Tokyo Underground

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Japanese: 東京アンダーグラウンド
English: Tokyo Underground
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2002 to Sep 24, 2002
Premiered: Spring 2002
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 18:30 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo Music
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.591 (scored by 1165711,657 users)
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Ranked: #61932
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Popularity: #4033
Members: 29,514
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Under the capital city of Tokyo, Japan, there exists a large, vast, and unknown world known as Underground. There, people known as Elemental Users exist; people who have the ability to control the elements: Fire, Water, Lightning, Magnetism, Freeze, etc. Meet Rumina Asagi and his best friend Ginnosuke Isuzu, two average high school freshmen who reside in Tokyo. When they meet Gravity User, Chelsea Rorec, and the Miko of Life, Ruri Sarasa, their whole lives change into one big adventure.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Date, Hayato
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Takakuwa, Hajime
Sound Director
Takemoto, Yasuhiro
Episode Director, Storyboard
Tsuru, Toshiyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


Opening Theme

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1: "Jounetsu" by iksi:d (eps 1-17)
2: "HEY YOU!! ~Ushinatte wa naranaimono~" by iksi:d (eps 18-26)

Ending Theme

1: "Kakusei Toshi" by Arai Akino (eps 1-25)
2: "Eternal Flower" by Haruhi Terada (eps 26)


Nov 21, 2007
Mixed Feelings
I enjoyed this series but lets face the reality this has already done before, and better so don't expect much, this is an average story about the adventure of a more or less average boy pushed forward by his feelings (I'm talking about love) to fight against all the obstacles.

Actually the story isn't so bad but I get the feeling I've saw the same things happend to a boy inside the cockpit of a huge robot, welding a sword or following a dangerous path seeking revenge.

Sound effects didn't grab my attention, and some parts of the plot aren't very convincing. May be the worst ...
Dec 5, 2012
Mixed Feelings
"Tokyo Underground" is your typical mindless superpower action flick. A boy skilled at fighting encounters a mysterious girl one fine day. One thing leads to another; he soon discovers his inner superpowers, and ends up trying to protect the girl from the army of bad guys who wants her for their own evil purposes. Sounds pretty generic right? There can't possibly be much originality in this show, right? Right. There really isn't anything special going on here.

The animation and action are bog standard, with everyone's superpower being elemental in nature; there's nothing that's not been seen many times before. Likewise, the sound and the voice ...
Mar 25, 2014
Tokyo Underground feels like a lot of other shonen action series from around this point in time. You have a guy with short hair, average height, decent fighter, spirited, and a good heart. You also have the sweet maiden character who is completely useless or the tough but not really tomboyish girl. This one has both.

Tokyo underground has all these things in common and more but it falls short in a few things making it actually lesser than a lot of the others. First of all in our main character. Even though he is supposed to be such a good fighter he never uses any ...

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