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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

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

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


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Offical site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

1 February 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

.хак//ЗНАК See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(25 episodes and 3 bonus episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Silent

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 anamorphic
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Trivia

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

Kaochin: You know what else? I can't stand the Crimson Knights. I am so glad they are history.
Subaru: You're happy they're gone?
Kaochin: Yeah, I mean they were so arrogant and superior, saying stuff like "Don't fight, follow the etiquette." They're so full of themselves.
Subaru: Yes, but aren't there rules to all games?
Kaochin: I see you're like that type, huh? Are you really her? Say do you want to be friends? Or maybe you just don't want to be. Hey you know what? I've been keeping my eyes on you, and have watched you for a very ...
[...]
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Alternate Versions

The version airing on Cartoon Network deletes the series' usual ending credits sequence, instead replacing it with a much shorter montage of scenes from the series while an English version of the credits scroll by. This was done, because of an image, of nudity, and to reduce overall running time for advertising reasons. See more »

Connections

Followed by .hack//Quantum: The Worldend Pallbearer (2011) 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 StevieNicoleSee 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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