When Kakeru arrived at his friend the Professor's house one day, he had no idea he was about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime! Monkeys have gotten a hold of pipo helmets – a device that stimulates the nervous system and increases fighting ability by a factor of three hundred times. With this power, monkeys could easily take over the world! And thus, the Professor sends Kakeru through his dimensional transport machine to capture all of the pipo monkeys and save the world. But that won't be easy, as the nefarious Specter is determined to use the monkeys to dominate the planet!
While playing a video game one day, Tomoru, Dai and Mio found themselves accidentally transported inside yet another game: Eureka, designed by the studious Dr Galileo! In order to return to the real world, the gang must earn ten Eureka stones by completing various scientific challenges - but they have competition. Fellow rivals Yukio, Suzuka, and Kouta, along with Dr Galileo's rival Dr Galilei, are also trying to find the stones. From collecting fossils to stopping lightning in the sky, thrilling scientific challenges await!
Sou Nanda and Ape Escape might not seem similar based on the synopses alone, but both titles have a very unique feel. With scientific gadgets a child (or children) must travel to a strange new place to accomplish a whimsical task, both with the help of an eccentric professor. Minute details aside, I just thought of Sou Nanda when watching Ape Escape. So if you liked one, you might enjoy the other.