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Higashi no Eden Movie I: The King of Eden


Alternative Titles

English: Eden of The East the Movie I: The King of Eden
Synonyms: Higashi no Eden: Gekijouban I The King of Eden
Japanese: 東のエデン 劇場版I The King of Eden

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 28, 2009
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Original
Duration: 1 hr. 22 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.751 (scored by 62,983 users)
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Ranked: #9542
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Popularity: #540
Members: 101,466
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Synopsis

The intrigue goes international in The King of Eden, a feature-length conspiracy thriller that continues the action of Eden of the East. The deadly game that began in Japan now intensifies on the streets of New York City. The rules are the same: do whatever it takes to win. Die if you lose.

Takizawa prevented Japan's destruction - and then he vanished. Six months later, clues lead Saki to the Big Apple in search of her missing friend. Meanwhile, the remaining Selecao are plotting their final move. Some of them would prefer Takizawa dead and out of the way. Some might even be willing to help him achieve his goals. Unfortunately, some are prepared to destroy everything if it means claiming checkmate in Mr. Outside's puzzling game.

(Source: Funimation Entertainment)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Takizawa, Akira
Takizawa, Akira
Main
Kimura, Ryouhei
Japanese
Kimura, Ryouhei
Morimi, Saki
Morimi, Saki
Main
Hayami, Saori
Japanese
Hayami, Saori
Shiratori, Kuroha
Shiratori, Kuroha
Supporting
Igarashi, Rei
Japanese
Igarashi, Rei
Mameshiba
Mameshiba
Supporting
 

Staff

Ishii, Tomohiko
Ishii, Tomohiko
Producer
Kamiyama, Kenji
Kamiyama, Kenji
Director, Storyboard, Original Creator, Screenplay
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Iwasaki, Tarou
Iwasaki, Tarou
Episode Director


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"invisible" by LEAH

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"Light Prayer" by School Food Punishment




More reviewsReviews

Jonnieh
Jun 20, 2011
I know I gave the movie low mark, but please read the review instead of immediately voting down with fanboy rage. I am writing the review for people who haven't seen the King of Eden yet, but who've watched Eden of the East/

I begin by stating I loved the original Eden of the East. The story was fresh and the main characters were loveable. The art style was modern and realistic and the show didn't take itself too seriously, even with a political plot.

This isn't always the case with the movie.

---Story--- score: 5
As always with a movie, time is a limit, a story read more
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Goldeneyeuro
Sep 12, 2010
Unique and likable characters, a plot that utilizes its relative sluggishness well, suspense, and excellent animation made Eden of the East a very enjoyable series, but unfortunately was let down by the fact that it only had 11 episodes, which combined with a slow plot meant that the ending was incomplete. However, the slow plot didn’t feel pondering nor did it incite in me a desire to have it move faster, since the advancement of the story and development of the plot and characters was utilized to the fullest extent. Things were revealed slowly but the story kept moving forward- not a moment read more
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Ian-sama
Apr 25, 2010
After hearing mixed reviews I wasn't sure what to expect from The King of Eden. I'm a huge fan of the first season and was really eager to see the continuation of the storyline.

Story
The story essentially picks up from where the first season left off. Takizawa has gone missing and the Eden members are trying to locate him.

There are a few storylines intertwined as well as new Selecao revealed and old favourites returning. I found it was steadily paced, developing the characters further and setting up what I would expect to be an action packed finale.

One of the read more
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Demi_V
Nov 21, 2013
Please watch Higashi no Eden (Eden of the East) before watching this movie.

I loved Higashi no Eden, but everything went downhill from there. King of Eden is such a disappointment. Since the prequel ended with a big cliffhanger, I felt the need to watch this movie.

“What’s going on?” That question popped up periodically throughout the entire movie. There is no logical explanation for the prequel’s ending or the new plot. Before the majority of the questions are analyzed, there are even more questions thrown out near the end of this movie. Since there is only one more movie left for the series, it’s impossible not read more
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Funimation Acquires Higashi no Eden Movies and Spice and Wolf II

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Blu-ray & DVD Release Date of Higashi no Eden Movie I

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