Shin Shirayuki-hime Densetsu Prétear

Prétear: The New Legend of Snow White

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Synonyms: Shin Shirayuki-hime Densetsu Pretear
Japanese: 新白雪姫伝説プリーティア
English: Prétear: The New Legend of Snow White
French: Prétear
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2001 to Jun 27, 2001
Premiered: Spring 2001
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 18:30 (JST)
Licensors: ADV Films, Funimation
Studios: Hal Film Maker
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Themes: Mahou ShoujoMahou Shoujo, Reverse HaremReverse Harem, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.171 (scored by 2760827,608 users)
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Ranked: #31482
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Popularity: #2470
Members: 60,060
Favorites: 394

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Due to her father's remarriage, robust 16-year-old Himeno Awayuki moves into a large mansion with a beautiful garden—the quintessential dream house for any girl her age. However, much to Himeno's disappointment, her new stepfamily doesn't really seem to like her, as her stepmother often occupies herself with her father, her younger stepsister Mawata ignores her, and her other stepsister—the equally aged Mayune—tries to prank her at every opportunity.

But Himeno doesn't have time to dwell into thoughts of hopelessness—her new life has now become involved with a group of seven magical boys known as the Leafe Knights, after they ask her to become a magical princess who can borrow their powers! Although Himeno accepts their request and becomes the Prétear, she feels doubtful in her abilities to protect the world and its Leafe, the source of energy for all life. Will Himeno be able to find happiness among her new family and also save the Earth from the enemy, the Princess of Disaster?

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Characters & Voice Actors

Awayuki, Mawata

Kanda, Akemi


Naruse, Makoto


Yajima, Akiko

Awayuki, Mayune

Yukino, Satsuki


Morikubo, Shoutarou


Satou, Junichi
Director, Storyboard, Original Creator
Sayama, Kiyoko
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Tanaka, Hideyuki
Sound Director
Kosaka, Harume
Episode Director


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"White destiny" by Ishida Yoko

Ending Theme

"Lucky Star" by Yoshida Sayuri

Dec 11, 2008
Upon first looking at the title you may be thinking to yourself, is this some sort of story about someone about to cry? (Pre-tear) Hahahaha but no, in all seriousness this is actual a magical girl style anime with a more interesting concept.

Story: 8/10
Basically it follows our main heroine "Himeno" as she tries to stop the evil demons made from the "Princess of disaster." (main villain) But how she does this is pretty interesting, she basically has to merge with these beings called "The Leafe Knights" in order to temporally take control of their powers, and this is quite important as she will need different ...
Oct 15, 2008
At first, I thought Pretear would be some dumb rip off of Sailor Moon using elements instead of planets but man was I wrong. This show was much deeper than I thought it would be and even made me cry at the end! One thing I liked about this anime was that all of the characters developed into likeable people and it also wasnt predictable-- because predictable shows are just plain boring. I couldnt stop watching it and finished the series in one night! So I give this one two thumbs up, although I wish I could have watched it over time other than all ...
Mar 14, 2013
"Solitude is everyone's greatest fear."

When most people look at the mahou shoujo genre nowadays, there are probably two things that immediately pop into their heads. The first is a traditional, happy-go-lucky mahou shoujo series with young girls fighting evil with the power of love and friendship, a la Sailor Moon or Pretty Cure.

The second is Puella Magi Madoka Magica, the dark and gritty reconstruction of the genre that became the darling of the anime fandom almost overnight.

However, Shin Shirayuki-hime Densetsu Pretear, or simply known as Pretear, seems to straddle those two preconceptions. While the series starts out as light-hearted as a traditional magical girl ...

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