Gankutsuou

Alt title: The Count of Monte Cristo

Vol: 3; Ch: 17
2.947 of 5 from 47 votes
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Gankutsuou

While vacationing on the moon, Albert, a young Parisian nobleman, meets the Count of Monte Cristo, a fabulously rich aristocrat from the far reaches of the galaxy. Fascinated by the count’s sophistication and intelligence, Albert is unaware of the older man’s dark purpose: to enact revenge for a terrible act of betrayal committed against him twenty-five years ago. Soon, all of Paris, including Albert’s own mother and father, will feel the terror of the count’s vengeance.

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Thrawn's avatar by Thrawn on Nov 29, 2013
Score 7.5/10

Story: In a nutshell, if you haven't read The Count of Monte Cristo, don't bother with this. To a greater extent, if you haven't watched Gankutsuou, seriously don't bother with this. This is more of a companion piece to the anime Gankutsuou than a stand-alone adaptation that can be read all on it's own, irregardless of it's source material. Nevertheless, a background in the original Alexandre Dumas work and... read more

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Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo
  • TV (24 eps)
  • 2004 - 2005

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