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Arjuna 

Chikyû shôjo Arjuna (original title)
A fatally injured girl is saved in her near death experience to become the chosen defender of Earth.
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Mami Higashiyama Mami Higashiyama ...  Arjuna / ... 13 episodes, 2001
Maggie Blue O'Hara ...  Arjuna / ... 13 episodes, 2001
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A fatally injured girl is saved in her near death experience to become the chosen defender of Earth.

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Official Sites:

Bandai Entertainment

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Japan

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Japanese

Release Date:

9 January 2001 (Japan) See more »

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Arjuna See more »

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(12 episodes)

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Mameshiba
Performed by Maaya Sakamoto
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Feminine Beauty in a Challenging World -- The Concise Review
13 December 2013 | by dphreiSee all my reviews

This is the concise review for real people.

contains elements of the arjuna story. these are the elements that are notable to Japanese readers, notable either because they contrast or comply with Japanese ideas of tradition and modernity.

overarching theme is emergent sexuality of a teenage girl and the prospect of womanhood. feminine responsibility is closely linked with protection and cultivation of life and a holistic approach. some worthy concepts of eco-feminism are addressed to contrast with a world that is 'butchered' by those with underdeveloped senses.

series is topical and thematic with a steady progression in 'consciousness'. not 'a jumble' as one reviewer said. feminine theme is beautifully rendered in every element of the production.

most important of all, some clever gaps are left for the viewer to fill in. these cerebral links are made in the days following completion of the series. for best mind-brain effect watch --without distractions-- one episode per week before bed. good medicine.


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