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Chikyuu Bouei Kazoku


Alternative Titles

English: The Daichis: Earth's Defence Family
Synonyms: Chikyu Boei Kazoku
Japanese: 地球防衛家族

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2001 to Mar 29, 2001
Premiered: Winter 2001
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 18:30 (JST)
Producers: Bandai Visual, Group TAC
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Drama
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.711 (scored by 250 users)
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Ranked: #45672
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Popularity: #7820
Members: 884
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Episodes: /13
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Synopsis

The Daichis are a family in danger of tearing itself apart. Dissatisfied and money obsessed mom Seiko has served wimpy and otaku dad Mamoru with divorce papers. Daughter Nozomi who has always been saddled with all the housework, feels pained that everyone is using her. The youngest albeit most foul mouthed, Dai is forced to watch all this as everything is going to pieces. However when the Galaxy Federation recruits the Daichis to combat alien threats to the wellbeing of the Earth, it will be a chance for the family to save the world and maybe themselves.

(Source: ANN)

Background

Episode 12 has a re-edited part available on the DVD set of the series which references events from the alternative episode 11/episode 11.5, which too was available only on the DVD set of the series.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Kimura, Tetsu
Director
Tsuruoka, Youta
Sound Director
Kobayashi, Tomoki
Episode Director
Inagaki, Takayuki
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Samurai" by Rolly (eps 2-13)

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"Hana no Katachi" by Akino Arai




More reviewsReviews

Apr 16, 2017
BlaizeV (All reviews)
"The Only Way To Save This Family Is For Them To Save The World"

The Daichis is one of those series that is so obscure and easy to overlook despite the fact it even got licensed and fully dubbed into English you would be forgiven for not having heard of it. It was this obscurity and ultimately curiosity that led me to watching the show and I'm so glad I did.

So airing in 2001 and animated by Group TAC The Daichis is a series about a family teetering on the edge of oblivion. We have the obese computer obsessed Father Mamoru, the equally work obsessed Mother read more
Oct 13, 2007
Juliab (All reviews)
This is a fantastic anime, very fun to watch! My friend was like "Do you want to watch Daichis?" and I said "What is it about?" and he said "It's like The Incredibles, but it's better, funnier, and it's anime!" It's not really like The Incredibles, I mean it does have a superheroic family, but that is about the extent of the similarity.

Story: is pretty pretty good. a little bit of everything: drama, comedy, action...
Art: pretty kickass.
Sound: this anime has the BEST opening song EVER.
Character: some characters appear to be flat at first, but there are surprising depths of character.
Enjoyment: i enjoyed it very much.
Overall: read more
Jan 21, 2012
ggultra2764 (All reviews)
This proved to be a fun title. The Daichis serves as a parody of sorts of the sentai genre with the dysfunctional chemistry of the titular family as they get forced into becoming battle suit-powered "superhumans" to combat alien threats. The family issues of the family are explored both humorously and seriously where father Mamoru is a weak-minded otaku too spineless to stand up for himself, wife Seiko is too self-centered and greedy to care for her family's well-being, daughter Nozomi is stressed from doing all the housework for her family and son Dai is quite the problem child. Their unique circumstances as Earth's guardians read more
Nov 4, 2010
eternalife (All reviews)
all i have to say is every otakou have to watch this series. this is a great classic..its full of action comedy drama and is fun to watch.

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