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Kite 

A kaito (original title)
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She may be cute. She may be young. She may seem innocent and naive, but don't be fooled. She's a cold-blooded killer, and if you're on the wrong side of the law, you may be her next target.... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Konami Yoshida ...  Sawa 2 episodes, 1998
Kinryû Arimoto Kinryû Arimoto ...  Akai 2 episodes, 1998
Kôsuke Okano ...  Oburi 2 episodes, 1998
Tatsuo Matoba Tatsuo Matoba ...  Kanie 2 episodes, 1998
Naho Hirokawa Naho Hirokawa ...  Street Kid A 2 episodes, 1998
Itsumi Sawada Itsumi Sawada ...  Street Kid B 2 episodes, 1998
Charlie Watson Charlie Watson ...  Sawa 2 episodes, 1998
Dave Underwood ...  Akai 2 episodes, 1998
Shane Callahan ...  Oburi 2 episodes, 1998
Chuck Denson Jr. ...  Kanie 2 episodes, 1998
Larry Tobias ...  Additional Voices 2 episodes, 1998
Tamara Mercer ...  Additional Voices 2 episodes, 1998
David Richani David Richani ...  Additional Voices / ... 2 episodes, 1998
David Alan Pickelsimer David Alan Pickelsimer ...  Boy 2 episodes, 1998
Rachel Seidman-Lockamy Rachel Seidman-Lockamy ...  Girl 2 episodes, 1998
Paul Johnson Paul Johnson ...  Additional Voices / ... 2 episodes, 1998
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Storyline

She may be cute. She may be young. She may seem innocent and naive, but don't be fooled. She's a cold-blooded killer, and if you're on the wrong side of the law, you may be her next target. After being orphaned at a young age, her parents victims of a brutal double murder, Sawa was taken in by the detective assigned to her case. Not content to just watch as the imperfect justice system let more and more criminals go loose every day, he's decided to train her to be his instrument of justice. After all, who'd suspect a pretty college student of being a deadly vigilante? Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

7 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kite See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(censored) | (uncut) | (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The retail price of the Japanese Laserdiscs of Kite were ¥6,800 each. See more »

Alternate Versions

The International Version released in Japan is missing the following scenes: The international version is missing the entire sex scene between Akai and Sawa. Their voices can be heard off-screen, The start of a tracking shot is missing in the international version, Oburi is shown longer as he descends the escalator, he flash back of a sex scene between Akai and Sawa is drawn slightly differently in the International version, The International Version is drawn differently as the guy leaps at Sawa from behind and both fall out of the hole in the high-rise building. The ending credits of the first episode as well as the Green Bunny logo at the beginning of episode two are missing in the International Version, Another part of the second episode's credits is missing in the International Version, The International Version is missing a shot of the building's interior as Sawa and the guy fall down. A man and a woman are having sex as the two speed past the window, After the scene at the police station: A short tracking shot outside Kanie's apartment is missing. Cut to inside. Kanie is having sex with a tied-up and gagged young woman as he suddenly notices a sound. He quickly draws his weapon, but it's only Akai asking if he was done soon. Kanie puts his gun aside as Akai draws a knife. In the scene when Kanie talks on the phone, the girl pleasures Akai. The International Version shows a completely different shot. The International Version shows Akai a little longer before fading to black. Conversely, it completely misses Oburi being, at gun point, forced by Kanie to watch Akai having sex with Sawa. Short flash backs are missing, too. Finally, you can see Akai's ear wound bursting open and blood squirting on the bed. See more »

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Referenced in No Doubt: Ex-Girlfriend (2000) See more »

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A bit overrated
8 July 2018 | by mhorg2018See all my reviews

Kite is an orphaned girl who kills for her controller, who supposedly saved her. Filled with some real gore, super violent content and a decent story line, avoid the lame live action movie and see this instead.


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