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MoonPhase (TV)

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Alternative title:
Tsukuyomi -Moon Phase- (Japanese)
月詠 -MOON PHASE- (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Photographer Kohei Morioka, while on assignment for a magazine devoted to the occult, enters a dark castle in Germany where he encounters a young vampire girl named Hazuki who tries to turn him into her servant. While Kohei doesn't succumb to Hazuki's will, he does set her free from the barrier keeping her in the castle. He is surprised to find her living with him in Japan.
User Ratings: 1703 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 143 votes (sub:115, dub:23, raw:2, ?:1, others:2
1 German subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Excellent: 350 votes (sub:239, dub:101, raw:5, edit.dub:1, others:4
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Very good: 459 votes (sub:314, dub:140, ?:1, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:2
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Good: 376 votes (sub:248, dub:118, raw:2, ?:1, others:7
2 Russian dubbed
2 Polish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
)
 Decent: 171 votes (sub:118, dub:48, raw:1, ?:1, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 German subtitled
)
 So-so: 105 votes (sub:69, dub:34, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
)
 Not really good: 36 votes (sub:27, dub:8, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
)
 Weak: 34 votes (sub:26, dub:7, others:1
1 French subtitled
)
 Bad: 15 votes (sub:13, dub:2)
 Awful: 10 votes (sub:8, dub:2)
 Worst ever: 4 votes (sub:4)
Seen in part or in whole by 3466 users, rank: #291 (of 8977)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.470 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.7407, rank: #1840 (of 9084)
Weighted mean: 7.368 (Good+), rank: #1988 (of 9084) (seen all: 7.63 / seen some: 6.55 / won't finish: 4.25)
Bayesian estimate: 7.369 (Good+), rank: #1723 (of 6826)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 26
Vintage:
2004-10-04 to 2005-03-28
2007-08-27 to 2007-10-23 (USA - AZN Television)
Opening Theme:
#1: "Neko Mimi Mode" by Dimitri From Paris (eps 1-8,10-13,15-24)
#2: "Tsuku Yomi Mode" by Dimitri from Paris (eps 9,14)
Ending Theme:
#1: "Kanashii Yokan" by Marianne Amplifier Feat. Yuka
#2: "Nami no Toriko ni naru you ni" by Noriko Ogawa (ep 7)
#3: "Pressentiment triste" by marianne Amplifier feat. yuka
#4: "Neko Mimi Mode" by Dimitri From Paris (eps 25-26)
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 4
Reviews:
Moon Phase DVD 1 (Dec 6, 2007)
MoonPhase DVD 6 (Jul 12, 2007)
MoonPhase DVD 5 (Jun 29, 2007)
MoonPhase DVD 3 (Feb 14, 2007)
Moon Phase DVD 2 (Jan 10, 2007)
Moon Phase + Artbox DVD 1 (Dec 24, 2006)
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Funimation Entertainment (Mar 21, 2008)
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DVD (Region 1)
    MoonPhase - Phase 1 (DVD 1) 2006-10-17 (from $8.08)
    MoonPhase - Phase 1 + Artbox (DVD 1) 2006-10-17 (from $58.98)
    MoonPhase - Phase 2 (DVD 2) 2006-11-28 (from $8.88)
    MoonPhase - Phase 3 (DVD 3) 2007-01-09 (from $20.00)
    MoonPhase - Phase 4 (DVD 4) 2007-02-20 (from $11.01)
    MoonPhase - Phase 5 (DVD 5) 2007-04-03 (from $29.49)
    MoonPhase - Phase 6 (DVD 6) 2007-05-15 (from $66.99)
    MoonPhase - The Complete Collection [Viridian Collection] (DVD 1-4) 2009-01-13 (from $65.00)
    MoonPhase - The Complete Series [S.A.V.E.] (DVD 1-4) 2011-10-25 (from $19.99)
    MoonPhase - The Complete Series (DVD 1-6) 2008-03-18 (from $25.32)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Akiyuki Simbo
Series Composition: Mayori Sekijima
Script:
Hiroaki Kitajima (5 episodes
eps 8, 12, 14, 20, 24
)

Kenichi Kanemaki (11 episodes
eps 1, 3-4, 7, 11, 16-17, 19, 22, 25-26
)

Mayori Sekijima (eps 2, 6, 21)
Sumio Uetake (ep 5)
Tomoyasu Okubo (6 episodes
eps 9-10, 13, 15, 18, 23
)

Storyboard:
Hiroto Kato (eps 12-13)
Keizou Kusakawa (ep 17)
Michio Fukuda (6 episodes
eps 6, 11, 16, 18, 23-24
)

Minoru Tanaka (ep 2)
Mitsuhiro Yoneda (eps 10, 21)
Nobuyuki Takeuchi (eps 3, 26)
Osamu Tadokoro (6 episodes
eps 5, 8-9, 14, 19, 22
)

Shin Oonuma (eps 7, 15)
Tatsuya Oishi (ep 25)
Toshimasa Suzuki (eps 4, 20)
Episode Director:
Hiroto Kato (ep 13)
Hiroyuki Kurimoto
Junichi Yokoyama (ep 8)
Keizou Kusakawa (eps 17, 22)
Kotaro Tamura (ep 26)
Kunitoshi Okajima (ep 5)
Mitsuhiro Yoneda (eps 10, 21)
Nobuyuki Takeuchi (ep 3)
Ryouki Kamitsubo (eps 14, 19)
Shin Oonuma (5 episodes
eps 1, 7, 15, 20, 24
)

Tatsuya Oishi (eps 6, 12, 25)
Tomoya Kunisaki (ep 9)
Toshimasa Suzuki (eps 2, 11, 23)
Yasuo Ejima (ep 4)
Yoshinari Saito (ep 18)
Yutaka Hirata (ep 16)
Music: Daisaku Kume
Original Work: Keitaro Arima
Character Design: Masahiro Aizawa
Art Director: Satoru Kuwabara
Animation Director:
Hiroto Kato (ep 13)
Hiroyuki Okuno (ep 9)
Kazuhiro Ōta (eps 16, 18, 24)
Kazutoyo Yamada (eps 5, 9, 13)
Kazuyuki Ueda (ep 26)
Kosuke Murayama (eps 10, 21)
Kyoko Kametani (4 episodes
eps 15, 19, 22-23
)

Mai Otsuka (ep 5)
Masahiko Itojima (eps 8, 14, 20)
Masahiro Aizawa (5 episodes
eps 1, 7, 11, 17, 25
)

Minoru Tanaka (5 episodes
eps 2, 6, 12-13, 19
)

Miyako Nishida (eps 12, 15, 19)
Rondo Mizukami (eps 3, 9, 26)
Taisuke Iwasaki (ep 3)
Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama
Producer:
Hiroshi Yoshida (Victor Entertainment|Flying Dog)
Hiroyuki Birukawa (Victor Entertainment|Flying Dog)

Assistant Director: Toshimasa Suzuki
Background Art:
Emiko Satoh
Yoshiko Kuroda
Color design: Jin Hibino
Color setting: Tomoe Takaya
Editing: Kazuhiko Seki
In-Between Animation: Akihisa Takano
In-Between Check: Keita Shimizu (eps 8, 14, 20)
Opening Director: Keizou Kusakawa
Paint Inspection: Jin Hibino
Planning: Shiro Sasaki
Setting Assistance: Tatsuya Oishi (eps 17-18)
Sound Effects: Minoru Yamada
Theme Song Composition:
Dimitri From Paris (OP)
Yukari Hashimoto (ED)
Theme Song Lyrics: Yukari Hashimoto (ED)
Theme Song Performance:
Chiwa Saito (OP1 and OP2)
Dimitri From Paris (OP)
marianne Amplifier (ED)
Visual Director: Nobuyuki Takeuchi
Chiwa Saito as Hazuki/Luna
Hiroshi Kamiya as Kohei Morioka

Mai Kadowaki as Hikaru Mido
Michiko Neya as Hiromi Anzai
Miyu Matsuki as Kaoru Mido
Mugihito as Ryuhei Mido
Sawa Ishige as Art
Takahiro Sakurai as Seiji Mido
Vanilla Yamazaki as Haiji
Yumi Kakazu as Elfriede

Fumi Morisawa as Elfriede's mother (ep 17)
Hajime Iijima as
Chief Editor (ep 7)
Ramen shop man (ep 6)
Haruka Kimura as
Crows (ep 16)
Female Secretary (ep 4)
Nurse A (ep 11)
Snow Monkey (ep 19)
Hiroaki Yoshida as Youth (ep 4)
Hiroko Maruyama as Koharu Midō
Jūrōta Kosugi as Yayoi Midou
Ken Narita as Mario
Kenji Nomura as Torajirō Midō (ep 6)
Kouichi Kuriyama as
Customer (ep 4)
Editor A (ep 7)
Evil Spirit (ep 22)
TV Anchor (ep 20)
Marina Inoue as Kōhei Morioka (young)
Miho Nagahori as
Frieze (ep 16)
Shizuru
Naoki Yanagi as Jeda
Naoko Suzuki as
Nurse B (ep 11)
Photographer (ep 22)
Nozomi Masu as Woman (ep 5)
Ryusaku Chijiwa as Stone Dragon (ep 2)
Tadahisa Saizen as Vargas
Takashi Matsuyama as Kinkeru
Takayuki Suzuki as
Kyoto Store Owner (ep 6)
Train Announcer (ep 11)
Takayuki Usami as Devil Hamster (ep 5)
Yasushi Miyabayashi as Akuda (ep 6)
Yumiko Hori as Child (ep 5)
Yuri Amano as Seine
Yuriko Yamaguchi as Dansou (ep 15)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: SHAFT
Background Art: Studio TENJIN
Backgrounds: Pak Production
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo
Format Editing: Video-Tech
Music Collaboration: TV Tokyo Music
Music Production: VS&P
Photography:
Adlib
Studio Elle
Photography Support: [email protected]
Production: Victor Entertainment
Production Cooperation: Nomad (ep 23)
Recording Studio: OP Requiem Studio
Sound Production: Omnibus Promotion
Video Editing: Studio K2
English staff
English cast
ADR Director:
Brina Palencia (eps 21-26)
Colleen Clinkenbeard
Script:
Bonny Clinkenbeard (eps 23-24)
Colleen Clinkenbeard (10 episodes
eps 4, 6, 11, 13-14, 16, 18, 20-22
)

Eric Vale (eps 1-3)
Jared Hedges (9 episodes
eps 5, 7-10, 15, 17, 25-26
)

Kelli Howard-Hedges (eps 7-8, 12, 15)
Paul D. Storrie (ep 19)
Executive producer: Gen Fukunaga
ADR Engineer:
Jimi Barker (eps 3-6, 11-26)
Peter Hawkinson (8 episodes
eps 16-21, 25-26
)

Ryan Morgan (eps 1-2, 7-10)
Assistant ADR Director: Taliesin Jaffe
Assistant Talent Coordinator: Scott Garner
DVD Authoring: Dylan Rogers
DVD Editing: Jeremy Jimenez
DVD Menu Audio: Matt Chaney
DVD Menu Design: Kris Pierce
Head Writer: Jared Hedges
Line Producer: Colleen Clinkenbeard
Logo Animation: Chas Naylor
Mix Engineer: Nathanael Harrison
Script Supervision: Jacqueline Gilbert
Talent Coordination: Tara A. Williams
Jason Liebrecht as Kouhei Morioka
Monica Rial as Hazuki/Luna

Brina Palencia as Kaoru
Bruce R. Elliot as Vigo
Carrie Savage as Artemis
Gwendolyn Lau as Haiji (Cat)
Jason Douglas as Yayoi Mido
Laura Bailey as Hiromi
Luci Christian as
Haiji (Human)
Hikaru
Randy Tallman as Ryuuhei
Sonny Strait as Seiji
Stephanie Young as Elfriede
Troy Baker as Count Heinrich von Kinkel

Andrew Cross as Section Editor A (eps 7, 9)
Caitlin Glass as Chimp (ep 19)
Chuck Huber as Shop Owner (ep 6)
Colleen Clinkenbeard as
Chizuru
Kouhei's Mother
Shikigami (ep 11)
Cynthia Cranz as Hazuki's Mother
Jamie McGonnigal as TV Announcer (ep 20)
Jim Foronda as Section Editor A (ep 16)
John Burgmeier as Jeda
Julie Mayfield as
Elfriede's Mother (ep 17)
Koharu
Kent Williams as Kojiro Mido (ep 6)
Lydia Mackay as Frieze (ep 16)
Mark Stoddard as Editor-in-Chief (5 episodes
eps 7-8, 12, 16, 19
)
Michael Pandolfo as Kouhei Morioka (Young)
Mike McFarland as Chef (ep 6)
Robert McCollum as Mario (eps 15-17)
Taliesin Jaffe as Crow (ep 16)
Wendy Powell as Pinky (ep 15)

English companies
ADR Production: FUNimation Studios
Digital Download: Direct2Drive
Distributor:
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Revelation Films (UK)
Internet Streaming:
AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand)
Crunchyroll
FUNimation Entertainment
Hulu
Joost
Translations: JN Productions
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Licensed by: Mighty Media Co., Ltd.
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)

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