Juushinki Pandora
Last Hope
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Alternative Titles

English: Last Hope
Synonyms: Unit Pandora
Japanese: 重神機パンドーラ


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 29, 2018 to Sep 20, 2018
Premiered: Spring 2018
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 23:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Satelight
Source: Original
Genres: Sci-FiSci-Fi, MechaMecha
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.381 (scored by 59755,975 users)
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Ranked: #62632
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Popularity: #2866
Members: 27,548
Favorites: 30
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The series is set in a near-future world where the boundary between human being and AI is vague. A rapid biological evolution, similar to "Cambrian Explosion," is caused by one incident. This incident turns into the genesis of a new jostle for supremacy, and the influence of the evolution goes beyond biological framework and spreads to various kinds of materials and technologies. The era of massive evolution involving diverse existences, such as human, machines, and biotechnologies, is coming. Characters fight an existential war in such a world.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Lau, Leon
Maeno, Tomoaki
Lau, Chloe
Touyama, Nao
You, Quinny
Hanazawa, Kana
Horvat, Doug
Tsuda, Kenjirou
Suu, Cecil
Kayano, Ai
Din, Glenn
Uchida, Yuuma
Ron, Wu
Ishida, Akira
Valli, Emillia
Seto, Asami
Ishikawa, Kaito
Noto, Mamiko


Satou, Hidekazu
Hamano, Takatoshi
Sound Director
Theme Song Performance
Nakajima, Megumi
Inserted Song Performance

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"Sirius (シリウス)" by BUMP OF CHICKEN (eps 2-25)

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#1: "Sirius (シリウス)" by BUMP OF CHICKEN (ep 1)
#2: "Spica" by BUMP OF CHICKEN (eps 2-26)

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Oct 13, 2018
Nitemare25 (All reviews)
I've always had a soft spot for shows where some nerdy guy suddenly becomes an action hero. So once again here I am, writing a review for a show that I really liked and almost nobody watched.

Story - This is a show about a genius scientist and his pals fighting monsters and bad guys with crazy science powers. However, there is also a plot that is actually pretty interesting, and it does sort of manage to work in the backstories and motivations of our 3 main heroes: Leon, Quinny, and Doug.

Art - I think the most memorable quality of the art is how colorful it read more
Sep 26, 2018
KANLen09 (All reviews)
Shoji Kawamori, the creator of the much beloved Macross series of the 80s and 90s, has created another flick to his name, the latest project called Juushinki Pandora, an omage to his works of past of the sci-fi-mecha genre which as of late, has seen much flack due to the many issues with his directorial work.

Oh...how the mighty have fallen. To be fair, the honest takeaway is Shoji Kawamori's mech designs which still look good...at the expense of other areas of the show that quite honestly, isn't a good sales-pitch anymore going forward.

Juushinki Pandora is set in an alternate universe where human beings and AI, read more
Jan 18, 2019
Aquas_Veritem (All reviews)
I'm a bit of an oddity when it comes to watching anime. I judge a show based on how well it immerses me into it's world and how deep the story is. When I watched this, I thoroughly enjoyed it. The story was fairly deep and wasn't very predictable like other animes I've watched. The art style was interesting and well executed, with the 'quantum' effects really hitting right how it should. The sound, while not particularly special, was used to further emphasize the emotional impact of scenes and the mystery of the quantum realms. The characters were a little typecast at times, but despite read more
Dec 24, 2018
Creissonino (All reviews)
You know, this is an EVA clone.

But while Evangelion is christian, we can say this anime is the Atheist Evangelion, since they use evolutionary theory, chaos theory and string theory instead of bible and catholic lore to tell almost the same story, with almost the same structure, but with a nicer ending.

Juushinki Pandora can be pretty bad and boring sometimes, but its concept overall is very entertaining and kept me until the end.

Also, the characters are cool and interesting and I like the world-building. The sniper's subplot is amazing.

I'm only upset this could be prettier. The animation sucks. Like, it really sucks. Overall, read more

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