Golgo 13 Complete Collection Blu-ray

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About Golgo 13 Complete Collection Blu-ray

Golgo 13 Complete Collection contains episodes 1-50.

His targets never see it coming and he's never caught. If there is a witness to the kill, that poor SOB winds up dead too. People say he's a ghost. A machine. A monster. He's Golgo 13, the most feared assassin in the world, the professional's professional, the killer of killers. And now he's back with 50 targeted missions that will keep you glued to the screen (and away from the windows).

Special Features: Clean Opening Animation, Clean Closing Animation.

Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles.

Details

  • Publisher: SENTAI FILMWORKS
  • Media: Blu-ray
  • Spoken Language: English, Japanese
  • Subtitle Language: English
  • Genre: Action, Drama
  • Themes: Adventure
  • Age Rating: 17+
  • Run Time: 1250
  • Release Date: 9/17/2013
  • Dimensional Weight: 0.4
  • Region Code: A

Ratings & Reviews

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The most feared assassin in the world Golgo 13

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I'll start with the best part about this show it's story. Golgo 13 is known by the crime, espionage, and political world as the best assassin for hire. He's never failed a job and has a perfect shot. He has dangerous rivals, if a client disobeys Golgo's rules, they'll pay for it dearly. This TV series is based on episodes from the Golgo 13 graphic novel series from Takao Saito and Saito Productions. None of the episodes are a direct "sequel" to each other.

The animation isn't the best around, but it is highly detailed. The animators did a superb job of taking the graphic novel art style and making it look modern and clean. The VA is what id'e say is the worst part of the show. For the most part it's very high end, but around the later episodes it goes downhill. Just comes at inappropriate times and throws the mood of the show off. Still a great classic that stays true to it's manga counter-part.

Campy, entertaining, and suspenseful.

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I always liked the Golgo 13: an all-business assassin, kinda like a Japanese James Bond but much more cold. I guess the best way to describe this newer anime adaptation would be that it's campy, but still manages to build suspense and drama, and ends up being very entertaining. I wouldn't get hung up on the details of guns and marksmanship, this is about Golgo being a badass and making sure nobody crosses him.

Each episode is its own story so there's a nice wrap-up at the end and you aren't left hanging if you watch in short bursts. If you're a fan of seedy crime drama and a heavy emphasis on what seems like a throwback to classic TV storytelling with all the occasional silliness that brings, you'll enjoy all 50 episodes.

As a blu-ray the biggest disappointment I had was that the discs aren't titled and they have no preview image if your disc player displays them. The discs themselves are distinct with their own separate art of Golgo in various poses.

Do Not Walk By Him If You Value Addictive Anime!

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Cold, calculating, methodical and emotionless, Duke Togo, AKA Golgo 13, is the best of the best of the best in the industry of contract killers. He's uncannily illusive, he's a ghost, he's a phantom...it's rumored whether or not he is actually human. If he agrees to your request, it's a stamped guarantee that your desired target will be exterminated leaving absolutely no stitch of evidence behind leading it to either you or especially him.

Each episode is a stand-alone story with a different target, a different scenario, but the same impeccable and flawless results. Golgo 13 is an original series that simply cannot be skipped if you are a fan of crime/action anime.

A True Monster of the Week

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At any price, this collection is worth a pick-up. It's a definite outlier, in the sense that every episode is its own: the best way to describe it is like a monster of the week, in that it's an open-and-shut case with each iteration. If you leave it in the middle of the series, you can pick it back up without worrying that you'll forget what's going on, and that's a beautiful thing. On top of that, Golgo 13 is a bad ass and each episode is worth watching. You may not be wondering "if he'll make his mark", but rather, how he'll do it! Watch it, and you'll be gunning for the play next button every time. He shoots, he scores, he'll blow you away!

Outstanding!

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Personally I have to star saying that I've never meet an anime character such as Duke Togo a.k.a. Golgo 13, and that is something that turn me into a BIG fan of this series! The blu-ray is worth the price, quality of the video and the subtitles are very good! Among the features I noticed that the clean endings should have been 4 however only 3 are shown, still not a deal breaker! Give yourself the chance to inmerse yourself into the world of Golgo 13!!!