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Synonyms: My Princess
Japanese: 舞-HiME
English: My-Hime
German: My-Hime
French: My-Hime
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 1, 2004 to Apr 1, 2005
Premiered: Fall 2004
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:30 (JST)
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, Girls LoveGirls Love
Themes: Mahou ShoujoMahou Shoujo, SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.421 (scored by 5113151,131 users)
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Ranked: #20082
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Popularity: #1775
Members: 113,012
Favorites: 1,146

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Thirteen girls, each with the ability to materialize "Elements" and summon metallic guardians called "Childs" have been brought to Fuuka Academy to battle mysterious creatures called Orphans. Each with a different personality and background, they must decide who they truly care about and why they fight.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Taniguchi, Gorou
Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Obara, Masakazu
Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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"Shining Days" by Minami Kuribayashi

Ending Theme

1: "Kimi ga Sora datta" by Aki Misato
2: "It's Only The Fairy Tale" by Yuko Miyamura (eps 15)
3: "Shining Days" by Minami Kuribayashi (eps 26)

Sep 9, 2008
"An overlooked masterpiece that deserves a lot more attention."

I watched Mai HiME long before joining MAL so I didn't know what to say when I first saw the overall rating to be so low. Thus I decided to re-watch the show this past week to refresh my memory and to prepare for this review. If there is one thing my opinion changed about this anime since my first time watching it a few years back, it is the quality of the animation which we will get to in a moment. One short recommendation before we begin the review, get lots of tissue paper when you ...
Jan 6, 2007
Mai-HiME sports the story of Tokiha Mai and her brother Takumi as they enter the prestigious Fuuka Gakuen. As the viewer, you're introduced in the first episode to several "HiME's" - girls with the power to materialize their own individual equipment.

Characters include the 13 HiME's, each with a distinct personality and Child - a sort of mecha guardian. Each HiME also has one special person, very important in her life. That makes a main cast of 39 (or 26 if you don't include Childs). From here, there's several more main characters related to the plot as well as quite a few sub-characters. Sounds confusing, ...
Apr 14, 2010
I have managed, in complete fruitless productivity of my time, to sit down and watch this series repeatedly, approximately 5 times, excluding the very first time I watched it. I had seen a small article in Anime Insider on series' that were slowly becoming growingly popular, and decided that after seeing many dedications of fanfiction and fanart made toward this series, that I'd give it a shot. It takes a lot to get me to sit down and risk any possibility of wasted time watching television, but I was certainly not disappointed.

At first, it seemed to me that I was getting dragged into ...

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