Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.QUality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Zone of the Enders, commonly referred to by the acronym Z.O.E., is a franchise created by Hideo Kojima, owned by the video game publisher Konami, and expanded on by the animation studio Sunrise. THe original Zone of the Enders is a game created for the launch of the Sony PlayStation 2, which has so far spawned a single PS2 sequel, a Game Boy Advance side-story, an OVA movie and a twenty-six episode television anime series.THe Zone of the Enders series is set in the late 22nd century. HUmankind has colonized Mars, and space colonies are also set up in orbit around Jupiter. FUeling this expansion are two scientific advances: the development of the Laborious Extra-Orbital Vehicle, or LEV, a mecha used for labor and military use, and the discovery of Metatron, a high-energy ore found on Callisto.