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Soushin Shoujo Matoi


Alternative Titles

English: Matoi the Sacred Slayer
Japanese: 装神少女まとい

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016
Premiered: Fall 2016
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: White Fox
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.761 (scored by 6,181 users)
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Ranked: #47382
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Popularity: #3004
Members: 20,179
Favorites: 28
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Synopsis

Matoi Sumeragi wishes for nothing more than to lead a normal life away from the spotlight. She is quite satisfied alternating between school and her part-time job at her best friend Yuma Kusanagi's family shrine. But this routine life is permanently disturbed when a Night—an evil extra-dimensional entity—attacks the shrine. Matoi is able to drive it off after unwittingly calling upon the powers of a god, the natural enemies of the Nights.

Matoi and Yuma are soon joined by Claris Tonitolus, an experienced exorcist from the Vatican, and agent Haruka Luciela, who works for the secretive Night defense organization IATO. Despite not knowing the perpetrator behind these attacks nor their motive, Matoi must come to master this newfound power in order to protect both the people around her and the once normal life she holds so dear.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Sakoi, Masayuki
Director
Yamaguchi, Takayuki
Sound Director
Tsuchiya, Hiroyuki
Episode Director
Okamoto, Manabu
Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

"Chou Musubi Amulet (蝶結びアミュレット)" by Mia REGINA

Edit Ending Theme

"My Only Place" by Sphere



More reviewsReviews

Dec 20, 2016
jc9622 (All reviews)
I know you're looking at the studio right now and thinking "Hmm White Fox? I bet this is also going to be dark like Steins;Gate or Re:Zero". I hate to break it to you but this is NOT a magical girl show with a dark atmosphere. This is just a regular magical girl show. However, that doesn't mean I didn't enjoy this show.


[Story]: (6.5/10)
The story of "Soushin Shojou Matoi" (or Matoi The Sacred Slayed in English) isn't anything special like Madoka Magica or Yuki Yuna is a Hero. It's basically about a normal middle school girl named "Matoi" who wants to read more
Dec 21, 2016
FireEmblemIke24 (All reviews)
DISCLAIMER: Had to re-upload because of fallacies in my opening statement.

Matoi the Sacred Slayer is an under-viewed show but don't let that stop you from watching it if you are a fan of the magical girl genre.


An area that I find MtSS to be particular lacking is the plot/story department which is what this show struggles with to a large extent. I can’t confirm whether it wants to be an episodic show with an overarching storyline or that it undergoes the linear format which is not the case through retrospection. It all takes off with shrine maiden Sumeragi Matoi being shocked with the fact that read more
Dec 28, 2016
BlueSkylark (All reviews)
Soushin Shoujo Matoi


For my rating system I did not use the 1-10 scale. I used the 1-5 "The Little Man" Scale. For more information check out my profile.



Story: (2)
Let's start of with the weakest part of the show, which is the story. In general it is a basic light-hearted magic girl story. The main character just one day stumbles into this world of exorcism and needs to learn everything about it before fighting evil.(sound familiar ?)
In each episode they face new monsters to save themself or others, but rather than having a clear set end goal the show is more about the character interactions, their read more
Dec 20, 2016
Shingster (All reviews)
Soushin Shoujo Matoi is a magical girls genre anime that follows a rather ordinary girl as she inadvertently summons the powers of a god that gives her the power to become a magical girl whose purpose is to exorcise evil spirits. While certainly sounding like a average magical girls anime which was my initial thought as well the anime actually has a deeper lesson which is that of friendship that can overcome the hardest of hardships and that if your wish for something is strong enough they may very well come true.

Soushin Shoujo Matoi follows the lives of Matoi Sumeragi a rather ordinary 14 read more

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