Uma Musume: 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
Themes: AnthropomorphicAnthropomorphic, RacingRacing
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.301 (scored by 5422354,223 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #31012
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1615
Members: 142,163
Favorites: 690

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Ranked #3101Popularity #1615Members 142,163
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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

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

Main
Waki, Azumi
Japanese

Silence Suzuka

Main
Kouno, Marika
Japanese

Tokai Teiou

Supporting
Machico
Japanese

Mejiro McQueen

Supporting
Oonishi, Saori
Japanese

Gold Ship

Supporting
Ueda, Hitomi
Japanese

Oguri Cap

Supporting
Takayanagi, Tomoyo
Japanese

Daiwa Scarlet

Supporting
Kimura, Chisa
Japanese

Seiun Sky

Supporting
Kitou, Akari
Japanese

Nice Nature

Supporting
Maeda, Kaori
Japanese

El Condor Pasa

Supporting
Takahashi, Minami
Japanese

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Opening Theme

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"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)
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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




Reviews

Jun 19, 2018
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 ...
Jul 5, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Progressive Animation Works.  P.A. Works.  Over the years I've come to anticipate and fear the kinds of projects they bring to light, seeing both the potential and missed potential of their primarily original works.  So, what's their follow-up to Sakura Quest?  A series that for all intents and purposes was a return to form for the company's standard style of storytelling?  Why it's a mobile game adaptation of course!  I'll be honest, was not expecting that one.

Story:

Uma Musume: Pretty Derby takes place in a world where special girls are birthed as horse girls, girls who are capable of running at incredible speeds and largely participate ...
Jun 10, 2022
Even though I enjoy the game and franchise as a whole, the first season isn't particularly compelling.

Some of the aspects of their world that are normal but to us are horsey are fun, but underutilized.

The sound was frequently mixed weird with glitches and bad balancing.

The art felt manufactured and soul-less which unfortunately made it visually unappealing and didn't play into the fun designs the horse girls have.

As a sports anime, it missed that sparkle that good sports anime have. The outcomes were pretty predictable and I never felt the stakes. The idol aspect of winning the races feels like a weird afterthought in ...

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