Carnival Phantasm

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Synonyms: Carnival Phantasm
Japanese: カーニバル・ファンタズム


Type: OVA
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 14, 2011 to Dec 31, 2011
Producers: Bandai Visual, Notes
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Lerche
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: ParodyParody
Duration: 14 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.871 (scored by 9115091,150 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7662
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1109
Members: 186,117
Favorites: 1,552

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The Carnival Moment is a time when several narratives from Type-Moon's famous works intersect. It happens every decade in an entirely new dimension, and those who have never run into each other can meet. And what's more, all individuals involved gain the opportunity to fulfill any of their wishes! However, they will have to come a long way, as they will need to partake in contests.

In Carnival Phantasm, various characters are put into situations that ridicule their own worlds. Nevertheless, they all have the same objective: to win the contests by any means necessary!

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Carnival Phantasm was made in celebration of Type-Moon's 10th anniversary.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Higa, Yuuji
Saitou, Shigeru
Kishi, Seiji
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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"Super☆Affection (すーぱー☆あふぇくしょん)" by Minami Kuribayashi, Miyuki Hashimoto, Faylan, Aki Misato, yozuca*, rino

Ending Theme

1: "Fellows" by Masaaki Endoh (eps 1-10, 12)
2: "FINAL DEAD LANCER" by Yasuharu Takanashi (eps 11)

Aug 28, 2013
Okay. So, we have two quite serious franchises most well known for their Visual Novels, Anime... One of them having an anime, and strangely their Fighting Games too. What could we do with them next?

Make a spin-off? Okay... Give it to a freshman company that could ruin it all? Alright...
The result?



Carnival Phantasm is an OVA Comedy Sketch Anime based on the Manga called Take-MOON which was written by Type-MOON's Eri Takenashi to celebrate Type-MOON's 10th Anniversary.
Feb 7, 2012
As a gigantic Type-Moon fan, I recognize that this review may be a bit biased. Indeed, if you aren't familiar with any of the characters in Fate stay/night or Tsukihime, or the universe both stories take place in (aptly named the "Nasuverse" by fans after the author, Kinoko Nasu), then don't expect to enjoy it nearly as much as I did. On the other hand, if you are familiar with anything Type-Moon, then prepare for the best parody series in recent memory. In short, your knowledge of Type-Moon lore is directly proportional to the amount of enjoyment you will get out of this series. ...
May 26, 2015

Story- This don't need no story, its basically a whole bunch of comedic skits, so the presence of story is neither needed nor wanted

Art - It is an ONA so art isn't really gonna be that good considering the budget ONA's get, but the use of simplistic art favors the humor, in fact it wouldn't have been as good if the art was high budget.

Sound - Best Opening ever made, in all of creation.

Characters - All the Type Moon Characters, made brilliantly hilarious. Best Type Moon Fan service ever

Enjoyment - This represents that maximum ...

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Recent News

New OVA of Carnival Phantasm Announced

According to the official website, a Blu-ray of Type-moon Fes - 10th Anniversary Event - was announced to be released on January 16th 2013. It will carry a new 26 more

Short OVA 'Fate / Prototype' Released

In the third volume of Carnival Phantasm, a 12 min long anime "Fate/ Prototype", a prototype of Fate/stay night, was released as an extra. Fate/ Prototype was more

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