31 December 2011
Comedy, Fantasy, Parody
| 8/10 |
June 25, 2004 – 2005
12 August 2011
| Tokyo Metropolitan Television|
Ayako Kawasumi, Kana Ueda, Noriaki Sugiyama, Noriko Shitaya
Fate/stay night: Unlimited, Sumomomo Momomo, Good Luck! Ninomiya‑kun, Canaan, First Love Limited
Carnival Phantasm (カーニバル・ファンタズム, Kānibaru Fantazumu) is a comedy OVA series based on the Type-Moon gag manga, Take-Moon (テイク・ムーン, Teiku Mūn) by Eri Takenashi, the author of Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens. The OVA series was created by Type-Moon to celebrate the company's 10th anniversary. The series focuses on funny and absurd situations happening to the various characters of the Type-Moon franchises, mostly from Fate/stay night and Tsukihime.
The Ahnenerbe is a pub/shop that appears and disappears among parallel worlds. Once every ten years, an event called "The Carnival Moment" occurs, where tales from other dimensions and worlds cross paths, allowing characters from various tales to encounter each other. During this particular Carnival Moment, a multitude of characters from Type-Moon works meet, mainly from Fate/stay night and Tsukihime. These characters are then subjected to a series of situations and parodies not seen in their respective works they come from.
The anime is produced by Lerche studio and directed by Seiji Kishi, produced by Yūji Higa, written by Makoto Uezu and music by Yasuharu Takanashi. The anime were released in seasons which each season contain 4 episodes. The first season was released on August 12, 2011, the second season on October 28, 2011 and the third season on December 31, 2011. An extra episode titled "Carnival Phantasm EX Season" was released together with the omnibus version of the Take-Moon manga on November 26, 2011.
The anime's opening theme song is "Super Affection" (すーぱー☆あふぇくしょん) by Minami Kuribayashi, Miyuki Hashimoto, Faylan, Aki Misato, Yozuca* and Rino and the ending theme song is "Fellows" by Masaaki Endoh.
Carnival Phantasm Wikipedia