Boogiepop Phantom, Season 1
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Five years ago, a string of grisly murders shook the city to its core. Now, panic and terror have returned and this time it has a name: Boogiepop. Everyone knows about Boogiepop: Death incarnate, she stalks the night in search of fresh victims. Meet her and you simply... vanish. In the darkness, glass shatters and time stands still.... You can sense it. There's something out there... and its coming closer. Are you safe? Based on the best-selling "Boogiepop" novel series by Kouhei Kadono, "Boogiepop Phantom" is a chilling tale of a town stalked by death in the aftermath of a string of grisly murders which took place five years before. Animation by Studio Madhouse (DEATH NOTE / TRINITY BLOOD), direction by Watanabe Takashi (SLAYERS / SHAKUGAN NO SHANA), and screenplay by Sadayuki Murai (MILLENNIUM ACTRESS / PERFECT BLUE).
|1||VideoPortraits from Memory||A light pierces the sky, and the city is thrown into darkness. After the mysterious disappearance of Saotome, an ex-boyfriend of one of Moto's friends, there are whispers about Boogiepop in the wind. Moto doesn't give the rumors much thought, until one night when she catches a glimpse of Saotome's ghost. With a conflicted heart, Moto is determined to find him once again and confess her true feelings for him. But is it really him? Did Boogiepop really kill him?||24:09||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoPortraits in Darkness||Jonouchi is cursed with visions; he sees the evil and pain within the hearts of others. Powerless to stop them, he's crushed by this supernatural burden and pushed beyond his limits. Now his existence has a single purpose: help others by removing their pain. But is his mission really working? After all, how complete is a life without the pain of regret, loss, and fear that can bring people together and make them stronger?||24:09||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoLife Can Be So Nice||They called her Panuru, but that's not really her name. Misuzu lives a terrible lie that conveniently serves quite a malevolent purpose. Her life changed some years ago in many ways, some subtle and others less so. By adopting an alien philosophy, her world changed forever.||24:12||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoMy Fair Lady||Yoji Suganuma's life is falling apart. Incessantly pushed to succeed by his overbearing father, he's retreated to the safety of his room and the comfort of his simulated girlfriend. When he's offered a drug that will “change his life,” Yoji doesn't hesitate. Only now he can't seem to distinguish between the new girl Rie at work and his computer girlfriend. As the line between reality and fiction blurs with Yoji's growing addiction, he's more determined than ever to make Rie over into his perfect “fair lady.”||24:14||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoInterlude||The stories and rumors continue to grow, but what’s fact and what’s fiction behind what happened five years ago? Could one police officer already know the truth? Meanwhile, Suema is certain that Nagi Kirima knows something about those terrible events, but Nagi refuses to reveal anything. Suema’s quest to uncover Nagi's secret leads her back to the Perfectural Hospital and a very mysterious girl.||24:12||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoMother's Day||Already strained by the death of her father, the relationship between Shizue Wakasa and her mother was never the same after she saw her mother with another man. But when Shizue was murdered by a serial killer, their relationship was left permanently unresolved. Five years later, the memories of Shizue return to haunt her mother when she discovers her daughter’s diary.||24:12||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoUntil Ure In My Arms Again||Mamaro was never like other guys. Violent and merciless, he showed little love even to those in his family. His life has been spent looking for life's redundancies, society included. Now, Mamaro is about to discover he has less in common with other humans than he thought.||24:06||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoShe's So Unusual||Single-minded, Nagi Kirima goes through life with only one purpose: Root out and destroy the evil lurking in the darkness. A lonely life, but one of which her father would have approved, as his jealously guarded theories form the basis for her work. While up to now it hasn't been a problem, her pursuits have left little time for a personal life.||24:05||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|9||VideoYou'll Never Be Young Twice||Saki is a gifted pianist. Popular and talented, she is manipulated into becoming something that she’ll never be. Her parents want only the best for her, and are sacrificing everything for their goal. When a new teacher enters Saki's life, her faith in herself is shattered. Is she really worth all of their sacrifices? Torn and confused, she's unsure what to do. In the park late at night, though, there’s rumored to be someone who resolves life's little problems.||24:07||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoPoom Poom||Magical Poom Poom holds a balloon and travels the sky to the wondrous worlds. And in the world of Poom Poom, everything is perfect: There are no grownups, and children live without pain. But there are sinister undercurrents running beneath the apparent happiness of this little land.||24:13||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|11||VideoUnder The Gravity's Rainbow||Manaka knew nothing of the world. Trapped in the house by her grandmother, life became more and more impossible. One day, it ended. She knew Death wasn't something to be feared, that there were things beyond. And although she couldn't possibly have known what it meant, she came to know what Echoes was and is.||24:14||£1.49||View in iTunes|
|12||VideoRequiem||A year after the Rainbow disappeared, life returned to normal. Time unwound itself and the darkness retreated, but it didn’t vanish entirely. Some people understood that strange events had transpired, but for others the quest continues. The veil has been lifted and sunlight has returned... or has it?||23:41||£1.49||View in iTunes|