Ranked #4389


Alternative Titles

Japanese: りぜるまいん


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2002 to Dec 21, 2002
Producers: Madhouse, m.o.e., Imagin
Duration: 15 min. per episode
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
L represents licensing company


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Iwaki Tomonori is an average 15-year-old boy who likes older women. He happens to have a crush on his teacher, but soon thereafter, learns she has become engaged. He heads home brokenhearted, only to find a 12-year-old girl named Rizel at his home, who he learns the Japanese government has married him to against his will. Furthermore, he learns Rizel is no ordinary girl; she is a biochemically engineered human, and her creators (her "papa"s, as they are often referred to) promise to waive multiple bills of Iwaki's parents in exchange to be allowed to stay at their house, and thus Iwaki's life with Rizel begins.


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Aired  Apr 2, 2002 to Dec 21, 2002
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Adaptation: Rizelmine

Characters & Voice Actors

Iwaki, Rizel
Iwaki, Rizel
Kugimiya, Rie
Kugimiya, Rie
Iwaki, Tomonori
Iwaki, Tomonori
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Hououin, Ryunosuke
Hououin, Ryunosuke
Suzuki, Chihiro
Suzuki, Chihiro
Ihata, Natsumi
Ihata, Natsumi
Nagashima, Yuuko
Nagashima, Yuuko


Kugimiya, Rie
Theme Song Performance
Oshima, Miwa
Character Design
Sugisaki, Yukiru
Original Character Design, Original Creator
Sahashi, Toshihiko

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Apr 21, 2008
Okay... Lets start by the story.
Story: (2)Okay. The story is just dreadful. Its just so goddamn clichê, lame and unrealistic that its a miracle i gave a 2 for it. (Well, the final 5 episodes save the day in the story part, i guess.)
I really won't give any details about it. The synopsis already does that job. The rest is just spoilers.

Art: (8) Well, you might ask why such high score for the art. Well, the character design neither the background are annoying.
They are all pretty well made and detailed. No downs here ("So why 8?" you ask, well there is nothing new. thats why.)

Sound: read more
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Mar 8, 2008
I'm mainly writing this review to balance out against the other review. I watched this all the way through and rather enjoyed it.

Story: While stereotypical, it was an amusing romp. The individual episodes go fairly quickly and keep it at a decent pace. Some of the stuff comes from left field, which makes it a bit fun. There is comedy, romance, and good hearted fun.

Art/Sound: It's drawn in a "modern" style, not 90's or large eyes. The Ecchi is fairly tame, and its not all little girl.

Character: The interaction between the characters was pretty amusing. Standouts include the main girl herself, and her Pappa/Mamma guardians read more
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Nov 25, 2007
When my friend recommended this to me I thought to myself "well, she's usually pretty good when it comes to anime, maybe I'll give Rizelmine a little shot." I'm not going to trust my friend so easily again.

Story: What story? Each episode is only 14 minutes long which came as a shock, but the entire series is 26 episodes long. Now if you convert that to 24 minute episodes it's only about 18. The story is really....annoying, and they only really try to build on it during the second half of the anime. The story seems forced and contrived, and read more
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Feb 17, 2015
So i'll keep my review short as I can cause if your like me you might have a short attention span. Rizelmine holds a special part of me mainly cause it introduce some of my favorite voice actors. Specifically Rie Kugimiya and Yamaguchi Kappei. If you don't recognize these names Kappei is know for voicing Ussop from One Piece and Rie pretty much holds the title of tsundere queen for her roles as Louise from Zero No Tsukaima, Taiga From Toradora, Aria From Hidan No Aria you get my point. Now the story is pretty unique even for today's standards but even so its not read more
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ITs about a boy that realises that his in an arranged marriage. and the girl do whatever it takes to make him like her. 
Both are early 2000s Romantic Sci-fi anime with a little Ecchi thrown in. The main male protagonists are 4 years apart in age (Iwata is 15, Hideki is 18 - 19). The females are also 4 years apart (Rizel is 12, Chi is 16)


Chobits is considerably more dramatic than Rizelmine
Rizelmine is a Lolicon series
Rizel is a human with machine features, Chi is a complete machine capable of human emotions. 
Both are forced relationships where Rizel and Momo are totally obesessed over their husbands, and the guy does not want them. Also, the constant tossing of fiances, and also, the overdose of females crawling over the protoganists. Not too mention adorable songs for both animes. 
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In both series, a boy gets stuck to a girl (with special abilities).
The biggest difference is the way these boys react on the girl, even though their feelings are somewhat similar.
Both series are comedy romances (with a little drama) and I truly enjoyed both of them. 
Both are about a little girl falling in love with an older guy who isn't necessarily that interested. both two girls are adorable and both two are ecchi.  
Both anime are really funny and main character is cute, sadistic twelve years old girl.
In Bokusatsu-Tenshi that girl is an angel who lives with a normal boy. In Rizelmine that girl isn't real human too, and she also lives with normal(?) boy.

If you liked one of thoes anime you must watch another! 
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Opening Theme

"Hajimete Shimasho!" by Rie Kugimiya

Ending Theme

#1: "Honki PAWAA no Dasshu!" by Rie Kugimiya (eps 01-12, 24)
#2: "To My Husband" by Rie Kugimiya (eps 13-23)

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