Albert is one of the main characters of Gankutsuou. He and his best friend Franz D'Epinay meet The Count of Monte Cristo at the carnival in Luna, later introducing him to three of Paris' most powerful families. Unknown to him, it is all a ruse for revenge.
Albert is the son of Fernand Morcerf, an army general, and Mercedes Morcerf. He is an upbeat and somewhat naive young man. He trusts people fairly easily. The Count of Monte Cristo takes advantage of Albert's naivete in order to get closer to him and his family. Albert is childhood friends with Franz and Eugenie. As the series progresses, Albert loses his naivete as his forced to make many sacrifices to find out the truth.