E's Otherwise

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Japanese: エスアザーワイズ
English: E's Otherwise
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2003 to Sep 23, 2003
Premiered: Spring 2003
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 18:00 (JST)
Producers: Sotsu
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: MilitaryMilitary, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.581 (scored by 69736,973 users)
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Ranked: #62372
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Popularity: #5176
Members: 16,516
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Kai, who has powers different from the rest, together with his sickly sister Hikaru was protected by an organization called ASHURUM. Scouted by Eiji, Kai was delegated to the ASHURUM special force AESES and undergo intensive training. Whenever he was free, Kai visited Hikaru at the hospital belongs to the organization, but Hikaru's condition never improved. So, one year later, with amazing growth from the intensive training, Kai decides to escape from the organization.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Tanaka, Hideyuki
Sound Director
Nakayama, Katsuichi
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Jouhou (情報)" by Suitei Shoujo

Ending Theme

"Tonight/Midnight" by Chicochair


Feb 26, 2008
E's Otherwise

Kai Kudo is a powerful psychic. People would describe him as an Esper or E, though he doesn't seem to know it. Following his sister Hikaru who is gravely ill to an organization called Ashurum that promises to make her well, Kai is recruited by Eiji into another branch of Ashurum called Aeses where he undergoes exstensive military and psychic training.

A year later, on his second mission out to stop the guerilla army in Gald City from using psychics, Kai and another Aeses student, Shenron Belvedere, fight each other and Kai ends up hurt. He washes up ashore outside Gald City and is ...
Feb 16, 2016
I know many people would not consider E's Otherwise as a great anime, yet it kinda got me into the thing and I certainly can recomand it to any beginner. The story ist pretty decend and there are many unexpected things in it. Of course I watched it when I was still pretty young so I can't be objective about it. I really like it, tho.

It ist about a calm boy, discovering his true powers and finding his own identity. Some choices he makes are not very reasenable to the person watching and the powers he and his mates have are pretty much the "average" ...
Oct 13, 2008
Mixed Feelings
E's Otherwise is most definitely one of the many thousands of animes that's just out there to be.....out there. I've started calling these types of shows “fast food” animes. Animes churned out by these big production companies out more for capital gain with no regard for product integrity. E's Otherwise is a series that really makes no sense and you'll almost, right from the get-go, need to modify your outlook [....and lower your expectations] on this show or you'll switch it off. If you are going to watch this show, you can't take it too seriously....even when the show itself is asking ...

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