Death Frenzy

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Shigurui is a manga series written by Norio Nanjo and illustrated by Takayuki Yamaguchi, based on the first chapter of the novel Suruga-jō Gozen Jiai by Norio Nanjō.

An animated television adaptation, based on the first 32 chapters of the manga, aired on WOWOW July 19th, 2007 to October 12th, 2007. The series was directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki, written by Seishi Minakami, and produced by Madhouse Studios.

The series is noted for its realistic graphic violence and nudity as well as its abrupt ending. The anime was licensed in North America by Funimation Entertainment under the fully translated title Shigurui: Death Frenzy. The licensing was announced in May 2008 and the full series was released on March 31st, 2009 on Blu-ray and DVD.

  1. Takayuki Yamaguchi


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  1. Seizō Katō

    Seizō Katō

    Kogan Iwamoto

  2. Emi Shinohara

    Emi Shinohara

    Lady Iku

  3. Houko Kuwashima

    Houko Kuwashima

    Mie Iwamoto

  4. Namikawa Daisuke

    Namikawa Daisuke

    Gennosuke Fujiki

  5. Nozomu Sasaki

    Nozomu Sasaki

    Seigen Irako

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Death Frenzy

Season 1

2007 | 12 Episodes

Season 1 of Death Frenzy premiered on July 19, 2007.

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Death Frenzy
Death Frenzy



Original Name シグルイ

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 23m

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