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Valerian and Laureline (Anime)

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Time Jam: Valerian and Laureline Season 1, Episodes 40Valerianandlaurelineanime.jpgAir date 2007 Directed by Hidekazu Sato
Hiroshi Hara

Studio Satelight Network Crunchyroll Valerian and Laureline (also known as Time Jam: Valerian and Laureline) is a 2007 anime based on the French comic series of the same name. Plot

Valerian, who works for the Time Agency organization, is ordered to travel to Earth in the year 912, where he affects the life of a woman, Laureline". Going against the most sacred rule: “A Time agent must not interfere with what is happening in the past,” he ends up saving her life. Realizing what he's done, Valerian returns to the 25th Century, to find that the Earth has disappeared. Thus Valerian and Laureline go on a galactic adventure, to restore the Earth, as well as keep the peace in the universe.[1]

Characters

Crew

  • Character design: Fumihide Sai, Makoto Uno
  • “Simoun” spaceship design: Shoji Kawamori
  • Mechanical design: Tsutomu Suzuki
  • Art director: Yoko Komiya
  • Art design: Yoko Komiya, Shinya Asanuma
  • Color design: Sachiko Harada
  • CG director: Masaya Machida
  • Monitor graphic: Go Kanbayashi

Episode Guide

 TIME MATTERS Sep 24, 2010 Episode 01 1.png Bones Published By: Satelight Time Agent cadet Valerian breaks the cardinal rule of time traveling by rescuing a beautiful dancer, Laureline, from the Early Middle Ages and taking her back with him to the year 2416. Upon arrival, however, he realizes the consequences of his actions: the Earth is missing WRONG TIME WRONG PLACE Sep 24, 2010 Episode 01 2.png Bones Published By: Satelight After arriving at Central Point, Valerian and Laureline encounter Prince Baral of Aldebaran, who’s on the run from Gork Yodol, an evil tyrant with plans to conquer the galaxy. The partners help the prince escape to his embassy by taking to the sewers, making a dangerous adversary of Gork in the process MODERN TIMES Sep 24, 2010 Episode 01 3.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline join a group of emigrants en route to Peter, a planet known as the “Promised Land”. Unbeknownst to them, however, one of their newfound friends is a spy for Vlago, which seeks to take over Peter, while another has a bomb implanted in her forehead. With friends like these, indeed... TILL TIME DO US PART Sep 24, 2010 Episode 01 4.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline locate a treasure for the rich Zabole, but their client betrays Laureline by leaving her out in space, while Valerian is trapped within Zabole's palace, soon to be married unwillingly to her daughter. Worse, all men who are involved with the women of the Zabole family turn to stone! TIME IS UP Sep 24, 2010 Episode 01 5.png Bones Published By: Satelight The poverty-stricken partners are hired by three members of the strange Shingouz race to track down a “holy vase” on the planet Furbok. It turns out to be a simple task for Valerian and Laureline, but directly afterward, they're plagued by terrible relentless nightmares that are connected to the relic. DOING TIME Sep 24, 2010 Episode 01 6.png Bones Published By: Satelight While in a junkyard looking for spaceship parts, Valerian finds an android called RGE, but they're both taken prisoner by Dr. Zessel. Zessel creates an android double of Valerian to pump Laureline for information, while Val and his new android buddy hatch a plot to escape the mad doctor's dungeon. THE RAVAGES OF TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline explore a mysterious derelict spaceship that went missing 153 years ago. Except they discover that it might not quite be devoid of life... TIME SHARE Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian rescues Prince Coren from pirates, but during their escape, his ship is damaged, forcing them to land on an uncharted planet. While looking for help, Valerian falls and bangs his head. When he comes to, though, standing over him is a female version of Coren, and this one has a major crush on Val. ANY TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline are to fly a rare creature to a zoo, but before they can, it breaks out of its cage and releases a bird that bites Valerian's shoulder. The bird's poison causes insanity, then death, so it's up to Laureline to get an antidote, which requires a flower from the Tree with 100,000 Limbs. TIME SAVING Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline are hired to transport Drazel eggs to a safe haven. Easy enough, except that whoever hears a Drazel cry is doomed to laugh to death and the babies are due to hatch in 24 hours. Flying a shortcut through the dangerous Route 188 leads to an asteroid collision and the loss of precious time. TEA TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Mad Dr. Zessel is back with an even more heinous scheme than an android ripoff: He switches the minds of Valerian and Laureline, a disaster when they're on dates with interplanetary ambassadors. Meanwhile, Gork Yodol tries to take over the Galactic Coalition by switching his mind with its chairperson. AS TIME GOES BY Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline find themselves on the supposedly vanished Earth, during the Western pioneer era! ON BORROWED TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline's dream vacation turns into a nightmare. It's not bad enough that their promised luxury resort is a dump. The planet they're staying on is also swept by tornadoes and soon enough will collide with its sister planet! TIME AND TIDE Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline are hired to locate a data cube containing the recipe for a dish so appealing that whoever cooks it for the god known as Merisarion shall be granted a wish. They do indeed find the cube, but will they even have time to cook with the Quartet of Death on their heels? A SIGN OF THE TIMES Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline's relationship has hit the skids due to his recklessness, but before he can try to get back in her good graces, Laureline becomes a rising commercial star...albeit one whose strings are pulled by the sinister Vlagos. THERE IS NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Somehow, Valerian slips into a parallel universe where Earth is intact, Laureline doesn't know him, and her father is in league with Vlagos and controlling the Galactic Council. Even in a parallel world, how could history run that course...and how can Valerian get back to his own world?! IT'S ABOUT TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline return to the solar system where Earth once was. They hear weak signals coming from the still-intact moon! After touching down, they discover a Moonbase and inside, archival footage featuring a mysterious gray-haired gentleman who offers a clue as to what happened to the Earth. SERVING TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight After Valerian foils an assassination of the Aldebaran emperor, he and Laureline track down the fleeing would-be murderer to an ice planet. But they're after no run-of-the-mill assassin. Burgas is Galactic Interpol's most wanted criminal, one who has somehow been around for 700 years! A RACE AGAINST TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline rescue the stranded Cyrfranu, prince of Aspara. It turns out that he's in the middle of a great space race to determine the new ruler of his planet and when our heroes hear that the villainous Gork Yodol is also a contestant, they're determined to help Cyrfranu win! TIME OF TROUBLES Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight En route to a conference on energy at Central Point, Prince Baral is sidetracked by a rescue situation. Later, when he arrives, he stuns the group of reporters before him by praising Vlagos' monopoly on dirty energy. Valerian suspects something is up, perhaps a plot by Vlagos? TIME TO PAY THE PAUPER Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline are hoodwinked and kidnapped at a casino, then forcibly sent to Ukbar, a gray desert planet. The only way they'll be able to get home again is by recovering the mysterious stone artifact, Ozel Ran, which contains tremendous energy. A LONG TIME AGO Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight When Valerian and Laureline board the Legenda after a long time away, little do they know that the enigmatic gray-haired man did some “fine-tuning” to the ship. When they take her for a spin, they do a time jump to Earth, 1862, and happen to meet a young Jules Verne! TIME HEALS ALL WOUNDS Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline return to the rejuvenated planet Ukbar to stop a contamination of creatures...the poison-spewing Schniarfeurs that cause its victims to turn violent. Valerian will have to stop this latest scheme of Vlagos alone, as even his partner, Laureline, has become infected! ONCE UPON A TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Our two heroes are invited to the wedding of Prince Baral and Princess Pirna on Aldebar 3, but a surprise guest shows up...Alcia, Baral's former sweetheart and member of the anti-Vlagos resistance! Which is awkward, and not least because two other guests are Gork Yodol and the Grand Imperator of Vlagos! RUNNING OUT OF TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight The most popular show in the galaxy pits people against deadly creatures, but it's also illegal and there's a big reward for whoever tracks down the source of the transmission. Valerian and Laureline become contestants, but how long can even they last against the most ferocious beasts in the galaxy?! l IT'S SHOW TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline go undercover in the wild world of 25th century filmmaking to investigate the movie studio of action movie producer Waldoun Boxoff, suspected of passing on top secret info to Vlagos. PAYBACK TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Criminals Bart and Garp are caught by Valerian and Laureline, but on the way to jail, their ship is hit by a space storm. Suddenly, the whole party time jumps to Earth, the year 912, only moments before Valerian and Laureline first met! Worse, Bart and Garp escape and begin roaming the French countryside! IN THE NICK OF TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight While Valerian takes their ship in for repairs, Laureline journeys to Betel for the wedding of two friends. Unfortunately, Pirna disrupts the festivities by kidnapping Laureline and taking her along on a quest for a regenerative substance that Pirna will use to create an indestructible space armada! STARVED FOR TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight As Pirna relentlessly pursues Valerian and Laureline, the Legenda takes a hit and they're forced to make an emergency landing on an unknown planet. Pirna and her minions follow, but then the sleeping planet awakes...and it's hungry. GET WITH THE TIMES Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline manage to outmaneuver Denebian space pirates, but at the cost of crash-landing on another planet. Tempers flare when they end up on a desert island, as Valerian can't get used to the utter lack of technology while Laureline, originally from the Middle Ages, feels right at home. TIME IS MONEY Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline play detectives on the planet Shingouz, where resources are so scarce, that even drinking water and breathing is taxed. Our heroes set out to discover who is stealing artwork from the galaxy's most famous museum TIME FOR A CHANGE Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight At a market, Valerian buys a holographic star map that supposedly leads to Maya, a lost planet and home to the infinitely wise Gingiks. Valerian goes there with the skeptical Laureline in tow, unaware that they're being tailed by Gork Yodol, who wants infinite wisdom for his own purposes. SPRINGTIME IN PARIS Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian is back in Paris, reliving episodes from his youth...but something's wrong. He's confused and has no memories of Laureline. Will he ever be able to return to her or is Valerian forever doomed to be lost in nostalgia? IN NEXT TO NO TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline embark on a perilous mission to Vlagos in disguise in order to meet up with that world's leader of the resistance and destroy a new weapon of mass destruction that could wipe out the entire galaxy. A MATTER OF TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Alcia and her Moonbase resistance members intercept a message from Vlagos at the expense of revealing their own secret location. Pirna's attack destroys the Moonbase, but Alcia and the others successfully pass the info on to Valerian and Laureline, who set out to an unknown planet to foil Pirna's plans. A WASTE OF TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Prince Baral reveals to the Galactic Council the information that Valerian and Laureline brought back from Planet X-34, indicting Vlagos, but then a report arrives that implicates Baral himself in the murder of a Vlagosian scientist! This is the beginning of the end for the Aldebaran Empire! IN TIMES OF WAR Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Prince Baral turns his back on the throne to marry Alcia, but the wedding is interrupted by the attacking Vlagosian armada. Valerian, Laureline and the rest face a losing battle in space, though one of their allies, Klinch, has an idea that can turn it around. LONG TIME NO SEE Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight With the good guys all driven underground, there's only one thing left for Valerian and Laureline to do: jam through time, and this time, they end up in 19th century Scotland, where they encounter the enigmatic Mr. Albert, who is about to reveal just what happened to the Earth! THE TEST OF TIME Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Valerian and Laureline finally find Earth, but it's not what it used to be! Now in an otherwise uninhabited pocket of the universe, the planet is under the brutal reign of a tryant, Raymond de Tancarville, direct descendant of the man Valerian originally saved Laureline from! ONLY TIME WILL TELL Sep 24, 2010 Wiki-wordmark.png Bones Published By: Satelight Vlagos now rules the crowded part of the galaxy while in the backwater of Earth, Raymond de Tancarville is about to forcibly marry the captive Laureline. Can Valerian pull off a universal two-fer, saving both the partner that he loves and the galaxy that they've left behind?! [3]References