Mai-Otome

TV (26 eps)
3.701 out of 5 from 4,844 votes
Rank #1,344

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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Uriel1988's avatar by Uriel1988 on Feb 9, 2010
Score: 2/10

My-Otome is nothing less than a total disaster as far as I'm concerned. This semi-sequel to 'Mai-Hime' is one of many anime-shows that tries to combine many different genres such as comedy, action and drama; but it is a colossal failure in every way imaginable.The basic story is, like many aspects of the show, incredibly derivative. It's the tale of a young girl named Arika Yumemiya who wants to enter a highly... read more

mottscurry's avatar by mottscurry on Jan 31, 2014
Score: 9.5/10

I'M SURPRIRSED AS MUCH AS YOU ARE:
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 Magical... read more

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My-Hime Specials DVD Special 2005 TBD
Mai-Otome Zwei OVA 2006 TBD
Mai-Otome Specials DVD Special 2006 TBD
Mai-Otome 0 ~S.ifr~ OVA 2008 TBD
My-Hime: Kuro no Mai, Saigo no Bansan DVD Special 2010 TBD
Mai-Otome: Otome no Inori DVD Special 2010 TBD

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My-Hime 2004 TBD
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