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Terra e... (TV)


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Terra e... (2007), Terra he..., Chikyuu he, Towards the Terra...
Japanese: 地球へ…

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2007 to Sep 22, 2007
Premiered: Spring 2007
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.091 (scored by 11,799 users)
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Ranked: #4242
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1338
Members: 34,245
Favorites: 754
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Ranked #424Popularity #1338Members 34,245
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Episodes: /24

Synopsis

In the future, humans are living on colonized planets and are controlled in every aspect of their life by a system of computers. Evolution has resulted in the birth of people with extraordinary powers. This new race is called Mu. Hated and feared by the humans, the Mu dream of a place to live in peace: Earth—a mystical far away planet—for humanity had to leave their home long ago as pollution and destruction increased and made it impossible to stay there any longer.

Jomy is a boy excitedly awaiting his birthday, the day he will enter the world of adults. Yet he knows nothing about the unknown powers sleeping in him and the shared dream of returning to Earth one day.

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Characters & Voice Actors

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Shin, Jomy Marquis
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Saiga, Mitsuki
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Staff

Yamasaki, Osamu
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Director, Script, Storyboard
Kitakubo, Hiroyuki
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Episode Director, Storyboard
Tsuruyama, Osamu
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Episode Director, Storyboard
Yanase, Takeyuki
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Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "endscape" by UVERworld (eps 1-13)
#2: "JET BOY JET GIRL" by Hitomi Takahashi (eps 14-24)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Love is..." by Miliyah Katou (eps 1-13)
#2: "This Night" by CHEMISTRY (eps 14-24)



More reviewsReviews

Kayrhandros
Sep 24, 2007
After watching one of the greatest shows in the later years, and knowing how overlooked it was due various reasons: the simultaneous arrival of new potentially more appealing series like Claymore or Lucky Star, the possibly not so appealing genre, and the unique art style; I felt compelled to right a review on Terra e.... A show that consistently climbed the ladder of my top shows the season, and that finally ended up in my top 3 of all time.
The review will be long, since the series deserve it, and since I'll try to look at it in detail (yet keeping it spoiler free).


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Venneh
Feb 23, 2008
Title: Toward the Terra

Manga, Movie, Anime: Toward the Terra (known as Terra E in Japan) was originally a manga created by Keiko Takemiya (famous for her work on Andromeda Stories), and originally ran in Asahi Sonorama's Gekkan Manga Shoen from the January 1977 issue to the May 1980 issue. The manga was licensed Stateside by Vertical (who also licensed Tezuka's Ode to Kirihito and Buddha), and the third and final volume was released on June 26th, 2007. Toward the Terra won the Seiun Award (a Japanese sci-fi award) in 1978, and won the Kodansha Manga Award in 1979. Fumino Hayashi did a read more
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turkeymeister
Jan 5, 2009
As long as I live, I'll probably never understand those people who rave about Terra e as if it were a great piece of literature, or indeed, good enough to be considered a piece of literature at all. For something that whose source material won the Seiun Award, and whose manga won the Kodansha Award, Terra e manages to be.... I'll be honest here. It's really, really bad.

Setting
Terra e is a sci-fi piece. That is about all one can describe, because the setting is indeed quite plain. Although earlier episodes would have you believe that it takes place in some sort of... Orwellian nightmarish environment, read more
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kahhwee
Mar 9, 2008
This anime shocked me in many ways. Firstly, it's a freaking 1977 manga story which already leaves a big generation gap between us. Secondly, it's omg science fiction which I have never liked before. Thirdly, what's with that weird drawing.

Little did I know that all the above factors matter not at all. The superbly crafted storyline coupled with that awesome character development easily let this anime to be one of my top favourites.

Gotta mention too that the opening and ending songs for this series were well-chosen and fitted the story nicely. It's therefore very hard not to let your emotions be tugged along. read more
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