Eden of the East

Alt title: Higashi no Eden

TV (11 eps)
4.305 of 5 from 25,350 votes
Rank #388

In the year 2010, on a day called ‘Careless Monday', ten missiles hit the cities of Japan; miraculously, there are no casualties and the event quickly fades from public memory. Some time later, Saki Morimi decides to visit Washington, DC on her graduation trip to America, but that day begins a series of bizarre events. After getting into trouble with the police, she's rescued by a young man who is completely naked save for a gun in one hand and an even stranger item in the other - a phone credited with 8 billion electronic yen and a female voice on the other end called Juiz who will fulfill his every wish. Having no recollection of his past and calling himself ‘Akira Takizawa', the young man accompanies Saki back to Japan in the hopes of discovering who he is. Akira's enigma quickly proves fascinating and Saki decides to help him rather than reunite with her family; but what neither realizes is that Akira is embroiled in a dark game of life and death linked to the Careless Monday missiles. Has Saki just made a terrible mistake, and can Akira unravel his own mystery before they both lose everything?

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Episode 1

I Picked Up a Prince

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Episode 2

Melancholy Monday

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Episode 3

On the Night of the Late Show

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Episode 4

Real Reality, Fabricated Reality

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Episode 5

This is No Time to Be Thinking About That...

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Episode 6

Eden of the East

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Episode 7

Flight of the Black Swan

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Episode 8

Searching for the Path Already Lost

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Episode 9

A Man Too Ephemeral

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Episode 10

Who Killed Akira Takizawa?

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Episode 11

The East That Continues On

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VivisQueen Jul 3, 2009
Score 7.5/10

Story
For as long as I can remember, anime of the mystery genre have proven creatively stale. As a rule, trying to find a gratifying mystery is an ordeal much like rummaging for haute couture in a dark, creaky charity shop that smells faintly of mothballs. Foremost amongst the dust-caked offerings, Darker than Black... read more

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LindLTailor Oct 4, 2010
Score 7/10

One day, in 2011, a Japanese university student by the name of Saki Morimi is visiting America. When she throws something into the Whitehouse courtyard, the security guards quickly start questioning her... but she is quickly granted a distraction by our protagonist, Akira Takizawa, who has appeared outside the Whitehouse completely naked, with a phone in one hand and a gun in the other, and absolutely no... read more

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