Eden of the East Movie 1: The King of Eden April 12, 2010Posted by ayasawada in Anime, Film.
Tags: Anime, Anime movie, Chica Umino, Eden of the East, Higashi no Eden, Production IG
I’d been eagerly awaiting this film for half a year — one can’t help but after you’re left hanging by an otherwise fantastic TV series with no ending. So was The King of Eden worth the wait? Do we find out just what the heck is going on? Who Mr Outside is? Or the remaining Selacao? Does Akira really become a King? Does Saki ever get over herself? Is Juiz actually a really hot cyborg?
Disappointingly (though somewhat inevitably) only one of these is answered, and that only partially. The King of Eden is just the first of two Eden movies. As such, I kind of expected this one would cop-out of actually revealing much and instead string us along for 80 minutes with the carrot tantalisingly just out of reach…
(I’m going to insert a SPOILER WARNING here, though there isn’t really much to spoil, even when you’ve seen the film :P) (more…)