For our fifth anniversary Zigg returns to the very first show he wrote about on the blog, and goes one more round with Eureka Seven AO
There could be no better way to lift the curtain on Eureka Seven than with a song as beautiful and freewheeling as the show itself.
How did such a bad show have such great music?
Recap: Ao, Truth and Naru face off for the last time as Ao’s father, Renton Thurston, arrives to unravel the final mysteries of this world.
Surprise! Even though Ao is currently on hiatus, Zigg loves flagellating himself so much that he’s bringing you coverage of the exclusive bonus OVA episode that was bundled with the PlayStation 3 game! You poor, poor bastards.
Recap: Mecha-Truth goes to town on the Allied Forces as the secrets behind his nature are finally unravelled. To escape, Ao is teleported back to Okinawa, where he has an awkward reunion with Naru. And somewhere far away, a lone figure is searching for something…
As Ao and team Pied Piper try and settle into their new arrangement with the Japanese government, Elena meets Maggie Kwan and confronts Eureka about her mysterious origins, and Naru arranges ‘Occupy Scub Coral’.
As an experience, Eureka Seven tends to be constantly pushing forward. It’s a show that’s very much concerned about the future – growing up, falling in love and changing the world for the better. That’s why ‘Himitsu Kichi’ (‘Secret Base’) is a little unique – in a show that looks forward to the future, it’s…