- As well, Dewey is representative of the government's anti-drug efforts, with Anemone and theEND being promoted as a legal high.
- No. Just no. Don't ruin this series for me, PLEASE! Besides, (while I realize this probably isn't meant seriously) it's loaded with holes. For instance, when Eureka's Coralian features manifest to their full extent, Renton calls it "beautiful." Nobody, not even a smoker, thinks lung cancer is beautiful.
- He was saying she was beautiful despite the chemotherapy. Duh.
- Weirder interpretation immediately below...
After the events of End of Evangelion (using the interpretation that mostly everyone lived and Shinji and Asuka were just the only ones on the beach), the Coralian came into being. Mass-production-like Evas were used to fight it off, but failed miserably, becoming entombed. Humanity fled to the stars in a WALLE-style escape, and then returned much later. Most of history was erased, with the exception that the Novak family kept very detailed records. Upon landing, the Vodarac took up a form of land-worship as opposed to... whatever the main religion of the settlers was.
Gekkostate are the hippies. Dewey and the federation are the U.S. Armed forces. the Coralians are the VC. Dewey's "Orange" superweapon is a reference to Agent Orange, a chemical Defoliant used in the war. Brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "Charlie don't surf."
- While not an allegory, the number of references to American counterculture of the Vietnam War era do majorly intersect with the war, making for references. The Orange probably being a major one.
- To further this theory, Agent Orange is a chemical defoliant in a series of them used in the Vietnam War. They were used to destroy the vegetation in Vietnam which both cut off the supply of food to the Viet Cong and decimated the landscape so that they couldn't hide in the trees and grass. The name of this group of dangerous chemicals? The Rainbow Herbicides. What's Renton and Eureka's most powerful attack? A giant rainbow of energy called the Seven Swell that destroys everything around it, including the plants, and turns it all into salt/dust/stone. Coincidence? I think not.
In the movie, Renton is portrayed as being closer to Eureka from the beginning, and having more respect for his piloting skills. Simultaneously, the crew of Gekkostate are shown as being selfish and immature. The whole setting seems like revenge against them for their neglect of him.
- The fan fic was written by Renton from the manga out of guilt for losing the girl he loved. Dominic had a fatherly-like roll in the movie because Renton looked up to Manga!Dominic and wanted to learn from him.
- In series, the characters of Holland and Talho are shown as being mentally immature adults, while in the movie they, and the rest of the Gekko State, are really physically-mature children.
- The new characterisation of the Sages as not being Always Chaotic Evil, and in fact taking measures to preserve humanity. On that note, the most level-headed members of the Gekko State, Hap and Stoner, are the ones who decide to kill Eureka out of fear and paranoia.
- Dewey, the series Big Bad, is practically dropped from the storyline, and Anemone and Dominic are upgraded from Anti-Villain to The Mentor.
- Renton is now the Child Soldier in Eureka's place.
- The book with the Contemptible Cover, originally The Golden Bough (a study of comparative mythology and religion), is now presumably a copy of Anemone's memoirs titled "New World Story".
- Which would make the end of the series Babies Ever After. The pic is here◊ for reference.
- side-note, Does anyone get reminded of 60s/70s depictions of space and the future when they look at this particular picture? Because I do...
- Holy shit...that could actually be true. They share a lot of features. In fact, it could be a bit too obvious. My guess is it was intentional.
- I'd hope it was intentional. I'm not sure if it's canon or not, but I'd guess it is - it is on the boxart, so it had to be at the very least approved by Studio BONES.
- Sadly Jossed by Eureka Seven Ao though it's funny that Ao may have a sister somewhere. That said, they could certainly be grandchildren.
- In episode 31, Eureka was described as being akin to the Voyager Probe, carrying a message to potential alien intelligences about humanity (Coralians in this case). The Coralians noticed the human presence and, despite not coming off as an intelligent species, created Eureka for the two-fold purpose of figuring the humans out and becoming friends with them. Thus her being a "voyager probe" and a blank sheet of paper. Also, it might being doing what ancient kings have done: Sending their daughter to marry one of their own as an agreement. This wouldn't have worked if Eureka knew why she was there because, much like her past self, it would've been a calculated move and ruined the results of their test.
- Or at least, this holds true near the end of the anime.
- Applicability. Renton and Eureka represent an interracial romance.
- I read some of the article... and all i can say, is that this is freaking genius.
- Eva is Eureka
- The Ship Wheel is Dewey Novak