(パンドラハーツ, Pandora Hātsu
?) is a manga series by Jun Mochizuki. Originally starting serialization in the shōnen magazine GFantasy
published by Square Enix in June 2006. Currently fourteen volumes have been released in Japan. The manga series was licensed for an English language release by Broccoli Books but has been dropped; it has been licensed by Yen Press since then. It has also been made into an anime version, produced by Xebec. On February 11, 2010, NIS America announced it would release the anime of Pandora Hearts in North America. This series also had 9 OVA's (3 minute per episode), which aired from July 24, 2009 to March 25, 2010.
Oz Vessalius, heir to the Vessalius dukedom, has just turned fifteen. His life is rich and carefree, darkened only by the constant absence of his father. At his coming-of-age ceremony, however, everything changes. For no reason that he can discern, Oz is cast into the prison known as the "Abyss", only to be saved by a "Chain" known as Alice, the Bloodstained Black Rabbit, B-Rabbit for short. The mystery there begins as Oz unravels the mystery behind Alice, the Abyss and the strange organization known as Pandora. The series features heavy references to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
and Through the Looking-Glass
and can be considered fantasy and mystery.
She was in Sabrie when the city was dragged into the Abyss. Alice wanted to forget about that event, because it was a very painful one. In her memories we see Jack Vessalius, the hero of 100 years ago.
After the death of his father, Philippe was taken to the Nightray's orphanage at Sabrie. There, Oz meets him again. Oz tries to apologize for not being able to bring his father back. Philippe denies that his father is dead by saying that he has received a letter from his father. He is later seen talking on the phone with his father, although the phone cord is shown to be severed, leading one to suspect that Philippe is mentally unstable. He is seen again in Retrace 52 at the party taking place at Isla Yura's place when he shows up with Alice wearing a cloak similar to that of the Baskervilles. When Oz and Alice ask him why he's there, he tells them that the kids from the orphanage are participaiting in a 'play' about the Tragedy of Sablier. He and the other House of Fianna children are contracted by the Chain Humpty Dumpty.
Philippe's Seiyū is Kumiko Higa.