Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid

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Japanese: ヴァルキリードライヴ マーメイド
English: Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 10, 2015 to Dec 26, 2015
Premiered: Fall 2015
Broadcast: Saturdays at 23:30 (JST)
Producers: Genco
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Arms
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, Girls LoveGirls Love, EcchiEcchi
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.051 (scored by 5452154,521 users)
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Ranked: #86302
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Popularity: #1532
Members: 136,272
Favorites: 431

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Naïve 16-year-old Mamori Tokonome is accustomed to being teased at school for having an unfortunate surname that can also be read as "virgin." However, young Mamori will soon have to get used to being teased in other ways...

Kidnapped during gym class, Mamori wakes up only to find herself stranded and under attack on the exotic island of Mermaid. Luckily, enigmatic fellow castaway Mirei Shikishima knows exactly how to take the lead—through a passionate kiss, Mirei unleashes Mamori's Exter transformation abilities, turning the innocent red-head into a battle-ready cutlass through the power of arousal.

The duo will need to tap into that power as Mermaid Island is full of potential friends and foes: Charlotte, the sadistic Liberator of an Exter harem; the gluttonous and crafty Meifon; the mysterious but charismatic Akira Hiiragi; and the erotic biker duo Lady Lady. Mamori and Mirei's powerful and intimate embrace is the only way for the pair to ensure their survival on this scandalous island.

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The franchise consists of three projects; Mermaid, a television anime series produced by Arms Corporation, which aired in Japan between October and December 2015; Bhikkhuni, a PlayStation Vita game; and Siren, a social game for iOS and Android devices also released in 2015.

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Jan 9, 2016
This is, putting it simply, a softcore lesbian porn anime. It exists primarily to arouse the viewer; nothing more, nothing less. The story is simply an excuse for seeing sexy girls interact, fanservicey fight-scenes and borderline hentai scenes. The truth is, actual hentai anime tends to be stuck with very small budgets; meanwhile "softcore" anime can more often afford significantly better production values, as this anime shows, and I much rather enjoy a softcore show with decent production values over chicken-scratch "hardcore" OVAs.

The story of a bunch of girls being trapped on an island, the "Soul Eater, but with orgasms" premise of the action scenes... ...
Jan 2, 2016
This is lewd show for sure, everyone can read the description right? though I must admit, this one is not your average ecchi show, I think it is not exaggerated to label it borderline hen***. Is it bad then? that's up to the viewer to decide. personally I'll say this show is enjoyable, not because the perverted things, it has few good points too.

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Dec 27, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Studio Arms has a rather—shall we say—less than impressive reputation in the anime community. Although they have done numerous different types of shows in the past, the most prevalent one is action/ecchi... and I mean the very worst kind of it. If there is one company who seemingly has a full monopoly on bad ecchi anime, then it's Arms. I still consider Queen's Blade to be the single worst full-length anime TV-series I have ever seen, and my faith in the studio since then has been rather limited to say the least. And thus it is hardly a surprise that I wasn't exactly expecting much ...

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