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 108993108,993 users)
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Ranked: #4662
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #999
Members: 233,069
Favorites: 4,625

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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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Characters & Voice Actors


Morijiri, Kazuaki
Oomori, Takahiro
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"Koko Dake no Hanashi (ここだけの話)" by Chatmonchy


Oct 29, 2023
Its a very touching story about a girl,more like a hidden talent who draws all kinds of jellyfish.I like that every character in the story has his/her own difficulties to face during the show and they're all uniquely funny.
Watching it gave me warm loving feelings and a spice of laughter. If you 're an introvert it can be very relatable. I recommend watching it in a time when you want to pass the time chilling, its a light and small show to watch after a long day.
The story was pretty much the characters just hanging out with eachother while you can discover their fixations ...
Apr 8, 2023
Mixed Feelings
I loved the concept of this anime! I related to the characters deeply, as I have social anxiety and avoid any human interaction as much as I can. They are all flawed in some way, but no character was irritating or unlikable (except one but she’s supposed to be unliked). The plot was very interesting, and somewhat realistic. It definitely fit into the romance anime genre. But the whole story was ruined by the rushed ending! The characters didn’t have a chance to grow. The main problem was fixed, but it was so rushed! I still had so many questions, but no answers. I was ...
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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