Paranoia Agent

2004 NR 1 season

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Paranoia Agent

2004 NR 1 season
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From anime innovator Satoshi Kon comes this unique, 13-episode television series intended for mature audiences. The Tokyo populace goes into panic mode after a string of seemingly random attacks by a bat-wielding lad on golden roller blades. As a pair of detectives probing the case attempt to discover whether the youngster is real or a malevolent specter, they become absorbed in an intricate web of circumstances and characters.
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Summary of Season 1 (2004) - 4 discs

From anime innovator Satoshi Kon comes this unique, 13-episode television series intended for mature audiences. The Tokyo populace goes into panic mode after a string of seemingly random attacks by a bat-wielding lad on golden roller blades. As a pair of detectives probing the case attempt to discover whether the youngster is real or a malevolent specter, they become absorbed in an intricate web of circumstances and characters.
Format
DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
Subtitles
English
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
age 15+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
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Reviews

age 15+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that the main character in this dark anime series is a serial killer who appears as a young, school-aged boy on inline skates; his weapon is a bent baseball bat. He strikes and kills, leaving victims dead in puddles of blood. But perhaps even more chilling, the show is a psychological study of inner human drama, observing how people suffer from despair and fear -- some real, some not. With its dark humor and plotlines and its mix of realty and fantasy, this anime is better suited for adults (and even those well-versed in this genre might have some trouble getting it).

Sexual Content

Depends on the episode. At least one features a woman with dissociative identity disorder who has a prostitute alter ego.

Violence

Frequent, severe animated violence. Many are bludgeoned and killed. One episode centered on Internet suicide pacts. Also, characters physically and verbally attack each other.

Language

Not much swearing, but definite name-calling -- "scum," "fool," and "monkey-brain" are typical.

Social Behavior

The show exaggerates people's weaknesses, particularly those demonstrating power.

Consumerism

Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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