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Princess Principal


Alternative Titles

English: Princess Principal
Japanese: プリンセス・プリンシパル

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2017 to Sep 24, 2017
Premiered: Summer 2017
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Actas, Studio 3Hz
Source: Original
Genres: Action, Mystery
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.741 (scored by 25,726 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #10062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1023
Members: 73,540
Favorites: 446
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Episodes: /12
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Synopsis

In the early 20th century, the discovery of the substance Cavorite allowed the production of advanced military technology and steered the country toward conflict. London is now divided by a wall, and the Kingdom and the Commonwealth of Albion battle a silent war where espionage is the only weapon that can destabilize the enemy. A group of girls from the prestigious Queen's Mayfaire school work as undercover spies for the Commonwealth.

Led by Dorothy, an experienced driver with a striking personality, their group includes the talents of Ange le Carré, a cold-blooded liar and expert sharpshooter; Chise, a proficient samurai; and Beatrice, a voice-mimicking specialist. They use their unique individual skills for the Commonwealth to survive in a dark world filled with conspiracy, mystery, and infiltration. In the shadow of the war, they have only one goal in mind: completing their mission.

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Staff

Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Okouchi, Ichiro
Script, Series Composition


Edit Opening Theme

"The Other Side of the Wall" by Void_Chords feat.MARU

Edit Ending Theme

"A Page of My Story" by Ange (Ayaka Imamura), Princess (Akira Sekine), Dorothy (You Taichi), Beatrice (Akari Kageyama), Chise (Nozomi Furuki)



More reviewsReviews

Sep 24, 2017
Pipe (All reviews)
Princess Principal a title that could mislead any viewer. First, you could think that the show is about a school and girls. Then you could start considering any slice of life plot and girls related storytelling and few moments about spying. I must say, it is wrong.

Story: 8/10
Princess Principal has a very creative plot with an impressive storytelling that could surprise a lot of spectators. The story deals with espionage in a divided nation, nothing to do with a slice of life plot. The spies are young girls that use their student status as a cover. During the day, they are typical students and read more
Sep 24, 2017
KyoumaZ (All reviews)
Princess Principal oddly enough is kinda reminiscent of a popular cartoon, which gained popularity in all of the Western world’s kids’ programmes in one way or another and I’m sure you know which series I mean if you ever watched one episode of both shows. “Here we go again, we’re going on the road, till’ we stop. And then we’ll shop” might be the biggest clue I am giving you here, but if this lyrical masterpiece of an opening theme might still not manage to draw your attention to what I’m talking about, I might just spill the beans right here: Totally Spies. An already read more
Sep 24, 2017
themegamancave (All reviews)
“This just isn’t a cover anymore, we’re real friends now...”

The spy. An archetype explored an incalculable amount of times, spanning across all forms of media. Whether it’s the dark and methodical approach of a John la Carre’ novel, or the more mainstream and charismatic James Bond film, each entity produces something that ensnares the senses and transports you into the action. I’ve always been a fan of secret agents and spies in cinema, so it’s no question that this affinity would translate into other mediums such as anime. The 2016 release of Joker Game helped affirm this assumption by offering a unique mix of action, read more
Sep 24, 2017
3xTripple (All reviews)
From James Bond to the Bourne Identity and John Wick, there is always a point in one's life when we've been intrigued by the mysterious, meticulous, and romantic nature of the cinematic spy. However, anime writers always have a way of answering the questions that nobody ever asks---

“What if spies, like James Bond, were replaced with… lolis?”

"Thrilling."

In an unusual twist, they created this interesting anime, where a wide array of political spying and assassinating ends up being left in the hands of a group of young schoolgirls (most of whom, actually have legitimate spy training.) If you were expecting a kiddy girl slice of read more

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