Art of Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo

Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo is an animation series produced by Gonzo and directed by Mahiro Maeda in 2004. The anime was loosely based on Alexandre Dumas's classic French novel, Le Comte de Monte-Cristo. The pictures on this page are a collection of artworks created for this series.


THE STORY

While visiting Luna for the festival, Viscount Albert de Morcerf and Baron Franz d'Épinay make the acquaintance of the Count of Monte Cristo, a self-made nobleman. When they part, the Count promises to visit Albert in Paris. After he arrives, he introduces himself to the most powerful families in France..