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Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom 

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The story of two brainwashed assassins, Ein and Zwei, who struggle to regain their memories as they work for the Inferno crime syndicate.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Miyu Irino ...  Reiji / ... 26 episodes, 2009
Newton Pittman Newton Pittman ...  Reiji / ... 25 episodes, 2009
Ayahi Takagaki Ayahi Takagaki ...  Ein / ... 24 episodes, 2009
Lindsay Seidel ...  Ein / ... 22 episodes, 2009
Akeno Watanabe Akeno Watanabe ...  Lizzie Garland 21 episodes, 2009
Isshin Chiba Isshin Chiba ...  Scythe Master / ... 21 episodes, 2009
Shay Moore Shay Moore ...  Lizzie Garland 21 episodes, 2009
Aya Hisakawa ...  Claudia McCunnen 20 episodes, 2009
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...  Claudia McCunnen 20 episodes, 2009
Susumu Chiba ...  Raymond Mcguire / ... 17 episodes, 2009
Sôichirô Hoshi Sôichirô Hoshi ...  Toru Shiga 17 episodes, 2009
Kent Williams ...  Scythe Master 17 episodes, 2009
J. Michael Tatum ...  Raymond McGuire 15 episodes, 2009
Miyuki Sawashiro ...  Cal Devens / ... 14 episodes, 2009
Christopher Bevins ...  Toru Shiga 13 episodes, 2009
Hideo Ishikawa Hideo Ishikawa ...  Issac Wisemel / ... 12 episodes, 2009
Brittney Karbowski ...  Cal / ... 12 episodes, 2009
Rick Keeling Rick Keeling ...  Isaac Wisemel 12 episodes, 2009
Phil Parsons ...  Daisuke Godo / ... 12 episodes, 2009
Tomoyuki Shimura Tomoyuki Shimura ...  Daisuke Godo 11 episodes, 2009
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The story of two brainwashed assassins, Ein and Zwei, who struggle to regain their memories as they work for the Inferno crime syndicate.

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Forced to Kill Fightning to Live


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Japan

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Japanese

Release Date:

23 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Призрак: Реквием по Призраку See more »

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Bee Train, Genco, Nitroplus See more »
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This show has themes referencing noir films such as Leon the Professional, For a Few Dollars More, and Taxi Driver. See more »

Connections

Version of Phantom - The Animation (2004) See more »

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Gates of Hell
Music by Mikiya Katakura
Lyrics by Arika Takarano
Performed by Ali Project
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Noir-crime-action-drama. Must watch
9 January 2016 | by Josephmdionne2See all my reviews

It was pure luck that i came across this anime. With a name as cumbersome and kind of corny as Phantom:Requiem for the Phantom, I'm still surprised that i noticed this anime. While not very popular, this anime had very high ratings so I decided to give it a shot. The first few episodes were intriguing enough to keep me watching. The noir and ethereal theme of the show paired in a way that was totally original. By the time the action picked up in the show, I was completely hooked. Excellent storytelling, plenty of action (but not at the expense of the story), surprising plot twists, and deeply developed characters make me wonder why this anime isn't well-known ( i think it may have to do with the OVAs that were also based on the Phantom of Inferno story. The OVAs followed a different route and were pretty crappy). Despite being a show about assassins and crime, you still feel connected to the story of human tragedy/redemption. I appreciated the references to the movie Leon the Professional. In some ways, I believe Phantom Requiem for the Phantom did things with the story and characters even better than Leon. If only drug-addict Gary Oldman could have been in Phantom. This is easily my 2nd favorite anime ever (after Berserk of course). A must- watch for any anime or crime-noir fan.


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