Re: Cutie Honey

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Synonyms: Re: Cutey Honey
Japanese: Re:キューティーハニー


Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 24, 2004 to Sep 25, 2004
Producers: Toei Video
Licensors: Discotek Media
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, Girls LoveGirls Love, Sci-FiSci-Fi, EcchiEcchi
Duration: 45 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.111 (scored by 1118911,189 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #36782
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Popularity: #4030
Members: 29,577
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The last words spoken to Honey Kisaragi by her father before his death at the hands of the mysterious organization Panther Claw have shaped her way of life. It is the sole reason she still continues to fight for the sake of others.

The energetic Inspector Natsuko Aki does her absolute best to apprehend the members of Panther Claw and bring them to justice, but they are simply too much for the police to handle. The only one who can give these criminals a run for their money is the sexy warrior of love and justice, Cutie Honey—the secret alter ego of Kisaragi. Although Natsuko refuses to acknowledge vigilantes, her relationship with Honey progresses for the better as the strong-headed detective realizes the true intentions behind Honey's actions.

Overtime, Honey grows more fearful of her burning desire for revenge; meanwhile, Natsuko wants to protect her friend, a sentiment that clashes with her ideals of upholding the law. If they ever hope to stand a chance against the menacing Panther Claw, the duo will have to put aside their differences and stand together.

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Re: Cutie Honey features several references to other popular media, including Kill Bill, Lupin III, and Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon.

The series was released on DVD in Japan as a collection on September 21, 2005, including a CD drama starring the four voice actresses of Honey Kisaragi up to that point.

Related Anime

Characters & Voice Actors

Black Claw

Touma, Yumi

Cobalt Claw

Kingetsu, Mami


Kiyokawa, Motomu

Kisaragi, Takeshi


Gold Claw

Uemura, Noriko


Satou, Hiroki
Takeda, Yasuhiro
Assistant Producer
Anno, Hideaki
Director, Episode Director, Key Animation
Imaishi, Hiroyuki
Director, Episode Director, Key Animation


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Cutie Honey" by Kumi Kouda (eps 1-2)

Ending Theme

1: "Into your heart" by Kumi Kouda (eps 1-2)
2: "Cutie Honey" by Kumi Kouda (eps 3)


Feb 19, 2024
Re: Cutie Honey consists of 3 fast paced OVAs with fun characters and a rule of cool storyline all presented with artistic animation that was way ahead of its time.

What makes these OVAs really special is the number of popular names that are credited for these episodes. Episode 1 was directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi, most known for his directorial work with Studio Trigger, for example Gurren Lagaan, Kill La Kill and most recently Cyberpunk Edgerunners. Episode 2 was directed by Naoyuki Ito, who went on to direct Overlord and other Madhouse anime. But most importantly, episode 3 was directed by Hideaki Anno, the director ...
Mar 8, 2018
The first episode was directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi. If you recognize his animation and directing style from FLCL's fifth episode, Gurren Lagann, Dead Leaves, Panty & Stocking and Kill la Kill, you already know what you're in for. His characters don't animate the _most_, but they animate in creative, exaggerated and really funny ways. Combined with the peppy soundtrack, the abstract backgrounds and the comedic tone, they make up a 1-hour romp of Cutie Honey beating up on villains while losing all her clothes.

The remaining two episodes aren't nearly as good. The second one is animated like a regular cheap TV show, while the ...
Nov 11, 2022
Mixed Feelings
The anime on its own is fine, as a homage for Cutey Honey, its pretty much the best you’ve got, the character design is charming, the visuals are bright and interesting, the soundtrack for the anime has a lot of songs with the motif of the Cutey Honey’s first anime opening, which is nice to hear throughout the anime, and that’s were the good points end, pretty much.
Only the first episode leaves that big impression on you, due to the fact that Hiroyuki Imaishi is directing it, so its natural you will have that colorful environment and fast action, the other two episodes left ...

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