Oh! Edo Rocket

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Ohedo Rocket, Ooedo Rocket
Japanese: 大江戸ロケット
English: Oh! Edo Rocket
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2007 to Sep 26, 2007
Premiered: Spring 2007
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Other
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.211 (scored by 42164,216 users)
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Ranked: #29472
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5280
Members: 11,964
Favorites: 30

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Synopsis

In Edo in the mid-1800's, fireworks maker Seikichi Tamaya and his friends struggle to live under the harsh morality laws imposed by the strict city councilor, which ban all luxuries, including fireworks. One day, a strange girl stops by Sekichi's shop with an equally strange request: she wants Sekichi to build a firework that can reach the moon.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hiraga, Gennai

Supporting

Shinza

Supporting
Yamada, Kinoko
Japanese

Genzo

Supporting
Konishi, Katsuyuki
Japanese

Tetsuju

Supporting

Nui

Supporting
Shindou, Kei
Japanese

Staff

Kobayashi, Hiroyasu
Producer
Mizushima, Seiji
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Nagasaki, Kenji
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director


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Opening Theme

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"Oh Edo Nagareboshi IV" by PUFFY
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Ending Theme

"100 miles~Niji o Oikakete" by Santara
2: "I Got Rhythm" by Natural High



Jun 9, 2009
During festivals in Japan it is customary to shout "Tamaya!" or "Kagiya!" when the fireworks are lighting up the sky. I knew about this, but I had always wondered why they would shout something like that. Now I know.

Oh! Edo Rocket is about a firework maker named Tamaya Seikichi and his friends in Edo during the mid-1800's. A time that was hard on anyone with a profession that leaned more towards entertainment and suchlike, well to be quite fair it was probably hard on most common people living in Japan during this age.

I normally don't write reviews about animes I have given a high rating, ...
Aug 1, 2022
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Now that helpful votes don't exist anymore, I'm completely untethered and can review the most obscure anime possible without feeling any pressure to review seasonal stuff. What better way to kick off the new MAL than with Oh Edo Rocket, an anime that you've never heard of, and nobody cares about.

Oh Edo Rocket was based on a stage play that heavily relies on political satire. It apparently used the Edo period as a metaphor for the Japanese politics of the 1990s and the reactionary policies that accompanied the lost decade. Basically, if you don't know who Yoshiro Mori is, just assume everything is going ...
Nov 11, 2008
Oh! Edo Rocket is a mix of crazy comedy and serious drama, and like the fireworks that feature so prevelently, it explodes wonderfully.

*Insert synopsis here*

The show doesn't take itself very seriously at all. The show is heavy with humour, and is quite fond of self-reference, as well as some pop culture (Such as the very apt 'Men in Black'). It also has no problems breaking the fourth wall (ie. admitting it's fictional), and you'll regularly see modern conveniences, such as the TVs used to show some flashbacks.
The humour is well executed, and despite the numerous comedy series I've seen, I never really felt this series' ...

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