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


Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 13, 1973 to Mar 30, 1974
Premiered: Fall 1973
Broadcast: Saturdays at 20:30 (JST)
Producers: Dynamic Planning
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SchoolSchool
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.481 (scored by 27992,799 users)
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Ranked: #58382
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Popularity: #4238
Members: 12,302
Favorites: 41
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One day, Honey Kisaragi's a trendy, class-cutting Catholic schoolgirl. The next, her father's been murdered by demonic divas from a dastardly organization called Panther Claw. When his dying message reveals that she's an android, Honey uses the transformative power of the Atmospheric Element Solidifier - the very thing Panther Claw wanted to steal - to seek revenge against the shadowy clan. Can Honey fight her way up Panther Claw's ranks to defeat its leader, the sinister Sister Jill while managing to escape the watchful eyes of Miss Histler, her school's headmistress?

Aided by journalist Hayami Seiji, his ninja father, and his lady-loving grade school brother, Honey sometimes appears as a racecar driver, sometimes as a glamorous model, and sometimes as a beggar, but her true identity is none other than the warrior of love, Cutie Honey!

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Characters & Voice Actors


Katsumata, Tomoharu
Director, Planning
Kasai, Osamu
Episode Director
Fujikawa, Keisuke
Script, Screenplay
Itou, Akira
Theme Song Lyrics

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"Cutey Honey (キューティーハニー)" by Youko Maekawa

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"Yogiri no Honey (夜霧のハニー)" by Youko Maekawa

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Mar 22, 2016
KlownArt (All reviews)
This anime deserves a review. I am a fan of seeking out older anime and watching it. This anime, as far as I am aware, is one of the original Magical Girl series. Where a girl transforms into different clothes/armor/etc to defeat her enemies. It's a simple concept and this is a simple show. It's your basic Monster of the Week fair. Ultimately leading to Cutey Honey taking on the ring leader at the end. Each enemy Cutey faces is interesting, but most don't have too much development. The death scenes can be quite brutal with a fair amount of blood.

The problem with the show read more
Jun 25, 2018
Honey_Flash (All reviews)
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Cutie Honey creator Go Nagai’s career, which is why I will be reviewing this lovable, corny classic. Cutie Honey is a particularly important series to the magical girl genre (and anime/manga as a whole) for being the first magical girl series created for a young male audience, which was unheard of at the time. As such, campy action and the addition of fanservice were integral to making Cutie Honey the iconic and influential series it’s known to be today.

Cutie Honey’s story isn’t overly complicated. An android schoolgirl seeks read more
Feb 3, 2017
GrayRealm (All reviews)
In the time before time, there was an anime called cutie honey... I'm kidding.

This is probably the oldest anime I ever saw. It aired in 1973 (nineteen seventy three). As a result it is pretty much unlike anything I've ever seen, and the closest thing to it, at least visually, is the first season of Sailor Moon. The anime is also based on works on Go Nagai, who is responsible for Devilman, Devilman Lady, Getter Robo, Mazinger, and many other things.

The age of the anime is noticeable in every its aspect - story, characters, visuals, art style and music. It aired before anime became read more
Jul 5, 2017
AnimeTopScholar (All reviews)
Cutey Honey is a show produced by Toei Animation and is directed by Tomoharu Katsumata (Devilman). Cutey Honey is based on the manga of the same name by Go Nagai. It is regarded as one of the very first magical girls.

The story in Cutey Honey is quite simple. Kisaragi Honey is just your average catholic schoolgirl (not). One day she returns home to find that her father has been killed. An evil organisation called Panther Claw is responsible for his death. His dying message reveals that Honey is actually an Android that can use transformative powers thanks to the Atmospheric Element Solidifier that is located read more

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