Reinya is an ordinary convenience store clerk – by day that is; but at night she becomes the notorious thief, Kaitou Reinya. From her secret underground base, the young robber spends her time freely alongside her accomplice, Chutaro, as she plans her next great heist or simply watches her favourite soap opera. No matter what the loot, as long as it’s gold and catches her eye, then Reinya will steal it and claim it for her own, all while avoiding the semi-watchful eyes of the Oedo Police Department.
What I Liked: Good mixture of consistent, vibrant animation (that reminded me of Pop'n Music) and live action footage. Cute theme song. Brilliant and colourful character designs. Morning Musume member Reina Tanaka does a good job as the central character. Skits were energetic and well executed, even if they did mostly rely on simple sight gags. Manages to use cliches of the genre to its advantage by adding... read more
|Kaitou Reinya Pilot||DVD Special||2010|