Terra e...
Toward the Terra
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English: Toward the Terra
Synonyms: Terra he... (Movie)
Japanese: 地球へ...


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, ShounenShounen, SpaceSpace
Duration: 1 hr. 51 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.481 (scored by 26432,643 users)
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Ranked: #58782
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Popularity: #5103
Members: 7,651
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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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Furuya, Toru
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Shioya, Yoku
Shin, William
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Takemiya, Keiko
Original Creator
Kanada, Yoshinori
Key Animation
Suda, Masami
Animation Director, Mechanical Design, Character Design
Matsuda, Akihiko
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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

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Apr 8, 2009
Beatnik (All reviews)
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 read more

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