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Toji no Miko


Alternative Titles

English: Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko
Synonyms: Sword User Shrine Maiden, The Shrine Maiden Swordwielders
Japanese: 刀使ノ巫女

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2018 to Jun 22, 2018
Premiered: Winter 2018
Broadcast: Fridays at 21:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Studio Gokumi
Source: Original
Genres: Action, Fantasy
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.931 (scored by 11,890 users)
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Ranked: #40072
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Popularity: #1764
Members: 50,309
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Synopsis

Throughout history, an elite group of shrine maidens known as "Toji" have saved the world from "Aratama," strange and malevolent beings bent on destroying humanity. In modern times, these warriors have been assigned to a special police squad to exterminate Aratama. The government has also set up five elite schools across the country to provide young girls the necessary sword fighting skills to eradicate these monsters and eventually join their fellow Toji in protecting the world.

A student of one of those five schools, Kanami Etou is chosen to represent Minoseki Academy in a sword fighting tournament, where she meets the mysterious Hiyori Juujou. Although Kanami and Hiyori rise to the top of the tournament, their battle takes an unexpected turn, throwing the world of the Toji into chaos. Likely that the Toji are facing betrayal from within, the two are forced to flee the tournament, clashing with former comrades on the way.

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Staff

Kakimoto, Koudai
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Nobuta, Yuu
Episode Director, Storyboard
Oonishi, Saori
Theme Song Performance


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Save you Save me" by Kanami Etou (Kaede Hondo), Hiyori Juujuu (Saori Oonishi), Mai Yanase (Azumi Waki), Sayaka Itomi (Hina Kino), Kaoru Mashiko (Risae Matsuda), Eren Kohagura (Eri Suzuki) (eps 1-12)
#2: "Shinkakei Colors (進化系Colors)" by Kanami Etou (Kaede Hondo), Hiyori Juujuu (Saori Oonishi), Mai Yanase (Azumi Waki), Sayaka Itomi (Hina Kino), Kaoru Mashiko (Risae Matsuda), Eren Kohagura (Eri Suzuki) (eps 13-)

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#1: "Kokoro no Memoria (心のメモリア)" by Kanami Etou (Kaede Hondo), Hiyori Juujuu (Saori Oonishi), Mai Yanase (Azumi Waki), Sayaka Itomi (Hina Kino), Kaoru Mashiko (Risae Matsuda), Eren Kohagura (Eri Suzuki) (eps 1-12)
#2: "Mirai Epilogue (未来エピローグ)" by Kanami Etou (Kaede Hondo), Hiyori Juujuu (Saori Oonishi), Mai Yanase (Azumi Waki), Sayaka Itomi (Hina Kino), Kaoru Mashiko (Risae Matsuda), Eren Kohagura (Eri Suzuki) (eps 13-)



More reviewsReviews

Jun 22, 2018
Shingster (All reviews)
Please note this review is intended to be read by those that have finished watching Katana Maidens and while care has been taken to minimise story related spoilers there may still be spoilers within character analysis. You have been warned.

The tale of how six schoolgirls and their allies fought to protect the world from monsters from a parallel dimension with friendship, courage and a whole lot of awesome swordsmanship.

Based off an original idea Katana Maidens or its Japanese title of Toji No Miko is an adventure and fantasy themed anime that gives us the opportunity to see what would happen if you combine read more
Jun 22, 2018
TakamakiJoker (All reviews)
If there is an anime from 2018 that I consider to be underappreciated it would be Katana Maidens because despite having a low MAL score which I will never understand it manages to be the best two cour show from the Winter 18 season. The main reasons for why I think this show is better to compare to the likes of Darling in the Franxx, Beatless, and Record of the Grancrest War is one it’s very enjoyable to watch from start to finish, two the story and characters were well-handled and three and most importantly Katana Maidens actually respects its audience. Yes, this show is read more
Jun 22, 2018
Morag_23 (All reviews)
Why 10? I started this anime at the begginning of january and I knew it was for me. In general, my favorite animes of a airing seasons are slice-of-life. But Katana Maidens - Toji no Miko is an action anime. I think what it makes it great is the characters, who are the steel of the story: the past of Hiyori, the determination of Kanami, etc. The art is amazing, and probably one of my favorite! It fit perfectly with the emotions of the characters IMO. How much did I enjoy the serie? Man, I waited each friday with excitement to watch those! Ho, I read more
Jun 22, 2018
KANLen09 (All reviews)
This show...has a definite edge when it comes to the start of 2-cour shows of the year, but when all is said and done, it is still a good watch from start to end, even though I had a disdain for the premise of the show.

The story of Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko starts as bland, cookiecutter and generic (this is NOT CGDCT)...until the intense action starts building the story up...in a very slow fashion unfortunately. At first, I really don't seem to understand why this 2-cour show is that memorable, but after watching all the way through, it felt some sense of satisfaction, but read more

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