Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Eden of the East (2009)

Eden of the East

a terrorist act of having 10 missiles landed in Japan was named "Careless Monday". though there weren't any victim, it happened again 3 months later. Saki was on her graduation trip to America. she was saved by Akira when she got into trouble with the local enforcer. Akira had lost his previous memory, naked except for a gun n mobile phone he held. from there they returned to Japan together while Saki fell for Akira more n more.

although the anime looked less captivating than the usual, it actually uses a combination of CG n traditional animation, which turned out to be very impressive if given a chance. after leaving the anime untouched at the end of my list for quite some time, it caught my complete attention right after i finished its first episode. for once, English speaking characters were finally vocalized by actual English actors, instead of Japanese. the mystery of who Akira was before his memory was wiped out, was the main attraction of the anime. while our curiosity led us forward, its technology continued to surprise us further.

some background on the anime:
- episodes: 11
- director: Kenji Kamiyama (神山健治)
- released: 2009
- language: Japanese
- genre: Action/Mystery

- Eden of the East (2009)
- Eden of the East: The King of Eden (2009)
- Eden of the East: Paradise Lost (2010)

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  1. Looks like a nice anime! Any good horror anime to recommend me? : )

  2. Love the pics. Sounds great.

    Wanted to let you know I finally blogged about the questions you tagged me for a while ago. Thanks again!

  3. foong:
    horror, i didn't remember watching much horror anime lately. i guess you'll have to wait a little, hehe.

    thanks! hope you enjoyed it!

  4. A combination of CG and traditional animation will be very good sometimes and based on that last pic, this anime has some nice visuals.

  5. foong:
    i can't remember watching any horror anime lately, i guess you just have to stay tune for that, hehe.

    the combination was surprisingly awesome! it took me a while to figure it out, but once i got it, i totally appreciate its uniqueness.