Ranked #3099
Chikyuu Shoujo Arjuna

Chikyuu Shoujo Arjuna

Alternative Titles

English: Arjuna
Synonyms: Earth Maiden Arjuna, Earth Girl Arjuna
Japanese: 地球少女アルジュナ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2001 to Mar 27, 2001
Duration: 26 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.021 (scored by 6622 users)
Ranked: #30992
Popularity: #1951
Members: 14,501
Favorites: 139
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Synopsis

Juna was just an ordinary high-school girl, right up until the day she died in a motorcycle accident. But there, in the twilight of death, she saw the future of the barren earth destroyed by the Raaja, and was offered a second chance at life if she would stop them. Now she must learn to cast aside her thoughtlessly destructive ways and face her destiny as the Avatar of Time, the one being who can decide the fate of the planet.

(Source: ANN)

Background

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ariyoshi, Juna
Ariyoshi, Juna
Main
Higashiyama, Mami
Japanese
Higashiyama, Mami
Hawken, Chris
Hawken, Chris
Main
Ueda, Yuji
Japanese
Ueda, Yuji
Oshima, Tokio
Oshima, Tokio
Main
Seki, Tomokazu
Japanese
Seki, Tomokazu
Klein, Cindy
Klein, Cindy
Main
Shintani, Mayumi
Japanese
Shintani, Mayumi

Staff

Sasaki, Shiro
Sasaki, Shiro
Producer
Kawamori, Shoji
Kawamori, Shoji
Director, Script, Storyboard, Planning, Series Composition, Original Creator
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Matsumoto, Norio
Matsumoto, Norio
Episode Director, Key Animation, Animation Director

More episodes Episodes(0/13)

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Opening Theme

"Mameshiba" by Maaya Sakamoto (ep 10)

Ending Theme

#1: "Mameshiba" by Maaya Sakamoto (eps 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 11)
#2: "Sanctuary" by Maaya Sakamoto (eps 3, 9)
#3: "Kuuki to Hoshi" by Maaya Sakamoto (ep 4)
#4: "Teresa" by Yoko Kanno (ep 7)
#5: "Bike" by Maaya Sakamoto (ep 10)
#6: "Early Bird" by Chinatsu Yamamoto (ep 12)
#7: "Saigo no Mameshiba" by Maaya Sakamoto (ep 13)



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Skadi
Apr 9, 2009 3:37 AM
Message films or those with controversial or social commentary often don’t seem to fair well with the general public. That is honestly the only reason I can see for this series having such a small base of viewers. Arjuna from an art and production standpoint is really one of the better shows I have seen and one that I think everyone should check out. It attempts to deal with some very important issues facing our planet from ecology issues to the over medication of society. For the most part it does a really good job at this, even though at times read more
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Winter
Jan 30, 2008 1:11 PM
Earth Maiden Arjuna...it could be described as either you love it or you hate it. It's hard to say considering I'm one of those who loved it. I'll assume you have read the synopsis and at least have a basic idea of what this anime is about. Very good, on with the review!

Story: The story of Arjuna had a lot of promise, I'll tell you that. With the first and second episodes I was mildly in shock at the premise set out before me. It could have been a true masterpiece, but when you think about it, this is a tricky story to dive into. read more
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chubar
Jan 30, 6:09 PM
The first impression that I got from this anime is that this anime is going to deal with a lot of environmental issues that still plague the world today but it’s going to have some sort of action in it. The art actually reminded me of something from “Tenchi Muyo!” but it’s a bit more messy than it. Plus, you can tell that the CGI didn’t age very well but it’s not detrimental of the story. It felt very much like it’s imcompleted, somehow but the landscapes are from from that. The landscapes are breathtaking and gorgeous and really pops out from the actual characters.

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DarkRavie
Mar 3, 2008 7:44 AM
Earth Maiden Arjuna

After an accident where she is pronounced dead, a young teenage girl is brought back to life and chosen to be the Avatar of Time. With no idea what is going on she is thrust into situations she doesn't seem to understand.

My Thoughts:
This anime is not your typical anime. There is some action but most of the anime deals with a young teenage girl's feelings and growing awareness towards the environment. In a way it also teaches the viewer about the environment and what's being done to the planet as well as gives hints on what we can do read more
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