Ergo Proxy (エルゴプラクシーErugo Purakushī?) is a dark science fiction mystery anime philosophical underpinnings television series produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al..It features a combination of 2D digital cel animation, 3D computer modeling, and digital special effects.

# Title Original air date First English air date
01 "Pulse of Awakening/Awakening"

"Hajimari no Kodō" (はじまりの鼓動/Awakening)

2006-02-25 2007-06-09
Written by Dai Sato

When a series of mysterious attacks involving Cogito infected AutoReivs occur, Re-L is assigned to investigate, and encounters a humanoid monster. Later, she is attacked by two of these monsters at her home.

02 "Confession of a Fellow Citizen/Confession"

"Yoki Shimin no Kokuhaku" (良き市民の告白/Confession)

2006-03-04 2007-06-16
Written by Yusuke Asayama & Dai Sato

Re-L struggles to convince her peers of her encounters with the monsters, which she learns are called Proxies. She is removed from the investigation and finds that Iggy has had his memories of recent events erased. Meanwhile, Vincent finds himself on the run from a Proxy and then the city's authorities.

03 "Leap into the Void/Mazecity"

"Mu e no Chōyaku" (無への跳躍/Mazecity)

2006-03-11 2007-06-23
Written by Yusuke Asayama & Dai Sato

Romdeau is no longer a safe haven for Vincent. He is trying to avoid capture by the authorities. As he flees he comes across the infected AutoReiv Pino. Pino then shows him the way to escape from Romdeau to the outside world. Re-L struggles to contact Vincent and uncover the true nature of his involvement with the Proxy.

04 "Signs of Future, Hades of Future/Futu-Risk"

"Mirai Yomi, Mirai Yomi" (未来詠み、未来黄泉/Futu-Risk)

2006-03-18 2007-07-07
Written by Dai Sato

Vincent and Pino are taken in by a small Commune, the inhabitants of which make a living off the refuse dumped from the Dome. Meanwhile, Raul plans his move to locate and capture Vincent.

05 "Recall/Twilight"

"Shōkan" (召還/Tasogare)

2006-04-01 2007-07-14
Written by Seiko Takagi

Re-L braves the outside world in order to bring Vincent back to Romdeau. While there, Raul commences his plan to capture Vincent by attacking the Commune with patrol drones. Re-L's environmental suit is damaged and Vincent is injured in the attack. Re-L's suspicions are confirmed that there is a link between Vincent and the Proxies.

06 "Return Home/Homecoming"

"Kikan" (帰還/Domecoming)

2006-04-08 2007-07-21
Written by Yuko Kawabe

Re-L's life becomes endangered when she falls ill after exposure to the harsh environment. Hoody hatches a cunning plan to trick Raul and return to Romdeau. Quinn leads a group on an escape from the Commune using the Rabbit.

07 "RE-L124C41+"

"Riru 124C41+" (リル124C41+/RE-L1244C41+)

2006-04-15 2007-07-28
Written by Dai Sato

Re-L recovers from her illness. Daedalus shows her the disturbing mechanisms responsible for the dome's continued survival. Vincent makes his way home, slowly losing his companions along the way, ending up alone with Pino. A group of infected AutoReivs is unleashed on Re-L, Iggy, and Daedalus. The episode ends with Daedalus filling out Re-L's death certificate.

08 "Light Beam/Shining Sign"

"Kōsen" (光線/Shining Sign)

2006-04-22 2007-08-03
Written by Yusuke Asayama & Dai Sato

Vincent and Pino stumbles onto war-torn Halos, where they are caught in a war between the dome's human inhabitants and its autonomous AutoReivs.

09 "Shards of Brilliance/Angel's Share"

"Kagayaki no Hahen" (輝きの破片/Angel's Share)

2006-04-29 2007-08-11
Written by Yuko Kawabe

Vincent is introduced to a man named Hauer, and learns some truths about Halos and Proxies, discovering a horrific revelation.

10 "Existence/Cytotropism"

"Sonzai" (存在/Cytotropism)

2006-05-13 2007-08-18
Written by Seiko Takagi

Disturbed by recent events, Raul questions the future of Romdeau. Meanwhile, Re-L and Iggy explore a strange antiquated dome inhabited only by primitive AutoReivs.

11 "In the White Darkness/Anamnesis"

"Shiroi Yami no Naka" (白い闇の中/Anamnesis)

2006-05-20 2007-08-25
Written by Dai Sato

Vincent finds a strange book store and an even stranger old man, where he discovers more about his true nature. Re-L and Iggy catch up on the Centzon .

12 "When You're Smiling/Hideout"

"Kimi Hohoemeba" (君微笑めば/Hideout)

2006-05-27 2007-09-01
Written by Yuko Kawabe

Their ship damanged, Vincent tells Re-L that he is a Proxy, but she refuses to believe him, and Vincent confesses his love for her. The group then is confronted by a vagrant Proxy and its companion AutoReiv, and Re-L puts her new weapon to use.

13 "Conceptual Blindspot/Wrong Way Home"

"Kōsō no Shikaku" (構想の死角/Wrong Way Home)

2006-06-03 2007-09-08
Written by Yuko Kawabe

An infected Iggy, reflected on his duty, becomes enraged and kidnaps Re-L, setting out to kill Vincent that he believes has turned Re-L against him. Re-L is again confronted by the homeless AutoReiv but is saved by Iggy, who sacrifices himself to save her.

14 "Someone Like You/Ophelia"

"Anata ni Nita Dareka" (貴方に似た誰か/Ophelia)

2006-06-10 2007-09-15
Written by Naruki Nagakawa

While resting in a long-abandoned dome, strange occurrences take place and the trio's lives are endangered.

15 "Nightmare Quiz Show/Who Wants to Be in Jeopardy!"

"[Nama] Akumu no Kuizu Show!" ([生] 悪夢のクイズSHOW!/Who Wants to Be in Jeopardy!)

2006-06-17 2007-09-22
Written by Dai Sato & Jun Matsumoto

Finding himself in a bizarre live game show, Vincent's trivia knowledge is put to the test as he battles for his life.

16 "Dead Calm/Busy Doing Nothing"

"Deddo Kāmu" (デッドカーム/Busy Doing Nothing)

2006-06-24 2007-09-29
Written by Seiko Takagi

When winds die out, the trio are stranded aboard the Centzon and Re-L finds herself struggling to hold on to her sanity.

17 "Never-Ending Battle/Terra Incognita"

"Owaranai Tatakai" (終わらない戦い/Terra Incognita)

2006-07-01 2007-10-06
Written by Yuko Kawabe

Romdeau is on high alert as they search for the fugitive Raul, who plans to activate a deadly weapon. Meanwhile, the trio discover strange humanoids living inside a toxic cave system.

18 "Sign of the End/Life After God"

"Shūchaku no Shirabe" (終着の調べ/Life After God)

2006-07-08 2007-10-13
Written by Naruki Nagakawa

The trio reach the devastated Mosk, Vincent's home city, and find that the truths lead back to Romdeau.

19 "The Girl with a Smile/Eternal Smile"

"Shōjo Sumairu" (少女スマイル/Eternal Smile)

2006-07-15 2007-10-20
Written by Yusuke Asayama & Dai Sato

Pino explores the mysterious Smileland with the NaKaMa, and confronts the Creator of the city.

20 "Sacred Eye of the Void/Goodbye, Vincent"

"Kokū no Hijiri Me" (虚空の聖眼/Goodbye, Vincent)

2006-07-22 2007-10-27
Written by Yuko Kawabe

Vincent finds himself trapped within Re-L's consciousness, and observes powerlessly as events unfold.

21 "Place at the End of Time/Shampoo Planet"

"Toki Hate Tsuru Sho" (時果つる処/Shampoo Planet)

2006-07-29 2007-11-03
Written by Naruki Nagakawa

A Cogito outbreak spreads through Romdeau and the city falls into chaos. Raul incites the people to revolt, pushing them to hunt down and kill all AutoReivs.

22 "Bind/Bilbul"

"Shikkoku" (桎梏/Bilbul)

2006-08-05 2007-11-17
Written by Yuko Kawabe

As the city continues to crumble, Vincent and Re-L encounter Proxy One. Raul is overcome with regret and despair, and sets out to find Pino.

23 "Proxy/Deus ex Machina"

"Dairinin" (代理人/Deus ex Machina)

2006-08-12 2007-12-08
Written by Dai Sato

Pieces are played and revelations uncovered as the final fight commences. Monad makes her return and tries to convince Vincent to join her.

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