.hack//Roots (TV)

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[ part of [.hack], related to .hack//SIGN (TV) ]

Related anime:
    .hack//G.U. Trilogy (movie) (sequel)

Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: In 2015, CC Corporation's datacenter caught on fire destroying "The World". By splicing in data from what would have been another project, CC Corp. was able to rebuild the game. In 2016, "The World R:2" was released. .hack//Roots covers the time Haseo spent with Shino and Ovan in the guild known as the Twilight Brigade, before the .hack//G.U. PS2 games.
User Ratings: 920 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 52 votes (sub:36, dub:11, ?:2, Eng:1, others:2
1 German subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Excellent: 121 votes (sub:85, dub:32, raw:2, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
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 Very good: 183 votes (sub:139, dub:36, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:6
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2 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
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 Good: 229 votes (sub:152, dub:69, ?:1, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:5
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1 Russian subtitled
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 Decent: 130 votes (sub:83, dub:43, raw:2, ?:1, others:1
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 So-so: 85 votes (sub:58, dub:24, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:1
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 Not really good: 41 votes (sub:28, dub:9, ?:1, edit.dub:1, others:2
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1 Spanish subtitled
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 Weak: 44 votes (sub:33, dub:10, others:1
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 Bad: 16 votes (sub:12, dub:4)
 Awful: 13 votes (sub:8, dub:5)
 Worst ever: 6 votes (sub:6)
Seen in part or in whole by 2411 users, rank: #424 (of 6020)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.763 (Good−), std. dev.: 2.0292, rank: #2902 (of 6014)
Weighted mean: 6.633 (Good−), rank: #3102 (of 6014) (seen all: 6.86 / seen some: 6.43 / won't finish: 4.32)
Bayesian estimate: 6.646 (Good−), rank: #2851 (of 4522)
Running time: 30 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 26
Vintage:
2006-04-05 to 2006-09-27
2006-11-11 (USA - Cartoon Network)
Release dates: We have 15
Opening Theme:
"Silly-Go-Round" by FictionJunction YUUKA
Ending Theme:
#1: "National Awakening - Catharsis" by Ali Project (eps 1-25)
#2: "King Knight" by Ali Project (ep 26)
Insert song:
"God Diva" by Ali Project
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 2
Reviews:
.hack//Roots DVD 3 (Oct 26, 2007)
Other articles: Show:
The Click - June 23 - 29 (Jun 23, 2007)
The Click - June 16 - 22 (Jun 16, 2007)
The Click - June 9 - 15 (Jun 9, 2007)
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DVD (Region 1)
    .hack//Roots (DVD 1) 2007-03-20
    .hack//Roots (DVD 2) 2007-06-05 (from $5.70)
    .hack//Roots (DVD 3) 2007-08-07 (from $6.99)
    .hack//Roots - Special Edition with MP3 Case (DVD 3) 2007-08-07 (from $8.95)
    .hack//Roots (DVD 4) 2007-10-02 (from $8.49)
    .hack//Roots (DVD 5) 2007-12-04 (from $3.95)
    .hack//Roots (DVD 6) 2008-02-05 (from $9.70)
    .hack//Roots - Special Edition w/CD (DVD 6) 2008-02-05 (from $38.94)
    .hack//Roots + Artbox/CD/Game/Tshirt (DVD 1) 2007-03-20
Soundtrack
    .hack//Roots (OST 1) 2007-12-04
    .hack//Roots (OST 2) 2008-02-05 (from $20.98)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Koichi Mashimo
Series Composition: Miu Kawasaki
Script:
Bunya Fujii (5 episodes
eps 14, 18, 22-23, 26
)

Kou Hei Mushi (ep 3)
Miu Kawasaki (19 episodes
eps 1-2, 4-5, 7-9, 11-13, 16-17, 19-22, 24-26
)

Tatsuya Hamazaki 
Storyboard:
Eiichi Kuboyama (6 episodes
eps 11, 13, 17, 20, 22, 25
)

Hideyo Yamamoto (ep 2)
Hisatoshi Shimizu (eps 15, 24)
Koichi Mashimo (eps 1, 5, 8-9)
Koji Sawai (11 episodes
eps 1, 3, 6-7, 12, 14, 18-19, 21, 23, 26
)

Masaki Watanabe (eps 4, 10)
Shigeki Takagi (eps 5, 9)
Shinya Kawamo (ED)
Yoshinobu Tokumoto (eps 8, 16)
Episode Director:
Eiichi Kuboyama (5 episodes
eps 4, 11, 15, 17, 25
)

Hisatoshi Shimizu (6 episodes
eps 9, 13, 15, 20, 22, 24
)

Koji Sawai (7 episodes
eps 1, 7, 10, 14, 18, 23, 26
)

Masaki Watanabe (ep 5)
Shinya Kawamo (ep 5)
Tomoyuki Kurokawa (eps 3, 5, 22)
Yoshinobu Tokumoto (5 episodes
eps 2, 6, 8, 12, 21
)

Music:
Akira Horikoshi (Percussion)
Ali Project
Arika Takarano (Vocal, Chorus)
Eijiro Nakagawa (Trombone)
Hiroshi Hashimoto (Trumpet / Flugel Horn)
Keiko Narita (Oboe)
Kimio Yamane (Clarinet)
Masahiro Itami (Acoustic Guitar)
Masako Hosoda (Acoustic Piano)
Masayuki Okamoto (Fagotto)
Mikiya Katakura (Synthesizer, Keyboards)
Mitsuru Souma (Flute)
Nobuaki Fukukawa (Horn)
Nozomi Furukawa (Electric Guitar)
Takashi Asahi (Flute / Shinobue / Recorder)
Takashi Kato Group (Strings)
Tomofumi Shoji (Oboe)
Tomoki Iwanaga (Cello)
Tomoko Shimokawa (Viola)
Tsuyoshi Watanabe (Violin)
You Sugino (Violin)
Yuuji Kamizato (Horn)
Original Character Design:
Seiichiro Hosokawa
Yoshiyuki Sadamoto
Character Design: Satoshi Ohsawa
Art Director: Yoshimi Umino
Sound Director: Toru Nakano
Director of Photography:
Katsuaki Kamata
Kouji Aoki
Assistant producer: Norihisa Oki
Closing Animation Director: Yoshiaki Kameda
Closing Director: Koji Sawai
Color design: Sayuri Yoshida
Format Editing: Hiroyuki Nagai (Sony PCL)
Guest Character Design: Yoshiaki Kameda (ep 17)
Key Animation:
Cho Byeong Goan (9 episodes
eps 3, 6, 9, 14-15, 18-19, 21-22
)

Chuuichi Iguchi (OP; 6 episodes
eps 1, 10, 14, 18, 23, 26
)

Daisuke Endo
Daisuke Sasaki
Kaori Higuchi (OP)
Kim Se Won (9 episodes
eps 3, 6, 9, 14-15, 18-19, 21-22
)

Kwon Mi-Ra (9 episodes
eps 3, 6, 9, 14-15, 18-19, 21-22
)

Mariko Aoki (ep 1)
Mo Jung Hee (9 episodes
eps 3, 6, 9, 14-15, 18-19, 21-22
)

Noriko Shimazawa (OP)
Satoshi Kitahara (OP; ep 1)
Seo Seong Jong (9 episodes
eps 3, 6, 9, 14-15, 18-19, 21-22
)

Shin Sun Ming (9 episodes
eps 3, 6, 9, 14-15, 18-19, 21-22
)

Takao Takegami (OP; eps 1, 5)
Woo Bywng Kyu (9 episodes
eps 3, 6, 9, 14-15, 18-19, 21-22
)

Yi Se Hee (9 episodes
eps 3, 6, 9, 14-15, 18-19, 21-22
)

Yoko Iizuka (ep 1)
Yoshiaki Kameda (ED; eps 9, 13)
Music Performance:
Hideyo Takakuwa (Flute)
Tomoko Shimaoka (Viola)
Music producer: Yoshimoto Ishikawa
Opening Animation Director: Satoshi Ohsawa
Opening Director: Satoshi Ohsawa
Planning Cooperation: Shinichiro Inoue
Sound Effects: Hiromune Kurahashi (Soundbox)
Sound Supervision: Koichi Mashimo
Theme Song Arrangement:
Mikiya Katakura (ED)
Yuki Kajiura (OP)
Theme Song Composition:
Mikiya Katakura (ED)
Yuki Kajiura (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Arika Takarano (ED)
Yuki Kajiura (OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Ali Project (ED)
FictionJunction YUUKA (OP)
Yuuka Nanri (FictionJunction YUUKA)
Hiroki Touchi as Ovan
Kaori Nazuka as Shino
Megumi Toyoguchi as Tabby
Takahiro Sakurai as Haseo

Junpei Takiguchi as Phyllo
Kenta Miyake as Tawaraya/Touta
Ryotaro Okiayu as Sakisaka
Sanae Kobayashi as Ender/Pi
Takumi Yamazaki as Naobi/Yata

Akiko Hiramatsu as Bordeaux(eps 8, 23)
Akiko Yajima as Gaspard(ep 22)
Akio Suyama as Itta
Atsuko Enomoto as
B-Set
Nazoranty(ep 1)
Ayako Kawasumi as Wool
Chihiro Tezuka as PC 2(ep 7)
Chikara Oosaka as PC(eps 3, 22)
Daisuke Namikawa as Iyoten 
Daisuke Sakaguchi as Silabus(ep 22)
Fumitoshi Miyajima as PK(ep 20)
Hideki Nakanishi as PC(ep 24)
Hiroshi Yanaka as Gord
Hisayoshi Suganuma as Hideyo
Isshin Chiba as
Nasubi
Silver Knight(26)
Kazuhiro Nakata as Taihaku
Kouzou Douzaka as PC(ep 19)
Masaki Mimoto as PC(ep 21)
Masaki Yamamoto as PC(ep 23)
Masayo Hosono as Member(ep 10)
Mika Shirai as Control system(ep 18)
Mitsuki Saiga as Yuuta/Kashimiya
Norikazu Kuki as PC(ep 8)
Ryotaro Okiayu as Seisaku
Ryuuzou Ishino as Smile(ep 23)
Satoshi Gotou as PK(eps 20, 22)
Satsuki Yukino as Midori
Shinichi Kishino as PC 1(ep 5)
Shinichiro Miki as Kuhn
Shizuka Itou as Saburo
Takafumi Kawakami as PC(ep 19)
Tetsuharu Ohta as PC 1(ep 7)
Toru Oshiro as PC(ep 9)
Youhei Nishina as PC(ep 23)
Youko Honna as Asuta
Yuki Matsuda as Pirokio
Yuuki Taniguchi as Member(ep 10)
Yuuko Fujiya as
PC(ep 3)
Receptionist A(ep 4)
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Keith A. Goddard
Translation: Rachel Noe
Executive producer: Ken Iyadomi (Bandai)
Producer: Diana Gage (Ocean)

Adaptation: Alex Dafoe
Associate producer: Jiro Okada (Ocean)
Casting Coordination: Theresa MacFarlane (Interpacific Productions)
Casting Director: Randi Riediger (Interpacific Productions)
Chief Producer: Nobuo Masuda (Bandai)
Re-Recording Mixing: Keith A. Goddard
Recording engineer:
Donovan Johnson
Mike Iske
Subtitling: Kevin McKeown
Video Post-Production:
Angelo Eidse
Michael Hey
Sean McConkey
Andrew Francis as Haseo
David Lee Mckinney as Haseo(Animax dub)
Kelly Sheridan as Shino
Maryke Hendrikse as Tabby
Michael Kopsa as Ovan
Sarah Hauser as Tabby(Animax dub)
Scott Evans as Ovan

Alistair Abell as Sakisaka
Kirby Morrow as Gord
Lisa Ann Beley as Ender/Pi
Louis Chirillo as Kuhn
Mark Acheson as Tawalaya/Touta
Paul Dobson as Naoba/Yata
Rebecca Shoichet as Saburo
Russell Roberts as Phyllo
Sarah Hauser as Pi

Andrea Kwan as Azure Kite
Ashleigh Ball as Caster A(Female)
Brad Swaile as Seisaku
Brian Drummond as Nasubi(ep 5)
Cathy Weseluck as Cashmere
Chris Cound as
Caster A(Male)
Iyoten
Jason Simpson as Caster B(Male)
John Murphy as Haseo Fan 1(ep 3)
Kelly Metzger as Wool
Richard Ian Cox as Itta
Saffron Henderson as Midori
Sarah Hauser as Bset
Tabitha St. Germain as
Asta
Caster B(Female)
Nazo Grunty

Michael Pizzuto(Animax dub)
English companies
ADR Production: The Ocean Group
Distributor:
Bandai Entertainment
Beez Entertainment (UK)
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Licensed by: Bandai Entertainment
Recording Studio: Ocean Studios
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Julie Basecqz
French companies
ADR Production: Midisync
Dubbing: Mirroring
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Broadcaster: All Toons
Spanish cast
(none)
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