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Shugo Chara!

Alternative Titles

English: Shugo Chara!
Synonyms: Guardian Character!
Japanese: しゅごキャラ!


Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2007 to Sep 27, 2008
Premiered: Fall 2007
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Tokyo, Sotsu, Pony Canyon
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Satelight
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.601 (scored by 58,729 users)
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Ranked: #13102
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Popularity: #460
Members: 124,442
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Amu Hinamori is a student at Seiyo Elementary, where she has a reputation for being "cool and spicy"; however, her real personality is that of an extremely shy and easily intimidated girl. One night Amu makes a wish that she would have the courage to be reborn as her "would-be" self. The next morning Amu finds three brightly colored eggs—red, blue, and green—in her bed. Each egg eventually hatches into a Guardian Character: Ran, Miki, and Su. Guardian Characters are angel-like beings that aid a person into becoming their "would-be" selves and fulfill the person's dreams. The Guardian Characters accomplish this by giving encouragement and advice, but they can also temporarily change a person's personality and abilities. With the Guardian Characters, Amu's life becomes much more complex as she now struggles to deal with her new personalities and the Seiyo Elementary Guardians—a student council group where each member has their own Guardian Character—who recruits Amu to search for and seal the X eggs and X Characters, corrupted forms of people's dreams.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Tsukiyomi, Ikuto
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Nakamura, Yuuichi
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Hinamori, Amu
Hinamori, Amu
Itou, Kanae
Itou, Kanae
Hoshina, Utau
Hoshina, Utau
Mizuki, Nana
Mizuki, Nana
Souma, Kuukai
Souma, Kuukai
Abe, Atsushi
Abe, Atsushi


Nakamura, Shinichi
Nakamura, Shinichi
Yasuda, Kenji
Yasuda, Kenji
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Susumu
Aketagawa, Susumu
Sound Director
Kanazawa, Hiromichi
Kanazawa, Hiromichi
Episode Director, Storyboard

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#1: "Kokoro no Tamago (こころのたまご)" by Buono! (eps 1-26)
#2: "Minna Daisuki (みんなだいすき)" by Buono! (eps 27-51)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Honto no Jibun (ホントのじぶん)" by Buono! (eps 1-12)
#2: "Renai ♥ Rider (恋愛♥ライダー)" by Buono! (eps 13-26)
#3: "Kiss! Kiss! Kiss!" by Buono! (eps 27- 39)
#4: "Gachinko de Ikou! (ガチンコでいこう!)" by Buono! (eps 40- )

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May 13, 2009
The Mahou Shoujo genre is all too often populated with casts of sweet, brightly animated lolis who are surrounded by perverted adults and magical animals. Couple this together with overly long and usually indecent (given the ages of the characters) transformation scenes and stupid inane plots that make watching children's programming with your kids seem smart by comparison. Shugo Chara! takes those stereotypes and blows them up completely, and leaves us with one of the most wonderful and enjoyable anime experiences ever.

I found this series to be a breath of fresh air. While the premise of the story is nothing that we read more
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Apr 25, 2008
Any fan of Mahou Shoujo anime should really enjoy Shugo Chara!, especially since it's been a while since we've seen a Mahou Shoujo anime which has more plot than using sparkle rays to blast some monsters.

Shugo Chara! has all the classic Mahou Shoujo elements; blasting away a similar enemy in fillers, overly long transformation sequences, a "chosen" and "special" heroine, and the classic idea of making enemies into friends.

But Shugo Chara! has what a lot of Mahou Shoujo seem to be missing. A nice message and some good romance. It's not just about blasting away the enemy, it's about a young girls confusion over her read more
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Apr 5, 2008
This is my first review so please stay with me:

Shugo Chara,
When I first saw the description I must admit I was skeptical. For one thing it revolves around an elementary student, and for another it was labled under romance. (I watch a ton of High School Drama's so I'm always on the lookout for a good romance anime)

I clicked on episode one and figured "Eh, why not give it a try". Within the first two seconds I almost stopped it.
"All kids have an egg in their soul"..... You can see where im coming from?
But I didn't, I stuck to it. And I am so read more
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Nov 29, 2007
My first review ever, sorry if it's bad.
And the anime is still airing now I'm writing time.

The story is about somebody know as a cool girl, Amu. But it is not her real being self. On a day she finds 3 eggs out them coming Ran, Miki and Suu her 3 charackters how she wanna be. When she joins te guardians she get the job as a joker and find the x eggs but of course there are allot of problems do deal with...
About the story, you will like it if you like comedy and allot of fantasy together. So I give it a 9 read more
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