists and the story ends with the suggestion that girls will continue to fight.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

See below the list of games available for different platforms related to anime: Gunslinger Girl

  • Gunslinger Girl: Vol. 1 - Il Teatrino (PlayStation 2)
  • Gunslinger Girl: Vol. 2 - Vita (PlayStation Vita)
  • Gunslinger Girl: Vol. 3 - Angels of the Past (Nintendo DS)

See below a list of OVAs, Specials, and Movies related to anime: Gunslinger Girl

  • Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino
  • Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino OVA
  • Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino OVA - Yellow Elegy

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Meaning of Gunslinger Girl

Let's look at the translation of each word and explanation of the anime's name: 

  • ガンスリンガー (Gansuringā) - "Firearms shooter"
  • ガール (Gāru) - It means "girl"
The name of the anime "ガンスリンガガンスリンガ・ ・ガ ルル" (Gansuringā Gāru) can be translated as a "firearm -shooting girl." The anime tells the story of a young girl who becomes a skillful throw and faces various challenges and opponents.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Gunslinger Girl has a total of 13 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
You can watch the anime Gunslinger Girl on Crunchyroll, Netflix, or any other streaming site where the work is available. Availability will depend on your current location.
The decision to produce new seasons of the anime Gunslinger Girl usually depends on various factors, such as DVD/Blu-ray sales, merchandise, popularity of the original material. This information can be found throughout the page. The anime's popularity reached on "MyAnimeList" the following number of members: 74396