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Bokurano is a Japanese science fiction anime. It centers on 15 children in a seaside town who discover a hermit living in a cave carved into the cliffs. He shows them many gadgets and inventions, and tells them he has invented a video game where giant robots defend the world. The children are eager to play the game, but once they begin to play the man won't let them leave. They soon realize that the line between the fantasy world of the game and reality is very thin. Now their one objective is to escape from the man.

Bokurano is a Anime, Science Fiction series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (24 episodes). The series first aired on April 8, 2007. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

Bokurano is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bokurano on demand at The Roku Channel online.

1 Season, 24 Episodes
April 8, 2007
Anime, Science Fiction
Cast: Hiroyuki Kinoshita, Kana Asumi, Yuuko Sanpei, Mamiko Noto, Kenji Nojima
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  • Jun declines Seki's offer and becomes the pilot for the final round. During the long battle, he reminisces about his fallen comrades while struggling to save the Earth once and for all.

  • The human armies decide to intervene during the thirteenth battle, while Machi betrays Dung Beetle and becomes the next pilot in Kana's place.

  • Jun takes Kana to her father's house, having Machi traveling with them. On the way, he reminisces about his infancy days, and later, he asks Machi's help to protect Kana from Dung Beetle's intentions.

  • While Kanji fights the Twelfth enemy, the real objective of the masterminds is revealed. Later, Jun receives a proposal from Dung Beetle that may save his life if he accepts.

  • Machi reveals to the remaining pilots all she knows about the battles, and how she and her brother got themselves involved on them.

  • Tamotsu reveals to Jun Ushiro who his real parents were and tells him their story.

  • Chosen to the tenth round, Aiko Tokosumi's life is turned upside down when a scandal involving her father brings up turmoil to her household. But she ends up finding in Kanji the strength to carry on with her duty.

  • The ninth round begins, but after witnessing his mother's miserable life, Kirie refuses to fight. Just when his companions are about to lose hope, something that nobody expected happens.

  • Yosuke Kirie wonders if he will find the resolve to fight in the next battle. While Mitsumi starts to look for means to protect the remaining children, Masamitsu discovers her secret.

  • During Maki's fight, the children discover the true nature of the enemies they are battling, and what really is at stake on every single bout.

  • Maki Ano is in awe as her foster mother is about to have a baby. She hopes to at least witness her little brother's birth, but when she is appointed the pilot for the eighth round, she is left with little hope to be able to do so.

  • Nagi, a childhood friend of Kunihiko Moji's needs a heart transplant, but so far the only compatible donor found is Moji himself. While dealing with Nagi's drama, he is selected to fight the seventh enemy.

  • Bullied by her classmates because of her mother's questionable occupation, Mako "Nakama" Nakarai, after being chosen to engage into the sixth round, resorts to extremes to arrange money enough to complete a personal project of hers in time.

  • Selected to fight the fifth enemy, Daiichi "Daichi" Yamura's final wish is to spend his remaining time happily with his siblings, but his plans are ruined when the battle starts sooner than he expected.

  • The fourth battle begins, but Chizu is more worried about taking revenge on her teacher than facing her enemy.

  • The story of Chizu's relationship with her teacher is revealed, before she is selected to replace the deceased Kako.

  • The children try to find Kako without success, until Chizuru "Chizu" Honda discovers where he is hiding and tries to cheer him up. However, Kako has other plans for her.

  • After the children discover the fate that awaits them, they are assembled and interrogated by the military, except for Isao Kako, who coincidentally is the next chosen pilot.

  • Kodama fights the third enemy without caring about his surroundings, causing many casualties in the process, until he discovers the meaning of losing someone important to him.

  • Takami "Komo" Komoda reveals the truth to her father, and while Waku's funeral is being held, Masaru "Kodama" Kodaka is selected to be the third pilot.

  • The children start having second thoughts about the game, but a floating being known as Dung Beetle appears and teleports them to the cockpit of the mecha, which the group later dubs Zearth. On the evening of the same day, a new enemy appears, and Takeshi Waku is chosen to fight it.

  • Fifteen children at a summer school program encounter the mysterious Kokopelli and agree to be testers for a game he claims to have completed recently. Soon, they are summoned into the cockpit of a giant mecha, with Kokopelli piloting. Thus the first round takes place.

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