Ballet Mécanique
Giant robots, and the people within.

Jami Carignan and Calvin Hansen

Jami and Calvin dive deep into the beauty, tragedy, self-affirmation, and heartbreak experienced through giant robots, and the people within.

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Ballet Mécanique Episode 25: Eureka Seven (Wish Upon a Star!)

It’s time. Holland reflects on his brother. Renton gets a new fit. Another digivolution. Hey you know the thing. Yeah, that thing happens 😉  We also take some time to reflect on the series as a whole! What it got right, what it got wrong, and the conflicts within. When we return, it will be to discuss Gunbuster. See you then!~

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Music:

  • The Drummonds When You Wish Upon a Star
  • Denki Groove – Niji

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Ballet Mécanique Episode 24: Eureka Seven (Ballet Mechanique / Shout to the Top!)

Dewey makes a gross hole in the ground, everyone goes in it. Gulliver is super cute. Kissing and falling through the sky, a classic move. Everything blows up. Jurgens snatches Holland’s death card. Holland and Dewey’s Dramatic Final Confrontation. Everything’s fucked.

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Music:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto Ballet Mécanique
  • Style Council Shout to the Top!

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Ballet Mécanique Episode 23: Eureka Seven (Planet Rock / Acperience 4)

Dewey has located the Scub Command Center! Renton’s arm is fucked up! Jurgens hates sweets, and loves blood! Dominic is extremely gay. Eureka changes. Oh shit it’s that lady. Naturally, the info dump comes in Library Town. Eureka shared her book with that dude. Dramatic countdown!

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  • Afrika Bambaataa and the Soulsonic Force Planet Rock
  • Hardfloor Acperience 4

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Ballet Mécanique Episode 22: Eureka Seven (It’s All in the Mind / Don’t You Want Me?)

Shit’s still fucked up on Earth. Driving around in a fancy car. A very scary building, where they do fucked up science. Night fruit. Jurgens wants to know if the smoke on the street is true. Checking in on the culture. Shit someone got More fucked up on Earth. Jurgens does a big speech. Gekkostate gets a New Boy.

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Music:

  • CJ Bolland It’s All in the Mind
  • The Human League Don’t You Want Me

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Ballet Mécanique Episode 21: Eureka Seven (Star Dancer / The Sunshine Underground)

Sakuya and Norb are get real goop horny. Redlining the “Holland’s Gonna Die” meter. Suddenly, we’re on some LOST shit. Dominic has a flower misunderstanding. Dewey goes to a party and does Too Much.

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Music:

  • Red Planet – Star Dancer
  • The Chemical Brothers – The Sunshine Underground

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Ballet Mécanique Episode 20: Eureka Seven (Cosmic Trigger / Acperience 3)

Grandma’s back! Turtles and guns all the way down. Bad monks. Sakuya is actually a flower. Baby Norb with the hair tuft. Eureka back in the library. One smooch and everything’s fucked up. Holland is very adamant about zero people dying.

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Music:

  • Axiom Ambient – Cosmic Trigger
  • Ray Boltz – I Pledge Allegiance To The Lamb
  • Onyx – Throw Ya Guns
  • Hardfloor – Acperience 3

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Ballet Mécanique Episode 19: Eureka Seven (Date of Birth / Join the Future)

Eureka knew Adroc, and Renton’s kinda freaking out about it. Abandoning potato chips, he finds a new way to deal with his feelings by being horny. Norbis lives in a box now. What to do about Renton’s boner rage? Give him a porno stash and a fuck zone, apparently. Stoner realizes the place art has within the resistance. Hey, let’s play soccer!

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Music:

  • Arsonists – Date of Birth
  • Tuff Little Unit – Join the Future

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Ballet Mécanique Episode 18: Eureka Seven (Fantasia / Raise Your Hand)

Alright, trash uncle, now what. Eurkea learns about makeup. It’s kinda gross, and you know exactly how it goes. Renton’s paying for it, though. How Holland Met Your Sister. Science vs Spirituality. Dewey gives a speech, and Anemone is a hero. Norb ate too many beans.

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Music:

  • Jeff Mills – Fantasia
  • Cornelius – Raise Your Hand Together

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Ballet Mécanique Episode 17: Eureka Seven (Inner Flight / Astral Apache)

Lady Koma, ‘pon some Evil Shit. Master Norb is extremely hot. Dewey is still a jerk. Holland reveals some more shit.Talho too. Let Moondoggie drive!! Dewey and Holland drop a BOMB. Norb is cool with all this.

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  • Primal Scream – Inner Flight
  • Sato Naoki – Purgatory’s Fruit
  • Galaxy 2 Galaxy – Astral Apache

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Ballet Mécanique Episode 16: Eureka Seven (Start It Up / Pacific State)

The god damn shit kids are gonna do the bad thing again. Teasing Grandpa death, but it’s OK cause he has a Killdozer. Stoner tells us what surfing is. Renton doesn’t get “memories”. Talho reminisces. Holland has some thinkin’ to do. Talho lies so she can take care of a big baby. Moondoggy does a cool flip.

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Music:

  • Joey Beltram – The Start It Up
  • 808 State – Pacific State

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