Higashi no Eden

Eden of The East

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Synonyms: Higashi no Eden
Japanese: 東のエデン
English: Eden of The East
German: Eden of the East
French: Eden of the East
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Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 10, 2009 to Jun 19, 2009
Premiered: Spring 2009
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:45 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Original
Genres: Award WinningAward Winning, MysteryMystery, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.741 (scored by 257909257,909 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #11412
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #390
Members: 569,393
Favorites: 4,223

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On November 22, 2010, Japan was hit by missile strikes, a terrorist act that fortunately did not harm anyone, becoming known as "Careless Monday." Quickly forgotten, society goes on about their lives as normal.

During her graduation trip to America three months later, friendly college student Saki Morimi's life is forever changed when she finds herself saved from unexpected trouble by Akira Takizawa. Takizawa is cheerful, but odd in many ways—he is stark naked and suffers from amnesia, believing himself to be a terrorist. In addition, he possesses a strange cell phone loaded with 8.2 billion yen in digital cash.

Despite Takizawa's suspicious traits, Saki quickly befriends the enigmatic young man. However, unbeknownst to her, this is the beginning of a thrilling death game involving money, cell phones, and the salvation of the world. Higashi no Eden chronicles Saki's struggle to unravel the mysteries behind her savior, while Takizawa himself battles other individuals armed with similar cell phones and returning memories which reveal his possible connection to the event from months ago.

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Higashi no Eden won the Animation Kobe Award in the Television category during the Animation Kobe festival in 2009 as well as the best television series of the year award at the ninth annual Tokyo International Anime Fair.

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Opening Theme

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1: "FALLING DOWN" by Oasis
2: "Michael Ka Belial" by Saori Hayami (FUNimation OP)

Ending Theme

"futuristic imagination" by school food punishment


Feb 16, 2024
"Eden of The East" kinda left me with mixed emotions. Not gonna lie, I don't understand my feeling after finishing this anime. The big point of the show is pretty clear – talking about shaking up the economy, the whole old gen vs. new gen drama, and how messed up the work/study/life grind can be. But, it also felt like there were a bunch of holes in the story that just didn’t get filled (yes, I'll watch other 2 movies hoping that it'll explain everything, but truth be told, I wish I wouldn't). You know, these are 2 types of show that leave you hanging:

1) ...
Jun 30, 2024
Mixed Feelings
Eden of the East is an idea I like. the execution does leave me bore some of the time. it has funny characters and an interesting story, but it's just didn't catch my attention.

I really enjoyed the setup because the naked guy with revolver no memory and a girl who needed to get away from the cops. It is wonderful start

mystery just keep building up and it is fun, so I don't question it. but there is a point where the story gets so b*** and so much stuff is happening so I'm just like. I have to tap out, I can no ...
Nov 20, 2020
uhh what the hell is the hype for this show about? are we watching different stuff??

this is the first review i wrote and probably the last since i normally let other way better a r t i c u l a t e people express what im trying to say. breaking news: no articulate people wanted to voice their sheer despise for this garbage. so here i am :D

alright so, i n m y o p i n i o n, this is absolute trash. The stupidest show i've ever watched. I literally had to force myself to continue it ...

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