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Captain Earth


Alternative Titles

English: Captain Earth
Japanese: キャプテン・アース

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Sundays at 01:58 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Bones
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.531 (scored by 14,869 users)
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Ranked: #50372
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Popularity: #1182
Members: 40,121
Favorites: 62
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Episodes: /25

Synopsis

One night, right before summer vacation, Manatsu Daichi, a second-year in high school, sees a weird round rainbow floating in the sky above Tanegashima and ventures there alone. He has seen this rainbow before. With the memories of his father's mysterious death and an encounter of a strange boy and girl, Daiji arrives on the island while the alarm of a building labeled Earth Engine is going off. Someone asks him if he is a captain, just as robotic intruders from Uranus called Kill-T-Gang arrive. The battle around the shining stars is about to begin.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Mutou, Hana
Mutou, Hana
Main
Kayano, Ai
Japanese
Kayano, Ai
Yomatsuri, Akari
Yomatsuri, Akari
Main
Hidaka, Rina
Japanese
Hidaka, Rina
Manatsu, Daichi
Manatsu, Daichi
Main
Irino, Miyu
Japanese
Irino, Miyu
Arashi, Teppei
Arashi, Teppei
Main
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Japanese
Kamiya, Hiroshi

Staff

Igarashi, Takuya
Igarashi, Takuya
Director
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Asai, Yoshiyuki
Asai, Yoshiyuki
Episode Director, Assistant Director
Kyogoku, Takahiko
Kyogoku, Takahiko
Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Believers High (ビリーバーズ・ハイ)" by flumpool (eps 2-13)
#2: "TOKYO Dreamer" by NICO Touches the Walls (eps 14-25)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Believers High (ビリーバーズ・ハイ)" by flumpool (ep 1)
#2: "Amethyst (アメジスト)" by HANA star. Ai Kayano (eps 2-13)
#3: "The Glory Days" by Tia (eps 14-24)
#4: "Yoake no Hitorigoto (夜明けのひとりごと)" by HANA star. Ai Kayano (ep 25)



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Link_of_Hyrule
Sep 21, 2014
**SPOILER FREE REVIEW**

You can have all the budget and production value that you want, but NOTHING makes up for incoherent and nonsensical story-telling. This well-understood fact has never been more evident in the anime industry then in this season's harrowing mecha series known as Captain Earth. Studio Bones sure as hell knows how to animate, but they are developing a reputation for writing convoluted and nonsensical plots that make no sense what so ever, and this anime is no exception. When 90% of your show consists of characters spewing exposition and you still fail to convey what the hell is going on, then your show read more
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HelghastKillzone
Sep 23, 2014
"When I opened the door called Captain Earth, my ride on the hype train ended. It was an anime I could forget."

From Studio Bones and the same creative team that made Star Driver, comes a mecha anime that promises amazing action backed up by Shakespearean lore but instead, delivers a train wreck that is only worthy for the scrap yard.

The story starts off well enough, having a 17 year old high schooler named Daichi, through a set of extraordinary circumstances, coming to be the sole pilot of the Earth Engine, which was built to defend humanity from the invading Planetary Gears. However, it read more
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silverwalls
Sep 20, 2014
When you have an interesting setting and characters, great designs and good action, the obvious option would be using them to their fullest potential and crafting a great story involving these factors. But you could also do it like Studio Bones did with Captain Earth and do absolutely NOTHING with them. Seriously, I've rarely seen a series devolve from one with lots of potential into something that was a chore to watch episode by episode.

The story centers around Daichi Manatsu, a high school student who, through some coincidences and connections, ends up in a secret organization fighting extraterrestrial beings with mecha robots. Now, the whole read more
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nanyatimz
Oct 16, 2014
Okay. First of all, I had just finished Captain Earth a minute ago when I started writing this review. Plus to that, I pulled an all-nighter to finished 25 episodes in one go and I must say, I was about 33/67 satisfied. And well, I am going to give my best in order for this review to be spoiler-free.

The feeling of watching Captain Earth is like watching a show that at one scene will make your heart flutter and the next two scenes, will completely crush the enthusiasm.

It's quite fair to give a 6 for the story. Why? First of all, Captain Earth didn't promise read more
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