Ranked #3453

Eureka Seven AO

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Eureka Seven Astral Ocean, Eureka 7 AO
Japanese: エウレカセブンAO


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 13, 2012 to Nov 20, 2012
Premiered: Spring 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 6.931 (scored by 20,929 users)
Ranked: #34532
Popularity: #879
Members: 47,977
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The story is set on Okinawa's isolated island of Iwado, which has seen a growing movement advocating a return to an autonomous government. Ao Fukai, a 12-year-old boy with a missing father, lives on the island with an old doctor named Toshio and is about to enter middle school. Ao's mother was taken away a decade ago by unknown individuals. Naru Arata, Ao's 12-year-old childhood friend and the story's heroine, lives with her father, older sister, and grandmother. She has a "Yuta" power awakened within her due to an incident when she was young. A mysterious entity called "Secret" suddenly appears and launches an attack on the Scub Coral lifeform on the island. Ao launches a certain military FP called "Nirvash" aboard a Japanese military transport in his fervent desire to protect the island.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Fukai, Ao
Fukai, Ao
Honjou, Yuutaro
Honjou, Yuutaro
Blanc, Fleur
Blanc, Fleur
Ohashi, Ayaka
Ohashi, Ayaka
Peoples, Elena
Peoples, Elena
Omigawa, Chiaki
Omigawa, Chiaki
Arata, Naru
Arata, Naru
Miyamoto, Kanako
Miyamoto, Kanako


Kyoda, Tomoki
Kyoda, Tomoki
Director, Storyboard
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Tamura, Koutarou
Tamura, Koutarou
Episode Director, Storyboard
Wada, Junichi
Wada, Junichi
Episode Director

More episodes Episodes(0/24)

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Opening Theme

#1: "Escape" by Hemenway (eps 2-13)
#2: "BRAVEBLUE (ブレイブルー)" by FLOW (eps 14-23)

Ending Theme

#1: "stand by me" by Stereopony (eps 1, 3-12)
#2: "Iolite (アイオライト)" by joy (eps 14-21, 23-24)
#3: "Parallel Sign" by LAMA (ep 22)

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Mar 19, 2015
Building on an existing storyline isn't an easy thing to do - especially when the ending of the original tale has a degree of finality to it. That doesn't stop people making the attempt though, and nowhere is this more prominent than in the world of fanfiction. This rather odd realm of amateur (and not-so-amateur), writers is filled with continuations, alternate retellings, character side-stories, non-canon additions, and a host of other works that reflect the fan's passion for the source material. Although they often lack the quality and direction (and sometimes the logic and common sense), of professional pieces, they're generally imaginative yarns that can read more
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Oct 17, 2015
I thought this show was very rewarding and good, and I think it is a shame it gets so much hate from people coming into this show expecting a clone of the first eureka 7...

I am especially disappointed because while I did enjoy Eureka 7 and thought it was a decent show, I thought it had many problems and is nowhere near one of my top rated animes while with AO I think it corrected many of Eureka 7's problems and turned out to be much better...

First off, about the original Eureka 7. Most people who complain about AO talk about Eureka 7 like its read more
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Nov 21, 2012
OK. First off, let me just say that this series was a mess.

I had huge expectations for this sequel since I'm a fan of E7, however, this didn't even come close. What I enjoyed about E7 was the story and character development. I actually felt connected to many of the characters. The story flowed very nicely. I even liked the Nirvash as its own character.

E7AO started off ok while introducing the characters, then it quickly went downhill. The focus was more on the story and fight scenes. I dont think the story was good, but that's where the focus was.

I liked Elena and Fleur and read more
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Aug 2, 2013
Eureka Seven AO serves as a sequel to the fantastic Eureka Seven of a few years ago. however to call it a sequel is akin to calling a doughnut a loaf bread, it shares many of the same base elements, is similar on a surface and level but make for totally different products in the end. one of which has a giant hole in the middle.

The hole in this context is the story, or rather the lack of it. The series mulls around being a monster of the week show for the majority of it's run all the while attempting to raise mysteries and intrigue read more
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