Terra e...

Toward the Terra

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Synonyms: Terra he... (Movie)
Japanese: 地球へ...
English: Toward the Terra
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 26, 1980
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: SpaceSpace
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 51 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.451 (scored by 33863,386 users)
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Ranked: #67042
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Popularity: #5671
Members: 9,930
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In the five hundred years since Earth's environment was destroyed and the planet came to be known as Terra, humans have created a society in space that is entirely logical. Supercomputers control the government, babies are grown in artificial wombs and assigned parents randomly, and at age 14, children take an "Adulthood Exam." Humanity's greatest enemy is the "Mu"—humans who have developed into espers.

When Jomy Marquis Shin's birthday arrives and the time comes for him to take his Adulthood Exam, he is shocked to learn that all of his childhood memories are going to be erased. Suddenly, he hears the voice of Soldier Blue, the leader of the Mu, calling out to him to hold onto his memories.

Jomy makes his escape on a Mu ship and is shocked to learn that he himself is an esper and that the government has sentenced him to death. Nearing the end of his life, Soldier Blue transfers his memories to Jomy and names him the next leader of the Mu. Now, Jomy has a choice: keep the Mu in hiding, or declare war on humanity to realize their dream of returning to Terra.

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Kanada, Yoshinori
Key Animation
Suda, Masami
Animation Director, Mechanical Design, Character Design
Ochi, Kazuhiro
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"Terra e... Coming Home To Terra" by Da Capo (Sakakibara Masatoshi, Sakakibara Hiroko)

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"Ai no Wakusei All We Need Is Love" by Da Capo

Apr 8, 2009
Terra e... has a great dystopic setting where people don’t give birth naturally anymore but are born from test tubes, where couples are randomly assigned babies to rear, where another breed of being, telepathic people called Mu, are persecuted and hunted down by esper interrogators.

Basically it’s a fascinating mix of Brave New World, Fahrenheit 451, 1984, you name it and its influence is all over Terra e... with the groovy aesthetics of 1960's and 70's applied to cityscapes.

The Mu themselves are a fantastic concept, not merely generic super-humans, their telepathic powers are actually a method of balance and compensation to make up for a variety ...
Jul 22, 2020
this anime is great, the sense of time that passes over the run time of this film adds a lot weight the the characters actions, as they are not simply soldiers who spend there days in the heat of battle. the characters have lives outside of the conflict. its a good watch and its very pretty. its maybe is a bit long but im not sure what exactly i would cut from the film as i was glued too the screen. the disasters the befall the randy's is always enjoyable.

i wrote this short review in hopes that more people might watch it, some people ...
Sep 13, 2021
Mixed Feelings
If there is one issue with Terra e, it is ambivalence. It’s got a bunch of different narrative concepts, but none of them are really addressed in any significant amount of detail. It’s a classic adage that the best way to please nobody is to try and please everybody, but they were only really trying to please 2 or 3 people, at most, they just didn’t do a particularly good job of it.

To start off with, the general premise and setting, probably one of its strengths, centred around people evacuating Earth due to environmental damage, with only a few elites allowed to stay. The best ...

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