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Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom

Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2009 to Sep 25, 2009
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
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Statistics

Score: 8.281 (scored by 38426 users)
Ranked: #2222
Popularity: #228
Members: 81,087
Favorites: 2,009
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Mafia is rife in America where assassinations are a regular occurrence on the streets. Inferno, a mysterious company, is behind most of these dealings through the use of their near-invincible human weapon, "Phantom."

One day, a Japanese tourist accidentally witnesses Phantom's latest murder. Desperate to escape, the tourist hides in a secluded building. However, Phantom, revealed to be a young woman named Ein, and the leader of Inferno "Scythe Master" captures the tourist and brainwashes him.

Given the name "Zwei," this once peaceful tourist is now a puppet of Inferno with no memories. Drawn into a world of lies, deceit, and violence, Zwei must fight to survive, hopefully to one day regain his memories and escape from this world where he is constantly on the brink of death.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Related Anime

Adaptation: Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~
Alternative version: Phantom: The Animation
Spin-off: Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom Picture Drama

Characters & Voice Actors

Zwei
Zwei
Main
Irino, Miyu
Japanese
Irino, Miyu
Pittman, Newton
English
Pittman, Newton
Ein
Ein
Main
Takagaki, Ayahi
Japanese
Takagaki, Ayahi
Seidel, Lindsay
English
Seidel, Lindsay
Devens, Cal
Devens, Cal
Main
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Japanese
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Karbowski, Brittney
English
Karbowski, Brittney
Wallace
Wallace
Supporting
Miyake, Kenta
Japanese
Miyake, Kenta
Massey, Bryan
English
Massey, Bryan

Staff

Ito, Yoshiyuki
Producer
Kamo, Ayumi
Director, Background Art
Mashimo, Koichi
Director, Storyboard
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director



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Apr 27, 2013
Patches1980s
I can imagine many people bashing their heads against the wall trying to write a review for this anime without revealing spoilers; so I'm going to do this as best as possible...

Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom. One thing for sure is that this is one masterfully written and awesomely portrayed bit of story telling. In the twenty six episodes you'll find that you keep saying to yourself: "just one more episode", since it is almost impossible to watch just one episode at a time. (I gave the story a solid 10/10).

The art and sound department did a superb job (the opening theme "Karma" in read more
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Aug 16, 2013
Zumorito
'' I can not escape from those darkened black eyes''

Phantom: Requiem of the Phantom.
If you have been captured alive and pushed to the brink of death, and as reward for survival would be your life, what would you do? If the serious question was made if you were worthy to live or should just die, what would you do?In most situations panic would break out within a normal human being. But there are some that release a kind of instinct;the power to survive.

Phantom: Requiem of the Phantom is one of a kind; a series that takes their own story trough a fly staircase of read more
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Recommendations

Darker than black, combined with a few "American hitman movies" like Bourne, Leon, Wanted... would get you Requiem for the Phantom,
as both main characters are assassins working for a crime Syndicate.
The similarities between these two great series are evident. Average Japanese guy gets involved with a not exactly legal organization and sees his life changing completely. His initial innocence also fades more and more. Both anime are mature, dark, violent, with a rotten and outlaw feeling, and have great animation and music. Add guns, mafia, action, and you'll get some really good entertainment.

Opening Theme

#1: "Karma" by KOKIA (eps 1-19)
#2: "Senritsu no Kodomotachi (戦慄の子供たち)" by ALI PROJECT (20-26)

Ending Theme

#1: "Jigoku no Mon (地獄の門)" by ALI PROJECT (1-19)
#2: "Transparent" by KOKIA (20-26)

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