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Eureka Seven 

Kôkyô shihen Eureka Sebun (original title)
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14-year-old Renton joins the rebel GekkoState ship, co-pilots the TypeZero with the mysterious Eureka, and unknowingly becomes part of a grand scheme.
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Series cast summary:
Yûko Sanpei Yûko Sanpei ...  Renton Thurston / ... 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Keiji Fujiwara ...  Holland Novak 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Kaori Nazuka Kaori Nazuka ...  Eureka 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Renton Thurston 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Stephanie Sheh ...  Eureka 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Kate Higgins ...  Talho Yuki / ... 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Catherine Fu Catherine Fu ...  Eureka (Animax Asia Dub) 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Crispin Freeman ...  Holland Novak 49 episodes, 2005-2006
Michiko Neya Michiko Neya ...  Talho Yuki / ... 48 episodes, 2005-2006
Fumie Mizusawa Fumie Mizusawa ...  Gidget / ... 44 episodes, 2005-2006
Eriko Kigawa Eriko Kigawa ...  Maeter / ... 44 episodes, 2005-2006
Tarô Yamaguchi Tarô Yamaguchi ...  Hap 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Akio Nakamura Akio Nakamura ...  Matthieu 36 episodes, 2005-2006
Dave Mallow ...  Jobs / ... 36 episodes, 2005-2006
Yasunori Matsumoto ...  Stoner 33 episodes, 2005-2006
Tony Oliver ...  Hap / ... 33 episodes, 2005-2006
Mayumi Asano Mayumi Asano ...  Hilda 30 episodes, 2005-2006
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn ...  Mischa / ... 29 episodes, 2005-2006
Mamoru Miyano ...  Moondoggie 28 episodes, 2005-2006
Tamio Ôki Tamio Ôki ...  Ken-Goh / ... 28 episodes, 2005-2006
Yôko Soumi Yôko Soumi ...  Mischa 28 episodes, 2005-2006
Kirk Thornton ...  Matthieu / ... 28 episodes, 2005-2006
Peggy O'Neal ...  Maeter / ... 28 episodes, 2005-2006
Chô Chô ...  Woz 27 episodes, 2005-2006
Shigenori Yamazaki Shigenori Yamazaki ...  Dominic Sorel / ... 27 episodes, 2005-2006
Doug Stone ...  Stoner / ... 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Jessica Straus Jessica Straus ...  Gidget 25 episodes, 2005-2006
Dave Wittenberg ...  Woz / ... 24 episodes, 2005-2006
Megan Hollingshead ...  Hilda / ... 24 episodes, 2005-2006
Peter Doyle Peter Doyle ...  Dominic Sorel / ... 24 episodes, 2005-2006
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Renton Thurston is a 14-year-old boy who lived with his mechanic grandfather in a backwater town. Every day he dreamed of being with the mercenary "Light Finding Operation (LFO)" aircraft pilot group "Gekkostate" and riding "Trapar" particle waves-- a sport called "Riffing"-- with their charismatic leader Holland, especially when faced with his father's acclaimed past or his grandfather's desire to protect him. When a young girl named Eureka riding the original LFO, the "Nirvash typeZERO", asks his grandfather for a tune-up, she inadvertently brings the attention of the military to the garage; as a result, the garage is destroyed and Renton is forced to deliver a new type of interface-- the "Amita Drive"-- to the Nirvash. After a heated fight in which the Nirvash destroys the military LFOs by unleashing an immense amount of power, Renton is invited into Gekkostate. However, he quickly realizes that behind the facade of a traveling group of mercenaries is a very bitter reality. Written by Anime News Network

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eureka 7 See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Bones, Project Eureka See more »
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Runtime:

(50 episodes)

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Eureka's children are named after playwright Maurice Maeterlinck. See more »

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Music by Minoru Kurihara, Acchu Iwata, and Kôki Itô
Lyrics by Acchu Iwata
Arrangement by NIRGILIS
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A perfect fairy tale...
29 September 2006 | by jdunfeeSee all my reviews

I can't speak highly enough of Eureka Seven. Of the little TV I have time to watch, it's at the top of the list. There's something about the crafting of the characters that draws you in slowly and effortlessly. I started watching the show because of the high quality of the animation; now I'm completely hooked because I care about people in the story. And that's part of what is so beautiful about the series – the characters do become people, people you start to care about and want to see again. Like all good anime (Cowboy Bebop, Gunslinger Girls, Ghost in the Shell) and all good stories, the characters grow and define themselves, and that journey sucks you in and leaves you wanting more.

If you look around at reviews, you will see criticisms of the series – most of these boil down to "not enough robot battles", or too wishy-washy with adolescent love, or some other pick at one of the many minor themes. These jabs all miss the point though. The story is really about love and family. We are reminded of how difficult love and family can be, how they change and define us, and how very much they are worth all of that effort.

I'll wrap this comment up before I get too sappy. Just watch Eureka Seven. I can honestly say it is my favorite story in years. It's a fairy tale, but sometimes we need fairy tales to help us make sense of the world.


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