.hack//G.U. Returner

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Japanese: .HACK//G.U. RETURNER


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 18, 2007
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Bee Train
Source: Game
Genres: MagicMagic, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, GameGame, Sci-FiSci-Fi, DramaDrama
Duration: 24 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.711 (scored by 84308,430 users)
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Ranked: #48702
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Popularity: #3790
Members: 19,747
Favorites: 39
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Feb 13, 2008
Tii__ (All reviews)
It's a sequel to the three .Hack//G.U. games for ps2 console. I personaly completed all three games and the storyline was outstanding! This special episode contains spoilers of the 3rd .Hack//G.U. game, but it also shows something the game doesn't after ending.
Dfenitely recommend to watch this if you're a fan of .Hack or played the games!
Apr 25, 2008
Kaioh (All reviews)
Firstly, the synopsis currently written for this OVA is inaccurate, to a point. The point of this OVA is almost the same as Unison was for .hack//SIGN and Offline Meeting for .hack//UDEDEN. It plays the role of the OVA where many characters from the preceeding game/anime meet up.

Also, I personally feel that watching .hack//G.U. TRILOGY isn't a nessecariy requirement for viewing this. Trilogy does nothing but summarizes the three games, to a point, in CGI form. I'm stating it wasn't good, I am just saying this isn't a sequel to Trilogy, as MAL would have you believe. In fact, watching Trilogy is only nessecairy read more
May 2, 2009
sailorlitakino (All reviews)
Well so I finished .hack//ROOTS some while ago and that was a huge waste of time
Then I read somewhere that .hack//G.U. Returner was somewhat like Roots so I watched this in hopes of an answer to end of Roots (as I have never played any of the games)
And I found myself bored to tears again through another .hack anime

I had no idea what was going on through most of it :\

The art was amazing! So crystal clear and amazing!

Really good quality sound

I knew most of the characters from .hack and then there were a few I didnt know but was able to figure out who read more
Apr 29, 2012
cutefuko (All reviews)
This review is coming from the point of a view of a person who has played only a bit of .Hack//Infection but has seen all the .Hack animes in chronological order. And I can honestly say I regret watching this anime with no knowledge of the game...what a mess...

Story: 8 - Very Good

The story is very simple and a good wrapping up of the anime and the video games. After our heroes have finished their journey they receive a message from Ovan inviting them to a festival. Even with my lack of knowledge from the game I can somewhat understand that something happened to Ovan read more
Nov 8, 2018
abcdabcd123 (All reviews)
Chuukan Kanriroku Tonegawa is a non-canon spin-off series to Kaiji. Written not by the master himself, but by two of his die hard fans. The series focuses around a man named Tonegawa, who was introduced in the first anime season.

From its settings, CKT is the polar opposite of Fukumoto Nobuyuki's (the author of Kaiji) gambling series for the reason that the main lead is not a person taking part in the gambling games, but instead working for the man who is behind these events. For that matter, recognizing this series to be even part of the same universe with Kaiji would be impossible if read more
Dec 28, 2009
Feinei (All reviews)
Before i start my review i would like to point out i have actually never played the game and in my personal opinion you don't need to have played the game to understand what the series is about.

The story is a nice character meet-up episode ,it's like those special episodes or scenes that come after the anime's end showing us what happened after. It's nothing too big or special but it is highly needed as leaving us in the dark would make us wonder what happened and even drive some people to hate the series.

It has the typical art,nothing extremely nice but it's not bad read more