The Third: Aoi Hitomi no Shoujo

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Synonyms: The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye
Japanese: ザ・サード 蒼い瞳の少女
French: The Third
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 14, 2006 to Oct 27, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2006
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Xebec
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.321 (scored by 76257,625 users)
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Ranked: #24162
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Popularity: #4198
Members: 20,417
Favorites: 91

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In the distant future, because of an interplanetary war that had continued on for centuries, civilizations were ruined. Human beings have lost everything, and only 1/5th of the population survived. A strange breed of humans, ''The Third'' is said to have appeared just after the war. They possess a third eye, as their name suggests, that appear as oval-shaped red pupils called "space eyes'' over their conventional two eyes. Using them, they can control computer systems and so on, and as such, rule the world by their superior power over technology.

In this world, there is a young woman named Honoka; she is a "jack-of-all-trades" sellsword, and she accepts any job except murder. One day, she happens to find and rescue a young man named Ikus in the desert. Entering his world, and accepting a job from him, the adventure begins for Honoka and Ikus.

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Characters & Voice Actors


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Namikawa, Daisuke


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Koyasu, Takehito


Sakata, Yuki


Shimura, Tomoyuki


Miyake, Kenta


Kosugi, Juurouta


Tanaka, Masahiko


Noto, Takashi
Kamiya, Jun
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Suzuki, Toshimasa
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Sajou no Yume" by Sasaki Yuuko

Ending Theme

1: "ING" by Chou Hikou Shounen (eps 1-12)
2: "Late Show" by Chou Hikou Shounen (eps 13-24)

Feb 21, 2007
Faust721 (All reviews)
Story: In a world where a being known as The Third rule the land, we have our heroine, Hanoka. Hanoka, as a Jack-of-all-Trades travels the desert land with her tank doing various jobs. Somewhere along the way, she meets a mysterious man named Ikus. We then get to see their travels together and the interaction with the people they meet along with The Third. During the travels we start to learn more about Hanoka and many of the other people they meet and the mystery behind Ikus starts to unravel.

Fairly simple concept, but the story telling is well done. It is as if you were read more
Jun 18, 2009
Bishounen_Hunter (All reviews)
The Third, for me, is a very philosophical and poetic anime. And while I really don't want to say anything as corny as “It is a visual testament to the trials and endurance of the human spirit” It kinda really is just that. On the surface this may look like a regular shounen anime with swords, guns, and mecha granted the gift of speech by means of A.I., but really this show deals with some heavy hitting topics like: depression, rejection, abandonment and loneliness. That's what makes this anime so great, because it has layers like an onion, where you can enjoy the action, comedy, read more
Mar 15, 2007
infinity (All reviews)
- - [ The Third - Aoi Hitomi no Shoujo :: Eps: 24 ] - -

The Third - Aoi Hitomi no Shoujo, or The Third - The Girl With The Blue Eye, revolves around Honoka who is a jack-of-all-trades. She will accept any job except human murder. The Third is a race of humans, with a third eye on their forehead, allowing them to interact with machines and turn into semi-computers with huge data-processing abilities. Honoka is accompanied by Bogie, a tank with a bio-brain, or an artificial personality if you want. This is the gist of the plot of The Third (Refered henceforth as read more
Sep 30, 2009
Benatron (All reviews)
When first viewing The Third, I believe I was going into the anime with the wrong attitude. I was thinking that this anime was going to mediocre and bland. I was wrong; what we have here is a anime with great development of characters and a story that ties together throughout the series.

The synopsis is given at the top of the page for this anime but I'll give a version for you.

Earth; years after a war that nearly destroyed all of the humans is now a barren desert. In this desert, Honoka can be found reciting poems by her favorite Poet, "Dana Myfree." Honoka is read more

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