Surfing robots? Sounds clichéd…

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Yes, it does sounds clichéd, which was quite why I didn’t really pick up Eureka 7 at first. I did get some of it’s OPED singles and particularly liked it, especially the first ED, **Himitsu Kichi**. I did thought of watching it sometime when I’m particularly free though, just to see how it is, well, y’know, surfing mechas? C’mon.

The chance kinda came this week, when I “acquired” the subbed episodes from a “certain” source, and seeing on how I had nothing to do(well, technically I had a few…”not-so-urgent” assignments) in the meantime while waiting for the next week of anime, I sat down and marathoned it.

Safe to say, I was quite surprised by it. The first episode already attracted me thanks to it’s FLCL-esque vibe it’s been giving off, mostly with Renton (I could’ve sworn he had the same *seiyuu* as Naota), the music and the whole setting, plus the whole “mecha piloted by mystery girl crashing in to house” really kinda reminded me of FLCL too.

The later episodes was also a joy to watch, as Studio Bones retains their Rahxephon style by focusing more on the characters rather than the action. Michiko Neya(Talho) wins this series, really missed listening to her voice recently :P. The rest of the characters are well fleshed out, and although some similarities can be seen with their previous works, it remains a good watch. I’d always liked how Studio Bones interconnects their characters together.

Well, that wraps my semi-review of Eureka 7, mainly for the first 13 episodes. I’m going to catch up on the rest now ;).

10 Comments

  1. KT Kore Said,

    February 12, 2006 @ 5:16 pm

    What other series use surfing mechs as a major battle interface? I thought it was quite different, actually. Far from cliched.

    Anyway, glad you eventually picked it up and are enjoying it. Seems this is a series many people are passing up for dumb reasons even though it’s damn good. Gets so much better, too. So enjoy. ^_^

  2. Talathar Said,

    February 12, 2006 @ 7:29 pm

    One needs to get used to the idea of surfing Mechs but the story is amazing. Agree too that the series is getting better and better.

    Actually, they even got the things done correctly which Gundam is famous for. PINK EXPLOSIONS

  3. jason Said,

    February 13, 2006 @ 6:38 am

    Eureka Seven only becomes watchable after Eureka gets her new haircut.

  4. johnny Said,

    July 10, 2006 @ 6:38 am

    eureka you are hot

  5. Renton7 Said,

    January 1, 2007 @ 6:06 am

    Eureka = *heart*

  6. Renton676 Said,

    April 20, 2007 @ 3:52 am

    SWEET! wish i could draw her!!!! ;) ttul

  7. Renton676 Said,

    April 20, 2007 @ 3:55 am

    P.s.
    that is soooooo freakin’ sweet!!! :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

  8. Sami :) Said,

    May 5, 2007 @ 1:58 am

    that is so cute!!!!!!! i so love is show!!! best wishes to Eureka!!!!

  9. Kira Brodycz Said,

    May 16, 2007 @ 9:05 am

    cmon who dosent love Eureka i mean she shows that we must have harmony with each other

  10. Eureka's mine go away Said,

    May 16, 2007 @ 9:08 am

    she’s my preciousssss! mineeeee the precioussssssss! yessss
    seriously if she were here shed be mine

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