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Ergo Proxy 

In a post-apocalyptic future humans live in peace with androids in a domed city. However, a strange series of murders has intruded into bored inspector Re-l Mayer's life.
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Series cast summary:
Kôji Yusa Kôji Yusa ...  Vincent Law 22 episodes, 2006
Akiko Yajima ...  Pino 22 episodes, 2006
Rachel Hirschfeld ...  Pino 22 episodes, 2006
Liam O'Brien ...  Vincent Law 22 episodes, 2006
Rie Saitô Rie Saitô ...  Re-l Mayer 21 episodes, 2006
Megan Hollingshead ...  Re-l Mayer 21 episodes, 2006
Taliesin Jaffe ...  Additional Voices / ... 17 episodes, 2006
Sanae Kobayashi ...  Daedalus Yumeno / ... 16 episodes, 2006
Yuri Lowenthal ...  Daedelus Yumeno / ... 15 episodes, 2006
Michael McConnohie ...  Husseri / ... 15 episodes, 2006
Patrick Seitz ...  Raul Creed / ... 15 episodes, 2006
Melodee Spevack ...  Derrida / ... 15 episodes, 2006
Doug Stone ...  Berkeley / ... 15 episodes, 2006
Kirsten Potter ...  Kristeva / ... 14 episodes, 2006
Hikaru Hanada Hikaru Hanada ...  Raul Creed 13 episodes, 2006
Houko Kuwashima ...  Kristeva 13 episodes, 2006
Yôko Soumi Yôko Soumi ...  Derrida / ... 13 episodes, 2006
Hidekatsu Shibata Hidekatsu Shibata ...  Husserl 12 episodes, 2006
Yû Shimaka Yû Shimaka ...  Berkeley 12 episodes, 2006
Atsuko Tanaka ...  Lacan 12 episodes, 2006
Kiyomitsu Mizuuchi Kiyomitsu Mizuuchi ...  Iggy / ... 9 episodes, 2006


In a post-apocalyptic future humans live in peace with androids in a domed city. However, a strange series of murders has intruded into bored inspector Re-l Mayer's life.

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Release Date:

25 February 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Ergo Proxy - エルゴプラクシー See more »

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(23 episodes)


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Did You Know?


Ergo Proxy roughly translate from Latin as "therefore a substitute" or "therefore for an authorized agent acting on someone's behalf." See more »


At one point of the show, Re-l Mayer's eyes are brown. Her eyes are blue. See more »


Featured in Adventures in Voice Acting (2008) See more »


(Opening Theme)
Written and performed by Monoral
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Unlike anything I've ever scene: I am obsessed
23 September 2006 | by dinosnakSee all my reviews

The information provided is not a spoiler, it is the same information you can find on the back of the box, on the brief show description you can find all over the place. That part contained information I knew BEFORE I watched the show. Thanks. *DO NOT let other reviews calling it CONFUSING turn you away from this unique seductively dark and beautifully touching and sometimes sad show;as long as you watch with 100% of your attention; like at night-dark, no distractions, maybe laying down. I was obsessed with this show before i watched-still am! The plot is phenomenal as is the art, character design, music(One song by Radiohead-famous and popular US and UK band)and brilliant voice actors. It takes place in the future where there is a domed city/a utopia that keeps out anyone and an anything that does not meet the standards of the utopia/those who rule it. A "detective" Real Mayer has an encounter with a strange, unknown creature called Erogo Proxy. It escaped from a hidden facility where is was being experimented on, that is one of many dark secrets hidden beneath the sterile outer walls of utopia, which Real suddenly comes face to face with all because of the proxy that might have done something to her without her knowledge. In this society there are people and Autoreiv's which are very human-like androids that have many roles and relationships, Real's Autoreiv is Iggy, who is her partner, protector, and friend. Each time the plot unfolds you are pulled in another direction just as Real is in the show, this makes you feel like you're a part of it, like you can feel what Real is going through, the confusion she has every time she learns another horrifying secret, and the pain when she looses a friend or desperately doesn't know what to do/when no one believes her, when her life is at stake. At least find a picture online to appreciate the character design and artwork but I strongly advise you watch at least one episode! Enjoy!

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