A young man awakens in an abandoned warehouse with no memory of his past. As he leaves the room and ventures further into the warehouse he is attacked by a girl in a mask; she tells him that in order to live he must come at her with all his might. After a fight for his life, he manages to overpower the girl, learning that he is to be trained as a Phantom - an assassin for the Inferno organization. He is also given a new name: Zwei. For three months, Zwei is trained by the girl in the arts of assassination until he has just one final test: to kill a living human being.
Recently I've seen plenty of good shows, but none have kept me hooked from the get-go. None, that is, until I fired up Phantom ~Requiem of the Phantom~ and polished off every one of the twenty-six episodes in a week (not bad considering how little I have actually been at home recently). Early nights were cast aside and my much needed... read more
Noir mark 4, also known as Requiem for the Phantom (henceforth RFTP). Studio Bee Train messes once again with the exact same premise but this time, unlike its earlier attempts it did things right.
1) It made drastic changes to the formula to the point it didn’t feel like another rehash of a Chicks With Guns show. It was also way richer in context and plot.
2) Unlike its predecessor, El... read more
|Phantom The Animation||OVA||2004|
|Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~||2009|