Trying to escape his uneventful life, Albert, the son of a renowned
general from Paris, makes a journey with his friend Franz. During his
travels, he meets an immensely wealthy nobleman named The Count of Monte
Cristo. Living in luxurious hotels, surrounded by beautiful women and
strong bodyguards, the charming but enigmatic count fascinates Albert.
Albert invites the count to join the high society of Paris. However,
unknown to Albert, his father had once framed the count and took the
Count's fiancée as his own.
Runtime: 25 minutes
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The episodes of the Japanese animated TV series Gankutsuou: The Count of
Monte Cristo are directed by Mahiro Maeda and animated and produced by
Gonzo. Gankutsuou is based on Alexandre Dumas's French novel, Le Comte
de Monte-Cristo and is about the coming-of-age of Albert Morcerf and the
revenge of the Count of Monte Cristo. The series first aired in Japan on
Animax on October 5, 2004, and the final episode aired on March 29,
2005. Media Factory released the series to twelve DVD compilations in
Japan between February 25, 2005 and January 25, 2006. On April 10, 2005,
Geneon Entertainment received the license for U.S. releases. The U.S.
version went straight to six DVD compilations of four episodes each
between October 25, 2005 and September 12, 2006. Gankutsuou was also
made available over the now defunct Akimbo video-on-demand service, Xbox
Live, and via Vuze. On December 27, 2010, the series made its North
American debut on the FUNimation Channel. Gankutsuou only has one
opening theme and one closing theme, both by Jean-Jacques Burnel. “We
Were Lovers” serves as the opening theme for all episodes except episode
twenty-three and serves as the closing theme for the season finale,
episode twenty-four. “You Won't See Me Coming” was the ending theme for
every episode aside from the season finale.
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