Eden of The East Movie I: The King of Eden

Alt title: Higashi no Eden - Movie I: The King of Eden

Movie (1 ep x 85 min)
4.189 of 5 from 9,162 votes
Rank #489

After saving Japan from a missile attack, Akira Takizawa erased his own memories and disappeared, leaving a simple message for Saki: he’ll be waiting in the place where this all started. Having searched for him for some time with the help of Kazuomi, Onee and the rest of the gang, Saki finally determines that Akira is in New York City and heads there to find him. However, the rest of the Selecaos are also looking for Akira, and not everyone is happy about his impending rise to become the King of Japan...

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ratchet573's avatar by ratchet573 on Mar 20, 2012
Score 6/10

As I stated in my Eden of the East review, I enjoyed the premise, but didn't really enjoy the plot progression. While a lot of the series went nowhere and seemed to just stand in one spot with nothing happening, The King of Eden takes that formula and ramps it up two-fold. The series ended with a bang and then cut off. So, I figured the film would pick up where the series left off, but instead it picks up... read more

cherold's avatar by cherold on Oct 2, 2011
Score 4/10

I was disappointed by the ending of the Eden of East series because it leaves you nowhere. This movie sequel picks up a few months later, with everything in a similar situation, wanders around for a while and leaves viewers exactly where they started - nowhere.

The movie is shockingly lazy. First off, for no reason that I can see it reuses the amnesiac trick from the series, although with even less... read more

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