|release date||February 15 2012|
|studio||Aniplex of America|
|starring||Mirai Kataoka, Takuma Negishi, Ami Taniguchi|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisThe country is being invaded by ferocious fish with sharp metal legs, hell-bent on death and destruction! Amidst the carnage, Kaori embarks on a desperate quest to find her missing boyfriend before he is lost to the mayhem that is sweeping the land. Facing four-legged killer sharks, machine driven squid and the myriad dangers of Tokyo, now an urban war zone, Kaori must find the truth behind these mechanical monsters and face an evil greater than she ever could have imagined. Based on the popular manga from the master of the macabre, Junji Ito (Tomie, Uzumaki), Gyo: Tokyo Fish Attack! is a bizarre thrill-ride that has to be seen to be believed.
Reviewed by By Michael Ferraro: Perhaps it should be known that, aside from some of Miyazaki’s work (especially Spirited Away), there hasn’t been too much in the anime world that has truly captured my imagination. I think it started with Akira, which I first saw when I was a freshman in high school. I never understood the hype around it, and when I finally got around to seeing the original source material, I understood said hype even less. As the years progressed, I have seen only a limited amount of anime since (so by no means am I a scholar). …Read More