Ergo Proxy

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Japanese: エルゴプラクシー
English: Ergo Proxy
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Type: TV
Episodes: 23
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 25, 2006 to Aug 12, 2006
Premiered: Winter 2006
Broadcast: Saturdays at 19:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Manglobe
Source: Original
Genres: MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.901 (scored by 240733240,733 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #8142
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #322
Members: 651,565
Favorites: 13,738

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Synopsis

Within the domed city of Romdo lies one of the last human civilizations on Earth. Thousands of years ago, a global ecological catastrophe doomed the planet; now, life outside these domes is virtually impossible. To expedite mankind's recovery, "AutoReivs," humanoid-like robots, have been created to assist people in their day-to-day lives. However, AutoReivs have begun contracting an enigmatic disease called the "Cogito Virus," which grants them self-awareness. Re-l Mayer, the granddaughter of Romdo's ruler, is assigned to investigate this phenomenon alongside her AutoReiv partner, Iggy. But what begins as a routine investigation quickly spirals into a conspiracy as Re-l is confronted by humanity's darkest sins.

Elsewhere in Romdo, an AutoReiv specialist by the name of Vincent Law must also face his demons when surreal events begin occurring around him. Re-l, Iggy, Vincent, and the child AutoReiv named Pino will form an unlikely faction as they struggle to uncover Romdo's mysteries and discover the true purpose of the mythical beings called "Proxies."

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Characters & Voice Actors

Creed, Raul

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Hanada, Hikaru
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Yumeno, Daedalus

Supporting
Kobayashi, Sanae
Japanese

One, Proxy

Supporting
Ootsuka, Houchuu
Japanese

Proxy, Monad

Supporting
Kojima, Sachiko
Japanese

Proxy, Kazkis

Supporting
Inoue, Kazuhiko
Japanese

Staff

Murase, Shukou
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director, Key Animation
Yamamoto, Sayo
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director


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"Kiri" by MONORAL (eps 3-23)
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Ending Theme

"Paranoid Android" by Radiohead




Reviews

Apr 23, 2007
After watching Ergo Proxy completely and thoroughly, I must say that this is one of the most enjoyable series I've watched yet. The story is so complex and can at times be very agonizing because you are just so clueless as to what is going on. Then, usually, by the end of the episode or by the next episode all of your questions and doubts about what is going on will be answered.

Why did I enjoy this series so much? First, this series is a real psychological mind boggling experience. I haven't see too many series that make me question what is going on or ...
Jul 4, 2008
Mixed Feelings
As far as I know, there are no Spoilers or Summaries here.
-There is one thing I need to point out about my scoring. The enjoyment of a show is weighed heavily by me. If I can't enjoy a show then what's the point of watching it?

Now without further ado.

Story:
The actual story and plot of the show isn’t bad other then being a bit confusing. It jumps into the plot right away for the first few episodes. The story progresses rapidly at first before coming to almost a complete stop. For about 7 or 8 of the episodes between 10-20, ...
Jul 1, 2015
I am not a fan of this Anime.

The show starts out with great promise. The Artwork is beautiful, the world is atmospheric and the characters seem full of potential. However very quickly the story begins to take an unfocused long path toward an ever weakening storyline, slowely revealing each character to have almost no depth beyond their basic neurosis. Even the art style weakens only a handful of episodes in.

This Anime includes some pretty painful filler, some full episodes but even more offensive are some of the episodes that contain one or two moments of "main story" plot, but are mainly filler in the form ...

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