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Mai-HiME

Mai-HiME

Alternative Titles

English: My-Hime
Synonyms: My Princess
Japanese: 舞-HiME

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 30, 2004 to Mar 31, 2005
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.651 (scored by 34723 users)
Ranked: #11012
Popularity: #569
Members: 66,244
Favorites: 1,088
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Synopsis

Thirteen girls, each with the ability to materialize "Elements" and summon metallic guardians called "Childs" have been brought to Fuuka Academy to battle mysterious creatures called Orphans. Each with a different personality and background, they must decide who they truly care about and why they fight.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kuga, Natsuki
Kuga, Natsuki
Main
Chiba, Saeko
Japanese
Chiba, Saeko
Tokiha, Mai
Tokiha, Mai
Main
Nakahara, Mai
Japanese
Nakahara, Mai
Minagi, Mikoto
Minagi, Mikoto
Main
Shimizu, Ai
Japanese
Shimizu, Ai
Fujino, Shizuru
Fujino, Shizuru
Supporting
Shindo, Naomi
Japanese
Shindo, Naomi

Staff

Obara, Masakazu
Obara, Masakazu
Director, Storyboard
Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Ono, Manabu
Ono, Manabu
Episode Director, Storyboard

More episodes Episodes(0/26)

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Kira-HiME
Apr 14, 2010 12:05 PM
I have managed, in complete fruitless productivity of my time, to sit down and watch this series repeatedly, approximately 5 times, excluding the very first time I watched it. I had seen a small article in Anime Insider on series' that were slowly becoming growingly popular, and decided that after seeing many dedications of fanfiction and fanart made toward this series, that I'd give it a shot. It takes a lot to get me to sit down and risk any possibility of wasted time watching television, but I was certainly not disappointed.

At first, it seemed to me that I was getting dragged into read more
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KAMIOPPAI
Sep 9, 2008 1:33 PM
"An overlooked masterpiece that deserves a lot more attention."

I watched Mai HiME long before joining MAL so I didn't know what to say when I first saw the overall rating to be so low. Thus I decided to re-watch the show this past week to refresh my memory and to prepare for this review. If there is one thing my opinion changed about this anime since my first time watching it a few years back, it is the quality of the animation which we will get to in a moment. One short recommendation before we begin the review, get lots of tissue paper when you read more
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Hiromi
Jan 6, 2007 10:44 PM
Mai-HiME sports the story of Tokiha Mai and her brother Takumi as they enter the prestigious Fuuka Gakuen. As the viewer, you're introduced in the first episode to several "HiME's" - girls with the power to materialize their own individual equipment.

Characters include the 13 HiME's, each with a distinct personality and Child - a sort of mecha guardian. Each HiME also has one special person, very important in her life. That makes a main cast of 39 (or 26 if you don't include Childs). From here, there's several more main characters related to the plot as well as quite a few sub-characters. Sounds confusing, read more
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Master10K
Oct 24, 2007 3:12 AM
This anime will take you on an emotional rollercoaster; it will make you laugh till you wet yourself and even make you cry till you run out of tissues. It is truly an amazing show that has it all: Romance, Action, Drama and plenty of Fanservice. ^_^

This anime is about girls who are able to see a strange red star. These girls are known as HiME (Highly-advanced Materializing Equipment) and they each have special abilities to materialize elements to use in combat. From the beginning of this amazing series it may be hard to see why so many people love Mai-Hime however the first half read more
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Madoka is basically the spiritual successor to Mai Hime. They are both dark subversions of the Mahou Shoujo genre. 
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Battles of superpower and both have proxies of battle engaged characters. Like dolls. 
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Its basically the same, a free-for-all competition they fight each other and the winer gets a special gift 
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Anime: Sekirei
In Mai-HiME, the Hime fight eachother untill there is one left. Much like the sekirei. They also both have some type of orginization behind it, to an extent. The girls both have some type of magical powers that they use to fight each other (Mai-HiME uses summons along with other powers). Both also have some fanservice, although sekirei has a lot more of it than Mai-Hime. 
reportRecommended by Hellmonkey
Anime: Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha
Started as an ordinary school girl, Mai and Nanoha had a twist of fate that changed their whole life. In both stories, the main characters gained power which led them to be an experienced user of magic as they met foes and allies along the way. 
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In both series the characters must participate in a cruel game and defeat one another, and the last one standing is about to obtain enormous power. However, things don't always go as planned. ;3 
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Opening Theme

"Shining Days" by Minami Kuribayashi

Ending Theme

#1: "Kimi ga Sora datta" by Aki Misato
#2: "It's Only The Fairy Tale" by Yuko Miyamura (ep 15)
#3: "Shining Days" by Minami Kuribayashi (ep 26)

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