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Why do the non-Japanese characters sometimes refer to Buranki as “déraciné”?

While the Japanese characters in the show typically refer to the giants as "Buranki", some non-Japanese characters (particularly Guy) sometimes refer to them as "déraciné". This is a curious name ...
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Why is part of Tokyo sealed off?

In episodes 1 and 2, we're shown that part of Tokyo is sealed off. In episode 2, after Oubu knocks Entei into the air, we get what I presume to be an aerial view of the region (enclosed by a circular ...
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What happened to London?

At the very beginning of episode 13, when Epimew responds to Guy's summons to deal with a Buranki, we watch Epimew fly by London, the "former capital". What on earth happened to London? Given that ...
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Is the old man from episode 2 the same person we see later?

In episode 2, an old man who is present when Oubu first ascends to the surface with Azuma as its heart mentions that he saw Oubu when it razed Ueno 24 years prior. Later, in episode 24, Azuma runs ...
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Why does the old man in episode 2 describe Oubu as “a part” of the thing that razed Ueno?

In episode 2, when Oubu ascends to the surface, an old man describes it as "a part" of the thing that razed Ueno. In what sense is Oubu "a part"? Oubu at this time does look slightly different than ...