Kurau Phantom Memory

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Japanese: クラウ ファントムメモリー

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 25, 2004 to Dec 16, 2004
Premiered: Summer 2004
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: ADV Films, Funimation
Studios: Bones
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SpaceSpace, Super PowerSuper Power, DramaDrama
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.361 (scored by 64616,461 users)
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Ranked: #20602
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Popularity: #3087
Members: 25,454
Favorites: 127
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Synopsis

It is the year 2100, and on the colonized Moon, a project is under way to explore new aspects of energy. Amami Kurau is the daughter of the chief scientist on the project, and on her 12th birthday, she accompanies her father to the lab to observe the experiments. Then something goes awry, and Kurau is struck by twin bolts of light. In the aftermath, her father is dismayed to find that his daughter is no longer his daughter. Rather, her body is now home to two energy entities with fantastic powers.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Saito, Kaneyoshi

Supporting
Inaba, Minoru
Japanese

Ed

Supporting
Hirakawa, Daisuke
Japanese

Ted

Supporting
Miyano, Mamoru
Japanese

Steiger, Mother

Supporting

Kimura

Supporting
Yasumura, Makoto
Japanese

Staff

Minami, Masahiko
Producer, Planning
Nakajima, Toshihiko
Producer
Irie, Yasuhiro
Director
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director


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Opening Theme

"Natsukashii Umi" by Akino Arai
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Ending Theme

"Moonlight" by Katsuki Yukari



Apr 9, 2008
Yuunagi (All reviews)
"I am free, but I do not wish to be alone."



The premise: In the far future when mankind has advanced technologically to colonize the moon, two girls are hunted by the authorities for their mysterious supernatural powers.

Perhaps that's one of the reasons why this series doesn't get enough attention; it's so easy to dismiss KURAU Phantom Memory as just another generic sci-fi/action title. Of course, there are several familiar elements such as mecha, power plant disasters, conspiracy theories, beings from another world, and rogue subjects from questionable scientific experiments, but the lack of any elaborate explanations only goes to show that most of these technical read more
Jun 6, 2009
DarkGyraen (All reviews)
Kurau was one of those anime I went into with certain expectations, thinking that it’d be a more action based anime, based off some artwork and what I’d heard. Instead, I got a deeper show that didn’t focus on the actions as much, but was even more enjoyable than I had anticipated.

Story: Kurau takes place a couple of hundred years in the future, where multiple world wars and uprisings have given birth to a single power, the GPO, who provides security for the earth and the colony on the moon. Beyond that, Agents are often used for jobs that may fall outside read more
Apr 6, 2012
xxAnjixx (All reviews)
Oh boy, where to start?

Characters: Boring and disappointing for the most part. Which is very sad when in the first few episodes there is much potential in Kurau, the heroine of the series. Literally the first image in the series is of Kurau standing alone on a building structure high above the busy flying cars of a future city, apathetic to what should be dangerous to any normal human. Very Ghost in the shell, Major Kusanagi visually......also there are doves flying in the backround. Which you understand later what that scene represents in the story, but this is the moments of the first episode, read more
Jan 5, 2017
thegl25 (All reviews)
Produced by studio Bones and directed by Yasuhiro Irie, Kurau phantom memory is a slow burn. If you come here looking for cool super-powered fight scenes, you’ll find a couple here, but for the most part you’ll be disappointed. Not saying that kurau phantom memory is a bad anime but it’s like Moribito and Gunslinger Girl in the idea that you might first think that you are getting a cool action show but instead you’re treated with story and heavy emphasis on character development. Instead of various fights with alien superpowers the story revolves around Kurau and her “pair” Christmas as they try to avoid read more

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