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Romeo x Juliet


Alternative Titles

English: Romeo x Juliet
Synonyms: RomeoxJuliet
Japanese: ロミオ×ジュリエット

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2007 to Sep 26, 2007
Premiered: Spring 2007
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Gonzo
Source: Other
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.841 (scored by 42,016 users)
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Ranked: #7852
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Popularity: #654
Members: 96,292
Favorites: 1,041
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Synopsis

In the floating continent of Neo Verona, the Montague family seized control and murdered every member of the Capulet family with the exception of Capulet's daughter, Juliet Fiammata Asto Capulet. 14 years later, Juliet and the remnants of Capulet's retainers live hidden from the iron fist of the Montague family. Juliet has long forgotten the murder of her family or her identity, and cross dresses as Odin and the town's hero of justice, "Red Whirlwind." A sudden escape in her daily escapades leads her to meet Romeo Candorebanto Montague, the kind son of the tyrannical Montague. Destiny has been set as these two individuals soon to be "star-crossed lovers" are cruelly toyed with by fate in the midst of war. Loosely based on the play by William Shakespeare.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Capulet, Juliet Fiammata Asto
Capulet, Juliet Fiammata Asto
Main
Mizusawa, Fumie
Japanese
Mizusawa, Fumie
Montague, Romeo Candorebanto
Montague, Romeo Candorebanto
Main
Mizushima, Takahiro
Japanese
Mizushima, Takahiro
Tybalt
Tybalt
Supporting
Okiayu, Ryotaro
Japanese
Okiayu, Ryotaro
Francisco
Francisco
Supporting
Nojima, Hirofumi
Japanese
Nojima, Hirofumi

Staff

Cook, Justin
Cook, Justin
Producer
Oizaki, Fumitoshi
Oizaki, Fumitoshi
Director, Storyboard
Yoshida, Tomohiro
Yoshida, Tomohiro
Sound Director
Shiraishi, Michita
Shiraishi, Michita
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Inori ~You Raise Me Up~" by Lena Park

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "サイクロン" ("Cyclone") by 12012 (eps 1-14)
#2: "Good bye, Yesterday" by Mizrock (eps 15-23)
#3: "You Raise Me Up" by Lena Park (ep 24)




More reviewsReviews

Apr 18, 2008
kahhwee (All reviews)
What can we expect from a title that says Romeo x Juliet? Probably a cheesy and draggy remade version of the original story that has no dept whatsoever.

But I was utterly wrong. Simply bear in mind that this is the Anime Version of Romeo and Juliet, and expect what you'll expect from most anime for eg, fantasy. I'm no fan of Shakespear's work but I do know the general outline of the story and the important scenes such as the balcony which audience will get to enjoy during the course of the series (although I'm guilty of laughing at that part).

Story wise - read more
Jan 12, 2008
lillockey (All reviews)
Going into this series, I admit that I had braced myself for more of a tragedy than this. Having acted in the original play, I know just how depressing and plain ol' emo it can be. But this is truly something different.

Story: First off, the story is much more moving and uplifting than I was expecting. There were times when I was actually moved to tears by the responses of characters to each other. The story just barely follows Shakespeare's original story. Basically put, if you're looking for an anime rendition of his story, you're looking in the wrong read more
Nov 4, 2007
anii (All reviews)
Overall I believed it was a very good story. It goes along the basic storyline of the Shakespeare version, but I thought that the twists and extra pieces really made it unique and likeable.

I loved the music, it really went well with the anime and the mood of the story. I also loved the opening and ending music.

Each episode was a sort of cliffhanger, which made me want to watch the rest of them in a row (but couldn't). When I did, I felt kind of sad that it wasn't long enough.

Some of the characters that have more similar roles in both this anime read more
Apr 12, 2008
Venneh (All reviews)
Title: Romeo x Juliet

Manga, Anime: Romeo x Juliet does have a manga spinoff, with art done by COM and story still done by Gonzo and Sky Perfect Wellthink, that began running in Kadokawa Shoten's Monthly Asuka on March 24th, 2007. It is still running at this point in time, and has yet to be licensed Stateside.

Romeo x Juliet is a twenty-four episode anime that was produced by Gonzo (famous for their work on Gankutsuou and Saikano) and directed by Fumitoshi Oisaki (this was his first major work as a director). It ran from April 4th to September 26th, 2007 on Japanese TV, and, read more

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