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  • TV-14
  • 2003
  • 1 Season
  • 7.9  (5,371)

In the world of the show Gungrave, death is not always the end. The story centers around two characters, Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowell, who are members of a powerful criminal organization known as Millenion. The two become close friends and work their way up the ranks, but their ambition and loyalty to one another eventually leads them down a dark path.

The series is divided into two parts, with the first half focusing on the rise of Brandon and Harry in Millenion. The second half takes place years later, with Brandon being resurrected as a powerful undead creature known as a Gungrave. He has no memory of his past life, but is driven by a need for revenge against those who wronged him.

The show features a large cast of characters, each with their own unique abilities and personalities. Michael McConnohie voices the lead character, Brandon Heat/Gungrave, with Beau Billingslea as his best friend Harry MacDowell. Masahiko Tanaka plays the powerful crime boss Big Daddy, and Kijokava Motomu voices the mysterious Dr. Tokioka.

Kirk Thornton provides the voice for Bunji Kugashira, an enforcer for Millenion who has a deep respect for Brandon. Michiko Neya plays Mika Asagi, a childhood friend of both Brandon and Harry who becomes caught up in their criminal activities. Kari Wahlgren voices Maria Asagi, Mika's mother and the love interest of both Brandon and Harry.

Other notable voice actors in the series include Tomokazu Seki as Lee, Kikuko Inoue as Sherry Walken, and Iemasa Kayumi as Bear Walken. Lex Lang plays Blood War, one of the main antagonists of the series, with Takehito Koyasu as Grave, the original name of Brandon's undead form.

Doug Stone voices Jester, a mysterious figure who seems to have a connection to Brandon's past. Chafurin plays Balladbird Lee, a singer who performs music that sometimes predicts the future. Jamieson Price plays Bob Poundmax, an enforcer for Millenion with a love for big guns.

Other voice actors in the series include Tsutomu Isobe as a doctor who helps Brandon after he becomes Gungrave, Tom Wyner as Vice-President Birdie, Bob Papenbrook as President Harry McDowell, and Dave Mallow as Kenny.

Gungrave was originally a 2002 video game created by Yasuhiro Nightow, and the anime adaptation aired from 2003-2004. The show combines elements of action, drama, and sci-fi to create a unique world and story. The animation is gritty and stylish, with a focus on detailed character designs.

Overall, Gungrave is a complex and emotional tale about loyalty, betrayal, and the consequences of one's actions. The show features a large and talented voice cast, with each actor bringing their character to life in a distinct and memorable way.

Gungrave is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (27 episodes). The series first aired on October 6, 2003.

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Dusk of the Destroyers
26. Dusk of the Destroyers
March 29, 2004
At long last, Grave and Harry have come face to face. Will they fight to the death? Or will they join forces for one final run at glory?
25. Then
March 22, 2004
Harry lays his wife to rest before being attacked by those who would see him dead. He's knocked unconscious during his escape attempt, and when he comes to, Grave has him cornered.
Last Bullet
24. Last Bullet
March 15, 2004
The Millennion board members make an ill-fated attempt on Harry's life, but someone he cares about is mortally wounded in the process. Meanwhile, Grave shows signs of long-overdue decay.
23. Daughter
March 8, 2004
Grave and Mika bury their dead friends before the resurrected assassin readies himself for a violent altercation with Bear.
22. Remorse
March 1, 2004
Lee uses Mika as bait to lure Grave within striking distance, and Dr. Tokioka races to the scene of the fight with powerful new ammunition he prepared for the occasion.
21. Duty
February 23, 2004
Dr. Tokioka risks his life to gather top secret information on the enemy's weaknesses, and Lee goes on a murderous rampage to avenge the death of his friend.
20. Brother
February 16, 2004
After escorting Mika on a walk down memory lane, Grave prepares for a showdown with Bunji, who has a few deadly tricks up his sleeve.
19. Superior
February 9, 2004
Grave begins his quest to track down Harry, and Bob volunteers to test out a risky procedure in the hopes of saving his best friend's life.
18. Grave
February 2, 2004
Upon his resurrection, Brandon is a given a new name, Beyond the Grave, and a new job: protect Mika from harm as she investigates her mother's murder.
17. Mika
January 26, 2004
Years after Bid Daddy's murder, Harry orders his men to eliminate a rumored heir to the dead man's kingdom. When Maria is killed in the process, Brandon moves one step closer to his awakening.
16. Letter
January 19, 2004
Big Daddy learns the truth about Harry's underhanded dealings, so he sets out to settle the score with his once-trusted ally. Maria is given the job of protecting Brandon while he "sleeps."
15. Harry
January 12, 2004
Before making his play for control of Millennion, Harry covers his bloody tracks by painting Brandon as an embezzler. Back at the lab, Dr. Tokioka breathes new life into a slain gunslinger.
14. Die
January 5, 2004
Harry's true nature is finally revealed when he asks Brandon to do the unthinkable. The sweeper draws on his old friend, but his inability to pull the trigger may lead to his downfall.
13. Betrayal
December 27, 2003
Big Daddy tricks Brandon into visiting Maria before dropping a bombshell on his number one killer. Harry frames an innocent man to protect his interests in a very secret project.
12. Kind
December 22, 2003
While Brandon takes a long look at his solitary existence, Harry considers life as a married man. Meanwhile, Bunji botches a job, and Bid Daddy finally tells Maria the truth.
11. Heat
December 15, 2003
Harry strikes a bargain with a traitor, and Brandon puts a bullet in an assassin who doesn't plan on staying dead for very long.
10. Conflict
December 8, 2003
Millennion's top executives are being murdered, and Harry is given three days to deal with the problem. Elsewhere, Brandon receives a job offer from a murderous madman.
9. Dispute
December 1, 2003
A ruthless hit man responsible for over three hundred kills is released from prison only to discover that an old friend has been working on project that will literally raise the dead.
8. Family
November 24, 2003
Brandon and Harry are officially inducted as members of the family, but the party screeches to a halt when a murderous traitor is discovered amongst the guests.
5 Years Later
7. 5 Years Later
November 17, 2003
Half a decade after joining Millennion, Brandon has become one of the gang's top sweepers and Harry is more powerful than ever. Their success was hard-earned, and they've got the enemies to prove it.
Big Daddy
6. Big Daddy
November 10, 2003
Brandon's visit with Maria raises concern among his new friends. Elsewhere, a rival gang makes plans to crash a Millennion party and take a shot at Big Daddy.
5. Millennion
November 3, 2003
After joining up with Millennion, Brandon is put to work persuading gamblers to make good on their bets, and Harry becomes the right hand man to a top executive.
4. Go
October 27, 2003
A somber visit to the graveyard turns ugly when Brandon and Harry make a dangerous enemy. Lucky for them, a powerful mourner is there to bail them out.
3. Rain
October 20, 2003
Harry and his men return from their mission only to find Joris dead. Later, Mad Dog responds to his brother's pathetic cowardice by going on a killing spree.
Young Dogs
2. Young Dogs
October 13, 2003
Kenny is abducted by ruthless thugs after stealing a priceless necklace, so Harry rounds up the gang for a rescue mission.
Destroyer In The Dusk
1. Destroyer In The Dusk
October 6, 2003
After emerging from his death-like slumber, Beyond the Grave must defend Mika and Dr. Tokioka from a bloodthirsty hoard of shape-shifting creatures.
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  • Premiere Date
    October 6, 2003
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (5,371)