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Encyclopedia > Cyber Team in Akihabara

Cyber Team in Akihabara is a Japanese anime. It is done in the Magikawai style. This is a fusion of the Magical Girls and the Kawaii anime genres which saw the first came about in 1998. A scene from Cowboy Bebop (1998) Anime (アニメ) is Japanese animation, sometimes billed in the west under the portmanteau Japanimation. ... Magikawai or Magikawaii is the style of anime that fusions the Magical Girls and Kawaii styles. ... Kawaii characters are drawn with large eyes and small noses and mouths, as in this still from Elfen Lied. ...

Cyber Team in Akihabara is focused on the life of five pretty preteen girls and their very cute pets, the patapis. A "patapi" is a cute mechanical creature which is like a cyber pet. It can eat, sleep, play, and even help out its owners with some stuff. When an extroverted girl Hibari Hanakoganei, the 12 year old main character, receives a patapi from a prince in her dreams, she is thrilled and names it "Densuke". When mysterious forces try to steal Densuke, Hibari discovers that Densuke is not just an ordinary patapi. Densuke has magical powers that allows it to transform into a powerful cyber fighter who looks like Hibari and is called a Diva. Hibari's friends, Suzume and Tsugumi, also receive similar patapis, and together they form the Cyber Team in Akihabara. Later Kamome joins them, and finally the misteryous Tsubame Otoori completes the circle and makes the team complete. A digital pet, also known as a virtual pet, is a type of artificial human companion: a simple computer designed to simulate a pet. ... The protagonist is the central figure of a story, and is often referred to as a storys main character. ... The ancient symbol of the pentagram is often used as a symbol for magic. ... Akihabara (秋葉原) is also known as Akihabara Electric Town (Akihabara Denki Gai). ...


The first few episodes of Cyber Team in Akihabara are like a cross between the animes "Sailor Moon" and "Bubblegum Crisis".The Cyber Team in Akihabara girls each have a patapi. These patapis magically transform into the spitting image of their owners (but wearing Bubblegum Crisis type hardsuits) when fighting the enemies. In the later episodes, a couple of girls even attain the ultimate synchronization with their patapis, enabling them to actually transform into hardsuit mode and merge with their patapis. Sailor Moon (in full, 美少女戦士セーラームーン, Bishōjo Senshi Sērā Mūn, literally Beautiful young girl soldier Sailor Moon) is the name of a famous 18-volume shōjo manga by Naoko Takeuchi serialized in Kodanshas Nakayoshi in Japan, and of many of the spinoff series — in multiple media, including anime, musical theatre... Bubblegum Crisis is an anime OVA Series that takes at least part of its inspiration from Philip K. Dicks and Ridley Scotts Blade Runner. ...


The storyline is rooted in an ancient organization known as Rosenkreuz. The Rosenkreuz wants to reform the world to their ideal. For centuries, the Rosenkreuz had worked in secret. But the girls haven't an inkling of Rosenkreuz's existence, and how a big part it plays in their lives. This causes a lot of plot twists. Watching an isolated episode or two will most likely make very little sense. There are 26 episodes (none of them a filler-up), and everyone of them is a part of a well-rounded story that becomes more dramatic and serious as the chapters goes by. None of the impact points of the anime general in genre are absent on Cyber Team in Akihabara (those points are: excellent soundtrack (special mention to opening and ending themes and to the heart-breaking "Cynthia Aisuru Hito"), dramatism, comedy, pretty teenager girls). A Plot twist is a change (twist) in the direction or expected outcome of the plot of a film or novel. ... This article refers to the art form. ...


Character development is amazing. Even the villains are given attention, allowing viewers to empathize with their plight. All the main players in Cyber Team in Akihabara thinks that what he/she is doing is for the improvement of the world, so it's difficult to label anyone as a real villain. Snidely Whiplash, a stereotypical villain. ...


The art and animation are generally cutesy in style. But after transformation, the girls in hardsuits get voluptuous bodies that seem older than their original form, because the patapis get the form of its owners as young adults (they look like kids prior to transforming, and they evolve in the transformation). All the female villains are extremely well-endowed. Great Museums in the World (Louvre, Metropolitan Museum, MoMA, Picasso …) CGFA: A Virtual Art Museum Very large website with good reproduction quality scans of thousands of paintings Goetia Fine Art - Surrealism Art History With biographies and Works of the Surrealist Masters Art-Atlas. ... Animation is the technique in which each frame of a film or movie is produced individually, whether generated as a computer graphic, or by photographing a drawn image, or by repeatedly making small changes to a model (see claymation and stop motion), and then photographing the result. ...


Cyber Team in Akihabara is made for all kinds of audiences that will reach different points of atraction. This is also shown through its innovation and fairly unique approach to the magical girl genre with a renewed and uncliched aesthetic view, characters, story and script. Aesthetics (or esthetics) (from the Greek word αισθητική) is a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty. ... A screenplay or script is a blueprint for producing a motion picture. ...


The television series was produced by ADV Films, aired from April 4-September 26, 1998, ran for 26 episodes, and 6 volumes of videos were released on VHS and DVD. ADV Films is the video publication arm of A.D. Vision based in Houston, Texas. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Top view VHS cassette with US Quarter for scale Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed The Video Home System, better known by its acronym VHS, is a recording and playing standard for video cassette recorders (VCRs), developed by JVC (ironically, with some of its critical technology under... DVD is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for storing data, including movies with high video and sound quality. ...


Voice actors and their characters

  • Luci Christian - Hibari Hanakoganei, Densuke
  • Chris Patton - The Black Prince
  • George Manley - Emcee
  • Greg Ayres - Tetsuro, The White Prince
  • Jessica Boone - Miyama Soshigaya
  • John Gremillion - The Principal
  • John Swasey - Hibari's Father
  • Kelly Manison - Hibari's Mother
  • Kira Vincent-Davis - Tsugumi Higashijujo
  • Marie Pettit - Clock
  • Mark X. Laskowski - Takaido
  • Monica Rial - Hatoko Daikanyama
  • Tiffany Grant - Francesca, Suzume Sakurajosui
  • Vic Mognogna - Old Man

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Animetric.com >> Anime Reviews >> Cyber Team in Akihabara / Akihabara Dennou Gumi (TV series) (461 words)
Cyber Team in Akihabara surprised me with the depth of its plot.
The thing is, all the main players in Cyber Team in Akihabara thinks that what he/she is doing is for the betterment of the world, so it's hard to label anyone as a real villain.
Although Cyber Team in Akihabara isn't really what I'd consider fabulous, I have to give it plus points for innovation and its fairly unique approach to the magical girl genre.
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