Maria†Holic Alive

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Synonyms: Maria+Holic 2, Maria Holic 2, MariaHolic 2
Japanese: まりあ†ほりっく あらいぶ
English: Maria†Holic Alive
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2011 to Jun 24, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Tokyo Music
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Shaft
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Girls LoveGirls Love
Themes: CrossdressingCrossdressing, ParodyParody, SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.961 (scored by 2835128,351 users)
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Ranked: #40882
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Popularity: #2403
Members: 62,836
Favorites: 64

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When Kanako Miyamae transferred to a new all-girls school, she hoped to find true love. What she found instead was the beautiful Mariya Shidou, a charming classmate Kanako met on her first day. But Mariya has one flaw: she is actually a cross-dressing boy! After discovering Mariya's secret and becoming stuck with him as her roommate, Kanako's life has become a series of misfortunes. All she wants is to find the girl of her dreams, which is hard to do with the meddling of the sadistic Mariya and his sharp-tongued maid Matsurika Shinouji.

Maria†Holic Alive continues the story of Kanako as she deals with being Mariya's roommate and aims to find true love, while enduring high school itself.

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Kubota, Mitsutoshi
Ooshima, Miku
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Opening Theme

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1: "Mousou Senshi Miyamae Kanako (妄想戦士 宮前かなこ)" by Sugita Tomokazu (eps 1-4)
2: "Run Run Riru Ran Ran Rara (るんるんりる らんらんらら)" by Yuu Kobayashi (eps 5, 7-12)
3: "Run Run Riru Ran Ran Rara Matsurika Version (るんるんりる らんらんらら (茉莉花 ヴァージョン))" by Marina Inoue (eps 6)

Ending Theme

1: "Dounimo Tomaranai (どうにもとまらない)" by Yuu Kobayashi, Asami Sanada and Marina Inoue (eps 1-11)
2: "Donmai Donmai! (ドンマイ ドンマイ!)" by Yuu Kobayashi as Mariya Shidou & Suteki na Nakamatachi (eps 12)

Aug 1, 2011
This review is short because it is assumed you have watched the first season. This is about the differences of the second season.

Maria holic continues it's madness where it left off. Well, not exactly. It starts off right before the pool opens, and the cliffhanger from last season's finale becomes moot. That is okay though as there is no plot anyways, and it gives the same wacky comedy it did two years ago.

There is not much that changes about the humor in the show so if you thoroughly enjoyed the first reason you can rest assured that the amount of laughs won't change drastically. However, ...
Mar 27, 2013
Mixed Feelings
Maria Holic Alive is the sequel to the above-average anime, Maria Holic. To be honest, I was very surprised that the anime even had a sequel. I decided to watch this because I was hoping that it would be better than the original. In the end, it was better. But only by a tiny amount. The sense of humor in this sequel was slightly better. I laughed to several of the funny, illogical moments that the series provided.

Story? Maria Holic Alive, takes place few months after the protagonist, Miyamae Kanako's transfer to the Catholic all-girls high school Ame-no-Kisaki. From there onwards, the "story" continues. Again ...
Aug 28, 2011
Mixed Feelings
My thought's on Maria†Holic were that the first season turned out pretty well with lot's of joke a little bit of plot to keep you interested and fun, sadistic, cross-dressing character's that we all know and love....

Unfortunately, Maria†Holic Alive didn't quite bring back the same thing for the table, they traded out most of the originality of the first season for nothing but nose-bleed's- Complex jokes and that is more or less why I had to give a giant sigh, to what could of been my favorite Anime of the year.

I can only cross my fingers in hopes that will change over time.

Story: ...


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