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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Megumi Toyoguchi ...
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Kazuhiro Nakata ...
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Kaori Nazuka ...
Kim Mai Guest ...
Mitsuki Saiga ...
 Tsukasa / ... 26 episodes, 2002-2003
Akiko Hiramatsu ...
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Donna Rawlins ...
Hiroshi Yanaka ...
Isshin Chiba ...
 Silver Knight 23 episodes, 2002-2003
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Rie Tanaka ...
 Morganna 15 episodes, 2002
Valerie Arem ...
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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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(25 episodes and 3 bonus episodes)

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16:9 anamorphic
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The entire story is told across novels, manga, television, and video games. 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

Sora: Tsukasa! Let's play red light-green light.
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Connections

Followed by .hack//Mutation (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Yasashii Yoake
("Gentle Dawn")
Ending 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 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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