Reinya is an ordinary convenience store clerk – by day that is; but at night she becomes the notorious thief, Kaitou Reinya. From her secret underground base, the young robber spends her time freely alongside her accomplice, Chutaro, as she plans her next great heist or simply watches her favourite soap opera. No matter what the loot, as long as it’s gold and catches her eye, then Reinya will steal it and claim it for her own, all while avoiding the semi-watchful eyes of the Oedo Police Department.
Here comes Phantom Thief Reinya!
Stolen Love in Space?”
No way! Someone's got it in for me!
Shoot! Reinya is trapped!"
I wanna be a ninja!
No way! Reinya is cursed!
Mission Impossible: Reinya's Date!!
Organize the Shinsengumi Troops!
Oh, no... Reinya is finally beaten!
I'll never forgive this affair!
What I Liked: Good mixture of consistent, vibrant animation (that reminded me of Pop'n Music) and live action footage. Cute theme song. Brilliant and colourful character designs. Morning Musume member Reina Tanaka does a good job as the central character. Skits were energetic and well executed, even if they did mostly rely on simple sight gags. Manages to use cliches of the genre to its advantage by adding... read more
This anime doesn't need a score, because it's random fun with oblivious characters. Shallow characters, blantant recycling of footage, no real music, no plot to speak off. THis may be the most slice of life anime ever, alongside Azumanga Daioh! Short, forgettable fun that dissapates any stress, with the best cat girl you could ask for. read more
Phantom Thief Reinya Pilot