Ueki no Housoku

The Law of Ueki

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: うえきの法則
English: The Law of Ueki
German: The Law of Ueki
French: The Law of Ueki
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Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2005 to Mar 27, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2005
Broadcast: Mondays at 18:30 (JST)
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.721 (scored by 4889748,897 users)
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Ranked: #11882
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1846
Members: 117,698
Favorites: 879

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Unbeknownst to most humans, a bizarre tournament is held to decide the next ruler of the Heavenly World. In this tournament, 100 Heavenly Beings known as the "God Candidates" are required to search among the middle school students on Earth, and transfer their powers to a student of their choice. The chosen ones will then battle each other, representing their God Candidates. The victor of this tournament will be awarded the "Blank Talent"—allowing them to choose any one unique ability they so desire—while the God Candidate they represent will obtain the position of "God" and become the king of the Heavenly World.

Participating in this grand tournament is Kousuke Ueki, a middle school student who is given the power to turn trash into trees by his homeroom teacher, Kobayashi. Despite the concerns of his classmate, Ai Mori, Ueki embarks on a journey to pursue his own sense of justice after witnessing the people around him misusing their powers for selfish purposes. But as he encounters talented power users such as Seiichirou Sano, Rinko Jerrard, Robert Haydn, and Hideyoshi Soya, he realizes that achieving his goal might be harder than it seems.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Watanabe, Hiroshi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Inoue, Kazuhiko
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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1: "Falco" by Hitomi Shimatani (eps 1-32)
2: "No Regret" by Kumi Kouda (eps 33-51)

Ending Theme

1: "Kokoro no Wakusei ~Little planets~" by Aiko Kayo (eps 1-15)
2: "Earthship ~Uchuusen Chikyuugou~" by SweetS (eps 16-32)
3: "Kono machi de wa dare mo ga mina jibun igai no nani ka ni naritagaru" by The Ivory Brothers (eps 33-42)
4: "Bokutachi Ni Aru Mono" by Romi Paku (eps 43-50)
5: "True Blue" by Hitomi Shimatani (eps 51)


Aug 5, 2009
The Law of Ueki

This anime starts pretty weak. When you first walk into The Law of Ueki, there's not really anything to pull you in. It's a shounen anime. Ok, sweet, shounen I can get in the mood for shounen. So what's the main character able to do? Turn trash into trees. Awesome! wait what. He can turn trash into..... trees...

That's pretty much what The Law of Ueki will hit you with. However, that's what turns this anime into something so brilliant.

You've read the synopsis so let's cut to the chase. The story in The Law of Ueki is definitely not its strongest point. As ...
Oct 5, 2011
Mixed Feelings
The Law of Ueki is the story of several young teenagers with super powers who are fighting in a competition to gain great power. The competition starts with one on one battles but shifts to group battles for the second round, but there's a problem. There's a competitor who wants the power to wipe out humanity. You know, this plot sounds very familiar, almost like I've seen something with an identical story, but where was that...

I remember, it was Shaman King.

Be honest, you all saw that coming. The underlying plots really are almost identical. The only major differences are that Shaman King's tournament ...
Apr 8, 2021
Preliminary (5/51 eps)
Nothing original about this anime. Many inconsistencies in the story line. Characters are boring and everything they do is predictable. I would have watched more of this anime if the dub was better, it's almost unwatchable. But the issue is not just the voices, the issue here lies in the script, it has this constant narrator feel. The girl, Ai, keeps narrating and describing the events as they occur, it's not necessary for that to exist here. We know how to watch anime and enjoy it without an obnoxious narrator voice coming from a character in a middle of a fight scene.

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