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Years after the fantasy MMORPG known as 'The World' suffered massive system failure, it has returned. Upgraded and re-written, the current incarnation of 'The World' gives players the freedom to find high adventure, embark on quests for treasure, and battle each other in arenas and tournaments. Player-Killers have become commonplace, however, and prey upon those weaker than they. Haseo, a careless player, was saved from such a fate by members of the Twilight Brigade - a guild with a legendary quest. Joining with the Twilight Brigade, they take on "The World" with all of its wonders and dangers. Will they find what they seek, and will Haseo be able to save those that mean the most to him from the unexplainable effects of 'The World'?

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CaptainSlow's avatar by CaptainSlow on Mar 8, 2014
Score 4/10

What I Liked: Great character designs. Andrew Francis does a good job as the aloof teenager Haseo. Phyllo. Saburou. Tawaraya / Tohta. World design is just as good as the previous .hack installments.    

What I Didn't: Soundtrack is a messy jumble of different genres (that occasionally take from famous compositions), and seems to mostly consist of vocal tracks that may end up distracting... read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Jul 1, 2012
Score 4.5/10

I don’t like repeating myself, so it would be wise to first read my SIGN review before starting with this one. It is part of the same world and should normally be watched after the main series.

Analysis: Art 1/1, Sound 0/2, Story 1/3, Characters 2/4

The plot is still all talking but there is a bit of fighting this time. Nothing major to look at though, I... read more

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