Bandai America, Incorporated has joined forces with the most renowned anime and game producer talent in the world to create this masterpiece series. Pronounced "dot hack", .hack boasts character designs by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, famous character designer of Evangelion, and an engaging and immersive storyline scripted by the Kazunori Ito, acclaimed writer of "Ghost in the Shell" and "Patlabor". .hack is a first: a perfect fusion of entrancing Action/RPG gameplay, and beautifully produced anime, offered together in one game package!
A fourteen year old boy named Kite is invited by his schoolmate, Orca, to play the online game The World. While playing the game both Kite and his friend are attacked by an unknown monster. As a result, Orca becomes comatose in the real world. Despite his friend's condition, Kite continues to play The World believing he'll find a way to revive Orca. While playing The World, Kite accepts The Twilight from Aura, a mysterious girl in white. Kite is transformed into an Outlaw player within the game wielding the very same power responsible for Orcaís condition.
Original Video Animation
While paying the online game The World, two junior high school game club friends, Mai Minase and Tomonari Kasumi both lose consciousness. Mai recovers but Tomonari remains in a coma. Although CC Corporation, the maker of The World, insist there is no relationship with the strange events and the game. A mysterious man named Junichro Tokuoka approaches Mai and .....
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