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Release Date:
28 November 2009 (Japan) See more »
Picking up from where the TV series left off, Saki Morimi is back in the United States, trying to find Akira Takizawa... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Christine M. Auten ... Kuroha Diana Shiratori (voice: English version)
John Burgmeier ... Haruo Kasuga (voice: English version)
Leah Clark ... Saki Morimi (voice: English version)
Takuya Eguchi ... Satoshi Osugi (voice)

John Gremillion ... Daiju Mononobe (voice: English version)
Saori Hayami ... Saki Morimi (voice)
Nobuyuki Hiyama ... Yutaka Itazu (voice)
Rei Igarashi ... Kuroha Diana Shiratori (voice)
Motoyuki Kawahara ... Kazuomi Hirasawa (voice)
Ryohei Kimura ... Akira Takizawa (voice)
Jason Liebrecht ... Akira Takizawa (voice: English version)

Lydia Mackay ... Sis (voice: English version)
Atsushi Miyauchi ... Daiju Mononobe (voice)
Masakazu Morita ... Ryu Yuki (voice)
Newton Pittman ... Yutaka 'Panties' Itazu (voice: English version)
Ayaka Saito ... Mikuru 'Micchon' Kuzuhara (voice)
Kimiko Saitô ... Sister (voice)

Stephanie Sheh ... Mikuru 'Micchon' Kuzuhara (voice: English version)
Michael Sinterniklaas ... Satoshi Osugi (voice: English version)
Sakiko Tamagawa ... Juiz (voice)
J. Michael Tatum ... Kazuomi Hirasawa (voice: English version)
Hayato Taya ... Haruo Kasuga (voice)
Hiroyuki Yoshino ... Taishi Naomoto (voice)
Stephanie Young ... Juiz (voice: English version)
Kôji Yusa ... Jintaro Tsuji (voice)

Directed by
Kenji Kamiyama 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kenji Kamiyama  story and screenplay

Produced by
Tomohiko Ishii .... producer
Mitsuhisa Ishikawa .... executive producer
Naoki Kitagawa .... executive producer
Yoshio Takada .... executive producer
Koji Yamamoto .... producer
Kazuhiko Yusa .... executive producer
Original Music by
Kenji Kawai 
Cinematography by
Hiroshi Tanaka (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Junichi Uematsu 
Art Direction by
Yusuke Takeda 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Masayuki Yoshihara .... assistant director
Art Department
Kenji Kamiyama .... storyboard artist
Yumiko Katayama .... color designer
Yoshiaki Kyôgoku .... storyboard artist (as Yoshiaki Kyougoku)
Toshiyuki Kôno .... storyboard artist
Masayuki Yoshihara .... storyboard artist
Special Effects by
Masahiro Murakami .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Makoto Endou .... CGI director
Camera and Electrical Department
Mikio Mori .... consultant: dolby film
Animation Department
Rie Arai .... animation finisher
Kana Fujishiro .... in-between animator
Yûko Fujita .... animation finisher (as Yuuko Fujita)
Emi Goto .... in-between animator
Yuko Hamada .... finishing checker
Makiko Kojima .... finishing checker
Hitomi Miyazaki .... in-between animator
Taeko Mizuno .... finishing checker
Satoko Morikawa .... character designer
Yuki Moriyama .... finishing checker
Akiko Murayama .... in-between animator
Satoru Nakamura .... chief animation director
Sayoko Noda .... animation finisher
Akiko Ohba .... animation finisher
Yuri Okata .... animation finisher (as Yuri Okada)
Jun Shirai .... in-between animator
Asuka Suzuki .... in-between animator
Yuka Taketa .... animation finisher (as Yuka Takeda)
Yuriko Taniguchi .... finishing checker
Emiko Ueno .... animation finisher
Chika Umino .... original character designer
Akemi Yamakaji .... in-between animator
Mika Yokoi .... finishing checker
Hanae Yokota .... finishing checker
Kazue Yoshida .... in-between animator
Akane Yoshioka .... animation finisher
Nichiko Ômori .... animation finisher
Katsumi Ôshima .... animation finisher
Casting Department
Bryan Burton-Lewis .... casting: new york

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Higashi no Eden Gekijoban I: The King of Eden" - Japan (original title)
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80 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Movie Connections:
Spin off from "Eden of the East" (2009)See more »


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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Not a lot of series questioned answered, but it sets up part two, 9 June 2011
Author: danny666 from California, US

This is part one of basically a two part movie. Not a lot of the 'mythology' is answered in part one, it's more about being in New York City. I'd say the animation is slightly better than the series animation. The first half of the movie is slower because it's all about getting the principles back together and getting them up to speed, so the second half is when we start to progress the story and get back to the game. When the film ends and they head back to Japan in part two.

It's part two when basically everything is answered, Takizawa's mother and how they separated, the voices behind Juiz, why Takizawa was picked for the game, the game ends,Mr. Outside, The supporter, Saki, etc. Also in part two at the END of the credits, there is one new scene that addresses an issue from the series.

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