Plot: Genki is a wildly-energetic elementary school kid who has an equally wild imagination. He constantly dreams of going to the world of his favorite game, Monster 2000X. When he gets a test copy of said game in the mail, he can't wait to pop it in and play it. But when his wish comes true, and he is transported into the monster world, Genki finds dangers and adventure alike. He joins forces with a girl named Holly and a ragtag crew of monsters to defeat the evil Moo and release the legendary phoenix... (B-)
Art & Animation: A-
Voice Acting: B+
Objectionable Content: Bloodless violence
Other: Monster Rancher is a bit darker and more complex than other titles in its genre and demographic.
Overall Score: B+