EyeShield 21

The Boy With the Golden Legs

Season 1, Ep 1, Aired 4/6/05
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  • Episode Description
  • It is Sena's first day of High School. And from now on his school life will be different. Sena has vowed not to be made a gopher like he has been in the past. But its bad luck for Sena after the Football Team Captain, Hiruma catches Sena running away from the Hah Brothers. Will Sena join the team and help the football team make it to the Christmas Bowl?

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  • Notes (10)

    • Kurita's positions: Center/Defensive Line, usually as a Tackle.

    • Sena/Eyeshield 21's positions: Halfback and Free Safety.

    • Hiruma's positions: Quarterback and Strong Safety.

    • The scenes played during the beginning of the episode are from the game in episode 3.

    • Opening Theme Song: "Breakthrough" by Coming Century.

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    Trivia (11)

    • The last kanji in Hiruma's name is appropriately the one for demon.

    • Kurita's jersey number - 77

    • Hiruma's jersey number - 1

    • Sena's jersey number - 21

    • At one point during the scene where Kurita explains what the Christmas Bowl is to Sena, Kurita has eyeballs, as opposed to just having pupils.

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    Allusions (1)

    • In Japanese, "Kurita" means "chestnut," which would explain why Kurita's head is shaped like one.

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