Princess Jellyfish

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Synonyms: Kuragehime
Japanese: 海月姫
English: Princess Jellyfish
German: Princess Jellyfish
French: Princess Jellyfish
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Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 15, 2010 to Dec 31, 2010
Premiered: Fall 2010
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:45 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Brain's Base
Source: Manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, CrossdressingCrossdressing, Visual ArtsVisual Arts
Demographic: JoseiJosei
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.111 (scored by 112144112,144 users)
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Ranked: #4872
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1013
Members: 241,949
Favorites: 4,809

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Ever since her late mother took her to an aquarium when she was young, Tsukimi Kurashita has been obsessed with jellyfish, comparing their flowing tentacles to a princess's white dress. Now living with five other unemployed otaku women, 19-year-old Tsukimi spends her days as a social outcast dreaming of becoming an illustrator.

However, her life changes forever when one day, a beautiful woman unexpectedly helps her save a jellyfish in a local pet store. From then on, the stranger—confident, fashionable, and the complete opposite of Tsukimi and her roommates—begins to regularly visit the girls' building. This trendy hipster, though appearing shallow at first, harbors some secrets of her own, starting with the fact that "she" isn't really a girl at all, but a wealthy male college student named Kuranosuke Koibuchi!

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Kuragehime was simulcast on FUNimation in Fall 2010, and became available as a DVD and Blu-ray release the following year. Kuragehime was also briefly available for streaming on Netflix as Princess Jellyfish.

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"Koko Dake no Hanashi (ここだけの話)" by Chatmonchy

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Mar 15, 2024
I love stories where women can just be silly. Most of the time, you see that the "gag character who is actually important in the story" is a role reserved for men. On occasions where this isn't true, their gag is usually something related to being a woman or something that women are stereotypically associated with. But, in Kuragehime, you have a bunch of grown women whose main traits are that they're deeply invested in their hobby to a comical fault, and they are often given the responsibility of moving the plot forward.

Additionally this show just looks really good. Everyone has a cool character ...
Feb 6, 2024
Mixed Feelings
The anime was fine. It was boring, but fine. I didn't really expect the most complex plot line, since most people who watch this anime are watching for the fashion. Let's be honest here. Though would it kill them to actually try?! *sigh*

So the premise of this anime is that the main character is obsessed with jellyfish. Well, that's not all. Her mom tells her that girls will grow up to be princesses and blah blah blah. The problem is, the main character doesn't feel like a princess, since she doesn't upkeep her appearance. So she ...
Sep 30, 2023
For how highly rated this anime was it's surprising how unlikable the characters are. Tsukimi and Kuranosuke are fine enough but a bit bland but the NEETs? Oh my god what a desperately, deeply unpleasant collection of characters. They ranged from annoying to actively crappy people. It was hard to engage with the main storyline because yeah, I don't really care if a bunch of mooching jerks lose their house.

The designs for Tsumiki and Kuranosuke are pretty cute, I do like the art style when it's not drawing vaguely human shaped blobs. I don't know why the NEETs were so cartoony in comparison, it was ...

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