Tsukimi is an otaku and jellyfish enthusiast whose only means of coping with the world is to reject it: she and her friends live in a house they declare a man-free zone, generally avoid 'stylish people', and spend their days blissfully bonding over geeky rituals. As misfortune would have it, their convenient existence is about to be turned on its head by the arrival of Kuranosuke, a seemingly beautiful young woman who is actually a beautiful young man. While he may be strange even by their standards, Kuranosuke embodies everything Tsukimi secretly dreams of being - a princess as ethereal as a floating jellyfish - and promises the kind of mind-boggling adventures only possible when geek meets chic!
Every anime menu needs its light, bubbly relief, and in one of the driest years for decent shows, Kuragehime’s plot about geeks, fashion, and cross-dressers is diet cola. An unabashedly insubstantial plot aided by cliché sweeteners helps this go down oh so easily. Fashionable cross-dresser ... read more
Noitamina shows have recently been taking a bit of a dive, so it was good to go back and remind myself of why the time slot has such a good reputation, Kuragehime was a great way of achieving this. Story Tsukimi has recently moved into a boarding house in Tokyo filled with batchelorettes, and joined the Sisterhood. A group of Otaku NEET women who live only to persue their individula hobbies. In the case of... read more
|Kuragehime: Soreike! Amars Tankentai||Other||2011|
|Kuragehime Specials||DVD Special||2011|
|Princess Jellyfish||2008||Original Manga|