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Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva (2009)

Eiga Reiton-kyôju to eien no utahime (original title)
Layton and Luke are caught up in an adventure, when a masked figure steals an entire opera house and forces those in attendance to play a high-stakes game. The winner will receive eternal life, but it could mean death for the losers.



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Credited cast:
Yô Ôizumi ...
Layton (voice)
Maki Horikita ...
Luke (voice)
Nana Mizuki ...
Jenis (voice)
Atsuro Watabe ...
Descole (voice)
Saki Aibu ...
Remi (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Darling ...
Luke Triton / Annie Dretche (voice)
Wayne Forester ...
Curtis O'Donnell (voice)
Flora Reinhard (voice)
Celia Raidley (voice)
Marco Brock (voice)
Iemasa Kayumi ...
Oswald Whistler (voice)
Jonathan Keeble ...
Jean Descole (voice)
LiLiCo ...
Annie Dretche (voice)
Kenta Miyake ...
Marco Brock (voice)


Archeologist and avid puzzle solver Professor Layton and his assistant Luke think back to one of their earliest cases together... Famed singer Janice Quatlane requests Layton's help after a strange meeting with a little girl. The girl claims to posses eternal life and to be the reincarnation of Janice's friend Melina. Layton and Luke attend Janice's new opera. At the end of the performance, the guests are startled to find that the entire opera house has been converted into a ship and a mystery man now holds them all captive. The man forces them to solve a series of riddles. The winner will receive the secret to eternal life, but it could mean death for the losers.... Written by L. Hamre

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19 December 2009 (Japan)  »

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Followed by Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask (2011) See more »


Eien no utahime
("The Eternal Diva")
Performed by Nana Mizuki (as Jenis Quatlane)
Lyrics by Akihiro Hino
Music and arrangement by Tsuneyoshi Saito (as Tsuneyoshi Saitô)
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Staying true to the game!
5 October 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva Pretty decent movie, with a good and interesting plot throughout. Although it does try to stay true to the game, there isn't much actual puzzle solving (No random puzzles!). Rather the movie is somewhat similar to the Detective Conan series, but has more possible deduction solutions for its audience to perceive than the latter.

Animation is done by the same people who made the cut scenes in the Professor Layton series, and voice actors for the J version of the game returns to voice their respective characters for the movie.

Music is just perfect! A lot of recognisable tunes ;D - The revamped theme song is just sooo goood! It is definitely geared towards the fans of the series, don't hessitate to watch it if you are not firmiliar to the game as it does fill in the introductions to the characters and the like.

Overall a good movie 8/10

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