Chikyuu Shoujo Arjuna


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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Earth Maiden Arjuna, Earth Girl Arjuna
Japanese: 地球少女アルジュナ
English: Arjuna
German: Arjuna
French: Arjuna
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2001 to Mar 27, 2001
Premiered: Winter 2001
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 18:00 (JST)
Producers: Bandai Visual, Sotsu
Studios: Satelight
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.781 (scored by 1096410,964 users)
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Ranked: #49172
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3618
Members: 32,833
Favorites: 195

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Juna Ariyoshi is an ordinary Japanese schoolgirl, who possesses a childlike curiosity and a strong admiration toward nature. One day, while on a trip with her boyfriend, Tokio Oshima, Juna dies from a motorcycle accident. However, she is given a chance to live by an individual named Chris Hawken. He offers her powers that make her the avatar of time; in exchange, she must fight to protect the Earth from evil forces called raaja, which are born out of the toxic pollution human beings have caused.

She soon discovers that this is no easy task. While trying to master her newfound powers, she must also seek answers to deep questions about the ways science and technology have taken away humans' primal and instinctive connections with nature. With the help of Chris, his assistant Cindy Klein, and a powerful international organization named SEED, it is up to Juna to overcome her fears and find a way to stop the raaja from destroying everyone and everything she cares for.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Sasaki, Shirou
Kawamori, Shouji
Director, Script, Storyboard, Original Creator, Series Composition, Planning
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Oomori, Takahiro
Episode Director


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"Mameshiba" by Maaya Sakamoto (eps 10)

Ending Theme

1: "Mameshiba" by Maaya Sakamoto (eps 1,2,5,6,8,11)
2: "Sanctuary" by Maaya Sakamoto (eps 3,9)
3: "Kuuki to Hoshi" by Maaya Sakamoto (eps 4)
4: "Teresa" by Yoko Kanno (eps 7)
5: "Bike" by Maaya Sakamoto (eps 10)
6: "Early Bird" by Chinatsu Yamamoto (eps 12)
7: "Saigo no Mameshiba" by Maaya Sakamoto (eps 13)

Apr 9, 2009
Message films or those with controversial or social commentary often don’t seem to fair well with the general public. That is honestly the only reason I can see for this series having such a small base of viewers. Arjuna from an art and production standpoint is really one of the better shows I have seen and one that I think everyone should check out. It attempts to deal with some very important issues facing our planet from ecology issues to the over medication of society. For the most part it does a really good job at this, even though at times ...
Jan 30, 2008
Earth Maiden could be described as either you love it or you hate it. It's hard to say considering I'm one of those who loved it. I'll assume you have read the synopsis and at least have a basic idea of what this anime is about. Very good, on with the review!

Story: The story of Arjuna had a lot of promise, I'll tell you that. With the first and second episodes I was mildly in shock at the premise set out before me. It could have been a true masterpiece, but when you think about it, this is a tricky story to dive into. ...
Nov 2, 2016
Looks like I'm adding another show to the 'visually interesting anime of the early 2000s' list. Otogizoushi came to mind almost immediately when I started this. So anyway, yeah, on the surface this is basically an environmentalism propaganda piece, but (and this is unusual) I wasn't turned off by it. Does it get preachy at times? Maybe. Is that a problem? Not at all. I think it works because all of the opinion spouting somehow meanders its way into, and melds with, the overall aesthetic of the anime. In other words, the message is an integral part of the experience; coupled with the imagery, ...

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