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Eve no Jikan

Eve no Jikan

Alternative Titles

English: Time of Eve
Synonyms: Eve's Time
Japanese: イヴの時間


Type: ONA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 1, 2008 to Sep 18, 2009
Duration: 18 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
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Score: 8.351 (scored by 36434 users)
Ranked: #1922
Popularity: #461
Members: 71,410
Favorites: 790
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The future, probably Japan. Robots have long been put into practical use, and androids have just come into use.

Influenced by the Robot Ethics Committee, it's become common sense for people to treat androids like household appliances. Their appearance—indistinguishable from humans except for the ring over each android's head—has led some people to empathize unnecessarily with androids. Known as "android-holics," such people have become a social problem.

Rikuo, a high school student, has been taught from childhood that androids are not to be viewed as humans, and has always used them as convenient tools. One day Rikuo discovers some strange data in the behavior records of his family's household android, Sammy.

Rikuo and his friend Masaki trace Sammy's movements, only to discover a mysterious café that features a house rule that "humans and robots are to be treated the same"...

(Source: Official English Website)


Episodes  0 / 6
Aired  Aug 1, 2008 to Sep 18, 2009
Status  Finished Airing
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Adaptation: Eve no Jikan
Summary: Eve no Jikan (Movie)

Characters & Voice Actors

Tanaka, Rie
Tanaka, Rie
Satou, Rina
Satou, Rina
Masaki, Masakazu
Masaki, Masakazu
Nojima, Kenji
Nojima, Kenji
Sakisaka, Rikuo
Sakisaka, Rikuo
Fukuyama, Jun
Fukuyama, Jun


Yoshiura, Yasuhiro
Director, Original Creator, Screenplay
Okada, Tohru
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition, Music
Tanaka, Rie
Theme Song Performance
Chayama, Ryusuke
Character Design, Animation Director

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Sep 20, 2009
Time of Eve is a rather peculiar show to review. For one thing, it is only six episodes long, clocking in at around 15 to 20 minutes each, but the finale extends for about 30 minutes. Usually, short anime are not able to properly convey the right combination of character development, plot, and conflict.

Time of Eve, however, does all that and more. I must say that it is probably the best science fiction anime since Planetes, and definitely worth your time.

Let's start with the art animation. Those familiar with Yasuhiro Yoshiura's previous works, such as Pale Cocoon and Aquatic Language, will find themselves quite at read more
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Sep 7, 2014
I think any show which tries to tackle curious themes like the subtle divide between androids and humanity is something I can definitely respect right off the bat. It’s something that, let’s be honest, has been done quite a lot. It becomes very difficult to produce something original when the nature of the concept has been explored on countless occasions. Cloning, bio modification, and androids have been in science fiction for a long long time now. Everyone is familiar with the concept itself, but how the concept is approached and applied into a world someone builds up is where you can spin a fresh take read more
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Oct 29, 2008
This is indeed a great show. After three episodes, I think it to be one of the 2008’s highlights. Eve no jikan is beautifully and atmospherically animated, with nice voices, interesting characters and relationships, and a developing plot. The story, which involved humans living with androids, wasn’t the most original in the world,but it didn’t make this anime any less attractive.

Eve no Jikan is directed by Yasuhiro Yoshiura, who is often compared to Makoto Shinkai in terms of how well his short animations look. This time in his latest work Eve no jikan, Yasuhiro Yoshiura once again proved his artistic talent. The read more
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Feb 18, 2015
Story - 7/10

When it comes to the story in Time of Eve, I felt like it was a pretty original take on an existing formula. That formula being the common "androids are people too" trope that has been present in many sci-fi productions. However, the way the show approaches this concept, having it set in a cafe that doesn't discriminate between humans and robots, works really well. It frames the characters and their interactions in every episode in much of the same way something like the classic sitcom Cheers does.
That might be a bit of an odd comparison, though, as Time of Eve is more read more
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Both take place in a cafe that looks the same. Both are about androids and Isaac Asimov's three rules. And both are enjoyably short.
Both titles explore the similar lore of human interaction and the border between seeing an android as a living breathing entity or appliance such as a stove or a car. relationships are key in both series as the protagonist have varying views on whether to follow the discrimination against androids, giving them 'real' feelings or simply accepting them as man-made devices for varying uses. Unlike chobits, Eve No Jikan does not hold the same aesthetics's in design, there are more fine lines and deeper colors along with 3D visualization and some computer generated effects. This gives Eve no Jikan a more mature look then chobits which is more directed to a teen audience.
Made by the same studio, Has the same mysterious feeling of wanting to know what is happening.
Eve no Jikan is similar to Hal in a way that society lives with robots, Hal is more focused on romance, and drama in a single movie, Eve no Jikan has a similar setting but slightly different tone.
In both shows, androids exist for similar purposes: to help their owners with cleaning, shopping, etc. However, the human characters and the androids have interactions that goes far beyond that of simple owners and robots. Some androids have human-like qualities that blurs the line between humans and androids which is something eminent in both shows.
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Both involve robots that develop individuality.

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Ending Theme

"Yasashii Jikan no Naka de (やさしい時間の中で)" by Tanaka Rie (Sammy)

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