Hunter x Hunter Movie 1: Phantom Rouge
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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Gekijouban Hunter x Hunter: Hiiro no Genei, HxH Movie
Japanese: 劇場版 HUNTER×HUNTER 緋色の幻影(ファントム・ルージュ)

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 12, 2013
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, ShounenShounen, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 1 hr. 37 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.261 (scored by 5823358,233 users)
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Ranked: #24992
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Popularity: #1248
Members: 99,460
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Synopsis

After completing their work at Yorknew City, Leorio Paladiknight and Kurapika investigate the rumored sightings of a boy with scarlet red eyes, as they believe this person to be a member of the now non-existent Kurta Clan. Kurapika hopes to find another survivor of the clan besides himself, but instead ends up losing both his eyes after an attack from someone who seems to be his childhood friend.

Leorio tends to Kurapika's wounds, and then sends for both Gon Freecss and Killua Zoldyck to help retrieve Kurapika's eyeballs. However, their search brings them face-to-face with the infamous group of thieves known as Phantom Troupe—the same people who massacred the entire Kurta Clan five years ago for their scarlet eyes, which change color during moments of rage.

Hunter x Hunter Movie 1: Phantom Rouge follows the boys' quest to locate their friend's eyes and catch the thief, causing them to delve deep into Phantom Troupe's past. And in doing so, they encounter a mysterious girl who appears to be linked to it all…

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Staff

Satou, Yuuzou
Director
Yamada, Chiaki
Sound Director
Itou, Naoyuki
Episode Director
Tanaka, Hiroyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"REASON" by Yuzu (ゆず)



More reviewsReviews

Nov 9, 2013
Karhu (All reviews)
This review will be short and shitty, just like the movie.

Hunter x Hunter: Phantom Rouge is about everything which Hunter x Hunter isn't. The story is about this puppeteer who makes puppets based to real people, copying their appearance. Ironically, our main characters Kurapika, Kil, Gon and Leorio also feel like puppets, empty shells, in this movie. All of their personalities have been changed, and all former character development seen in the anime has been turned back to zero + little extra taken away. Not only are they completely different characters, they have been turned into a bunch of weak idiots as well. I don't read more
Aug 2, 2013
Stark700 (All reviews)
First of all, I am under the assumption that viewers interested to watch this movie have at least a little knowledge or background of the Hunter x Hunter franchise before watching. If not, it might be a little hard to completely get the best experience out of this. But at any rate, enough talk about interest and let's talk about the movie itself. For fans of the ongoing remake series as well as the original Hunter x Hunter, this should be a gift delivered early from Santa.

The movie itself is called Hunter x Hunter: Phantom Rouge. It is a side story rather than read more
May 15, 2013
RedgraveGilver (All reviews)
Hunter X Hunter is a series known to many people especially to shonen fans. It's one of those shonen anime that proved that the mainstream shonen genre can also be intelligent yet exciting. Hunter X Hunter has been serialized for a decade now and spawned two anime adaptations, one being a remake. As the popularity of the series rises again because of the remake, the series finally now have a film that many hunter x hunter fans would be excited about. Is this movie worth the hype for us fans? Let's check it out.

Hunter X Hunter phantom rouge is about Kurapika one of the main read more
Jan 19, 2014
stream_eon (All reviews)
This movie made me excited the first time I've heard of it. I expected too much especially I faithfully followed Hunter X Hunter 2011. I kind of got disappointed because I gained ONLY 2 THINGS out of watching this. I decided to score it 7.

NOTES:
1. Even though the movie is out of the scrapped chapter made by the mangaka Togashi, the movie has successfully made it seem connected to the show.
2. The setting and plot starts after Yorkshin Arc but before Greed Island Arc.
3. IF YOU JUST WANT TO WATCH IT TO KNOW ABOUT THE BENEFITS I WILL MENTION LATER, you better just read read more

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