Houkago no Pleiades (TV)

Wish Upon the Pleiades

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Synonyms: Afterschool Pleiades, Hokago no Pleiades
Japanese: 放課後のプレアデス
English: Wish Upon the Pleiades
German: Wish Upon the Pleiades
Spanish: Wish Upon the Pleiades
French: Wish Upon the Pleiades
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 2015 to Jun 25, 2015
Premiered: Spring 2015
Broadcast: Thursdays at 02:44 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Gainax
Source: Original
Theme: SpaceSpace
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.711 (scored by 1195211,952 users)
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Ranked: #53062
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Popularity: #3327
Members: 34,239
Favorites: 104

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The sky is the limit in Houkago no Pleiades. With telescope in hand, Subaru is set to go to the observation room of her school in order to get a view of that night's meteor shower. What she least expects is that behind the observatory door was not the starry skies, but a lavish garden, complete with a resplendent fountain and a mysterious young boy with long red hair.

But the garden soon disappeared, as if Subaru was only imagining things. All that remains of that brilliant sight is an odd, bouncing blob creature that leads her to another magical door, occupied by other girls in magical witch-like costumes. Revelations start hitting Subaru one after the other: one of the girls in the room is her childhood friend Aoi, the little blob is actually an alien of a species called the Pleiadians trying to return home, and Subaru has been selected by him to become the newest member of their group!

Now Subaru's dreams of the stars have come true in the wildest way, as she and her friends attempt to gather pieces of the Pleiadian spacecraft engine to return the being to his home. But they're not the only ones after the engine parts, and they have no idea why!


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Characters & Voice Actors


Takamori, Natsumi


Fujita, Saki


Ohashi, Ayuru


Makino, Yui


Tateno, Kanako


Kuwashima, Houko

Subaru's Father

Katou, Masayuki

Subaru's Mother

Satou, Rina


Ozawa, Ari


Horie, Yui


Saeki, Shouji
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Shundou, Kana
Episode Director, Storyboard
Oonogi, Ayano
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Stella-rium" by Kano (鹿乃) (eps 1-11)

Ending Theme

"Koko kara, Kanata kara (ここから、かなたから)" by fragments (Natsumi Takamori, Ayuru Ohashi, Kanako Tateno, Yui Makino, Saki Fujita)

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