Title: Ghost Messenger
Total Episodes: OVA (30 min 6 episodes), TV series (22 min, 26 episodes)
Release Date: OVA – 1st installment in March 2009 (Plans to release an episode per 2 months)
Category: 2D/3D Animation
Production: Studio ANIMAL Co.,Ltd.
Copyright: Copyright (c) Studio ANIMAL Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
Ghost Messengers are super-power agents from the underground world called the World of Death. The World of Death is a digitalized world with cutting-edge technologies that control and manage the life and death of all living things based on its elaborate systems.
Our Ghost Messenger hero, Kang-lim, has been dispatched to the human world to capture the remaining ghosts who are refusing to go to the World of Death although it is their time.
An accident occurs during his mission and Kang-lim gets captured in his own mobile phone. Little Kang-lim, a human boy who has extraordinary spiritual powers, finds the mobile phone and takes GhostMessenger Kang-lim out from the mobile phone.
And the adventure begins.
This project is about the story of Ghost Messengers are special agents and super-power heroes of this world.
Little Kang-lim (Age 12)
The main character of the story, Little Kang-lim is a human child with an extraordinary spiritual power. He sometimes sees ghosts but he does not have the ability to stop the ghosts from doing harm to his world. But after obtaining the Soul Phone, he starts to get involved with the fight.
Kang-lim (Age 17)
Kang-lim is a Ghost Messenger with a cold blood. He has no interest in others, standing alone in the world. But, deep inside, he has nothing but regret for mistakes that he made in the past. One day he accidentally was captured in his own Soul Phone and encounters a human boy. He is about to change.
Sara (Age 25)
Sara was a mercenary sniper when he was a human. Now he is a Ghost Messenger with no mercy. But surprisingly he has a sensitive side. Sara is a character with great self-respect who has jealousy and a sense of rivalry to Kang-lim.
Bari (Age 16)
Bari is a smart, brave girl and an excellent Ghost Messenger who always shows perfection on her mission. She has a crush on Kang-lim, which she never reveals. On the contrary she treats him colder than others. But when Kang-lim runs into trouble she is the first person who stands up for him.
Mr. Guine (Age 39)
Mr. Guine is a man with heroic temper and sense of humor. He was an unexpected baby from a royal family, thrown away to the sea. But when a big war occurred he returned to save the kingdom that abandoned him. In recognition of bringing the war to conclusion Mr. Guine gets elevated to a Ghost Messenger. He is now one of the highest levels Ghost Messenger.
Mago (Age 32)
Mago was working on the operation of bringing life to our world. But when she saw precious lives getting wasted by the attack of the evil ghosts remaining in human world she decided to become a Ghost Messenger.
Wonchon (Age 15)
Won-Chun is a cute boy who always has a smile on his face. He likes to be friendly to the animal ghosts and have a good relationship with them. This boy is the keeper of Won-Chun River, River that defines the boundary of human world and the Middle World.
The world where the present and the fantasy style past, the life and the death are coexisting and the super heroes in that world is interesting and appeals to viewers.