Ranked #831

Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii

Alternative Titles

English: The World is Still Beautiful
Synonyms: Still world is Beautiful
Japanese: それでも世界は美しい


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.801 (scored by 33,067 users)
Ranked: #8312
Popularity: #592
Members: 66,632
Favorites: 475
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Nike, the fourth princess of the Rain Dukedom and one who holds the power to call forth the rain, travels to the Sun Kingdom to marry Sun King Livius for her country, despite her own reluctance. She soon discovers that the King, who conquered the world in only three years after his ascendance to the throne, is still a child! Furthermore, for trivial reasons, he has demanded that Nike call forth the rain...?!

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Characters & Voice Actors

Remercier, Nike
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Maeda, Rena
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Ifrikia, Livius Orvinus
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Kudou, Haruka
Kudou, Haruka
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Sugita, Tomokazu
Sugita, Tomokazu
Ifrikia, Bardwin Cecil
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Sakurai, Takahiro
Sakurai, Takahiro


Kamegaki, Hajime
Kamegaki, Hajime
Maeda, Rena
Maeda, Rena
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance
Terasaki, Yuka
Terasaki, Yuka
Inserted Song Performance
Yokoyama, Chisa
Yokoyama, Chisa
Inserted Song Performance

More episodes Episodes(12/12)

# Episode Title Aired
1 The Sun Kingdom
Hare no Taikoku (晴れの大国)
Apr 6, 2014
2 The Rain Princess
Ame No Kojo (雨の公女)
Apr 13, 2014
3 Chancellor's Declaration
Kanpaku Sengen (関白宣言)
Apr 20, 2014
4 Ring of Tales (1)
Ring of Tales (1) (Ring of Tales (1))
Apr 27, 2014
5 Ring of Tales (2)
Ring of Tales (2) (Ring of Tales (2))
May 4, 2014

Opening Theme

"BEAUTIFUL WORLD" by Joanna Koike (小池ジョアンナ)

Ending Theme

"PROMISE" by Rena Maeda (前田玲奈)

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Jun 28, 2014
There is something about this show that sets itself apart from other shoujo that have been coming out as of late. It doesn't have the best animation, nor the prettiest and well designed characters around or anywhere near an original story line that is deep. Shortly after the first episode I found that 'something'. In the areas where it lacks, it has the 'charm' to make up for it and it adds to the magical and alluring atmosphere of the series. Adapted from Dai Shiina's manga, "The World is still Beautiful" the story follows a princess from the rain principality in Nike Remercier who was read more
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Jun 28, 2014
Does rock-paper-scissors determine the fate of everything? Not really but for Nike Lemercier, the fourth and youngest princess of Rain Dukedom, she’s about to find out just how much her life will change with just a game. Despite her reluctance, she is to marry the Sun King Livius, not for an everlasting relationship but for her country’s sake. Facing the problem of annexation, she travels to the Sun Kingdom for a marriage, one she thought was never meant to be. And boy, was she wrong.

First thought regarding the series primarily deals with its adaptation. The anime covers roughly 18 chapters of the fantasy shoujo manga, read more
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Oct 25, 2014
Romance is the oldest story in the world. The story of Romance that involving two kingdoms/empire is one of the most classic story that ever made. Several authors write the story by giving the sweetest moment between the couple that exist in the story. And now, Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii continue the legacy of that classic era. Well, if you look deeply inside the plot, Soredemo Sekai Wa Utsukushi have the same typical romance comedy plot, but it's capable to represent the main feeling of the story itself. Soredemo succeed brings all the emotion on the screen, it has great plot although not the greatest read more
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Jun 29, 2014
I really feel like this anime just has a way of getting you sucked into the story. Yes it's shoujo, yes it's romance, but it's an enchanting story being told. And it's not that typical "oh well he's a king & I'm a princess" *automatically falls in love* Not even close! He threw her in jail when Livi first met Nike xD It's a story that takes place in a distant era, but it's definitely not what you expect!

Story: 8/10- What is to really admire about this story is that it's not that shoujo that's all about the romance and overly sweet moments. There's actions, read more
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Yes, if you liked Lovely complex, Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii is very simmilar. Very good art, funny interesting story, includes romance, both of them are awesome. Lovely complex was my favourite shoujo anime, but now I can't decide between these two. Both girls are strong, funny and rude and boys are smaller than girls.  
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While watching Soredemo Sekai, I kept thinking about how similar it was to Saiunkoku. Both anime are set in an alternative universe. The female leads are strong-willed and amazing. One of them is a fallen noble who's so poor she accepts the offer of becoming the good-for-nothing emperor's concubine in exchange for a lot of money. The other one has to become the wife of the king who's rumored to be some kind of monster who ruled the world (but he's actually a precocious brat who has lost his trust in the world). They both help the king/emperor grow as a ruler and as a  read more 
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