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Phantom in the Twilight

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Japanese: ファントム イン ザ トワイライト


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 10, 2018 to Sep 25, 2018
Premiered: Summer 2018
Broadcast: Mondays at 00:30 (JST)
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Source: Original
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.511 (scored by 5,128 users)
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Ranked: #57662
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Popularity: #2703
Members: 22,640
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Set in modern day London, the story takes place in a world where "Shadows" are born from human fear and anxiety. A young girl arrives to study abroad, only to be caught in a bizarre incident as she enters university. In a city with no acquaintances, the helpless girl wanders into "Café Forbidden," a mysterious café that exclusively opens at midnight. She meets an assortment of handsome men employed at the café, where guardians who protect the boundary between humans and shadow convene.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kunihiro, Mori
Theme Song Performance
Maruto, Fumiaki
Series Composition
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"Flowery Song" by Jiro Wang (汪東城)

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#1: "HOME" by May'n (eps 1-4, 6-12)
#2: "Yousei no Koibito" (妖精の恋人) by Jiro Wang feat. May'n (ep 5)

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Sep 24, 2018
Shingster (All reviews)
Please note this review is intended to be read by those that have finished watching Phantom In the Twilight and while care has been taken to minimize story related spoilers there may still be spoilers within character analysis. You have been warned.

Based off an original piece of work Phantom in the Twilight is a fantasy and action anime that gives us the opportunity to see what will happen if a pair of transfer students that are freshly arrived from their homeland in the bursting metropolis that is London find that far from being just a city of tiny café’s and rich medieval history read more
Sep 27, 2018
mangastar (All reviews)
Limited spoilers review!

This review was written after seeing all episodes.

At first glance, “Phantom in the Twilight” appears to be a reverse harem in the style of many otome-based anime from the past so many years, but it doesn’t quite fit the bill. The series itself doesn’t seem to know what it’s supposed to be and throughout its short twelve-episode life suffers multiple times from an identity crisis. One episode it seems to be following in the footsteps of otome-based series, the next it’s turned to head down the path of one-episode arcs with an overarching theme to tie the episodes together, and yet another read more
Sep 24, 2018
KANLen09 (All reviews)
It's easy to dismiss the otome and reverse harem genre troupes that Phantom In The Twilight has, but since it's an original series that's made to promote Chinese game developer Happy Elements's (which brought us Spring 2018's Last Period, which was a fun time) latest smartphone game, the similarities could not be stark contrasted until the series started fleshing out itself, with the final product being a completely different stand-alone media, all on its own.

Handled by Fumiaki Maruto (Saekano, Classroom Crisis) and Shunsaku Yano for the overall series composition, Phantom In The Twilight tells us the tale of two friends: Baileu Ton and Mu Shinyao, read more
Aug 2, 2018
LeaOotori (All reviews)
*spoiler free*

This review will be updated as I watch more episodes. If you are on the fence or not planning to watch this because of your bad experiences with shojo/romance/otome genres, then please stick around for this review. :)

As of now, I didn't expect this anime to be this way at all. Having seen a few of the more popular 'otome' anime (including Amnesia, Kamigami no Asobi, Diabolik Lovers, etc.) and a ton of reverse harem (including Kiss Him Not Me, Ouran High School Host Club, Special A, etc.) and playing many otome games myself (not even gonna elaborate on that one), I read more


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