Ranked #1444

Mnemosyne: Mnemosyne no Musume-tachi

Alternative Titles

English: Rin: Daughters of Mnemosyne
Synonyms: Mnemosyne: Daughters of Mnemosyne
Japanese: Mnemosyne-ムネモシュネの娘たち-

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 4, 2008 to Jul 7, 2008
Premiered: Winter 2008
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: VAP, Genco
Studios: Xebec
Source: Original
Duration: 45 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.531 (scored by 38,595 users)
Ranked: #14442
Popularity: #534
Members: 81,087
Favorites: 689
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Synopsis

Rin Asogi is an immortal private detective with a thirst for vodka and a talent for attracting things that go bump in the night. In a series of nightmarish vignettes spanning sixty-five years, Rin's lush body is sadistically pierced, blown up, and mulched to a bloody pulp. The fiend behind her tortured existence is Apos, an eternal being obsessed with sacrificing Rin to Yggdrasil, the tree of all life. While Rin struggles to unravel the secrets of her endless agony, Apos lurks in the shadows, eager to tear into her ripe body and devour the memories of her countless lives. Rin's no stranger to the realm of the dead, but her next visit could last forever.

(Source: FUNimation)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Asogi, Rin
Asogi, Rin
Main
Noto, Mamiko
Japanese
Noto, Mamiko
Mimi
Mimi
Main
Kugimiya, Rie
Japanese
Kugimiya, Rie
Apos
Apos
Main
Ishida, Akira
Japanese
Ishida, Akira
Genta
Genta
Supporting
 

Staff

Bevins, Christopher
Bevins, Christopher
Producer, ADR Director
Ueda, Shigeru
Ueda, Shigeru
Director
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Galneryus
Galneryus
Theme Song Performance

More episodes Episodes(6/6)

Episode Title Aired
1 Cats Don't Laugh
Neko wa Warawanai (猫は笑わない)
Feb 4, 2008
2 Angels Don't Cry
Tenshi wa Nakanai (天使は啼かない)
Mar 3, 2008
3 Flowers Don't Shed Tears
Hana wa Namida o Nagasanai (花は涙を流さない)
Apr 7, 2008
4 Ghosts Don't Scream
Yuurei wa Sakebanai (幽霊は叫ばない)
May 5, 2008
5 Holy Nights Don't Shine Brightly
Seiya wa Kagayakanai (聖夜は輝かない)
Jun 2, 2008

Opening Theme

"Alsatia" by Galneryus

Ending Theme

"Cause Disarray" by Galneryus



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RandomOugi
Jun 26, 2008
My first review or this site, and here on I plan to write reviews mostly to series that I feel are being unjustifiably bashed in previous reviews by other members.

Mnemosyne has been noticeably losing viewers as the numerous fanservice dedicated scenes become more evident, but since fanservice has become a staple in recent anime mostly due to commercial reasons, it is pointless to dislike a series based heavily on the amount and harshness of those.

One of the strongest points of the series is the interesting portrayal of immortal beings and the evolution of society and technology throughout the multiple decade time-skips between each episode, the read more
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Otaku1412
Jun 29, 2008
Okay, this is my first anime review, bear with it.

Mnemosyne is a truly orginal anime. I have never seen anything like it ever before. Each episode takes place in a different time frame and jumps decades at a time from episode to episode. What's more, the surrounding environment changes along with it. Technology developes, buildings that were once prominent become dilapidated and destroyed and charaters age.

The story seems to be complicated at first, but once it ends, the whole picture seems to fall into focus. The story surrounds a woman named Rin Asogi who runs a consulting agency with her friend Mimi and pet dog read more
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Smithy
Nov 16, 2008
“Mnemosyne”, also known as “Mnemosyne: Mnemosyne no Musumetachi”, is a six episode series containing a mix of supernatural, science fiction and horror elements. What will no doubt strike most viewers about this series are its explicit horror and sexually tinted scenes.
Considering these horror and sex scenes, as well as the themes behind them, “Menomosyne” is only suitable for mature viewers. Those who do watch will be treated to a dark series that holds some very interesting references and concepts, both apparent from its visuals or integrated in its plot.


The series' time frame spans over sixty years, the first episode showing us events that occur read more
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SchrodingersMatt
Mar 3, 2013
First, let me get the obvious out of the way: the first two words I heard about this series were "torture porn" and it's not far from the truth. I do think there's more to the show than that, it tries to have an engaging plot beyond pure smut and the concept is actually a decent one that somewhat justifies the show's perverse tendencies. Setting aside any moral issues I might have with it, for the purposes of this review it's no different than any other kind of fanservice, especially since it's sort of justified by the show's mythos. That said, if frequent nudity, erotic read more
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