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Mahou Shoujo Pretty Sammy

Alternative Titles

English: Magical Girl Pretty Sammy
Synonyms: Tenchi Muyo: Magical Girl Pretty Samy
Japanese: 魔法少女プリティサミー


Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 25, 1995 to Aug 24, 1997
Producers: AIC
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Original
Duration: 43 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.441 (scored by 2,199 users)
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Ranked: #62162
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5302
Members: 5,405
Favorites: 12


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Feb 18, 2017
Takako-Jin (All reviews)
Sasami takes up the mantle of a magical girl and fights alongside Ryou-Ouki to help Tsunami become queen of a magical kingdom.
Sounds random, but if done right it works really well.

Sadly the first film is not done right.
Films 2 and 3 are actually pretty good, though the third one suffers from the same problems as the first.

The biggest issue I have is that too much time is spent on Ryoko and Ayeka chasing Tenchi, which doesn't add anything to the plot. On the contrary, it draws attention from it and makes it seem unfocused and all over the place. That probably also alienates viewers not read more
Aug 6, 2008
AoiMemori (All reviews)
Mwahaha! Now for a review of this weird "WTH is going on here?!?!" series!

Pretty Sammy... In a few words: This is one hell of a weird anime to branch off of the original Tenchi Muyo anime o_O

Story: Is not that good yet it's not that bad. We meet along with 4th grader Sasami who is just your regular elementary school student who randomly gets powers because a certain goddess was either bored or she needed help for one thing or another (OMG... I can't believe I forgot already x.x). Oh well. This is mostly a story about the trials that Pretty Sammy has to go read more