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Eden of the East 

Higashi no Eden (original title)
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On November 22, 2010 ten missiles strike Japan. However, this unprecedented terrorist act, later to be called as "Careless Monday," does not result in any apparent victims, and is soon ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Ryohei Kimura Ryohei Kimura ...  Akira Takizawa 11 episodes, 2009
Saori Hayami ...  Saki Morimi 11 episodes, 2009
Leah Clark ...  Saki Morimi 11 episodes, 2009
Jason Liebrecht ...  Akira Takizawa 11 episodes, 2009
Takuya Eguchi Takuya Eguchi ...  Satoshi Osugi 9 episodes, 2009
Michael Sinterniklaas ...  Satoshi Osugi 9 episodes, 2009
Sakiko Tamagawa Sakiko Tamagawa ...  Juiz 9 episodes, 2009
Hayato Taya Hayato Taya ...  Haruo Kasuga 9 episodes, 2009
Stephanie Young ...  Juiz 9 episodes, 2009
John Burgmeier ...  Haruo Kasuga 8 episodes, 2009
Motoyuki Kawahara Motoyuki Kawahara ...  Kazuomi Hirasawa 8 episodes, 2009
Lydia Mackay ...  Sis 8 episodes, 2009
Ayaka Saito Ayaka Saito ...  Mikuru 'Micchon' Katsuhara 8 episodes, 2009
Kimiko Saitô Kimiko Saitô ...  Onee 8 episodes, 2009
Stephanie Sheh ...  Mikuru 'Micchon' Katsuhara 8 episodes, 2009
J. Michael Tatum ...  Kazuomi Hirasawa 8 episodes, 2009
John Gremillion ...  Daiju Mononobe / ... 5 episodes, 2009
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On November 22, 2010 ten missiles strike Japan. However, this unprecedented terrorist act, later to be called as "Careless Monday," does not result in any apparent victims, and is soon forgotten by almost everyone. Then, 3 months later... Saki Morimi is a young woman currently in the United States of America on her graduation trip. But just when she is in front of the White House, Washington DC, she gets into trouble, and only the unexpected intervention of one of her fellow countrymen saves her. However, this man, who introduces himself as Akira Takizawa, is a complete mystery. He appears to have lost his memory. and he is stark naked, except for the gun he holds in one hand, and the mobile phone he's holding with the other hand. A phone that is charged with 8,200,000,000 yen in digital cash. Written by Production I.G.

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9 April 2009 (Japan) See more »

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Writer director Kenji Kamiyama was originally going to produce a second season but instead decided to make two feature length movies to follow up. See more »

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Spin-off Eden of the East the Movie II: Paradise Lost (2010) See more »

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Performed by school food punishment
Lyrics by Yumi Uchimura
Music by school food punishment
Arrangement by school food punishment and Ryô Eguchi
Strings arrangement by Ryô Eguchi and Tatsuya Murayama
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It was pretty good but the plot was rather uninteresting
31 May 2019 | by IrishchatterSee all my reviews

The characters were well put together like you do get the "Terror in resonance" vibes but at the same time, the plot didn't seem that interesting. A guy who is a charmer as well as a terrorist who has a ton of naked nerdy men worshipping him.....ok that's just plain odd. I mean odd in a meh way. I mean I would've liked if this anime was rather serious then lighthearted like I think it wouldve fit better on the show.

Yeah it's an alright anime but I wouldn't be bothered watching the 2 movies anytime soon cause couple of the episodes I watched did drag on. The anime did tho get a few bunch of great English Dub cast (J Michael Tatum for instance) so that's the main reason why I'm giving it a 7/10!


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