Japanese name: .hack//Roots .hack//Roots TV Series image
Japanese name:
English name: .hack//Roots
Dates: April 5, 2006-September 27, 2006 (April 6, 2006-September 28, 2006)
Broadcast time: Wednesday, 25:30-26:00 (Thursday, 1:30-2:00 am)
Number of episodes: 26
Animation Studio: Bee Train
Production Company:
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
Series Director: Koichi Mashimo
Episode Director(s):
Planning: Miu Kawasaki (series composition)
Art Director: Yoshimi Umino
Art Design: Sayuri Yoshida (color)
Character Designer(s): Satoshi Ohsawa, Yoshida Kameda
Animator(s): Satoshi Oosawa (director), Shinichi Shigematsu (director), Takashi Maruyama (director), Yoshiaki Kameda (director)
Sound: Koichi Mashimo (supervisor), Toru Nakano (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, science fiction, computer games, virtual reality
Home Video
United States: DVD (Bandai Entertainment, 6 discs)
Note(s): This series is a sequel to .hack//SIGN (2002).

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as .hack//Roots go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: August 7, 2010
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