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Myriad Colors Phantom World Season 2: Premiere Date, Characters, Plot
Kyoto Animation always comes up with some brilliantly produced anime shows, to an extent where even the flaws of an anime are overlooked due to the beauty of its visuals. Their incredible linework, backgrounds, character detailing and CG incorporation have led to the creation of some of the most beautiful anime ever seen. ‘ Clannad ‘ and ‘ Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu ‘ are some of their most well-known works and are also perfect examples of their skills. But as I mentioned earlier, most of the times, the animation is of such high production value that all the evident flaws of the anime somehow become invisible and this is exactly what happens in the case of ‘Musaigen no Phantom World’.
‘Musaigen no Phantom World’ or ‘Myriad Colors Phantom World’ is not all that bad of an anime but it somehow only manages to qualify for an average score, that too because of its stunning visuals. The good thing about it is that it capitalizes on its premise and remains self-aware throughout. But otherwise, it is just full of cliches with laughably bad moments. However, for all its worth, the anime is entertaining and can definitely be considered watchable.
Musaigen no Phantom World Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?
‘Musaigen no Phantom World’ Season 1 premiered on January 7, 2016 and with a total of 13 episodes, it came to an end on March 31, 2016. This was then followed by a special episode that was not aired and was only released in the form of DVD/BD on October 5, 2016. Like most other anime series, this one is also an adaptation of a light novel series that goes by the same name. Despite its slightly low rating on MAL, ‘Musaigen no Phantom World’ has actually gained enough popularity to receive a whole new season. Especially when it comes to the artwork, the anime reflects on all the hard work that has been put into it with much prudence to the details.
However, as of now, there have been no official claims regarding the release of a new season. According to some rumors, ‘Musaigen no Phantom World’ Season 2 release date will be announced somewhere around the fall of 2020. But as long as these claims are not official, we cannot really say much about them. There sure is enough source material for covering a whole new season, so we just need to be a little patient and wait for the Studio to make the whole thing official. Till then, you can always watch the spin-off version of the anime or you can even start catching up with the manga.
Musaigen no Phantom World English Dub:
The English sub of ‘Musaigen no Phantom World’ on Funimation and Amazon Prime . You can also watch on Crunchyroll with its original Japanese audio and English subtitles.
Musaigen no Phantom World Plot:
‘Musaigen no Phantom World’ is introduced with a pre-history where a decade before the events of the anime, a laboratory experiment with human brains had gone wrong. This led to the outbreak of a virus that infects the brains of all the humans and suddenly allows them to see mythical beings that have been living with them all this time. The humans are opened to a whole new world of phantom and ghosts but soon, as a part of genetic evolution, the next generation of humans turn out to have powers to fight these mythical beings. Not all of the phantoms are evil, but there are a few of them who give humans a very tough time.
In order to destroy the evil ghosts, a high school establishes teams of young students who hunt them down. By doing this, the students are able to earn money to pay off their school fees. Two of these students are Haruhiko Ichijou and Mai Kawakami who are known to be the best in their batch of students. Haruhiko is able to summon and seal the ghosts through her drawings and Mai uses elements of martial arts to fight off the phantoms. The two are also joined by a friendly phantom named Ruru and they dedicate their lives to protecting human beings from the mischievous creatures.
Musaigen no Phantom World Characters:
Haruhiko is the main protagonist of the show who is a first-year high school student at the Hosea Academy. Like some other kids of his generation, he was also born with supernatural abilities and this allows him to be a part of Phantom Hunting team along with his friends. Haruhiko has a strong fascination with books and he ends up reading all the books in the school library. Once he is done with that, he enrolls into a public library and starts reading the books there as well.
Mai is a second-year student at the Hosea Academy and is also a member of the Phantom Hunting Team E. She is known to be a very attractive teenage girl and she stands really tall with a very curvy figure. She has a very lively and cheerful personality and is also very confident about her capabilities. When it comes to fighting phantom , she uses her athletic abilities to destroy them using her arms and legs. She is labeled as the “Phantom Hunting Mom” because she always looks out for the ones around her and is very protective of her friends.
Ruru is a small phantom girl who is not at all evil and always stands by Haruhiko’s side as his partner. She is really petite and has long wavy blue hair with deep-red colored eyes . Ruru has a childish personality and she is often seen with a smile on her face. She always expresses her thoughts and may even come off as a little too harsh with her comments. She is also quite popular amongst the students of the Hosea Academy and students often ask her if she would like to have lunch with them. She is very friendly and even when she meets people for the first time, she calls them out by their first names.
Reina Izumi is a transfer student at the Hosea Academy who joins the Phantom Hunting Team E much later. She appears to be very innocent with her petite frame and electric blue eyes. Her appearance reflects her personality very well as she is a very kind and caring girl who is never rude to anyone. She is also very skilled at Aikido and basic martial arts. Often, she uses her martial arts skills on Haruhiko when he embarrasses her in public. She comes from a very rich family and before attending Hosea Academy, she was in an all girls school.
Kotio is another transfer student who joins the Hosea Academy much later. Instead of joining a team to fight phantom, she prefers to be a lone wolf and fights them off all by herself. This might seem all badass but she does this because of a traumatic childhood experience that forced her to shut herself off from other people. She has short wavy pink hair and the color of her eyes is also the same. She recognizes herself as “different” and prefers to stay in isolation all the time.
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Myriad Colors Phantom World
Original title: 無彩限のファントム・ワールド.
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S1 e14 - season 1, s1 e13 - the eternal phantom world, s1 e12 - the mother hath returned.
In the near future, in a world born of human imagination, what humans would call ghosts or monsters appear, and they come to be called "phantoms." Haruhiko Ichijō, is a first year at Hosea Academy along with his upperclassman Mai Kawakami, who fights phantoms with the ability "Spirit of Five Elements," Reina Izumi, who has the ability "Phantom Eater," and Koito Minase, who fights phantoms in solitude. They experience the ups and downs of high school life before a certain incident leads them to the truth of this world.
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How would you rate episode 1 of myriad colors phantom world community score: 3.2, how would you rate episode 2 of myriad colors phantom world community score: 3.3, how would you rate episode 3 of myriad colors phantom world community score: 3.3.
Overall, yes. In many regards the first three episodes of Phantom World have a similar tenor, flow, and feel to Beyond the Boundary , enough that I was a little surprised they don't actually have the same director. The look of the series is fairly similar, too. However, I had a more neutral than negative impression of Boundary , and that carries over to this series as well. Hence I think it's going to be very common for a viewer's reaction to both to be similar.
The basic sensibility of this series is that Haruhiko and Mai are the lowest-performing duo in a club which specializes in dealing with Phantoms, otherworldly critters which have come into human perception range due to changes in the human brain's structure which were first documented a few years ago – in other words, a very thin excuse for justifying their existence. Big-chested Mai is the melee type and Haruhiko can both summon and seal Phantoms by accurately drawing them. (He's also knowledgeable to the point of not knowing when to shut up.) They are accompanied by a fairy-sized Phantom Ruru, who seems to exist mostly just to be cute and prattle on, as she has demonstrated no actual powers or useful aspects so far. To bolster their standing they recruit Reina, a girl who can seal Phantoms by eating them, and try to recruit Koito, a headset-sporting loner with sonic-based powers. Even though they end up working well with Koito to defeat a type of Phantom that seems to have figured out how to thwart her powers, she is still standoffish for the moment, but the opener suggests that Koito will join the group eventually. An elementary school girl with a teddy bear, who is also shown prominently in the opener, has also popped up a couple of times now to spy on the group and will presumably get involved eventually, too.
That's actually about all there is to the plot so far. The story has much more emphasized the characters and various one-off Phantom-hunting missions, with very little hint about any kind of overarching plot. Character actions and interactions have mostly been light-hearted to the point of goofiness, such as the limbo-dancing power line poles in episode 1, how the first creature Haruhiko successfully summons turns out in episode 2 (think Naruto ), or the way Mai's memories of herself as a little girl contrast starkly with how she actually was in episode 3 (possibly the funniest scene so far). Sometimes these are used to delve into bigger and/or more sentimental points, such as how rewriting memories to serve certain purposes is a common phenomenon in humans, but the writing has yet to settle on a smooth and comfortable way to do this.
So far Phantom World isn't a fan service fest or a harem series – at least not in a conventional sense, anyway. Though there are some hints that Mai might be sweet on Haruhiko, episode 3 strongly suggests that Reina is more interested in Mai; at the very least Mai, much more than Haruhiko, is the reason for Reina agreeing to be part of the group. The girl with the teddy bear seems more focused on them as a group than Haruhiko specifically, too. What fan service the series has shown so far has been much less about showing skin or undergarments and much more about exploiting Mai's build; her breasts are practically a character unto themselves. In fact, director Tatsuya Ishihara seems to be actively playing with fan service expectations, as on a few occasions in these three episodes a scenario plays out which seems like it is headed towards a stock fan service scene but then changes direction at the last second. For instance, acrobatics are involved in one scene to avoid a crotch-plant to Haruhiko's face, while in another Haruhiko stumbles into Reina and looks for all the world like he is going to give her an accidental grope, but instead he winds up hugging her to regain his stability. This might not be obvious if you don't regularly watch heavy fan service titles, but as someone who does, it is a refreshingly fun little gimmick.
Beyond that gimmick and the occasional successful bit of humor, the only interesting aspect to the series so far is its visuals. This is standard KyoAni quality, which means strong background designs and characters who have a richness and depth to them not commonly seen in works by other studios. Animation quality is also a step above and sometimes creative on small details, such as the distorted way that Reina opens her mouth when she is using her power or some uses of digital effects on the Phantoms. Episode 3 even gives us a fight scene which is partially done from a first-person perspective. (Curiously, it's only the second series in the past week to do that; see also GATE .) Both the opener and closer also feature animated dancing.
At the least, I have to give Phantom World some credit for trying to play against expectations and function at least a little out of the standard mold. The problem is that it lacks a certain spark necessary to truly make it stand out. If it finds that spark at some point during the season then this could wind up being a good series, but right now it is just muddling along.
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Myriad Colors Phantom World ( 無彩限のファントム・ワールド , Musaigen no Fantomu Wārudo ) is a Japanese fantasy light novel series written by Sōichirō Hatano and illustrated by Shirabi . The series, set in the future Kamigyo ward, an accidental release of an unstable virus caused an epidemic that alters the human brain, leading to the creation of the beings called “phantoms”.
An anime television adaptation by Kyoto Animation aired from January to March 2016. It is licensed by Crunchyroll outside of Asia.  
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Myriad Colors Phantom World is a Japanese light novel series written by Souichirou Hatano and illustrated by Shirabi, which was published the KA Esuma Bunko imprint from 2013 to 2016 for three volumes. An animated adaptation produced by Kyoto Animation aired from January 7, 2016 and March 31, 2016. The show was directed by Tatsuya Ishihara, with Fumihiko Shimo serving as series composer, and Kazumi Ikeda as character designer and chief animation director.
A mysterious incident 10 years prior changed how humans perceive the world, allowing them to see creatures long thought imaginary. These formerly mythical beings, called Phantoms, come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. The incident also imbued certain people with special abilities. Haruhiko Ichijo possesses a special ability allowing him to seal Phantoms by drawing them in a sketchbook. Along with his classmate Mai Kawakami, Haruhiko is a member of the Hosea Academy Neural Error Corrections Club, where students accept jobs handling Phantoms in exchange for useful household goods. Unfortunately for them, Team E (consisting only of Haruhiko and Mai) have the worst performance record out of all teams. In an effort to change this, Haruhiko and Mai set out to find more members to join their team.
Important to note that Myriad Colors Phantom World was just a single volume light novel for a long time since its debut in 2013, with the second volume only coming out at the end of 2015 and the third announced for later in 2016, so it�s pretty justified from KyoAni to follow its own original scenarios to fill a 13 episodes Anime (plus one OVA) in this particular case.
- Accidental Marriage : Done in episode eight to get rid of the phantom after the students learn that his girlfriend ran off with someone else. They then decide to have someone marry him, but unfortunately for Haruhiko, he's the one chosen to be the bride.
- Adaptation Distillation : Like some other adaptations of modern KyoAni, Amagi Brilliant Park and Hyouka , the studio adapted Phantom World with many of their own original developments, situations and even characters not found in the source material, so it�s more of �based after� rather �adapted from�; the anime series is already reported to go into its own direction right away from the early episodes, not to say they are ignoring all developments from the source material though, some made into the anime.
- To add the series was but a single book in 2013, only becoming a numbered series in 2015 when the second volume dropped in, so the animation has plenty of room to show new situations and characters.
- A Day in the Limelight : Every one of the girls gets at least one episode that focuses heavily on them, such as Reina attempting to cope with her real family who seemed strict, distant, and uncaring, and is lured towards a phantom family who seemed to love and care for her quite a bit.
- In Episode 13, Haruhiko manages to summon them in true Eldritch Abomination form against Enigma. Marchosias' form being just like it appears in Haruhiko's sketch.
- All Part of the Show : The student phantom in episode nine reveals to Haruhiko and the others that she just wanted to put on a good play that could win the contest. While they're discussing this, the audience continues watching. Though they're not sure if said discussion was part of the play or not, they decide that it is convincing and enjoy it quite a bit. Haruhiko and the others then proceed with the rest of the play.
- Alternate Universe : Aptly named "Another" which is the VERY bleak setting of book 2 .
- Amazingly Embarrassing Parents : After Haruhiko's mother returns home in episode twelve, he spends a week catching up with her. The girls get a little suspicious despite them seemingly getting along rather well. After they show up at his house and get invited to dinner, his mother asks him which one of the girls he's going to marry. Haruhiko suffers some High-Pressure Emotion , particularly as she continues prying into the subject, with each girl mentioning something they've done with him in previous episodes.
- Anachronic Order : The very second novel jumps further in time to show everyone as young adults in their mid-twenties dealing with phantoms, the third volume is reported to go back to its base timeline with everyone in high school. This is because the events of book 2 occur in its own self-contained Alternate Universe .
- And Knowing Is Half the Battle : Most episodes start off with a brief lesson from Haruhiko and Ruru. The only exceptions are Episode 11 and 13.
- Played with in the case of Haruhihiko's phantom summons. Marchosias is adorable but normally just gets swatted out of the way. On the other hand, every time Haruhiko summons Cthulhu, despite it looking like a deformed, cartoon squid, it kicks serious ass. Even dealing a damaging blow to Enigma - Reminding all of us that no matter how it looks, it's still, y'know, Cthulhu
- Albrecht is a cute teddy bear who can get much larger and smack them around.
- Badass Bystander : In the eighth episode, a lot of random students take turns fighting a giant ape phantom with extremely powerful magic attacks. None of them win but their attacks are no less impressive to look at.
- Bare-Bottomed Monkey : Invoked in Episode 8. After numerous failed attempts to subdue the giant monkey Phantom plaguing the academy, Haruhiko proposes distracting the Phantom by painting Mai's butt red and having her pretend to be a female monkey in heat . It works. After the Phantom is defeated it's discovered that he can't pass on until he has a mate, so Haruhiko himself is forced into a red-bottomed monkey costume to entice the Phantom to leave.
- Enigma is the closest to one in the anime.
- Big Eater : Reina. She can not only eat Phantoms, but also consumes a staggering amount of normal food on a regular basis. It is this reason her parents do not give her an allowance, despite being rich .
- Breaking the Fourth Wall : Done in the beginning of episode twelve, when Ruru and Haruhiko mention that stories written by humans could very well be phantom-ized. He then mentions that since folktales aren't copyrighted, such as Snow White , they can freely mention them.
- But for Me, It Was Tuesday : A heroic variant. In Episode 3, Mai is challenged to a battle by two Phantoms who seem to recognize her, although she has no idea who they are. It turns out that when they were children, a rambunctious Mai had play-fought the two Phantoms and caused them great distress; they'd then spent the last ten years training for a rematch. Unusually, Mai does remember the incident, but not the play-fighting bit (see Self-Serving Memory ); she also doesn't make the connection with the Phantoms until the end of the episode.
- Butt-Monkey : Haruhiko gets screwed over in some way at least Once an Episode , on average.
- Haruhiko Suggests that people with more growth hormone in their system Cat-ify faster, such as those who are younger, sleep a lot, or are on sports teams. At the beginning it's mentioned that he stays up late reading, and thus doesn't get enough sleep, so it can be reasoned that he has less growth hormone in his system and was thus Cat-ifying slower than everyone else
- Cat Smile : Worn by the main characters and most of the school population when under the influence of the cat mansion Phantom.
- Cliffhanger : Episode twelve ends on one, after the Monster of the Week attacks Haruhiko, stealing his powers, then escaping from his mother's body. Ruru is also knocked unconscious even though she wasn't directly attacked, suggesting she has a link to him.
- Comedic Underwear Exposure : Haruhiko tries to catch Reina when she starts to fall down a flight of stairs, but ends up almost groping her boob. He changes position at the last second, but ends up with an up-close view of Reina's blue and white striped undies. The viewer doesn't get to see it, but Haruhiko sure does.
- Curb-Stomp Battle : Enigma dishes one out to the main girls in episode thirteen. She is then on the receiving end of one when Haruhiko recovers his powers.
- Cute Bookworm : Haruhiko. His bedroom resembles a small library, being filled floor to ceiling with books of all types. He's also read all of the books in the school library and frequents the public library.
- Damsel in Distress : Mai fills this role in the play during episode nine. Due to not being allowed to fight back, she barely phones it in.
- Darker and Edgier : The entirety of Book 2. What makes it worse is that this happens without any build-up or foreshadowing. It turns out it was the work of a Jerkass God-level phantom who created an Alternate Universe just to screw with Haruhiko.
- Delaying Action : Haruhiko's group attempts this in episode thirteen to buy some time for the Alayashiki employees to evacuate civilians from the research center she was attacking.
- Demonic Possession : Enigma is capable of this, as seen in episode twelve, after she possesses Haruhiko's mother in order to get closer to him. Once the girls find out it's her, she then sucks away his powers and leaves his mother's body behind to escape.
- Destination Defenestration : Comedic variant. Haruhiko gets repeatedly tossed out the window while trying to subdue a perverted UFO Phantom at a woman's college residence.
- Disney Death : In Episode 10, Ruru apparently lets herself get blown up by fireworks, and Haruhiko and the rest all cry for her. She ultimately survives.
- Distracted by the Sexy : Used against the phantom in episode eight in an attempt to lure it out of the pool so it could be sealed away. While Reina's and Koito's attempts aren't very successful, Mai ends up managing to lure it out.
- Dull Eyes of Unhappiness : Koito sports some after some fangirls approach her and ask to take a picture with her in episode twelve. She displays them again with the other main girls while fighting the sunflower phantom, and finding out his Weaksauce Weakness of only being able to face the sun after they move behind him.
- Earn Your Happy Ending : Enigma doesn't make it easy for Haruhiko and his group to take down. Fortunately they manage to find a way.
- Easily Forgiven : Haruhiko forgives his mother and keeps in touch in the end, it is shown she was suffering and holding dear a memento that reminded her of him and wanted to reunite. Although meeting Haruhiko again after all those years was purely orchestrated by Enigma while taking over her body in order to get Haruhiko�s powers. While his mother wanted to meeting him again, it might not have happened without Enigma�s influence,or ever .
- Eating the Enemy : With her Vacuum Mouth ability, Reina can eat Phantoms that she can overpower.
- 11th-Hour Superpower : Haruhiko manages to regain his powers in episode thirteen after his instructor gives him The Reveal that Ruru is a manifestation of some of his suppressed feelings, and that kissing her could restore them. Not only does he regain his powers back, but they grow even stronger. He is able to summon Marchosias and Cthulhu in the forms he originally drew them as, instead of the cute cartoonish forms they had for much of the show.
- Fanservice : The anime may be even more fanservicey than Amagi Brilliant Park , at least in terms of the gratuitous bouncing which was not in Amagi despite having well-endowed characters jumping in bikinis at one point. Now it seems like the animators at Kyoani have decided to animate Mai's breasts jiggling as much as possible, maybe as an attempt to make up for the lack of it in Amagi?
- Food Chains : Eating the food provided by the Phantom rabbit family brings Haruhiko and Mai under the illusion's control.
- Forgotten First Meeting : Haruhiko had actually met Touko Kashima before, while he was a child but he no longer remembers her. Touko however, does .
- Foreshadowing : In one pre-episode introduction Haruhiko and Ruru discuss Carl Jung, foreshadowing that Ruru is the feminine aspect of Haruhiko's psyche, a concept which Jung termed the "anima".
- From Bad to Worse : Episode 12 brings in the existence of a Phantom called Enigma who can steal people's special abilities and can't seem to be sealed. Haruhiko's mother shows up, only for it to be revealed Enigma's possessing her, and the episode ends with Haruhiko's powers stolen, while him, his mom and Ruri are all unconscious and in bad condition.
- Full-Contact Magic : Mai's ability allows her to channel elemental powers through her body and she specializes in martial arts.
- Genki Girl : Ruru is full of energy!
- Genre Savvy : When he tries to rescue Reina on their first encounter, Haruhiko realises that he might commit the classical accidental boob grab . He tries to avert that trope by turning away from her, using his back to cushion her fall. Then Ruru butts in and helps her to land... by pulling her so that she's sitting on his face .
- Gentle Giant : The cat mansion Phantom. When Kurumi and Reina ask the Phantom to return the lost kitten, it graciously grants their request.
- Good Eyes, Evil Eyes : Engima does this in episode twelve. While possessing Haruhiko's mother, she seems like a typical over doting parent. However, once Mai is warned by their advisor over the phone about Enigma's ability to possess people, she then shows up right behind Mai in the hallway and attacks the group after her secret is revealed.
- Graceful Loser : Enigma. As she vanishes, she is thankful for the time she spent with Haruhiko as his mother.
- Green-Eyed Monster : Played for Laughs in episode twelve. After Haruhiko's group becomes proficient phantom hunters, all of the girls suddenly become very popular, but not him. He then whines about it, prompting Ruru to gently pat him on the head for all his hard work. He immediately complains that Ruru's pity makes him feel even worse.
- Hero Killer : Downplayed. Though Enigma doesn't actually kill anyone, she is a Power Parasite and can steal ability user's powers. The victims are severely weakened and have to be hospitalized.
- High-Pressure Emotion : Haruhiko's reaction when his mother asks him which girl he's going to marry. He tries to brush it off, but she keeps pressing the subject, getting every girl to mention something they like about him, or something they did together with him.
- Jerkass Gods : The aptly-named "Him", who is the Anthropomorphic Representation of Humanity's belief in the divine. The events of Book 2 even happening is because he wanted to give him a Secret Test of Character by dropping a copy of Haruhiko into the bleakest situation possible, and see if the said copy breaks under the strain.
- Literal Split Personality : Riira for Haruhiko, from book 2 onward.
- Magical Incantation : Called 'Paroles', these chants are often used by those possessing special abilities. Paroles make it easier for ability users to utilize their powers.
- Male Gaze : The camera loves to focus on Mai's breasts. It will also occasionally focus on various parts of the other girls, such as Reina's legs.
- Mass Super-Empowering Event : 10 years ago, a terrorist bomb hit a facility owned by a company called Alayashiki. This released a virus that affected the brain into the population, causing changes in brain function. This allowed people to perceive Phantoms. Some infants also developed special powers, which allowed them to fight Phantoms.
- Motor Mouth : Haruhiko goes on a completely random tangent about a Roman naturalist and manticores after witnessing Reina consume some Phantoms. This doesn't exactly endear him to Reina, who is understandably freaked out.
- Non-Malicious Monster : Some of the phantoms encountered by the main characters are actually friendly, such as Ruru and Albrecht, both of whom assist them with the more hostile phantoms. Others are otherwise neutral, such as the phantom in episode nine who merely wanted to put on a good play, albeit taking it to Serious Business levels at times.
- The Peeping Tom : A Phantom resembling a small UFO hangs around a woman's college residence and peeps on girls as they change.
- Perpetual Poverty : Reina and Mai. Reina doesn't get any allowance, but eats like a black hole, meaning that she's always low on cash. Mai mentions that she's living alone and needs to rely on the prizes earned from Neural Error Corrections Club jobs.
- Pint-Sized Powerhouse : When Haruhiko summons Marchosias, he gets a small winged puppy instead of a large wolf. Despite that, Marchosias is still capable of fighting a much larger Chimera Phantom.
- Pointy Ears : More human-like Phantoms have these, including Ruru and the two martial-artist Phantoms.
- Pok�mon Speak : Cthulhu speaks using syllables of its name.
- Ruppa from the Light Novels, is this as well. Fitting, as Enigma is based on Ruppa.
- Rapid-Fire Typing : Done in episode thirteen to gain access to the Alayashiki servers. However, it's not Haruhiko who does this, but Albrecht, oddly enough.
- Rasputinian Death : Enigma manages to shrug off most of the attacks from the girls. However, despite some pretty powerful attacks from Haruhiko's two pets, it still takes the effort of the entire group to give him enough time to seal her away.
- Real-Place Background : The anime makes heavy use of locales in the Japanese town of Kamakura. The main characters travel with the Shōnan Monorail, and Shōnan-Enoshima Station appears throughout. The stairs to Reina's house are also modeled after the stairs of Gokurakuji temple.
- Required Secondary Powers : In episode 3, Haruhiko gains Mai's martial arts skills by sharing her memories. Unfortunately, Haruhiko can't actually execute these new skills because he lacks the stamina and strength to do so.
- The Reveal : Two are shown in episode thirteen. The first is when Haruhiko meets his mother's new husband, who mentions that she wanted to visit but felt she didn't have any right to after leaving him. The second is when his advisor speculates that Ruru was formed from some of his repressed emotions and memories. So in a way, she's like his twin sister, which she playfully exploits at the end of the episode.
- Self-Serving Memory : Mai remembered being very shy and withdrawn as a child. She also remembered meeting two young Phantoms and happily playing with them. When she meets the Phantoms 10 years later, they reveal that their meeting was not as happy as Mai remembered. Mai was actually a very rambunctious child and had great fun wrestling the two Phantoms, causing them great distress. This caused the young Phantoms to swear revenge and spend the next 10 years training to get revenge on Mai.
- Serious Business : The theater club president, who later turns out to be a phantom that just wanted to put on a good play so that their school could win one award after losing for years.
- Shipper on Deck : Haruhiko's mother in episode twelve doesn't beat around the bush at the dinner table, and immediately asks him which of the girls in his group he's going to marry. While he suffers a High-Pressure Emotion breakdown, each of the girls seem quite excited by that prospect.
- Spoiler Opening : The opening reveals Haruhiko as a summoner, and the creatures he can summon, by showing Marchosias and Cthulhu after he makes a Pokémon Trainer style pose.
- Spotlight-Stealing Squad : Ruru is in nearly every scene... even though she isn't in the original novels at all .
- Summon Magic : Haruhiko can summon Phantoms by drawing them and speaking the appropriate incantation. Unfortunately, he's not very good at it and often summons something harmless instead.
- Superpower Lottery : Touko Kashima won it, big time.
- Took a Level in Badass : At the start of the series, Team E (comprised of Haruhiko and Mai at the time) had the lowest scores in Phantom Hunting, once Reina, Kurumi and Koito join the team, they now have the highest scores in Phantom Hunting.
- Transferable Memory : Haruhiko muses on the nature of human memory and whether it would be possible to share them with others. Later, Haruhiko and Mai are able to share her memories, allowing Haruhiko to gain her martial arts abilities (but not the stamina or strength to actually execute them).
- Wake-Up Call Boss : Enigma, the Monster of the Week that shows up in episode twelve. She is the first villain that isn't defeated by the end of the episode, and proves to be more than a match for multiple ability users. Koito also mentions that Enigma not showing up in any phantom database makes her uneasy as well, as they have no data on her other than she's a Power Parasite .
- Weaksauce Weakness : The sunflower phantom in episode twelve. The girls have some trouble with him at first, until Koito mentions that he can only face towards the sun. As they get behind him, he is unable to do anything and is then easily defeated.
- Wham Episode : Episode twelve, in which things aren't cleared up by the end of the episode as was done in every other one up to this point. Instead the Monster of the Week manages to escape Haruhiko's group, and unfortunately stole his powers as well.
- What the Hell, Hero? : Haruhiko is understandably upset when his mother suddenly shows back up in episode twelve, having abandoned him years earlier. However, he tries not to let that fact get in the way of attempting to reunite with her after all these years. Unfortunately it turns out to be Engima, who possessed his mother's body in order to get closer to him so she could steal his powers.
- World of Badass : A lot of students in the series have extremely powerful magical abilities and attacks.
- Yandere : Dear lord, Touka and Ruppa , for Haruhiko, the former more than the latter.
- You Didn't Ask : In episode 13 it is revealed that Albrecht (the stuffed bear) is a world class hacker and has the equivalent of a doctorate in electronics engineering. He fixes in minutes the weird device Haruhiko has been futzing with for half the series, and then promptly breaks through the internet security of Alayashiki just as fast.
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Phantoms: supernatural entities such as ghosts or youkai that, until recently, were thought to be superstition. However, when a virus that infects the brain spreads throughout society, people's perception of the world changes as the mythical beings are revealed to have been living alongside humanity the entire time. This virus has also affected those of the next generation significantly, allowing them to develop special abilities that they can use to fight against dangerous phantoms. Haruhiko Ichijou and Mai Kawakami are two of those that were granted such power as Haruhiko wields the ability to summon and seal phantoms through drawings while Mai imbues the power of the elements into martial arts. Together, along with the friendly phantom Ruru, they form Team E of Hosea Academy which is dedicated to dealing with these often mischievous beings. In a world where the real and surreal intertwine, Musaigen no Phantom World follows the adventures of a group of friends as they handle the everyday troubles caused by phantoms. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
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Myriad Colors Phantom World Season 2 Release Date, Cast, Storyline, Trailer Release, and Everything You Need to Know:
Even though Myriad Colors Phantom World is perhaps less well-known than other animation made by Kyoto Animation, fans are eagerly awaiting the release of the second season.
It is a fantasy series of anime called Musaigen no Phantom World in Japanese, and it depends on the same-named light novel. The children’s book had artwork by Shirabi and Soichirou Hatano.
The initial volume of the series was published by Soichirou Hatano on December 20, 2013, under the Kyoto Animation novel imprint KA Esumo Bunko. Then they released two more volumes.
Fantasy anime often features futuristic tales of extraordinary human prowess and bizarre, sometimes magical, and mysterious occurrences. All of the above and many more can be found in the Japanese television series Myriad Colors Phantom World.
This project is a true amalgamation of numerous tales, and some fans of the program assert that this narrative is what brought the greatest elements from all of the prior projects together.
Given that just one season has been released so far, the audience is eager to witness a new chapter in the tale. Therefore, it is not unexpected that the series’ makers often get the same question from viewers: When will Myriad Colors Phantom World the second season premiere? Although the start date of the following season has not yet been announced, given the excitement of fans, it would seem reasonable that the program will return at some point.
The first season has the best possibility of returning with an additional episode on any station airing Japanese animation since it hasn’t been officially announced that it will be the last one.
Myriad Colors Phantom World Season 2 Release Date:
The light novel serial from which the animated film was adapted first appeared in 2013 and ran until 2016. On July 7th, 2016, the anime series’ first season was published, and as of this writing, we have only seen 13 episodes.
After thereafter, there has been a gap of over 6 years. In addition, we are aware that activity at the Kyoto Animation Studios was halted for a few years as a result of a serious fire disaster a few years ago.
People have been asking for a second season of this anime for quite some time now, but the creators have not yet made any intentions public.
Due to several internal issues with the scenario presented in both of the subsequent volumes of the light novel series, it is extremely likely that the second season of the television program has been canceled.
The anime will most likely be released in 2023 if the creators decide to continue the series and create a new one. As a result, we will either receive the television series by the end of 2023 or sometime in 2024.
Myriad Colors Phantom World Season 2 Trailer Release:
The second season of Myriad Colors: Phantom World is not yet available as a trailer. The trailers for prior seasons are now accessible on a verified YouTube account.
Myriad Colors Phantom World Season 2 Cast:
- Haruhiko Ichijo (, Ichij Haruhiko), voiced by Hiro Shimono and Omi Minami;
- Mai Kawakami (Kawakami Mai), voiced by Sumire Uesaka;
- Reina Izumi (Izumi Reina) is voiced by Saori Hayam.
- Koito Minase (Minase Koito) is voiced by Maaya Uchida.
- Ruru, voiced by Azusa Tadokoro;
- Kurumi Kumamakura (Kumamakura Kurumi), voiced by Misaki Kuno;
- Shosuke Morohashi (Morohashi Shsuke) is voiced by Daisuke Sakaguchi.
- Arisu Himeno (Himeno Arisu), voiced by Kikuko Inoue;
Myriad Colors Phantom World Season 2 Storyline:
In the near future, a mistakenly unleashed experimental virus causes an outbreak that changes everyone’s brain chemistry and enables them to see “Phantoms,” alien creatures from other dimensions.
Additionally, certain children born during the plague have developed special skills that allow them to battle and seal Phantoms. Despite the fact that the majority of Phantoms are benign, many of these gifted children are placed in clubs, schools, and businesses that deal with Phantoms who prove to be annoyances or dangers to civilization.
Haruhiko Ichijo and his friends from Hosea Academy’s Phantom-hunting Club, a boarding school for children who have the power to seal Phantoms, are the main characters of the story, and their everyday struggles with Phantoms are the main subject of the narrative.
The setting of the novel thus far has been a world where a virus has spread across society as a result of some kind of human brain experiment. The virus itself is not dangerous to humans, but it does give individuals the ability to see numerous ghosts as well as other supernatural beings.
Now as a new generation of children is being born, they too possess extraordinary abilities to combat these novel animals. Despite the fact that season 1’s finale was quite pleasant and joyful, insiders claim that season 2 will take a terrible turn, everything will become gloomy, and the plot will completely shift.
There are some upcoming new adventures that pose great risk to mankind, and our main character Ichijo will play a significant part in them.
In the near future, an experimental virus that was accidentally released leads to an epidemic that alters everyone’s brain chemistry and makes it possible for people to sense “Phantoms,” extraterrestrial entities from other dimensions.
Additionally, certain youngsters who were born during the epidemic have acquired unique abilities that enable them to combat and seal Phantoms.
Many of these talented kids are put in clubs, schools, and businesses that deal with Phantoms who prove to be annoyances or dangers to mankind, despite the fact that the great majority of Phantoms are benign.
The focus of the narrative is on Haruhiko Ichijo on his pals from Hosea Academy’s Phantom-hunting Club, a private school for kids with the ability to seal Phantoms, on their day-to-day conflicts with Phantoms.
Where To Watch Myriad Colors Phantom World Season 2?
The first season of Myriad Colors Phantom World is available on Funimation, however the second season is not included here.
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Posted: October 17, 2023 | Last updated: October 17, 2023
Ukraine appears to be using ‘killer robots’ that identify and attack their targets without any human intervention – the first such instance in global warfare .
The drones are known as lethal autonomous weapons , or LAWs.
A source revealed the move to New Scientist, confirming that Ukraine is using the artificial intelligence -equipped drones to target tanks and other military vehicles .
It is thought the attacks have resulted in the deaths of Russian soldiers without a direct command from Ukrainian military personnel – although no casualties have been confirmed.
The drone being deployed is the Saker Scout, which can carry up to 3kg of bombs over a range of around seven miles.
It is produced by Saker, a Ukrainian AI company founded in 2021 that has been assisting Zelensky’s military since the invasion.
A spokesperson for the company said its AI software can identify 64 types of ‘military object’, including tanks and personnel carriers.
While the drone can be flown manually, with a human remotely controlling its position and weapons, it also has two autonomous modes. The first is for reconnaissance, ahead of further military operations, while the second is to seek and attack targets on its own initiative.
Saker’s spokesperson confirmed to New Scientist the autonomous attack mode had been used ‘on a small scale’.
Autonomous weapons have been used in warfare before – landmines fall into the category – but this is believed to be the first instance of ‘killer robots’ in combat, actively seeking targets and destroying them with no human input.
Concerns have long been raised about the spectre of AI-powered autonomous weapons, with fears the drones will accidentally identify civilians as targets.
Saker told New Scientist that while the AI had proved effective so far in identifying targets, it was more important to deploy a weapon that worked now than wait until it was perfect, adding that Ukraine would need large numbers of drones that can locate and strike targets autonomously.
However, image recognition software is not infallible, with the ability to create ‘false positives’ – risking the drones identifying non-military targets as a threat.
‘The systems [image classifiers not specific to Saker] demonstrated so far have some degree of false positives, which is to be expected,’ said Paul Scharre, from the Center for a New American Security. ‘Humans are naturally quite good at object recognition, so these AI tools are most likely to be used in situations where they are necessary – for example, where the communications link is jammed, or where there’s a risk the drone operator could be targeted.’
Speaking to New Scientist, he added: ‘A central feature of the debate has been the ability of such weapons to comply with the law of war and avoid civilian casualties.
‘If we see Ukraine beginning to deploy autonomous weapons in a way that is effective, avoids civilian casualties and hits military targets, it may be hard to object. But there is a very real risk that this could lead to indiscriminate use of such weapons later on.’
There are currently no international laws covering autonomous weapons, but the UN has discussed their potential use for many years. A report by the organisation claimed autonomous attack drones were deployed in Libya in 2020, but their use was never proven.
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- "Phantom hacker" scams are an evolution of tech support scams, a type of cybercrime.
- Losses from tech support scams were up 40% as of August, the FBI said.
- "Phantom hacker" scams often wipe out bank, savings, retirement and investment accounts, the FBI said.
There has been a nationwide increase in "phantom hacker" scams, a type of fraud "significantly impacting senior citizens," who often lose their entire bank, savings, retirement or investment accounts to such crime, according to the FBI.
"Phantom hacker" scams are an evolution of tech support scams , a type of cybercrime.
As of August 2023, losses from tech support scams were up 40% during the same period in 2022, according to a recent FBI public service announcement . It didn't disclose the total dollar loss during that period.
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"These scammers are cold and calculated," Nelsen said. "The criminals are using the victims' own attentiveness against them," he added.
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"Phantom hacker" crimes are multilayered.
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Accomplices then pose as officials from financial institutions or the U.S. government, who convince victims to move their money from accounts that are supposedly at risk to new "safe" accounts, under the guise of protecting their assets.
None of it is true.
"In reality, there was never any foreign hacker, and the money is now fully controlled by the scammers," according to a recent announcement by the FBI's Cleveland bureau.
About 19,000 victims of tech-support scams submitted complaints to the FBI between January 2023 and June 2023. Estimated losses totaled more than $542 million, the FBI said .
By comparison, there were about 33,000 total complaints and $807 million in losses in 2022, according to FBI data .
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- Scientific Model - by Dr Myles Allen of Oxford University
- Detailed real-world data - gathered over years of research
- Over 100 major policies - including geoengineering, technological research, international aid, diplomacy, economics, emergency defences, species protection, forestry, health, energy choices, population, politics, and clandestine operations
- More than 1,000 impacts - including storms, floods, heatwaves, flash fires, desertification, glacial melt, sea level rise, resource wars, drought, famine, dissidence, extinctions, epidemics, technological break-throughs, energy shortages, and political backlash
- 50 signature animal species to save - against the backdrop of enormous biodiversity loss
- 40 specific future technologies to develop - including nuclear fusion, biofuels, nanotech, robots, AI, smart grids, advanced medicine, synthetic food, and space exploration
- 6 'tipping points' - world-changing events such as the Amazon collapse and the Antarctic ice shelf collapse
- 3D Earth globe - showing climate related changes with Earth 'telemetry' - visually graphing past and future change
- Earth overlays - revealing local temperature change, devastation, and population
- OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
- Processor: 2.33Ghz processor supporting SSE2 (Pentium 4 and Athlon 64) or better
- Memory: 2GB
- Hard Disk Space: 1GB
- Video Card: 512MB graphics card
- Sound: Integrated sound
- OS: Windows Vista, 7
- Memory: 3GB
- OS: OS X version 10.6, or later.
- Processor: 2.33 GHz Intel Processor or better
- Memory: 3 GB
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