I: Wish You Were Here


Zaion: I Wish You Were Here

Edit
What would you like to edit?
 

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Anata ga Koko ni Itehoshii
Japanese: i -wish you were here- ~あなたがここにいてほしい~
English: Zaion: I Wish You Were Here
More titles

Information

Type: TV Special
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2001 to Nov 24, 2001
Producers: GDH, Media Factory
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: Gonzo
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 27 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 5.981 (scored by 39943,994 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #100972
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6229
Members: 10,749
Favorites: 13

Available At


Resources


Streaming Platforms

5.98
Ranked #10097Popularity #6229Members 10,749
Add to My List
Episodes: /4

Synopsis

In the future, a meteor crashes into Earth and brings with it a virulent form of life. This virus is known as M34 and attacks humans, turning them into vicious monsters. Most of the human population is wiped out, thus government agencies are formed to fight the virus. One of the groups, NOA, inserts nanomachines into the bodies of its soldiers; these machines allow them to transform and fight off the infected. Unfortunately, the virus mutates and becomes too strong for NOA to handle. Now the fate of the world rests in the hands of 16-year-old girl with the power to defeat the virus.

(Source: AniDB)

Background

No background information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding background information here.

Episode Videos


Characters & Voice Actors

Changpuek

Supporting
Hirata, Hiroaki
Japanese

Tatsumi, Shinji

Supporting
Yamagishi, Isao
Japanese

Tao

Supporting
Park, Romi
Japanese

Kurosawa, Naoki

Supporting
Hirao, Jin
Japanese

Domeki

Supporting
Gouri, Daisuke
Japanese

Staff

Ishikawa, Manabu
Producer
Mizushima, Seiji
Director, Storyboard
Tsuruoka, Youta
Sound Director
Kanbe, Hiroyuki
Storyboard


Edit

Opening Theme

Preview
Spotify
Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
No opening themes have been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding an opening theme here.
Edit

Ending Theme

"Lunatic Trance" by An Evant




Reviews

Jan 7, 2009
Zaion is a basically a story about a meteorite which landed on Earth containing an alien virus that has begun infecting humans. So basically this is very similar to the Resident Evil theme. The story must also take place in the future because they have warriors using nano-technology and mecha-type machines to fight against these mutated humans. They also decided to stick in a bit of romance which is basically a love at first site ordeal. Overall, the series is worth watching considering it's only 4 episodes and can be watched while ...
Nov 6, 2009
Mixed Feelings
Zaion is an exercise in lack of thought. Not defective thought like some animes, no half-baked explanations of convienient plot twists, but a nearly complete lack of interest on the part of the writers. The second half begins to redeem the show but it's already too late. Mediocre story, stale characters, and glaring holes in logic have done their damage.

The Setting:
At some point in the past (at least 1 year ago tho no time frame is given) a meteor fell to earth releasing an alien virus that causes the infected to turn into rampaging mutant monsters, infecting anyone they touch. There is no cure ...
Mar 19, 2022
I: Wish You Were Here is a story about an alien virus pandemic that is turning humans into monsters and our main protagonists are in the team that is fighting against them. The anime was pretty short and with much-needed progress

The anime had a very basic plot that had no originality whatsoever and on top of that, the story was poorly written. The use of CGI was horrific but looking at the time it was released the Japanese media was still struggling with the concept of CGI. Putting aside CGI the art itself was pretty fine. The characters were written by amateurs from what can ...

Interest Stacks

38 Entries · 3 Restacks
by IdeDial
48 Entries · 12 Restacks

Recommendations


Recent News


Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Zaion: I Wish You Were Here Episode 4 Discussion
Gemelle - Dec 17, 2007
12 repliesby Darkdaxter »»
Feb 28, 2023 7:02 PM
Poll: Zaion: I Wish You Were Here Episode 2 Discussion
VARIAchan - Feb 10, 2011
3 repliesby Eyth »»
May 3, 2022 5:05 AM
Poll: Zaion: I Wish You Were Here Episode 1 Discussion
DarthDaimyo - Jul 17, 2009
7 repliesby Eyth »»
May 2, 2022 1:55 PM
Poll: Zaion: I Wish You Were Here Episode 3 Discussion
DarthDaimyo - Jul 17, 2009
3 repliesby BurntJelly »»
Aug 16, 2015 5:35 PM