Release the Spyce

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English: Release the Spyce
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2018 to Dec 23, 2018
Premiered: Fall 2018
Broadcast: Sundays at 02:38 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Lay-duce
Source: Original
Genre: ActionAction
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.961 (scored by 2533425,334 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #50222
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2533
Members: 73,257
Favorites: 216

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Momo Minamoto is a shy teenager who simply wants to do good in the world. Her dream is to follow in her police officer father's footsteps and support law and order. And just like him, she has a very unique ability: her senses are much more refined than those of any average person. A simple lick will enable her to determine what someone is feeling.

One night, as she admires the landscape, Momo sees suspicious shades moving in the distance. After learning that those shades were spies, she is recruited by their captain Yuki Hanzoumon, a senior at her school. The members of their secret agency, called the Tsukikage, also have the power to gain strength after ingesting spices.

Release the Spyce is an action-packed spy series about the Tsukikage's missions as they fight in the shadows to protect the city from crime while keeping up with their high school life.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Maeda, Toshihiro
Yonai, Noritomo
Producer, Planning


Opening Theme

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"Spatto! Spy & Spyce (スパッと!スパイ&スパイス)" by Tsukikage (Yukari Anzai, Manami Numakura, Akane Fujita, Aya Suzaki, Yuri Noguchi, Aya Uchida)

Ending Theme

"Hide & Seek" by Tsukikage (Yukari Anzai, Manami Numakura, Akane Fujita, Aya Suzaki, Yuri Noguchi, Aya Uchida)


Dec 22, 2018
Release the Spyce can be a serious competitor for the cartoon “Totally Spies” from Western and Princess Principal (I still consider the latter better). The main difference, the type of missions and the main characters. There is a mysterious taint created during all the episodes. Also, the bad commentaries do not give merit to the show and it deserves some praise. It is not that abysmal, and it is more entertaining than some shows of the same genre and it is highly better compared with some disasters from the season .. Gob..

On the other hand, the series at the beginning has a cartoonish ...
Jan 3, 2019
Mixed Feelings
There's little reason for me to enjoy this show, but I did. The concept is simple. Replace James Bond with a team of cute anime girls that can hulk out eating spices. That's exactly what you're getting here. However the show really embraced it's concept and ran with it, giving you a fun ride.

So, the story for this anime is wrought with spy tropes. You see everything coming from a mile away, but the point of the story for this series was clearly to get you from set piece to set piece. The humor is prevalent but rarely more than just okay. ...
Dec 22, 2018
Release The Spyce is the worst thing ever written by a human. No really, it's there when you Google "Worst Thing ever written by a human". I could go on and on about how boring the show is, how disappointing it ended up being, how much it lacked commitment with its traitor subplot, or how useless and braindead everyone is without being fun or how Momo never really licked anyone despite it being one of the main gimmicks of the show, but I'm going to spend the rest of this review recommending several alternatives to Spyce instead.

Cute girls doing cute action things? Toji no ...

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