Ranked #1620

Strawberry Panic

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ストロベリー・パニック

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2006 to Sep 26, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2006
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 02:45 (JST)
Producers: Lantis, Dwango
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Light novel
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.481 (scored by 29,819 users)
Ranked: #16202
Popularity: #708
Members: 63,227
Favorites: 1,384
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Synopsis

Aoi Nagisa transfers to one of the three affiliated all-girl Catholic schools on Astraea Hill, St. Miator's Girls' Academy. There, she discovers a community of fellow students entwined in an intricate hierarchy, in which two Etoiles represent the three schools. In order to fit in, Nagisa must go to class, join clubs, and make new friends. Meanwhile, Shizuma Hanazono, the sole Etoile of Astraea Hill, finds herself drawn to this new, exciting transfer student. As Shizuma and Nagisa get to know each other, Shizuma finally decides it is time to face her troubled past.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hanazono, Shizuma
Hanazono, Shizuma
Main
Nabatame, Hitomi
Japanese
Nabatame, Hitomi
Aoi, Nagisa
Aoi, Nagisa
Main
Nakahara, Mai
Japanese
Nakahara, Mai
Suzumi, Tamao
Suzumi, Tamao
Main
Shimizu, Ai
Japanese
Shimizu, Ai
Minamoto, Chikaru
Minamoto, Chikaru
Supporting
Nakajima, Saki
Japanese
Nakajima, Saki

Staff

Watanabe, Kazuya
Watanabe, Kazuya
Producer
Sakoi, Masayuki
Sakoi, Masayuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Fudeyasu, Kazuyuki
Fudeyasu, Kazuyuki
Script
Takayashiki, Hideo
Takayashiki, Hideo
Script

More episodes Episodes(1/26)

Episode Title Aired
1 Cherry Blossom Hill
Sakura no Oka (櫻の丘)
Apr 4, 2006

Opening Theme

#1: "Shoujo Meiro de Tsukamaete" by Aki Misato (eps 1-13)
#2: "Kuchibiru Daydream" by Aki Misato (eps 14-26)

Ending Theme

#1: "Himitsu Dolls (秘密ドールズ)" by Mai Nakahara & Ai Shimizu (eps 1-13)
#2: "Ichigo Tsumi Monogatari (苺摘み物語)" by Mai Nakahara & Ai Shimizu (eps 14-25)
#3: "Shoujo Meiro de Tsukamaete (Mellow Berry Balad) (少女迷路でつかまえて(Mellow Berry Balad))" by Aki Misato (eps 26)



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Skadi
Jul 7, 2009
If you are in anyway a fan of yuri anime, then Strawberry Panic is a bit of a rite of passage for entry into the genre. It probably garners the highest amount of fanaticism and emotionalism from its supporters and detractors. Though I wouldn’t call it a love or hate it kind of show as you might expect from that. I think of myself as a reasonably objective person and found that my opinion of it split almost right down the middle between absolute love and complete contempt.

Strawberry Panic's story centers on a new student to a prestigious all girls’ school, Nagisa read more
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k8m0nst3r
Dec 18, 2007
This is one of my favorite Yuri based anime's I have come to find. Once I began watching it, I couldn't stop. If you really want an anime that you can get into whole heartedly it is this one. The in depth analysis on all the variety of characters makes it so you can relate to at least one of them. The play on suspense, romance, and other relationships is so perfect for anyone who is into anything that may make your eyes tear up.
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Woodchips
May 2, 2008
I really should not have enjoyed this series nearly as much as I did. As a bit of a technical story snob, I usually find that well-animated and voiced series with somewhat weak storylines tend to rate quite poorly with me. I find myself dropping them, or rating them well below a seven, but this series just has that something compelling about it that makes you enjoy it thoroughly-- despite some glaring problems with the plot. If I had to sum this series up in two words, it would quite easily be: Guilty pleasure.

It is one of a very small number of series that read more
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jet2r0cks
Jul 9, 2007
For my first yuri, it wasn’t as shocking or surprising as I thought it would be. I guess it’s because of the look and feel of the anime – the girls didn’t really look like they would engage in such “activities” – they all looked very innocent and sweet. It’s a good thing the anime focused more on the dramatic side than sex scenes. There weren’t a lot of sex scenes too, which is a huge sigh of relief for me.

Poor Nagisa. She’s obviously straight when she first came in and Shizuma had to corrupt her mind. I don’t get how Shizuma would fall for read more
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Strawberry Panic is really the same principle, just the drama's less heavy and they take the shoujo-ai/yuri subtext further and out into the open. 
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Both stories are engulfing elite school life. 
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Anime: Shoujo Sect
While Shoujo Sect is hentai, and Strawberry Panic only... let us call it borderline hentai, they're both well-made yuri anime, and should appeal to roughly the same audience. 
reportRecommended by hknamida
Anime: Kannazuki no Miko
If you enjoyed yuri anime's and you found strawberry panic to be one of your favorites so far, then you definately also need to see Kannazuki no Miko. *wink wink* hehe! And vice versa of course! Any Kannazuki no Miko fan would love Strawberry Panic. Trust me! 
reportRecommended by darkwhisper
Anime: Sakura Trick
How has no one made this a recommendation yet? It's basically an entire school where everyone is yuri. I've heard people say they haven't seen a good yuri since this show, actually. Strawberry Panic just has more of a serious tone to it than Sakura Trick does, but both are great Yuri anime's. 
reportRecommended by 2takuya
Anime: Sasameki Koto
Both similar in the fact that they have yuri elements in it. They don't go overboard in the way strawberry panic does 8[ Both of these anime are funny and cute. Sasameki Koto may be a little more related to a slice of life.  
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