In a post-apocalyptic future humans live in peace with androids in a domed city. However, a strange series of murders has intruded into bored inspector Re-l Mayer's life.
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Series cast summary:
Kôji Yusa ...
 Vincent Law 22 episodes, 2006
Akiko Yajima ...
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 Vincent Law 22 episodes, 2006
Rie Saitou ...
 Re-l Mayer 21 episodes, 2006
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 Re-l Mayer 21 episodes, 2006
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 Additional Voices / ... 17 episodes, 2006
Sanae Kobayashi ...
 Daedalus Yumeno / ... 16 episodes, 2006
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 Daedelus Yumeno / ... 15 episodes, 2006
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 Husseri / ... 15 episodes, 2006
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 Raul Creed / ... 15 episodes, 2006
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 Derrida / ... 15 episodes, 2006
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 Berkeley / ... 15 episodes, 2006
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 Kristeva / ... 14 episodes, 2006
Hikaru Hanada ...
 Raul Creed 13 episodes, 2006
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 Kristeva 13 episodes, 2006
Yôko Soumi ...
 Derrida / ... 13 episodes, 2006
Hidekatsu Shibata ...
Yû Shimaka ...
 Berkeley 12 episodes, 2006
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Kiyomitsu Mizuuchi ...
 Iggy / ... 9 episodes, 2006
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In a post-apocalyptic future humans live in peace with androids in a domed city. However, a strange series of murders has intruded into bored inspector Re-l Mayer's life.

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25 February 2006 (Japan)  »

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Эрго Прокси  »

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Pino's journey through the storyline of Ergo Proxy is very similar to the story of Pinocchio - with Vincent Law taking the form of a very different Jiminy Cricket. Raul Creed can be assumed to be Gepetto since his last scene in the series is picking up one of Pino's drawings of their family and he smiles paternally, as if accepting that she became his true daughter, hence why Pino is short for "Pinocchio". See more »

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At one point of the show, Re-l Mayer's eyes are brown. Her eyes are blue. See more »

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Referenced in Fireflies in the Garden (2008) See more »

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Paranoid Android
(Ending Theme)
Written by Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Phil Selway, Colin Greenwood and Ed O'Brien
Performed by Radiohead
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Probably one of the best sci-fi anime of all time
19 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

Ergo proxy is probably one of the best anime of all time, really. I love it's empirical nature, too few anime require a functional brain to understand, but this, this made me happy. The plot, the characters, the depth... absolutely genius. And this isn't praising it, it's just how it is, plain and simple. If I were to go into detail I would need to take a break for a few weeks to write a book about it.

One of my all time favorites, this piece cannot be described in words. The complex situations and the reasons behind them are sometimes almost out of reach of the rational mind, it's exhilarating, you're given a piece of the puzzle and you have to fill the rest. I understand why some couldn't get past this idea and gave up trying to understand.

If you watch Ergo Proxy only for the action then you might as well not be watching it at all. This isn't for everyone, it isn't even trying to be and I appreciate that. The author of this story simply let his imagination free of any constraints and created a masterpiece, one to remember.


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