Uma Musume: Pretty Derby (TV)

Umamusume: Pretty Derby

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ウマ娘 プリティーダービー
English: Umamusume: Pretty Derby
German: Umamusume: Pretty Derby
Spanish: Umamusume: Pretty Derby
French: Umamusume: Pretty Derby
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2018 to Jun 18, 2018
Premiered: Spring 2018
Broadcast: Mondays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: P.A. Works
Source: Game
Genre: SportsSports
Theme: AnthropomorphicAnthropomorphic
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.301 (scored by 4426744,267 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #25132
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1570
Members: 115,496
Favorites: 472

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Famous racehorses that have left behind worthy legacies, unique as they can be, are reincarnated as horse girls in a parallel world. In this life, they start their journey anew as they continue to race and perhaps relive the success they once lived through.

Aspiring to become the best racehorse in Japan, a horse girl named Special Week moves to Tokyo to enroll in the Tracen Academy—an institution that nurtures horse girls like her to become better racers. There, Special Week witnesses the sophisticated running style of Silence Suzuka and is inspired to become a racer like her. Shortly after, Special Week finds herself recruited into Silence Suzuka's team, Spica. From there, she begins her path to the top—one lap at a time.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Special Week

Waki, Azumi

Silence Suzuka

Kouno, Marika

Tokai Teiou


Mejiro McQueen

Oonishi, Saori

Gold Ship

Ueda, Hitomi

Daiwa Scarlet

Kimura, Chisa

El Condor Pasa

Takahashi, Minami

Seiun Sky

Kitou, Akari

Oguri Cap

Takayanagi, Tomoyo

Symboli Rudolf

Tadokoro, Azusa


Oikawa, Kei
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Morita, Yuuichi
Sound Director
Abe, Yuriko
Episode Director
Yonaiyama, Youko


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Make Debut!" by Special Week (Azumi Waki), Silence Suzuka (Marika Kouno), Toukai Teio (Machico), Vodka (Ayaka Ohashi), Daiwa Scarlet (Chise Kimura), Gold Ship (Hitomi Ueda), Mejiro McQueen (Saori Oonishi)

Ending Theme

1: "Glow Up Shine! (グロウアップ・シャイン!)" by Special Week (waki Azumi), Silence Suzuka (Kouno Marika), Toukai Teio (Machico), Vodka (Ohashi Ayaka), Daiwa Scarlet (Kimura Chise), Gold Ship (Ueda Hitomi), Mejiro McQueen (Oonishi Saori)
2: "Arigatou, Kamisama (ありがとう、神様)" by Special Week (Waki Azumi) (eps 5)
3: "Silent Star" by Silence Suzuka (Kouno Marika) (eps 7)
4: "Find My Only Way" by Special Week (Waki Azumi), Silence Suzuka (Kouno Marika), Toukai Teio (Machico), Vodka (Ohashi Ayaka), Daiwa Scarlet (Kimura Chise), Gold Ship (Ueda Hitomi), Mejiro McQueen (Oonishi Saori) (eps 12)
5: "Umapyoi Densetsu (うまぴょい伝説)" by Special Week (Waki Azumi), Silence Suzuka (Kouno Marika), Toukai Teio (Machico), Vodka (Ohashi Ayaka), Daiwa Scarlet (Kimura Chise), Gold Ship (Ueda Hitomi), Mejiro McQueen (Oonishi Saori), El Condor Pasa

Jun 19, 2018
Karhu (All reviews)
Sometimes I just really fucking love Japan. This time is that time. Welcome to Uma Musume, show about horse-girls.

Ever since the masterpiece of sports anime, Keijo, ended, I have been eagerly waiting for another series that treasures the beauty of sportic anime ladies. This time they have animals ears, tails and are so goddamn happy all the time. It's great.

The characters are the selling point of this anime. Special Week (yes, that's an actual name of the main character) is super positive and energetic. It's almost as if there is no reining day in her life.(heh, pun). Unless someone sexually abuses her legs. Make read more
Dec 29, 2019
Agent_Redacted (All reviews)
The first thing that comes into my mind when I hear the word "horse girls" are those forbidden videos that you probably encountered at some point when you were watching porn. That's right. I'm talking about those ones. Just the idea of thinking about it makes me want to puke. Those videos changed my perspective of horses in a heartbeat.

I found this anime yesterday when one of my friend added it into his/her's PTW list. The thumbnail of the anime looked enticing so I decided to click on it and it brought me to the information page. I first thought that this show was read more
Jun 19, 2018
Pipe (All reviews)
Each season PA Works delivers an enjoyable series, this time Uma Musume: Pretty Derby. The anime deepen values such us the need to improve no matter the adversity and the friendship. It is great seeing they did not resort to the fanservice or the boring and the repetitive plot ideas of the average sports series. The simple story carries a diverse set of characters and exploits their various personalities. Furthermore, the idea of moving forward keep us the viewer entertain until the end of the series.

The main story is about horse-girls and their struggle to be the best. They suffer, cry, smile, joke, they are read more
Mar 5, 2021
Haru_Kobuchizawa (All reviews)
Uma Musume 10/10

Did you say horse girls? YEAAAAAAAH ... this is what we have.
This wonder became one of the most exciting animes of the April 2018 season, when I watched it, due to its very well run races having all the excitement of the audience and remarkable moments that surprise. With each race we are in expectation of what could happen, if there would be an accident or who would win, nothing in them is predictable. Despite the rivalries between the teams the girls are super friends and together they are motivated in order to continue their careers. When I saw that P.A.Works was going read more

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