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Shin Shirayuki-hime Densetsu Pretear

Shin Shirayuki-hime Densetsu Pretear

Alternative Titles

English: Prétear: The New Legend of Snow White
Japanese: 新白雪姫伝説プリーティア


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 18
Status: Finished
Published: May 30, 2000 to Jul 18, 2001
Authors: Naruse, Kaori (Art), Satou, Junichi (Story)
Serialization: None


Score: 7.421 (scored by 2009 users)
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Ranked: #45382
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Popularity: #2479
Members: 4,039
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Himeno Awayuki is a high school student who's having trouble adjusting to her new lifestyle. Her mother passed away when she was a child, and her father Kaoru married the richest woman in town, Natuse. Kaoru always seems to take Natuse's side, and Natuse's two daughters aren't too fond of Himeno. Himeno's new life changes when she takes a shortcut to school and runs into a young boy, who takes her to a magical world on the brink of extinction. This world needs the help of a magical princess called the Pretear, who happens to be Himeno herself.


Shin Shirayuki-hime Densetsu Pretear was published in English as Pretear by ADV Manga from June 8, 2004 to January 18, 2005.

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Aug 30, 2008
Somiboo (All reviews)
Created with the historical fairy-tale of 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" in mind, Pretear proves to be a mediocre and lacking tale of one school-girl's journey to save the world with the aid of seven, note-worthy adorable, magical young men.

The story takes place in the present-day world, where magic and special powers are nothing but intriguing elements in fantasy novels. The main protagonist, sixteen year old Himeno, is initially presented as an ordinary girl with her share of problems. However, almost as immediately as she is introduced, it is made clear that there is more to Himeno than meets the eye.
Fast paced at read more
Dec 23, 2007
miricalestar (All reviews)
If you have heard or read of the usual fairytale "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves", then this anime will certainly resemble that old story from the past. Except this time, the princess isn't all cute and friendly. She's got a short temper and lives in a hard situation with her family - introducing, Miss Himeno Awayuki. This girl only wants to live a normal life, but finds herself wounding into the strangest situations - a great twist to the original "Snow White" story.

The manga art is quite sketchy, and at times the lines are so thick that the visual alone is blurry and difficult read more
Aug 11, 2010
Maz-Maz (All reviews)
Oprah: Audience, may I please draw your attention to this Manga's cover.

What do you see?

A two-year-old's drawing of a girl holding flowers?
Yes that is absolutely correct, and it just so happens that this story was made by that two-year-old.

*Audience applause*

Don't believe me, read this and then come back and see me and ask for forgiveness knowing I was right.

The story was very 'Disney' aka. 'very Snow White', 'very 'it's so sweet that the next day the dentist gave me 5 cavities'': 'very CHILDISH'. If I knew I'd signed up for a depth-less, happy-ending-ed kind of story full of I-feel-so-sorry-for-myself and woe-is-me-I-am-SO-worthless-please-someone-pity-me characters that after opening read more
Feb 25, 2014
angelsreview (All reviews)
Remember the pretty stories of Snow White, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty, you think of a little damsel in need of rescuing. You rarely think of the damsel being the one able to help save the knight in shinning armor but that’s sort of the feeling about this. Such a pure and sweet little girl with a heart of gold; YA RIGHT! This little princess isn’t as pure as the story but she does have a small sad story to tell. With an alcoholic Dad who didn’t really bring money in with his books, she pretty much had to grow up fast and take care of read more


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