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The Law of Ueki


Alternative Titles

English: The Law of Ueki
Synonyms: Ueki no Housoku
Japanese: うえきの法則

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2005 to Mar 27, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2005
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.871 (scored by 27,565 users)
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Ranked: #7422
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Popularity: #993
Members: 62,385
Favorites: 660
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Synopsis

Kousuke Ueki, a student of the Hinokuni Junior High School, is picked by a Celestial King Candidate, Koba-sen, to participate in a competition where people battle out to become the Celestial King and only the strongest will prevail. Embodied with the ability to turn garbage into trees, Kousuke will be joining in the battle against other junior high school students in this selection. This sets the premise for the earth-friendly battle where the students will pit their powers against the rest, with a reward of the Blank Talent giving motive for students to win.

(Source: ANN, edited)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ueki, Kousuke
Ueki, Kousuke
Main
Park, Romi
Japanese
Park, Romi
Sano, Seiichirou
Sano, Seiichirou
Main
Hoshi, Soichiro
Japanese
Hoshi, Soichiro
Mori, Ai
Mori, Ai
Main
Kawakami, Tomoko
Japanese
Kawakami, Tomoko
Jerrard, Rinko
Jerrard, Rinko
Main
Noto, Mamiko
Japanese
Noto, Mamiko

Staff

Watanabe, Hiroshi
Watanabe, Hiroshi
Director
Inoue, Kazuhiko
Inoue, Kazuhiko
Sound Director
Kon, Chiaki
Kon, Chiaki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ueda, Shigeru
Ueda, Shigeru
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Falco" by Hitomi Shimatani (eps 1-32)
#2: "No Regret" by Kumi Koda (eps 33-51)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Kokoro no Wakusei ~Little planets~" by Aiko Kayo (eps 1-15)
#2: "Earthship ~Uchuusen Chikyuugou~" by SweetS (eps 16-32)
#3: "Kono machi de wa dare mo ga mina jibun igai no nani ka ni naritagaru" by The Ivory Brothers (eps 33-42)
#4: "Bokutachi Ni Aru Mono" by Romi Paku (eps 43-50)
#5: "True Blue" by Hitomi Shimatani (ep 51)




More reviewsReviews

Aug 5, 2009
Ragk (All reviews)
The Law of Ueki

This anime starts pretty weak. When you first walk into The Law of Ueki, there's not really anything to pull you in. It's a shounen anime. Ok, sweet, shounen I can get in the mood for shounen. So what's the main character able to do? Turn trash into trees. Awesome! wait what. He can turn trash into..... trees...

That's pretty much what The Law of Ueki will hit you with. However, that's what turns this anime into something so brilliant.

--Story--
You've read the synopsis so let's cut to the chase. The story in The Law of Ueki is definitely not its strongest point. As read more
Aug 11, 2008
ADAWG (All reviews)
___________________________________________ Review the 6th

Chihuahua Review(short&sweet): This is a good shounen(bunch of guys and action) to watch. There are alot of unique characters. Let me rephrase that there are a lot of UNIQUE powers here.

------------------------------>In Depth Review:<------------------------
STORY: This is not, I repeat NOT just some lame, generic kid show. The story here is a for spot to become God. Here angels become god-candidates who choose kids to give powers to and then let them battle. The main character Ueki who believes deeply in justice. This may still sound lame and generic but the story execution was great with fun interesting strategies in every battle. The only read more
Apr 13, 2014
TheShadow29 (All reviews)
Following a recommendation on hunter x hunter 2011, I ended up at The law of ueki, and after watching all the 52 eps, this is what I felt : it has a cliche plot, cliche side characters, cliche mc, cliche setting of a tournament, cliche concept,.......and yet.........non cliche powers, different style of fighting, outright comedy, and  cool character roles.(i shall clear the difference between characters, and their role in character part)

The story is based on a knock out tournament (a popular tag which few even classify as a genre of its own) and a final prize for the winner. This concept has been overused like read more
Oct 9, 2009
Lordcrab86 (All reviews)
I've come to realize that with all the newest animes coming out recently, there are still others that people seem to have forgotten, that or they've never heard of any of these shows. I'm talking about the kind of animes that are really good and underrated, but seem to have slipped under the radar.

The Law of Ueki, is one of those shows.

Plot:
God has created a tournament, called the battle of the supernatural powers, to decide who will take his place as the ruler of heaven. All 100 god candidates must pick a middle school student, give him/her a strange, yet unique power, and act as read more

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