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Moon Phase 

Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase (original title)
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A magazine photographer Kohei Morioka, is on an assignment in Germany. When Kohei enters a dark German castle, he encounters a young vampire girl named Hazuki. Hazuki tried to turn Kohei ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Chiwa Saitô Chiwa Saitô ...  Hazuki 26 episodes, 2004-2006
Hiroshi Kamiya ...  Kôhei Morioka 26 episodes, 2004-2006
Monica Rial ...  Hazuki / ... 26 episodes, 2004-2006
Jason Liebrecht ...  Kouhei Morioka / ... 26 episodes, 2004-2006
Randy Tallman Randy Tallman ...  Ryuuhei 24 episodes, 2004-2006
Vanilla Yamazaki Vanilla Yamazaki ...  Heidi 23 episodes, 2004-2006
Mugihito Mugihito ...  Ryuhei Mido / ... 23 episodes, 2004-2006
Luci Christian ...  Haiji / ... 21 episodes, 2004-2006
Takahiro Sakurai ...  Seiji Midô 20 episodes, 2004-2006
Yumi Kakazu ...  Elfriede / ... 20 episodes, 2004-2006
Sonny Strait ...  Seiji 20 episodes, 2004-2006
Stephanie Young ...  Elfriede 20 episodes, 2004-2006
Laura Bailey ...  Hiromi 19 episodes, 2004-2006
Michiko Neya Michiko Neya ...  Hiromi Anzai 17 episodes, 2004-2006
Miyu Matsuki Miyu Matsuki ...  Kaoru Mido 14 episodes, 2004-2006
Brina Palencia ...  Kaoru / ... 14 episodes, 2004-2006
Mai Kadowaki ...  Hikaru Mido 13 episodes, 2004-2006
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A magazine photographer Kohei Morioka, is on an assignment in Germany. When Kohei enters a dark German castle, he encounters a young vampire girl named Hazuki. Hazuki tried to turn Kohei into her own servant. But Kohei didn't succumb to Hazuki's will. He does however, set her free from the barrier that's keeping her within the castle's territory. On his way back to Japan, Kohei was surprised to see the same young vampire girl living in the same country as he is. Written by J LeGault

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Japan

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English | Japanese

Release Date:

4 October 2004 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Moon Phase See more »

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SHAFT See more »
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(26 episodes)

Color:

Color
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Kitty ear mode!!
30 June 2010 | by TweekumsSee all my reviews

It is hard to describe this series as the episodes are quite varied, some are comedies, some are about the characters personal relationships and some are almost non stop action. The story follows Kouhei a photographer who rescues young vampire girl Hazuki from a castle in Germany and returns her to Japan. She thanks him by sinking her fangs into her neck hoping to turn him into her slave, for some reason it has no effect on him though. Despite this she ends up living with Kouhei and his grandfather and over the course of the series they are joined by other people including two young girls and another vampire, Count Kinkell, who was initially the slave of the vampire who was holding Hazuki captive. Count Kinkell is not pleased to have lost Hazuki and is determined to get her back... and he isn't the only one to want her.

This series was enjoyable although some people may be put off by the opening theme 'Kitty ear mode' which seems to belong to a different type of show altogether, it is worth watching though. The animation is of a cute style which makes the characters look quite a bit younger than they really are. While Hazuki isn't a cat-girl she spends almost all of her time wearing cat ears and she has a guardian spirit called Haiji who sometimes takes the form of a cat. Throughout the series there is a running gag where whenever somebody says or does something slightly silly an old metal bath crashes down on their head. If you don't want to buy the DVDs the series can be legally viewed on Funimation's YouTube channel at the moment.

These comments were based on watching the series in Japanese with Engils subtitles.


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