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Phantom - The Animation (OAV)

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Genres: action, drama
Themes: assassins
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Zwei was an ordinary person, until one day, while walking the streets a night, he witnessed a brutal assassination. He managed to avoid the sniper, a young girl named Ein, but was soon captured, and had the memories of his former life erased. He is spared death only by accepting a condition : to train to become an assassin alongside Ein. Now he must find a way to free himself from this shady world and reclaim his life once again.
User Ratings: 248 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 6 votes (sub:3, dub:2, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Excellent: 23 votes (sub:16, dub:5, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 43 votes (sub:32, dub:7, others:4
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German dubbed
 Good: 78 votes (sub:56, dub:17, others:5
5 Spanish subtitled
 Decent: 45 votes (sub:26, dub:14, ?:1, others:4
2 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
 So-so: 16 votes (sub:13, dub:3)
 Not really good: 9 votes (sub:7, dub:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
 Weak: 16 votes (sub:9, dub:7)
 Bad: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Awful: 6 votes (sub:4, ?:1, dub:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 485 users, rank: #2177 (of 9604)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.488 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.9427, rank: #5832 (of 9731)
Weighted mean: 6.481 (Decent+), rank: #5720 (of 9731) (seen all: 6.57 / seen some: 5.55 / won't finish: 3.23)
Bayesian estimate: 6.531 (Good−), rank: #5160 (of 7376)
Number of episodes: 3
Episode titles: We have 3
Vintage: 2004-02
Opening Theme:
"Gekkou" by HASSY
Ending Theme:
"I myself am hell" by Itou Kanako
Links: We have 1
News: Show:
New Anime in Japan (Jul 23, 2003)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Phantom - The Animation (DVD) 2006-02-28 (from $9.93)
    Phantom - The Animation - Game Bundle (DVD) 2006-02-28 (from $14.24)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Keitaro Motonaga
Script: Shoji Harimura
Original creator: Gen Urobuchi
Character Design: Koji Watanabe
Art Director: Shigemi Ikeda
Chief Animation Director: Koji Watanabe
Mechanical design: Satoshi Ishino
Sound Director: Kōichi Iizuka
Director of Photography: Takeshi Katsurayama

Color design: Yuko Kanemaru
Editing: Jun Takuma
Key Animation: Hisashi Saito (OP; eps 2-3)
Music producer: Yoshiyuki Ito
Recording: Ryō Tanaka (eps 1-3)
Theme Song Performance: Kanako Itou (ED)
Japanese cast
Omi Minami as Ein
Takahiro Sakurai as Zwei(Agatsuma Reiji)

Kazuhiro Nakata as Scythe Master

Ai Orikasa as Lizzie Garland
Kikuko Inoue as Claudia McCunnen
Shinpachi Tsuji as Issac Wisemel
Shō Hayami as Raymond McGwire

Dai Matsumoto (eps 1-2)
Eiji Itō (eps 1-2)
Emi Misawa (ep 2)
Hajime Iijima (ep 3)
Haruhi Terada (ep 1)
Harumi Asai (ep 3)
Hisanori Koyatsu (eps 1-2)
Misato Eguchi (ep 1)
Takurō Nakakuni (eps 1, 3)
(as Yuko Tanaka; eps 1-3)
Yuko Gibu (ep 2)
Yūko Tanaka (eps 1-3)
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Merideth Mulroney
Translation: Takeshi Kino
Executive producer: John Sirabella

ADR Recording Engineer: Kevin Patzelt
Dialogue Editing: Kevin Patzelt
DVD Authoring: Justin Kim
Post-Production Assistant:
Nick Michaud
Tara Navarro
Post-Production Manager: Christian Moran
Production Assistant:
Charles Ohta
Ken Itō
Production Coordination:
Margaret Boyd (Anime-Ya)
William Hellfire (AnimeWorks)
Production Supervision:
Maniela Tunes (Anime-Ya)
Sean Molyneaux (AnimeWorks)
Re-Recording Mixing: Sean Foye
Sound Supervision: Rod Ritzpatrick
Spotting: Clark Cheng
Subtitling: Nagisa Wada
Translation Manager: Anna Yamamoto
Voice Direction: Richard S. Chung
David Keefir as Zwei
Mela Lee as Ein

Cindy Robinson as Claudia McCunnen
Dave Mallow as Master Scythe
Kirk Thornton as Isaac Wisemel
Megan Hollingshead as Lizzie Garland
Steve Staley as Raymond McGuire

Doug Erholtz as Mafia Boss (ep 1)
Kirk Thornton as Businessman (ep 1)
Michael McConnohie as Bodyguard (ep 1)
English companies
Distributor: AnimeWorks
Licensed by: Media Blasters
German cast
German staff
Dubbing Director: Richard Westerhaus (eps 1-3)

Dialogue Writer: Christian Schneider (eps 1-3)
German companies
Distributor: OVA Films
Dubbing: G&G Tonstudios

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