Boogiepop Phantom / Boogiepop wa Warawanai
Genres: drama, horror, mystery, psychological, supernatural
Themes: alter-ego, memories, phantoms, psychology, urban legend
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: A light in the sky, followed by a strange aura and grisly murders. Each character tells there own connection to the event and to a similar murder spree 5 years ago. All of the different stories are slowly tied together by seemingly minute similarities and the story of Boogiepop is unraveled.
Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2000-01-05 to 2000-03-22
Boogiepop & Others / Boogiepop wa Warawanai
Plot Summary: There is an urban legend that children tell one another about a shinigami that can release people from the pain they may be suffering. This “Angel of Death” has a name: Boogiepop. And the legends are true. Boogiepop is real. When a rash of disappearances involving female students breaks out at Shinyo Academy, the police and faculty assume they just have a bunch of runaways on their hands. But Nagi Kirima knows better. Something mysterious and foul is afoot.
Number of Episodes: 18