DT Eightron

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DT Eightron
(Dī Tī Eitoron)
GenreAdventure, Science fiction
Written byIderou Hinoki
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Monthly Comic Dragon
Original runJuly 1999January 2000
Anime television series
Directed by Tetsurō Amino
Music by Hiroyuki Namba
Studio Sunrise Inc.
Original network Fuji TV, Animax
Original run 18 May 1998 6 November 1998
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DT Eightron(DTエイトロン,Dī Tī Eitoron) is a 26 episode anime series by Sunrise Inc. It was adapted in a manga series written and illustrated by Iderou Hinoki in 1999.

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Sunrise (company) Japanese animation studio

Sunrise Inc. is a Japanese animation studio and production company which is a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings. Its former name was Nippon Sunrise and, before that, Sunrise Studio. Its headquarters is in Suginami, Tokyo.

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In the year 2187, the planet Earth, is leading the human civilization to certain destruction, caused by global warming. As such people are unable to live on the Earth's surface so they create domed cities, but as time goes by, war and unstable land condition parted the dome cities and they lose contact with each other. Shu is a teenage boy from Datania, a school-type city dome controlled by Zero, a data program. With the help of his human assistant Nines, and later Berk, they force the children who live there to live and work as programmed drones using the reset system, which results in the children having no emotions, needs, or human instinct. The series begins when Shu, who dreams of seeing the ocean, escapes with his friends from Datania with the help from, Ein, May, and Dolly from The Returners, rebels of Datania who live underground. Shu goes with the Returners to find Amaroute, another dome city which they believe to be the better place to live. Along the journey, Shu explores the world he has never seen before, and joines the Returners in fighting Zero and his men who are after DT, a special substance inside humans, which Shu and his Returner friends have. Arriving in Amaroute, the Returners discover that Amaroute is the same as Datania, and likewise, it is controlled by Zero, but assisted this time, by a clone of Shu. Shu then learns the purpose of Datania and Amaroute is for each to create a rocket that will transport Zero safely in to orbit before a generator that has been preventing global flooding breaks down due to neglect and the world is flooded in a huge tidal wave. After Amaroute falls, Shu and his friends return to Datania to defeat Zero and save both its citizens and the rest of the runners. The Rocket there cannot be completed in time, but Shu has the idea they instead turn it in to an Ark and ride out the flood before the tidal wave hits. Work is complete and everyone is loaded aboard, but a technical fault prevents it from being launched just as the generator preventing the flood finally breaks down, forcing Shu and his friends to work against the clock to free it. In a shock twist, the tidal wave strikes before the Ark is seen being released, leaving the fate of Shu and everyone on board uncertain to the viewer.

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