Dead Leaves is a 2004 Japanese anime science fiction film produced by animation studio Production I.G. It was distributed in Japan by Shochiku, in North America, Canada and the U.K. by Manga Entertainment, and in Australia and New Zealand by Madman Entertainment. It is directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi. It is notable for its fast pace and energetic visual style.
Why it Rocks
- The artstyle is great.
- Extreme action scenes.
- It made Hiroyuki Imaishi’s career more successful.
- Pandy and Retro make a pretty great duo.
- The plot is very creative.
- Great antagonists, like 666, 777, and Galactica.
- Not for the faint hearted, because the bloodshed can be too much for some.
- The fact that Chinko’s drill is also his private part might gross out some viewers.