Kuragehime

Alt title: Princess Jellyfish

TV (11 eps)
4.332 of 5 from 7,635 votes
Rank #274

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!

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VivisQueen's avatar by VivisQueen on Jan 6, 2011
Score 7/10

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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

Jamie221b's avatar by Jamie221b on Mar 22, 2015
Score 10/10

This is my favorite anime of all time. Hysterical. Touching. Good representation of real women. What's not to love? read more

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  • Vol: 16+; Ch: 81+
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