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MapleStory (TV)

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Alternative title:
メイプルストーリー (Japanese)
Plot Summary: Ten years ago, the World Tree that protected peace and order of the world was being targeted by an evil organization called the Zakum. The Human race led four other races: the brave warriors, the intelligent magicians, the agile archers and the sly thieves in a fight against the Zakums. In the end, the World Tree activated self-destruction to protect itself. However, the other races thought it was the Human race that destroyed the World Tree. When the World Tree was destroyed most of the races had nothing left, so a number of them went to Maple Island thinking the ones who stayed would die. They escaped Victoria and lived on Maple Island where living is getting harder and harder. Since then, a never-ending war between the different races began.Ten years later, the main protagonist, Al, is determined to revive the World Tree. Al and his companions begin their journey to seek the seeds of the World Tree. At the same time, the Zakums reappear…
User Ratings: 38 ratings have been given [details]
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 Good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Decent: 4 votes (sub:4)
 So-so: 6 votes (sub:6)
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 Awful: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:1, raw:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 137 users, rank: #4509 (of 9409)
Median rating: Weak
Arithmetic mean: 3.421 (Weak+), std. dev.: 2.4988, rank: #9379 (of 9518)
Weighted mean: 3.553 (Not really good−), rank: #9370 (of 9518) (seen all: 4.02 / seen some: 5.01 / won't finish: 1.86)
Bayesian estimate: 4.610 (So-so−), rank: #7091 (of 7150)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 25
Episode titles: We have 25
2007-10-07 to 2008-03-30
Opening Theme:
"Scratch On The Heart" by Younha
Ending Theme:
"Kokoro no Kagayaki (心の輝き)" by Fumiko Orikasa
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Trivia: We have 1
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takaaki Ishiyama
Series Composition: Toshiki Inoue
Daisuke Ishibashi (ep 9)
Naohiro Okamura (5 episodes
eps 8, 14, 17-18, 23

Shoji Yonemura (9 episodes
eps 3-5, 10-11, 19-20, 24-25

Shunichi Yukimuro (5 episodes
eps 6-7, 12-13, 21

Takaaki Ishiyama (ep 26)
Toshiki Inoue (eps 1-2)
Yuuko Kakihara (eps 15-16, 22)
Atsuko Ishizuka (4 episodes
eps 6, 16, 21, 25

Takaaki Ishiyama
Yuzuru Tachikawa (eps 12, 18)
Episode Director:
Atsuko Ishizuka (eps 6, 25)
Kenichi Shimizu (ep 11)
Naomichi Yamato
Yuzuru Tachikawa (eps 12, 18, 24)
Music: Tomoji Sogawa
Character Design: Yoshinori Kanemori
Art Director: Hideyuki Ueno
Chief Animation Director: Yoshinori Kanemori
Animation Director: Kunihiko Sakurai
Supervising Director: Min Hee Joo
Sound Director: Yasunori Honda
Director of Photography: Yukihiro Masumoto
Executive producer: Y.T. Kang
Assistant Director: Atsuko Ishizuka
Background Art: Hitoshi Nagasaki (Studio Wyeth; OP)
Color design: Fumie Hayashi
Design: Jamie Vickers
Digital Special Effects: Kumiko Taniguchi (OP, ED)
Editing: Kashiko Kimura
In-Between Animation:
Jeong-Hui Kim (DR MOVIE; 4 episodes
eps 13, 18, 24-25

Susumu Watanabe (MOOK Animation; eps 11, 17, 23)
Yu-Jung Kim (Kyung Kang ANIA)
Theme Song Arrangement: Seiichiro Sugiura (ED)
Theme Song Composition: Emi Fujita (ED)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Emi Fujita (ED)
Goro Matsui (OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Fumiko Orikasa (ED)
Younha (OP)
Aya Endo as Nina

Akeno Watanabe as Akane (ep 17)
Chiaki Morita as Dennen (ep 17)
Daisuke Namikawa as Ariba
Hidenobu Kiuchi as Barrow
Nachi Nozawa as Zakteman
Nana Mizuki as Krone
Noriko Hidaka as Soarer
Rica Matsumoto as Podu
Taiten Kusunoki as Gallus
Takeshi Kusao as Anji
Tooru Nara as Gigan
Yoshihiro Kanemitsu as Ston (ep 17)
Yuko Minaguchi as Kino

Akeno Watanabe as
Boogie (ep 2)
Jr. Yeti (eps 11, 21, 24)
Kid Mushrooms (ep 22)
Octopus (eps 15, 18)
Octopus Soldier (eps 12-13, 23)
Scarecrow (ep 5)
Stomp Rabbit (ep 4)
Villager (ep 14)
Warrior Class Student (ep 6)
Wizard Boy (ep 16)
Asami Yaguchi as Cello (ep 14)
Aya Hisakawa as Lupin (ep 22)
Chiaki Morita as Octopus Soldier (ep 11)
Chō as
Elder (ep 2)
Old Mushroom (ep 13)
Haruhi Terada as
Nekkyo (ep 2)
Hidenobu Kiuchi as Burfee (ep 2)
Hideyuki Tanaka as Grande
Hiromi Konno as Maron
Issei Futamata as Khan (eps 17-18)
Kazuki Yao as Godfried
Kenji Nomura as
Lion (ep 18)
Ogani (eps 1, 3)
Kentarou Harada as muschel
Kiri Yoshizawa as Spluna (ep 12)
Koji Yusa as Alo-Alo
Kyōko Hamura as Sophie (eps 2, 25)
Masaaki Tsukada as Johann (ep 14)
Miho Miyagawa as
Archery (ep 15)
Burfee (ep 25)
Frolov (ep 2)
Kid Mushrooms (ep 22)
Monster (ep 8)
Mushroom (ep 13)
Octopus Soldier (ep 19)
Passenger (ep 11)
Shitake Mushroom (ep 12)
Ten (ep 6)
Villager (ep 14)
Wizard Boy (ep 16)
Wraith (ep 7)
Zatta Soldiers (ep 17)
Motoki Takagi as
Bandit (ep 15)
Jr. Wendigo (eps 11, 21, 24)
Reggie (ep 2)
Wizard Boy (ep 16)
Romi Park as Giru
Shiro Saito as Bartle (ep 6)
Tadahisa Saizen as
Monster A (ep 1)
Mushroom Old Man (ep 22)
Yellow Demon (ep 6)
Takayasu Usui as Thomas (ep 2)
Tooru Nara as
Chronos (ep 7)
Ivan (eps 17-18)
Octopus (ep 3)
Octopus Soldier (eps 11-13, 19)
Tomp (ep 2)
Triple Pteras (ep 14)
Warrior Tribe (ep 15)
Zombie Octopus (ep 22)
Yasuhiro as Monster C (ep 1)
Yoshihiro Kanemitsu as
Archery (ep 15)
Monster B (ep 1)
Moryeong (ep 6)
Octopus (ep 19)
Passenger (ep 11)
Stige (ep 5)
Villager (ep 14)
Zombie Mushroom (ep 12)
Yukitoshi Tokumoto as Bandit (ep 15)
Yuko Minaguchi as
Kid Mushrooms (ep 22)
Kiki (ep 12)
Kiko (ep 15)
Yuriko Fuchizaki as Zucca (eps 15-16)
Japanese companies
English staff
English companies
Broadcaster: Hello! Japan
English cast

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