Cutie Honey Universe

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Cutey Honey Universe
Japanese: Cutie Honey Universe


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
Premiered: Spring 2018
Broadcast: Sundays at 21:00 (JST)
Studios: Production Reed
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 5.421 (scored by 48934,893 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #116732
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4588
Members: 18,053
Favorites: 14

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Synopsis

The forces of evil are on the rise. When the evil mastermind Sister Jill transforms one of her girls into the bestial Breast Claw and sends her minions out on a mission involving the group Panther Claw and a jewelry store heist, Honey Kisaragi departs from her Catholic girls' school to confront the threat as Cutie Honey. But that's exactly what Sister Jill wants, as she desires Honey's Airborne Element Fixing Device, which allows her to transform into Honey's seven different forms. Meanwhile, Sister Jill is also on the scene in disguise as Inspector Genet, trying to worm her way into Honey's confidence from a different angle.

(Source: ANN)

Background

Premiered on April 8, 2018, and commemorates creator Go Nagai's 50th anniversary as a manga artist by largely adapting the original manga's character designs.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Yokoyama, Akitoshi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Nakano, Tooru
Sound Director
Wakabayashi, Atsushi
Episode Director, Assistant Director
Jun, Narita
Script


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Opening Theme

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"Ai ga Nakucha Tatakaenai (愛がなくちゃ戦えない)" by AOP
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Ending Theme

"SISTER" by luz



Jun 24, 2018
Mixed Feelings
This is Japan's 176th (give or take) attempt on giving Cutie Honey the anime adaptation it deserves. At this point, I am convinced that there is no director alive nor studio in existence that can do it today. The only person who could have ever done it in the history of anime is Kunihiko Ikuhara, it should have happened 20 years ago, and the title of the anime be Shoujo Kakumei Cutie Honey - or Revolutionary Girls Cutie Honey in English.

Cutie Honey is a giant. It's hard to deal with, and even harder to understand. The best way I can think to describe it is ...
Jul 5, 2018
Don't get me wrong, this show had A LOT of direction's issues, but if you enjoy Go Nagai's mangas, you may enjoy Cutie Honey Universe, since this is one of the closest versions to the original source, albeit with creative freedoms.

If we are going to compare this with something else, it would be with Shin Mazinger or Dororon Enma Kun Meramera, although these did a better job than Cutie Honey Universe.

I agree with another review in which the author said that if someone could make a good Honey's adaptation, that should be Ikuhara, the creator of Revolucionary Girl Utena. Instead, we had a director who ...
Jun 26, 2018
I just don't get the latest entry into the Cutie Honey universe. I am not a fan of the series or Go Nagai in general but Re: Cutie Honey knew what it wanted to do & was entertainingly fun.

Cutie Honey Universe was neither. It looks fine with some occasional very interesting visuals (such as in Episode 6) undercut by some quite rough moments. Music was also fine. I quite like the new theme actually but that the original theme is missing is a slightly disappointing. Some of the action and fight sequences were also genuinely quite good. Not great but not terrible either.

Any flaws ...

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