The manga is released under the name Harukanaru Toki no Naka De whereas the anime adaptation is released as Harukanaru Toki no Naka De ~Hachiyou Shou~. The song and drama releases from this series are also categorized depending on whether they are based on the game incarnations or the anime/manga incarnations and storylines of the characters.
The animated series concluded in Japan at episode twenty six, although the final DVD featured omake optional endings for each of the characters. This was so that, in keeping with the game's Neoromance theme, viewers could choose for themselves which of the Hachiyou Akane liked the best. The anime has been released in English under the name Haruka: Beyond the Stream Of Time: A Tale of the Eight Guardians.