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Element Hunters

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Synonyms: Elementhunters, Element Hunter
Japanese: エレメントハンター


Type: TV
Episodes: 39
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2009 to Mar 27, 2010
Premiered: Summer 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: NHK
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: Sci-Fi, Shounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.731 (scored by 2,116 users)
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Ranked: #43752
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Popularity: #3078
Members: 8,998
Favorites: 12
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Episodes: /39


In 2029, a large scale ground sinkage occurred in the Mediterranean Sea. Chemical elements such as oxygen, carbon, gold, molybdenum, and cobalt disappeared from the earth's crust suddenly. The human population was decreased by 90% in sixty years. Researchers found out that the disappeared elements were drained into a planet "Nega Earth", located in another dimension. To save the Earth, a special team called the "Element Hunters" is organized. All of the members are under 13 years old, because young and flexible brains are needed to access "Nega Earth".


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Characters & Voice Actors

Ferina, Chiara
Ferina, Chiara
Enomoto, Atsuko
Enomoto, Atsuko
Karas, Ren
Karas, Ren
Honjou, Yuutaro
Honjou, Yuutaro
Nandie, Homi
Nandie, Homi
Kuwashima, Houko
Kuwashima, Houko
Ford, Rodney
Ford, Rodney
Sasaki, Nozomu
Sasaki, Nozomu


Okumura, Yoshiaki
Okumura, Yoshiaki
Ishikawa, Chiaki
Ishikawa, Chiaki
Theme Song Performance
Sahashi, Toshihiko
Sahashi, Toshihiko
Arakawa, Naruhisa
Arakawa, Naruhisa
Series Composition

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"First Pain" by Chiaki Ishikawa

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"Suihe Liebe ~Mahou no Jumon~" by Kakki & Ash Potato

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Mar 14, 2010
Element Hunters is a perfect example of why it's important to give every anime a fair chance to be watched thoroughly. Many a review for this anime criticizes this show unfairly for being too kiddy, cliched, or lacking other important qualities of depth, when those statements could not be further from the truth. You must then objectively observe that all the negative reviews for this show are from people who have only committed to watching about two episodes.

Is this a kiddy show? Okay, I will admit it's G rated, so obviously they avoid excessive graphic violence. Characters however actually die in this read more
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Sep 27, 2009
This series has been seriously criticized for no real reason, this is not some action based anime like bleach or Naruto so to compare it to them are quite irational.
If all you are looking for is characters screaming at eachother while they try to chop eachother up this is not your cup of tea.

Randomly on the earth where the story takes places massives amounts of elements dissapear(only one element at a time and only in a limited area), apparently they are being transported to this alternative dimension which only kids (with a specialy developed lobe area) can detect.
What this means is that kids that can read more
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Aug 12, 2009
Before Watching The Anime:
I thought "Hey! Finally a new shounen! I miss the good old days of ki blasts and stuff" along with a backthought of "Dattebayo is subbing it! They can't be wrong"
First Episode:
After the first episode, my excitement dived. I found the animation to be nice and clean, but the childish theme of the story really became a quick buzzkill, but I thought, if this improved and the main character gained a serious side, I could bear the 39 episodes once a week.
Sixth Episode:
I dropped this. Nothing is getting better, it will remain a kiddy element show. If you're under the age of read more
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Mar 19, 2010
The story is really good. I don't care if there is learning inside of it. Unless you failed chemistry grasping much of what they say shouldn't make this anime any less enjoyable. Between element dematerialization and plot devolopement it is a great story. Even if it is rated G I was shocked to find that out I could at least see it as being PG for the amount of despair, and dark like, emotions put into the characters.

The art? Its just as good as most other animes. I can't knock off anything for it. My eyes aren't burning so they get a 10.

Sound? I hate read more
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