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A strange boy named Tsukasa appears in the online video game "The World". He claims to be alive, and without a computer.
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Cast

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Megumi Toyoguchi ...
 Mimiru / ... (28 episodes, 2002-2003)
Kazuhiro Nakata ...
 Bear (28 episodes, 2002-2003)
Amanda Winn Lee ...
 Mimiru / ... (28 episodes, 2002-2003)
Paul Mercier ...
 Bear (28 episodes, 2002-2003)
Mitsuki Saiga ...
 Tsukasa / ... (26 episodes, 2002-2003)
Akiko Hiramatsu ...
 BT (26 episodes, 2002-2003)
Kaori Nazuka ...
 Subaru (26 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Tsukasa / ... (26 episodes, 2002-2003)
Donna Rawlins ...
 BT (26 episodes, 2002-2003)
Kim Mai Guest ...
 Subaru (26 episodes, 2002-2003)
Hiroshi Yanaka ...
 Sora (23 episodes, 2002-2003)
Isshin Chiba ...
 Silver Knight (23 episodes, 2002-2003)
Dave Wittenberg ...
 Sora / ... (23 episodes, 2002-2003)
Douglas Rye ...
 Silver Knight (23 episodes, 2002-2003)
Shin'ichirô Miki ...
 Crim (21 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Crim (21 episodes, 2002-2003)
Rie Tanaka ...
 Morganna (15 episodes, 2002)
Valerie Arem ...
 Morganna (15 episodes, 2002)
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Storyline

It is the year 2010. After the great network crash of 2005, online entertainment was restricted. Two years after, the CC Corporation released the first Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing game since the incident. The extremely popular game, called "The World" sells millions of copies. And when that many are playing, things are bound to go wrong. A mysterious boy, who calls himself Tsukasa, appears. He is very mysterious, and he claims that he is actually alive "in the world" - that he isn't a person in front of a computer. He is branded a server malfunction by Ginkan and the Scarlet Knights, and is pursued. Written by Ultros9999

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Beyond Fantasy, Beyond Reality, Beyond the World See more »


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(25 episodes and 3 bonus episodes)

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16:9 anamorphic
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Trivia

The ending sequence for .hack//GIFT features the //GIFT versions of the characters from //SIGN and the games in place of Subaru and Tsukasa walking across, respectively. At the end of the sequence, //GIFT versions of Subaru and Silver Knight are also shown. See more »

Goofs

In the episode "Party" Tsukasa initially miscalculates the product of 331 and 3 in answering the second riddle. This is only in the English dub. See more »

Quotes

Tsukasa: Adults, so selfish.
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Connections

Followed by .hack//G.U. Vol.1//Rebirth (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Obsession
Opening Theme
Music, Lyrics and Arrangement by Yuki Kajiura
Performed by See-Saw
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This is a great anime
14 July 2003 | by (Missouri,USA) – See all my reviews

Just a few months ago I saw this show for the first time.I heard everyone talking about it so I watched it.After watching one episode of this show I fell in love with it.I think it's one of the BEST ANIME shows ever! I got one of my friends to watch it one night and now she watches it all the time.Even though It only 30 minutes long it seems longer and really good.Most of the time Stuff that you wouldn't expect happen!It is very cool!I recommend this show to all Anime lovers!


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