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Maria†Holic


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Maria+Holic, Maria Holic, MariaHolic
Japanese: まりあ†ほりっく

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 4, 2009 to Mar 22, 2009
Premiered: Winter 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Shaft
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.201 (scored by 48,758 users)
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Ranked: #25932
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Popularity: #462
Members: 97,388
Favorites: 403
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

In search of true love, Kanako Miyamae transfers to Ame no Kisaki Catholic school, inspired by how her parents fell in love with each other there. There is just one difference, though: because men make Kanako break into hives, she has actually come to the all-girls school to find a partner of the same sex.

When she meets the beautiful Mariya Shidou, Kanako believes she has found that special someone; however, there's more to Mariya than meets the eye—it turns out that Kanako's first love is actually a cross-dressing boy. Mariya threatens to expose Kanako's impure intentions unless she keeps his real gender a secret, and to make things worse, he also replaces her original roommate so that he can now keep a close eye on her.

Maria†Holic follows Kanako as she looks for love in all the wrong places and searches for the girl of her dreams—that is, if she can survive being Mariya's roommate!

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Characters & Voice Actors

Shidou, Mariya
Shidou, Mariya
Main
Kobayashi, Yuu
Japanese
Kobayashi, Yuu
Shinouji, Matsurika
Shinouji, Matsurika
Main
Inoue, Marina
Japanese
Inoue, Marina
Miyamae, Kanako
Miyamae, Kanako
Main
Sanada, Asami
Japanese
Sanada, Asami
Dorm Mistress
Dorm Mistress
Supporting
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Japanese
Sawashiro, Miyuki

Staff

Kubota, Mitsutoshi
Kubota, Mitsutoshi
Producer
Ooshima, Miku
Ooshima, Miku
Assistant Producer, Script
Shinbou, Akiyuki
Shinbou, Akiyuki
Director
Miyamoto, Yukihiro
Miyamoto, Yukihiro
Director, Episode Director

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"HANAJI" by Yuu Kobayashi

Edit Ending Theme

"Kimi ni, Mune Kyun (君に、胸キュン)" by Yuu Kobayashi, Asami Sanada and Marina Inoue



More reviewsReviews

KaminaKai
Apr 1, 2009
*A great entertaining product by SHAFT backed with hilarious out-of-the-blue jokes.*

"I-I don't even understand the letter C in Catholic!" - Miyamae Kanako

If I was asked to describe Maria + Holic in one word, I believe “wordy” will suit this show perfectly. The amount of monologues in the show is tremendous! Plus the “rail gunning” of words shooting back and forth between the characters simply makes the anime difficult to follow without pauses in between (assuming you need to read the subtitles). And the occasional weird reference to various things also contributes to the complexity of the show for an average viewer. These issues may turn read more
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Skadi
Jul 20, 2009
Maria Holic is a series which starts out with unexpectedly great promise and expectations only to fall on its face and drown itself in a pool of its own blood (literally).

I can’t say that the initial premise of this show intrigued me at all. Cross-dressing sadists... again? Honestly I just don’t understand the fascination Japan has with boys dressing up and pretending to be girls, and being creepily good at it too. Yet when this show was airing, it had some unexpectantly good word of mouth and early reviews so I thought I would give it a chance. Our protagonist is read more
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LBtNunes
Aug 22, 2011
While I was watching this anime, I couldn't help but compare it to another girls' love anime I watched once: suffice to say, it's one that it kept me away from the GL genre for a while for having too much fan service and too little plot. Well, as it turns out, Maria†Holic fits that description a lot better.

You'd think the plot would be centered around the cross-dresser Mariya and her reasons to do so. It's not. The moments in which this is developed in the plot are few and far in-between. In fact, the plot is basically non-existant: the whole series feels like read more
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Unitedsticks
Jan 16, 2009
-= So far I've only seen 2 episodes, but please, read my review.=-

Story: The plot, in my opinion, is actually original in some way. A innocent (or perverted) love struck Lesbian who gets hives from males and a cross dressing male who has a sick but yet genius (and or perverted) mind (and quite a secksi face ^-~) meets and conflicts with one another. There is no anime out there with a similar and interesting plot. :P

Art: The art is quite good. The effects they put in work really well with the scene. The motion of the characters is also quite fluid. Also the chibi read more
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