.hack//G.U. Trilogy

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Japanese: .hack//G.U. Trilogy
English: .hack//G.U. Trilogy
French: .hack // G.U. Trilogy
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 22, 2007
Producers: Bandai Visual
Studios: CyberConnect2
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Theme: Video GameVideo Game
Duration: 1 hr. 33 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.071 (scored by 1511515,115 users)
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Ranked: #38692
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Popularity: #3932
Members: 33,402
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Based on the CyberConnect2 HIT GAME, now will be released in a CG Movie!

The Movie will be placed in the storyline of each .hack//G.U. games trilogy. The story follows Haseo, a player in the online MMORPG called The World:R2 at first depicted as a PKK (Player Killer Killer) known as the "Terror of Death", a former member of the disbanded Twilight Brigade guild. Haseo encounters Azure Kite (believing him to be Tri-Edge and blaming him for what happened to Shino) but is hopelessly outmatched. Azure Kite easily defeats Haseo and Data Drains him, reducing his level from 133 to 1 and leaving him without any items, weapons, or member addresses. He is left with a mystery on his hands as to the nature of the Data Drain and why Azure Kite is in possession of such a skill.

Eventually Haseo gains the "Avatar" of Skeith. Acquiring the ability to call Skeith and wield his abilities, such as Data Drain. With Skeith as his strength, Haseo begins the quest for a way to save Shino.

He is seen seeking out a PK (Player Killer) known as Tri-Edge, whose victims supposedly are unable to return to The World after he PKs them. Haseo's friend, Shino, was attacked six months prior to the events of the game by Tri-Edge, and the player herself, Shino Nanao, was left in a coma.

(Source: AniDB)

Characters & Voice Actors


Sakurai, Takahiro


Touchi, Hiroki


Kawasumi, Ayako


Nazuka, Kaori

Azure Kite

Aida, Sayaka


Asano, Masumi


Sakamoto, Maaya


Honna, Youko


Sakaguchi, Daisuke


Miki, Shinichiro


Sadamoto, Yoshiyuki
Original Character Design
Souterelle, Frédéric
ADR Director


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Ending Theme

"Deepest Memories" by Lien

Episode Videos


May 18, 2010
The .hack animated series is certainly something that is difficult to understand if you haven't played the games. Even after watching all the .hack anime series, I still sit there, and go:


.hack//G.U. Trilogy is one of the more confusing ones. Watching this reminded me of watching Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children; never in my life have I played a Final Fantasy game, and I can say that actually with some shame.

STORY: The typical story line of the .hack series; something within The World is causing players to go into a coma. I can't really remember much from Roots, since I watched that in 2008, but ...
Mar 26, 2008
Mixed Feelings
First of all, I´m a german and this is my first english written preview, so please bear with me if I made some spelling-/grammar-mistakes^^

Just to have said it in advance, I finished all three .hack//G.U. games, so it´s not like I´m not familiar with the story itself. I had high expectations, but I sadly got dissappointed.

They tried to put the story of each game in 30 minute-parts. Since the games itself had a play-volume of 12-18 hours per game (don´t remember exactly and can´t check it because my PS2 is broken), you can guess how extremly it got cutted...

The arena battles that were essential ...
Dec 15, 2008
I had high hopes for GU trilogy. The games were loads of fun and the game story line was one of the best since SIGN and the first quartet. I was a tad skeptical that they would be able to capture the dynamic of the GU story in a one 90 minute film and boy was my skepticism right. In short .hack//GU Trilogy is made for those who have played the games and not for those who haven't. If you watched Roots but haven't played GU I would suggest not watching this movie.

The story is of ...

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