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Houkago no Pleiades

Houkago no Pleiades

Alternative Titles

English: Wish Upon the Pleiades
Synonyms: Afterschool Pleiades, Hokago no Pleiades
Japanese: 放課後のプレアデス

Information

Type: ONA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 1, 2011
Producers: Gainax
Genres: Magic
Duration: 6 min. per episode
Rating: G - All Ages
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 6.251 (scored by 5278 users)
Ranked: #55132
Popularity: #1948
Members: 8,905
Favorites: 3
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Synopsis

Subaru is a young girl who discovers that her best friend Aoi is part of magical group trying to gather engine fragments so that a little being from Pleiades can return to his home. Subaru considers joining them as she was chosen by the Pleiadian, president of this afterschool club.

A collaboration between Gainax and the car maker Subaru.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Other: Houkago no Pleiades: Manner Movie
Alternative version: Houkago no Pleiades Movie

Characters & Voice Actors

Subaru
Subaru
Main
Takamori, Natsumi
Japanese
Takamori, Natsumi
Itsuki
Itsuki
Main
Tateno, Kanako
Japanese
Tateno, Kanako
Nanako
Nanako
Main
Fujita, Saki
Japanese
Fujita, Saki
Hikaru
Hikaru
Main
Makino, Yui
Japanese
Makino, Yui

Staff

Saeki, Shouji
Director
Tateno, Kanako
Theme Song Performance
Fujita, Saki
Theme Song Performance
Takamori, Natsumi
Theme Song Performance



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Feb 1, 2011
jigglyppuff8
This review is being written under the assumption that there are only going to be these 4 episodes as it concluded pretty well.

Afterschool Pleiades is a very simple mahou shoujo. There's no metaphors for today's society, blatant fanservice, over the top humor, nor any overlying themes. It just has magical girls and the power of friendship. For whatever length it had, Afterschool Pleiades didn't try to be anything more than your basic mahou shoujo.

Story 6/10.
The story is simple mahou shoujo stuff. A girl one day unexpectedly receives magical powers and uses them to collect fragments of a magical device. In this case, remembering the Subaru read more
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May 15, 2013
LawlumBawlum
Nice little 4 episodes,

7/10 Story is pretty simple, gather Engine Fragments in order to get the Pleiade (a little alien) back into outer space, there is also a "bad" guy trying to collect them.
9/10 Art is pretty good being that is being made by Gainax,
9/10 Sound of music was very nice, also good voice actors
8/10 Characters are pretty unique in their own way,
8/10 Very enjoyable for just 4 six minute episodes.

cannot wait for the movie this July

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Recommendations

If you liked the star gazing concept in Houkago no Pleiades, it is done much better in Starry Sky.
Both of these Anime are episodic Anime advertisements for car companies. They also both use very bright colors.

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Ending Theme

"Houkago no Pleiades (放課後のプレアデス) " by Natsumi Takamori, Ayuru Oohashi, Kanako Tateno, Yui Makino, Saki Fujita

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