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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Yûko Sanpei Yûko Sanpei ...  Renton Thurston / ... 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Keiji Fujiwara ...  Holland Novak 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Kaori Nazuka Kaori Nazuka ...  Eureka 49 episodes, 2005-2006
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Renton Thurston 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Stephanie Sheh ...  Eureka 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Kate Higgins ...  Talho Yuki / ... 49 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 / ... 43 episodes, 2005-2006
Tarô Yamaguchi Tarô Yamaguchi ...  Hap 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Akio Nakamura Akio Nakamura ...  Matthieu 35 episodes, 2005-2006
Dave Mallow ...  Jobs / ... 35 episodes, 2005-2006
Yasunori Matsumoto ...  Stoner 33 episodes, 2005-2006
Tony Oliver ...  Hap / ... 32 episodes, 2005-2006
Mayumi Asano Mayumi Asano ...  Hilda 29 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 27 episodes, 2005-2006
Kirk Thornton ...  Matthieu / ... 28 episodes, 2005-2006
Peggy O'Neal ...  Maeter / ... 27 episodes, 2005-2006
Chô Chô ...  Woz 27 episodes, 2005-2006
Shigenori Yamazaki Shigenori Yamazaki ...  Dominic Sorel / ... 27 episodes, 2005-2006
Doug Stone ...  Stoner / ... 25 episodes, 2005-2006
Jessica Straus Jessica Straus ...  Gidget 25 episodes, 2005-2006
Dave Wittenberg ...  Woz / ... 24 episodes, 2005-2006
Megan Hollingshead ...  Hilda / ... 23 episodes, 2005-2006
Peter Doyle Peter Doyle ...  Dominic Sorel / ... 24 episodes, 2005-2006
Kôji Tsujitani Kôji Tsujitani ...  Dewey Novak 22 episodes, 2005-2006
Steve Staley ...  Moondoggie / ... 22 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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The relationship between the Vodarac and the United Federation mirrors events in the Tibetan-chinese conflict. See more »

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References Round Vernian Vifam (1983) See more »

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First opening theme (episodes #1-13)
Performed by Flow
Music by Takeshi Asakawa
Lyrics by Keigo Hayashi and Kôshi Asakawa
Arrangement by Flow and Seiji Kameda
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Beautiful.
29 November 2006 | by magil-1See all my reviews

Eureka and Renton make easily the most endearing couple I've ever seen in anime or elsewhere. I'm not typically a fan of romances, but this anime captured my heart and lifted it right along with those two. And it's not just them; every one of the major characters commands your emotions in one way or another, whether it's adoration, pity, or anger. It does kind of start slow, but I was finally hooked by episode 26, while my interest had been steadily rising until then. Perhaps the most powerful part of this anime is the character development; each of the major characters seem to 'grow up' as the series progresses, even those who seem to already be 'grown up.' My ONLY complaint would be that some of the more minor characters don't receive as much attention as they deserve in the later episodes. Still, beautiful doesn't really do the series justice.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eureka 7 See more »

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Bones, Project Eureka See more »
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(50 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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