Baccano!

TV (13 eps)
4.46 out of 5 from 15,380 votes
Rank #79

It's the 1930s, and Mafia groups fight for supremacy in American cities. Young Firo joins the secretive Camorra group; a meek street boy, Jacuzzi, finds himself the leader of a gang of thugs; an alchemist is producing a liquor of immortality, and a homunculus tries to retrieve it; and upbeat thieves Isaac and Miria head to New York after failing to strike gold in California. They ride the novel train, the Flying Pussyfoot, across the continent. However they find themselves embroiled in a ruckus caused by gangs, terrorists, serial killers, and others as multiple stories intertwine and unfold on this fateful ride. All are haunted and hunted by the legendary Rail Tracer...

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mariprosa's avatar by mariprosa on Jan 12, 2008
Score: 8.5/10

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The 1930s were a time when many societies hit economic depressive lows, Black Tuesday might have been the start of the Great Depression, but it reared its ugly head and took hold of the lives of many people in the 30s, leaving them desitute and struggling to make ends meet. Yet, there were those lurking in the shadows that made it big and continued to live in luxury, a luxury entangled in blood... read more

AnimeLordofShadows's avatar by AnimeLordofShadows on Feb 13, 2013
Score: 10/10

Baccano is such a masterpiece. The story flows as if people are pulling out random newspaper clips from a file but they flow so well together your just waiting for the next episode to come along and explain what will happen next and if your characters will live or die or be brought back from the dead! this is such a good thriller and i love the attention to detail they have for all the music being mostly done... read more

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Baccano! (Light Novel) 2002 TBD
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