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Rakuen Tsuihou: Expelled from Paradise


Alternative Titles

English: Expelled from Paradise
Japanese: 楽園追放 -Expelled from Paradise-

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 15, 2014
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: Graphinica
Source: Original
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Mecha
Duration: 1 hr. 43 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.591 (scored by 21,953 users)
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Ranked: #13232
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1198
Members: 46,523
Favorites: 181
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Synopsis

In a future where a massive disaster has devastated Earth, most of humanity has abandoned their physical bodies and relocated in digital form to DEVA, an advanced space station orbiting the ravaged planet. Free from the limitations of traditional existence, such as death and hunger, the inhabitants of this virtual reality reside in relative peace until Frontier Setter, a skilled hacker, infiltrates the system and spreads subversive messages to the populace.

Labeled a threat to security by authorities, Frontier Setter is pursued by Angela Balzac, a dedicated member of DEVA's law enforcement. When the hacker's signal is traced to Earth, Angela takes on physical form, transferring her consciousness to a clone body and traveling to the world below in order to deal with the menace. On Earth, she is assisted by Dingo, a charismatic agent, and during her journey to uncover the mystery behind Frontier Setter, she gradually discovers startling realities about the wasteland some of humanity still refers to as home, as well as the paradise above.

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Background

Rakuen Tsuihou: Expelled from Paradise was a joint project between Toei Animation and Nitroplus, which won the Best Animation of the Year Award at the 24th Japan Movie Critics Awards. It was first shown at ConFusion in Sweden in December 2014. The movie was imported to the United States two days later by Aniplex USA and shown in fifteen theaters nationwide.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Balzac, Angela
Balzac, Angela
Main
Kugimiya, Rie
Japanese
Kugimiya, Rie
Frontier Setter
Frontier Setter
Main
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Japanese
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Kajiwara, Zarik
Kajiwara, Zarik
Main
Miki, Shinichiro
Japanese
Miki, Shinichiro
Yzak
Yzak
Supporting
Miyake, Kenta
Japanese
Miyake, Kenta

Staff

Noguchi, Kouichi
Noguchi, Kouichi
Producer
Mizushima, Seiji
Mizushima, Seiji
Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Kyouda, Tomoki
Kyouda, Tomoki
Episode Director, Storyboard


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golila-3
Nov 18, 2014
Rakuen Tsuihou: Expelled From Paradise, is Gen Urobuctcher's (sorry, couldn't resist the bad jokes) new original animated film that explores the meaning of humanity and personal reality. The movie offers a few interesting twists and introduces some extremely intriguing ideas about sci-fi and humanity itself.

This movie is about our cute female protagonist, Balzac Angela (voiced by Kugimiya Rie so end of review, 10/10 :P ) sent from Deva, a new world created based on data after a certain apocalypse in earth that turned the whole world into a never-ending desert (portrayed as the wild west), to stop a certain someone or something who was read more
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SanaeK10
Dec 20, 2014
This was a travesty. An absolute insult to any mecha fan or Urobutcher fan. It's hard to believe great talent, be it writing or VA or w/e, were all roped in for this mess. All at a high budget too.

Lets begin with our main heroine, Balzac, whose name is hilarious, has no redeeming features beyond her stupid funny name. She is the embodiment of every cliched terrible tsundere character rolled in and condensed into one terrible package of fanservice. She is unlikeable, she makes poor and questionable decisions, and she barely contributes to the plot, of which there is very little of. She whines so read more
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Holokai
May 9, 2015
I thoroughly enjoyed Rakuen Tsuihou, as well as Gen Urobuchi's other works, namely Psycho-Pass, Madoka, and Gargantia.

As an introductory aside, I want to start by strongly disagreeing with people who highlight Urobuchi's tendency to kill off character ("the Urobutcher") or his aptitude for plot twists as his main appeal. They are not. What draws me -- and I believe many other viewers -- to Urobuchi's works is their philosophical undercurrents; everything in his films and shows touch upon some aspect of society, humanity, or morality, and the story is often a sidekick (although an exciting one). For example, Psycho-Pass is focused on the impact on read more
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Arsene_Lucifer
Nov 2, 2015
Gen Urobuchi is a writer I like, but even with that thrown out there he’s very repetitive in his writing. At times, he creates fascinating worlds, and characters, but then make them speak by info dumping, and reiterating the same topics as if viewers missed them the first time. They speak like plot devices instead of like people. So Gen Urobuchi opted to create a world that was formerly filled with humans, and now are just data. Here is story written in that kind of world. A world without consistency, nor intelligent life forms. Just a strings of badly written events.

The opening sequence of the read more
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