A masochistic mobster meets his match in the dark streets of Tokyo. His nemesis, Ichi, is a psychopathic killer with an unrelenting thirst for bloodshed. A horrifying secret burns in his mind, and his hands deal death without mercy. At last, the shrouds of mystery are parted to reveal the origin of the monster. The city will know its greatest fear at the unveiling of Ichi the Killer.
|Title||Ichi The Killer: Episode 0|
|Original Title||殺し屋１ THE ANIMATION EPISODE 0|
|Release Date||September 27th, 2002|
|Genres||Animation, Drama, Horror, Thriller|
|Writers||Tsuneo Ninomiya, Sakichi Satô, Hideo Yamamoto|
|Plot Keywords||yakuza, psychopath, prequel, extreme violence, origin of hero|