Ichi the Killer: Episode 0

Alt titles: Koroshiya Ichi the Animation: Episode 0

OVA (1 ep x 45 min)
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2.274 out of 5 from 627 votes
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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's avatar by sothis on Oct 1, 2008
Score: 6.8/10

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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

saviornt's avatar by saviornt on Dec 14, 2009
Score: 9/10

Both the movie and the anime are extremely sick, twisted, perverted, and deal with the mixing of extreme pain and death with sex.This will actually make some people sick, and is NOT RECOMMENDED if you have even a small amount of sanity left :pI knew what to expect from the anime before going into it, as I have seen the movie (which I can say, I still can't sit through the entire thing in one sitting, I have to... read more

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