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.hack is a multimedia franchise published by Bandai.


  • .hack//Sign a 26 episodes anime series originally aired from April 4, 2002 to September 25, 2002.
    • .hack//Intermezzo, first flollow-up OVA, released in 2002.
    • .hack//Unison, second follow-up OVA, released in 2003.
    • .hack//Gift, third follow-up OVA, released in 2003.
  • .hack//Liminality an original OVA released in four parts within the games. Its episodes are:
    • Vol. 1: In The Case of Mai Minase (with .hack//Infection)
    • Vol. 2: In The Case of Yuki Aihara (with .hack//Mutation)
    • Vol. 3: In The Case of Kyoko Tohno (with .hack//Outbreak)
    • Vol. 4: Trismegistus (with .hack//Quarantine)
  • .hack//Legend of the Twilight, a 12 episodes anime based on the manga of the same name, originally aired from January 8, 2003 to March 26, 2003.
  • .hack//Roots, series of games, a 26 episodes anime series that serves as a prequel to the .hack//G.U. games and was originally aired from April 5, 2006 to September 27, 2006.
    • .hack//G.U. Returner a short follow-up to .hack//Roots that was made available only in Japan to people who completed all three .hack//G.U. games.
  • .hack//G.U. Trilogy a computer-generated movie that retells the events of the three .hack//G.U. games, and was released on December 22, 2007.
  • .hack//Quantum an anime mini-series only composite of three episodes, originally aired on November 11, 2010, February 25, 2011 and March 25, 2011 respectively.
  • .hack//Beyond The World a computer-generated movie also known as .hack//The Movie, released only in Japan on January 21, 2012. Its Blu Ray release also includes .hack//Versus, playable on a PlayStation 3.

Video games

  • .hack//Infection (June 20, 2002), PlayStation 2.
  • .hack//Mutation (September 9, 2002), PlayStation 2.
  • .hack//Outbreak (December 12, 2002), PlayStation 2.
  • .hack//Quarantine (April 10, 2003), PlayStation 2.
  • .hack//frägment (November 23, 2005), a multiplayer online game. Online service ended on January 18, 2007.
  • .hack//G.U. Vol. 1: Rebirth (May 18, 2006), PlayStation 2.
  • .hack//G.U. Vol. 2: Reminisce (September 28, 2006), PlayStation 2.
  • .hack//G.U. Vol. 3: Redemption (January 18, 2007), PlayStation 2.
  • .hack//Link (March 4, 2010), PSP. Features characters from previous .hack games as well as the .hack//Link manga.
  • .hack//Versus (June 28, 2012), PlayStation 3. A fighting game only featured in the Blu Ray edition of .hack//Beyond The World.


  • .hack//Legend of the Twilight a 22 chapters manga, originally published from July 30, 2002 to April 3, 2004 and released in 3 volumes in tankobon format.
  • .hack//AI buster, a novel that serves as a prequel to .hack//Signs, released in 2002.
  • .hack//AI buster 2, a collection of five short original stories, released in 2003.
  • .hack//The World, a series of three magazines, with Volume 1 released on January 15, 2003, Volume 2 released on May 26, 2003 and Volume 3 on April 22, 2004.
  • .hack//ZERO, a novel published in May 2003.
  • .hack//Another Birth, a four part novel released between 2004 and 2005. It retells the events of the three original .hack games.
  • .hack//G.U. The World, a series of magazines, considered the successor to .hack//The World. It ran for 12 Volumes, from November 26, 2005 to January 18, 2007. Many volumes included exclusive comics and novels, in detail:
    • .hack//G.U.+, a manga retelling of the game's events.
    • .hack//GnU, an original manga.
    • .hack//4 Koma, a series of gag comics in the Yankoma format.
    • .hack//Cell an original novel, released separately in 2011.
    • .hack//XXXX, an un-canonical manga.
    • .hack//Alcor, a short original manga.
  • .hack//LINK: Twilight Knights, a three volumes manga released in 2007 that serves as a sequel to the G.U. series.
  • .hack//Epitaph of Twilight, an original novel in two volumes, released on April 26, 2008 and September 1, 2008 respectively.

Card games

  • .hack//ENEMY a collectable card game released in 2003.
  • .hack//G.U. The Card Battle a collectable card game created by the original staff, released in 2006.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

5Arrow R Family Stadium20080501 May 01, 2008One of the players in the Bandai Namco team in Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium for Wii is called "Haseo".3

5Arrow R Keroro Gunsō20100304 March 04, 2010Haseo from .hack//G.U. appears as a summon in Keroro RPG.1


Arrow L & R

Tales of Series20100304 March 04, 2010.hack//LINK includes a bonus pre-order DVD featuring a crossover between Haseo and Asbel from Tales of Graces, and Haseo also gets an Asbel costume in the game while Asbel gets a DLC costume of Haseo's Xth Form in Tales of Graces ƒ; a Haseo costume with his actual techniques is also featured in Tales of Phantasia: Narikiri Dungeon X.1

5Arrow R Project X Zone20121011 October 11, 2012Project X Zone features characters from the .hack series.1