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

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Score: 6.591 (scored by 1165711,657 users)
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Ranked: #61932
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Popularity: #4033
Members: 29,514
Favorites: 44

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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

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.

(Source: ANN)

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Staff

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


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

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




Reviews

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 ...
Aug 9, 2012
Mixed Feelings
STORY
- Personally I wanted this anime to have took place on the surface instead of Underground. I find that the whole Underground Idea was surprising at first because I thought it would actually look like another world but it was pretty lame mostly because of the walls and such.

EMOTIONS
- I find that some of the characters didn't show proper emotions. For example when Ruri was on the other side of the bridge and Rumina and the stupid girl came and then Rumina got hit by Pairon because the stupid girl came and she was all shocked. The thing is, that stupid girl never felt ...
Dec 23, 2014
While this show put the elemental motif's usage to its full potential, that's where everything that's good about this show stopped for me.

I've never disliked an action anime before that accurately satisfies all the criteria and things I loved about anime until I watched this show.

There's nothing interesting or likeable going on in this show at all.

Everything in this show is just standard generic drivel.

You have a generic male lead, who's still in K-12 school, meets a girl, discovers his inner abilities, female lead gets captured, guy goes to save him.

But what makes that dislikeable is that the male lead saving the female lead ...

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