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Ergo Proxy

Ergo Proxy

Synopsis: Within the city vaulted, one of the latest human civilizations on Earth is found. Thousands of years ago, a global ecological catastrophe condemned the planet; Now life outside these domes is practically impossible. To speed up the recovery of humanity, "Autoreivs", human-like robots, were created to help people in everyday life. However, the Authors began to contract an enigmatic disease called "Cogito Virus", which gives them self -awareness. Re-L Mayer, the granddaughter's granddaughter, is designated to investigate this phenomenon alongside his partner Autoreiv, Iggy. But what begins as a routine investigation quickly sneezes into a conspiracy, as the RE-L is confronted by the darkest sins of humanity.

In other places of rusty, an Autoiv expert called Vincent Law should also face his demons when surreal events begin to occur around him. Re-L, Iggy, Vincent, and the Auto-called Pin will form an unlikely faction as they struggle to discover the mysteries of Romado and discover the true purpose of mythical beings called "proxies."

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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Ergo Proxy
  • Anime Name in Japanese: エルゴプラクシー
  • Anime Name in English: Ergo Proxy
  • Other names: Ergo-Pro

Production information

  • Producers: Geneon Universal Entertainment, WOWOW, Sakura Create
  • Licensors: Funimation, Geneon Entertainment USA
  • Studios: Manglobe

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 23
  • Date: February 25, 2006 - August 12, 2006 - Saturdays in 1900 (JST)
  • Genres: Mystery, science fiction
  • Subjects: Psychological
  • Target: Seinen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 7.911
  • Popularity: 220920

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Ergo Proxy": 

  • The name "Ergo Proxy" is a reference to the Latin term "Cogito, Ergo sum" ("I think, soon exist") by René Descartes.
  • The anime was created by Dai Sato, who also worked on other popular anime such as "Cowboy Bebop" and "Samurai Champloo".
  • The futuristic town of romanto, where the story takes place, was inspired by real cities such as New York, Paris and Venice.
  • The main character, Re-L Mayer, was created based on the French actress Juliette Binoche.
  • The opening song of the anime, "Kiri", was written and sung by the Japanese band Monoral.
  • The anime has several philosophical references, including chaos theory, existentialist philosophy, and Jean Baudrillard's simulacrum theory.
  • The anime was originally aired in Japan in 2006 and was licensed for exhibition in several countries, including the United States and Brazil.
  • The anime was nominated for the best animation series award at the Tokyo International Film Festival in
  • The anime has a manga sequel titled "Ergo Proxy: Centzon Hitchers and Undertaker", which was written by Akira Amano.
  • The anime was praised for its high quality animation and its complex and intriguing history, becoming a cult classic among anime fans.
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Main Characters

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  • Re -L Mayer (Rie Saitou) - Researcher who works for the government and gets involved in a conspiracy.
  • VINENT LAW (Kouji Yusa) - AutoReiv who becomes a fugitive after being accused of a crime.
  • PIN (RACHEL HIRSCHFELD) - AUTORIV that accompanies Vincent on his journey.
  • Raul Creed (Akio Ohtsuka) - Re -L head and responsible for investigating contamination cases.
  • Daedalus Yumeno (Yuuji Ueda) - Scientist who works for the government and has an obsessive interest in Re -L.
  • Monad Proxy (Yuu Asakawa) - Mysterious entity that pursues Vincent and Re -L.

Summary and events

  1. History takes place in the distant future, where humanity lives in closed cities called "domes."
  2. The protagonist, Re-L Mayer, is an inspector investigating a case of murder in one of the domes.
  3. During the investigation, Re-L finds an automaton (android) called Ergo Proxy, who is suspected of being the killer.
  4. Re-L begins to investigate the origin of Ergo Proxy and finds that it was created as part of a secret project to create artificial humans.
  5. Re-L is attacked by a monster called "proxy" and is saved by Ergo Proxy, which reveals to be one of the protracts, artificial humans created to repopulate the earth after a catastrophe.
  6. Re-l and Ergo Proxy leave the dome and depart on a journey to discover the truth about the creation of the protracts and the origin of proxies.
  7. During the journey, they find other protesters and find that humanity is in danger due to a virus that is affecting artificial human beings.
  8. Ergo Proxy discovers that he himself is a proxy and that his existence is linked to the virus.
  9. Re-L and Ergo Proxy reach a place called "forbidden city," where they discover the truth about the creation of the protractos and the origin of proxies.
  10. Ergo Proxy decides to sacrifice himself to save humanity and re-L returns to the dome, where he discovers that the truth about the creation of the protracts was kept secret by the government.

What happens in the end?

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At the end of Ergo Proxy, it is revealed that the city of Rzar is actually an experiment to create perfect human beings, and that the protagonists, Vincent and Re-L, are clones created for this purpose. They discover that the true city of Romado has been destroyed for a long time, and that the city in which they live is a replica controlled by an artificial intelligence system called Proxy One. Vincent and Re-L struggle to destroy the system and escape the city, but they find out that they themselves are part of the experiment and cannot escape their destination. The ending is open and ambiguous, leaving many questions unanswered.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

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  • Ergo Proxy: Centzon Hitchers and Undertaker (OVA)

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Meaning of Ergo Proxy

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  • エルゴプラクシー - Ergo Proxy - anime name
Ergo Proxy is an anime of science and suspense that takes place in a dystopian future where humanity lives in isolated cities called "domes." The story follows the protagonist Re-L Mayer, an inspector who works for the government and begins to investigate a series of murders committed by robots called "Autoreivs". As the plot unfolds, Re-L discovers obscure secrets about the true nature of human existence and the relationship between domes and authorses. The name "Ergo Proxy" is a reference to the philosophical term "Ergo Proxy", which means "therefore, I exist" in Latin, and reflects the existential and philosophical theme approached in the anime.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Ergo Proxy has a total of 23 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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