TV (26 eps)
3.7 of 5 from 5,070 votes
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Arika Yumemiya is a poor yet energetic girl who has come to the city to become an Otome – a female warrior with the power to match an entire army. She quickly befriends her irritable fellow student Nina Wong and Princess Mashiro, the queen-to-be. With the help of her mysterious benefactor and abundant natural talent, she’s able to overcome the trials of everyday life in the competitive Garderobe Academy, but darker schemes are afoot. How will her new friendships fare, when secrets of the past and present are brought forth to spark a fight for the crown, and more?

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mottscurry's avatar by mottscurry on Jan 31, 2014
Score 8.7/10

My-Otome (which does not translate to anything special, although Otome does refer to a specific type of video game intended for female audiences where one of the main goals is to develop relationships with male and sometimes even female characters) is a spin-off series of My-HiME, not a sequel. Very much like A Certain Scientific Railgun is to A Certain... read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Aug 13, 2012
Score 4/10

Notice: I don’t write reviews for sequels and this case is no exception. My Otome is NOT the sequel of My Hime but an alternative universe. You know, like the Gundam franchise. All similarities between them are not circumstantial but more like slight alterations of the same idea (yes, like the Gundam franchise). At the same time it would help to have watched Hime or read my review about it, prior to... read more

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Mai-Otome 0 ~S.ifr~ OVA 2008
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Mai-Otome: Otome no Inori DVD Special 2010

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