Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo (TV)

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Gankutsuou is originally the title of one of the earliest Japanese translation/adaptation of Le Comte de Monte-Cristo the novel.

In ep. 6, when the Count shows his 100 million franc checks to Danglars, the address for a "Monte Cristo Co." can be seen, 25954 Eden Landing Rd., Hayward, CA 94545. This is a real address, and as of 2006 the location for the Collection Bureau of America, a debt collection company.

Episode 6 screenshot of the 100 million francs check with address:

Winner of the "Best Animation TV Program Award" at the 10th Animation Kobe (2005)

In episode 12, the piece that Eugénie performs at the Opera House is a shortened version of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2.

In episode 12, the second piece that Eugénie performs at the Opera House is the piano version of Robert Schumann's "Dreaming" ("Traumerei" in German).

The music flyer shown in Episode 12, behind the lamp that Albert turns on, advertises "Kolarčeva zadužbina," an actual music hall in Belgrade, Serbia.

In episode 16, when the crew's records are displayed, the names of the two astronauts are 'Sidney Govou' and 'Jérémy Clément', who are both French footballers.

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