Soushin Shoujo Matoi


Matoi the Sacred Slayer

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 装神少女まとい
English: Matoi the Sacred Slayer
German: Matoi the Sacred Slayer
Spanish: Matoi the Sacred Slayer
French: Matoi the Sacred Slayer
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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
Genre: SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.711 (scored by 84438,443 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #52532
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3909
Members: 24,964
Favorites: 31

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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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Staff

Sakoi, Masayuki
Director
Yamaguchi, Takayuki
Sound Director
Okamoto, Manabu
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ozaki, Takaharu
Episode Director, Storyboard


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

"My Only Place" by Sphere



Dec 20, 2016
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'll get right to the point 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 live ...
Dec 20, 2016
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 ...
Dec 21, 2016
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 ...

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