How To Watch Eureka Seven in Order (Eureka Seven Watch Order)

How To Watch Eureka Seven in Order (Eureka Seven Watch Order)

I confidently assert that Eureka Seven is one of the best mecha anime from the 2000s. Its enduring popularity is evident through the creation of numerous special episodes and films, with the latest film slated for release in late 2021.

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Featuring exquisitely animated mecha battles courtesy of Studio Bones’ enthralling music and compelling narratives, Eureka Seven is a must-watch for mecha enthusiasts and anime fans.

Eureka Seven Anime Release Order

Eureka Seven is a unique mecha anime created by Studio Bones and directed by Tomoki Kyoda. The series features character designs by Kenichi Yoshida, music composed by Naoki Satō, and Dai Satō crafts the story.

1. Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven (2005-2006)

Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven (2005-2006)

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  • Episodes: 50
  • Released: Spring 2005

In the quiet town of Bellforest, 14-year-old Renton Thurston dreams of joining the mercenary group Gekkostate for thrilling adventures. However, he faces a dilemma between his grandfather’s wish for him to become a mechanic and the legacy of his late father.

Renton’s life takes a turn when an unknown object crashes into his garage, revealing the Light Finding Operation (LFO) robot, Nirvash type ZERO. Eureka, a young girl, and Gekkostate member, pilots the LFO and asks for a tune-up. This encounter marks the beginning of Renton’s journey with Gekkostate as he becomes Nirvash’s co-pilot alongside Eureka.

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2. Eureka Seven – Good Night, Sleep Tight, Young Lovers (2009)

Eureka Seven – Good Night, Sleep Tight, Young Lovers (2009)

  • Episodes: 1
  • Released: Spring 2012

This isn’t a prequel, sequel, or recap—it’s a completely new story with familiar characters from Eureka Seven.

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Renton, a scientist’s son, and Eureka, a girl who can’t be in sunlight, shared a close bond from a young age. But one day, Eureka gets taken away. Feeling powerless, Renton makes a promise to save her. He joined the military and was assigned to the Independent Youth Unit 303 of the 1st Mobile Army due to his exceptional skills with Nirvash, a bio-mechanical protection/control system.

Little does Renton know, a conspiracy to thwart the ongoing alien invasion involves not just him but also Eureka.

3. Eureka Seven AO (2012)

Eureka Seven AO (2012)

  • Episodes: 24
  • Released: Spring 2012

The story unfolds on the secluded island of Iwado in Okinawa, where there’s a growing movement for self-governance. Ao, a 12-year-old boy with a missing father, resides on the island with an elderly doctor named Toshio. His mother was taken away a decade ago by an unknown person.

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Out of the blue, a mysterious entity called “Secret” appears and attacks the Scub Coral creatures on the island. In a passionate effort to protect the island, Ao boards a military facility called “Nirvash” aboard a Japanese military transport.

Interestingly, Ao’s parents, who mysteriously disappeared recently, are the main characters from Eureka Seven.

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4. Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabana-tachi (2012)

Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabana-tachi (2012)

  • Episodes: 1
  • In 2012

This special episode is between episodes 8 and 9 of Eureka Seven AO.

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5. Eureka Seven AO: One More Time – Lord Don’t Slow Me Down (2017)

Eureka Seven AO: One More Time – Lord Don't Slow Me Down (2017)

  • Episodes: 5
  • Year: 2017

This is an additional episode following the final episode of Eureka Seven AO. The subtitles themselves are taken from references to songs by the band Oasis.

6. Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 1 (2017)

Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 1 (2017)

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  • Episodes: 1 Movie
  • Year: 2017

This movie retells the original series Eureka Seven, introducing several new story elements. It begins with an undisclosed tale—the monumental incident surrounding the disappearance of Renton’s father.

Accompanied by the enigmatic pilot Eureka, only Adroc Thurston has the power to rectify his error, setting off a chain of events that reshapes everything and bestows upon him the status of a hero.

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A decade later, Eureka is in a precarious state as Renton departs from the Gekko crew. However, when he finds himself under the care of his father’s former comrades, he must make a choice.

7. Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 2: Anemone (2018)

Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 2: Anemone (2018)

  • Episodes: 1 Movie
  • Aired: 2018

The second in the film trilogy that takes place after Eureka Seven original but before Eureka Seven AO.

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8. Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 3: Eureka (2021)

Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 3: Eureka (2021)

  • Episodes: 1 Movie
  • Release: 2021

Eureka Seven Chronological Order

  • Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven (2005)
  • Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven: Kinkyuu Tokuban Navigation ray=out (2005)
  • Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven: Pocket ga Niji de Ippai (2009)
  • Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven: New Order (2012)
  • Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 1 (2017)
  • Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 2: Anemone (2018)
  • Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 3: Eureka (2021)
  • Eureka Seven AO (2012)
  • Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabana-tachi (2012)
  • Aratanari Fukaki Ao
  • Eureka Seven AO: One More Time – Lord Don’t Slow Me Down (2017)

That’s the recommended order to watch the mecha anime series Eureka Seven. Feel free to use the comments section if you have any questions or want to discuss it further. Enjoy watching!

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Author - Rohit
I am Rohit, an author at Otakukan. I was born and raised in Banglore, India. I have always loved watching anime and reading manga. In college, I started writing my own stories and creating my own characters.