I: Wish You Were Here

Zaion: I Wish You Were Here

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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
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Type: TV
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2001 to Nov 24, 2001
Premiered: Fall 2001
Broadcast: Unknown
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)


Score: 6.001 (scored by 38703,870 users)
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Ranked: #88332
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Popularity: #5949
Members: 10,315
Favorites: 12

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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.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Hirata, Hiroaki

Tatsumi, Shinji

Yamagishi, Isao


Park, Romi

Kurosawa, Naoki

Hirao, Jin


Gouri, Daisuke


Mizushima, Seiji
Director, Storyboard
Tsuruoka, Youta
Sound Director
Kanbe, Hiroyuki
Ueda, Shigeru


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Ending Theme

"Lunatic Trance" by An Evant

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 ...
Oct 10, 2014
Mixed Feelings
I will begin by saying that, while the review may sound scathing, this mini-series has some things going for it. If you enjoy the super-suite type mecha stuff in the vein of Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040, it's graciously short, and ultimately may be worth watching for you.

The plot isn't really the issue. It's another take on something we've seen time and time again, and for that get's a mediocre score. It didn't try to reach anything new, didn't overstep its boundaries, and didn't use any lame explanations to try to change the game from similar stories that preceded it.

The main issue I had is ...

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Poll: Zaion: I Wish You Were Here Episode 4 Discussion
Gemelle - Dec 17, 2007
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Feb 28, 7:02 PM
Poll: Zaion: I Wish You Were Here Episode 2 Discussion
VARIAchan - Feb 10, 2011
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May 3, 2022 5:05 AM
Poll: Zaion: I Wish You Were Here Episode 1 Discussion
DarthDaimyo - Jul 17, 2009
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Aug 16, 2015 5:35 PM
It’s time to ditch the text file.
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