Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2004  

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Last Exile (TV Series 2003)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

It's the dawn of the Golden Age of Aviation on planet Prester, and retro-futuristic sky vehicles known as vanships dominate the horizon. Claus Valca - a flyboy born with the right stuff - ... See full summary »

Stars: Mayumi Asano, Chiwa Saitô, Paul St. Peter
RIN ~Daughters of Mnemosyne~ (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Rin Asogi runs a private investigation agency in Tokyo's Shinjuku district, performing odd jobs ranging from finding lost pets to hunting rare stamps in order to get by. Yet despite ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Cason, Jamie Marchi, Mamiko Noto
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

While fighting an intense inter-galactic war, a mecha pilot was accidentally warped into a space-time neither he nor the computer of his mecha could recognize. After waking up from a ... See full summary »

Stars: Fabien Albanese, Alan Lee, Laura Post
Desert Punk (2004–2005)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In the future, Japan is a wasteland. In the Great Kanto Desert, scattered humans eke out a living in the hot sand. Among them, a short-statured man they call "Sunabozu" makes a living as a ... See full summary »

Stars: Chihiro Suzuki, Eric Vale, Tamio Ôki
NieA under 7 (TV Series 2000)
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A poor Earth girl and NieA, a hotheaded alien girl of low class ("under 7"), bond in a world where aliens are part of every day society.

Stars: Casey Strand, Lauren Bendik, Steven Bendik
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

The Empire of Britannia has invaded Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Japan is now referred to as Area 11, and its people the 11's. A Britannian who was living in ... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Yuri Lowenthal, Jun Fukuyama
Fullmetal Alchemist (2003–2004)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

The Elric brothers' deciding to perform a forbidden human transmutation to bring their dead mother back, they end up losing their bodies. Now Edward must find the chemical privileges to restore their body back.

Stars: Vic Mignogna, Aaron Dismuke, Romi Pak
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Daisuke Hirakawa ...
 Ed (1 episode, 2004)
Rie Kugimiya ...
 Naoki (1 episode, 2004)
Kenta Miyake ...
 Ayaka's Husband (1 episode, 2004)
Mamoru Miyano ...
 Ted (1 episode, 2004)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 June 2004 (Japan)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(24 Episodes) | (24 Episodes)

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Lovely anime, it deserves more recognition
3 April 2010 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

I picked this Kurau: Phantom Memory anime DVD set up really cheap at Big Lots. I had never heard of it before but thought for under 5 dollars for six discs how could I go wrong? ;) It turned out to be a very moving and heartfelt anime series about a motherless young girl named Kurau who lives with her scientist father. It's 1000 years in the future and he's experimenting with an alternative energy source called Rynax.

He takes his daughter to the lab with him on her 12th birthday and she is the victim of an accident; she is hit by this energy source and while her outside body remains the same she is inwardly a Rynax, with no memories of her past. She has special powers including flying, going through solid matter, and turning into light beams.

Ten years later she works as a detective / agent of sorts, until one day she is re-united with her energy source "pair", who is like a younger version of herself. She calls her "Christmas" because she's so sweet and Kurau passes her off as her younger sister to other people.

Each episode builds upon the next as Kurau and Christmas work to prevent the Rynax from entering other human beings. They also have to battle a security force called the GPO who are out to destroy them. There is a bittersweet ending that is beautifully animated.

Well worth your time if want to watch something where characters truly love one another and help each other. The music soundtrack is beautiful too and the animation quality is above average for anime series.

10 out of 10 stars.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Animes That Make You (Almost) Tear Up weena1228
Cellphone texagander
Discuss Kurau: Phantom Memory (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?