Ichi the Killer: Episode 0

Alt title: Koroshiya Ichi the Animation: Episode 0

OVA (1 ep x 45 min)
2.302 of 5 from 722 votes
Rank #5,618

Hajime Shiroishi is a disturbed, troubled boy. He is bullied endlessly by his classmates, betrayed by those he calls friends, and privy to the bizarre sexual exploits of his parents; and to top it all off, he can’t cope with the fact that the idea of violence excites him thoroughly. As each day passes, Hajime finds himself slipping more and more into madness and the rage within him builds. It is only a matter of time before he snaps and becomes who he was meant to be: the ruthless and deranged Ichi the Killer...

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sothis Oct 1, 2008
Score 6.8/10

Violence? Check! Blatant and explicit sex? Check! Animal torture and otherwise deranged murders? Check! It could only be one thing: Ichi the Killer. Let's get one thing straight: I haven't seen the disturbingly famous Ichi the Killer live action movie, nor do I ever intend to. Torture for the sake of torture isn't my thing, and the only reason I picked up its prequel, Ichi the Killer Episode 0... read more

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xRNA77 Jan 19, 2015
Score 8/10

Obscure, Bizarre, Oddly exciting. This isn't one archetypical thing at all; it's not just the gore or the low budget animation that makes sex scenes grossly disturbing although entertaining that makes you doubt to conclude the film as you're watching it, it's the plot itself; As many traumas as one can get, the main character depicts everything that's wrong with modern society. This is a challenging... read more

Related manga

  • Vol: 1; Ch: 11
  • 1993
Ichi the Killer
  • Vol: 10; Ch: 101
  • 1998 - 2001



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