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Eternal Family (TV)

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Alternative title:
Eikyuu Kazoku (Japanese)
Вечная семейка (Russian)
永久家族 (Japanese)
Themes: dark comedy, satire
Plot Summary: It started as a sociological experiment. 6 different people were brainwashed to think that they were a family and then put in arbitrary situations to see how they would react. However, when a taping of the families conducts is sold in a desperate attempt to make a little capital it instantly becomes a success. Now the family is a first rated show and their every move is broadcasted around the world without them knowing it. But when a clogged toilet sets off a chain of events that ultimately frees the family from the room they are confined in the broadcasters, not willing to lose their source of income, set out to hunt down and recapture every member of the Eternal family.
User Ratings: 129 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Excellent: 17 votes (sub:14, dub:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 24 votes (sub:23, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Good: 31 votes (sub:29, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Decent: 24 votes (sub:20, dub:1, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
 So-so: 11 votes (sub:11)
 Not really good: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Weak: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Worst ever: 4 votes (sub:4)
Seen in part or in whole by 202 users, rank: #3752 (of 9409)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.481 (Decent+), std. dev.: 2.1606, rank: #5718 (of 9518)
Weighted mean: 6.510 (Good−), rank: #5472 (of 9518) (seen all: 6.61 / seen some: 5.15 / won't finish: 1.17)
Bayesian estimate: 6.605 (Good−), rank: #4805 (of 7150)
Running time: 1 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 53
Vintage: 1997-04-01 to 1998-03-01
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Koji Morimoto
Music: Chito Kawachi
Character Design: Koji Morimoto
Art Director: Hiroshi Katō
Animation Director: Takamitsu Kondō
Cgi Director: Mitsuhiro Satō
Executive producer: Eiko Tanaka

Animation Check: Mutsuko Kajigaya
Associate Director: Naoko Kusumi
Color design: Shigenobu Kaihoko
Editing: Hiroshi Adachi
Mix Engineer: Yoshito Morita
Production Design: Koji Morimoto
Production manager:
Nobutaka Sawazaki
Yukie Saeki
Recording engineer: Chiaki Sato
Series construction: Shinichi Matsumi
Chie Koujiro as Sae
Kappei Yamaguchi as Sasuke
Rin Mizuhara as A-Ko
Wasabi Mizuta as Michael
Yuko Mizutani as Akiko

Chie Koujiro as Chicken
Kappei Yamaguchi as Tamasaburo
Kazuya Tatekabe as Chicken
Kenichi Ogata as Xavier

Eiji Maruyama as Master of a Street Stall
Katsumi Suzuki as Drunkard B
Takashi Taguchi as Drunkard A
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