Kaitou Saint Tail

Mysterious Thief Saint Tail

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Japanese: 怪盗セイント・テール
English: Mysterious Thief Saint Tail
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Type: TV
Episodes: 43
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 12, 1995 to Sep 12, 1996
Premiered: Fall 1995
Broadcast: Thursdays at 19:30 (JST)
Licensors: Discotek Media, Tokyopop
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, RomanceRomance
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.571 (scored by 76047,604 users)
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Ranked: #15102
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Popularity: #4645
Members: 20,285
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Meimi Haneoka, 14, is a normal girl during the daytime, but during the night, she assumes the "position" of Saint Tail, a modern-day Robin Hood who steals from thieves and gives items back to their original owners. She is aided by her friend, Seira Mimori, a nun-in-training, and she is chased by her classmate (and soon-to-be love interest), Daiki Asuka (often called "Asuka Jr.").

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nabeshima, Osamu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Kobayashi, Katsuyoshi
Sound Director
Yamada, Etsuji
Sound Director
Ochi, Kazuhiro
Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director, Key Animation


Opening Theme

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1: "Toki o Koete" by Matsuyuki Yasuko (eps 01-24)
2: "Ashita e to Kakedashite Yukou" by Matsuda Seiko (eps 25-43)

Ending Theme

1: "Junshin" by Inoue Shoko (eps 01-24)
2: "Up Side Down - Eien no Wa -" by Inoue Shoko (eps 25-38)
3: "Yumemiru Melody" by Kajitani Miyuki (eps 39-43)


Aug 9, 2007
If you\'re looking for a good cops and robbers / cat and mouse anime like Lupin the 3rd, keep looking - because even though this series is about a thief and a detective trying to catch her, the robberies aren\'t really what you will watch out for. In fact, I would describe Saint Tail as a love story or romance anime extended over 43 episodes. The thefts are merely a backdrop to the developing romance between Meimi Haneoka and Asuka Jr.

Meimi, of course, is Saint Tail and the young detective trying to catch her is her classmate Asuka Jr. You\'ll have to suspend your disbelief ...
Jan 27, 2012
Saint Tail is incrediby similar to Kaitou Jeanne, but i'd prefer St. Tail better. St. Tail was so cute, this type of romance is hard to find nowadays. If you haven't watched it yet, you are really missing out. St. Tail is your average, typical middle school girl, who secretly turns into Mysterious Kaitou (Thief) Saint Tail. This was such a sweet and amazing anime, i cried when it was over with...It was so good, i even considered asking Japan to make another series, like season 2, but I realize now that i am statisfied, even without season 2, i will enjoy St. Tail forever.
Mar 2, 2016
Okay I first would like to make clear that everything I say here is my own opinion and I will give my reasoning, a full fleshed review of three pages is not necessary. Those of you who are thinking of passing this anime by as a bad graphical oldie I suggest you give the first few episodes a watch this show while the art is fairly average for its time it uses color and the magic tricks as a backdrop for Saint Tail's capers and the use of illusions really males up for much of the lack of sophisticated graphics. Art is a 7 ...

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