Magic Knight Rayearth

TV (49 eps)
3.465 of 5 from 4,558 votes
Rank #1,996

MKR is a Clamp anime about three girls who are taken from Tokyo during a school field trip, and transported into a fantasy world. Hikaru Shidou, Umi Ryuzaaki, and Fuu Hououji must fight a slew of enemies, overcome trials and tribulations, and face their inner demons to save Cephiro, a wonderfully detailed world, from a dastardly evil and powerful Priest, Zagato.

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Jul 31, 2012
Score: 5/10

The debut anime of CLAMP. Brings back fond memories but gets easily over after you see it for what it really is.

ART SECTION: 5/10 [CLAMP your hands if you believe this series is dated.]

Take your average Mahou Shojo. Toss in some mecka and a fairy tale land and you got it! Bright colors, corny JRPG uniforms, character figures without much detail, lots of SD moments. These elements are not... read more

WhiteKnight's avatar by WhiteKnight on Jul 13, 2013
Score: 7/10

Story: Overall, this started out like so many other crappy anime but it really turned it around in the end. The last few episodes of season one made up for the standard fare of the first dozen and a half. The second half left a little to be desired and didn't quite measure up to the first in final epic turns. Overall it turned out much like one would expect but with some decidly adult themes thrown in for a... read more

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Magic Knight Rayearth OVA OVA 1997

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Magic Knight Rayearth 1993
Magic Knight Rayearth II 1995

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