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Kageki Shoujo!! GN 1

Like its heroine, Kageki Shojo!! is just getting started but shows enormous promise.

Anime News Network - Views

Kageki Shoujo!! – 05

「選ばれし乙女」 (Erabareshi Otome) "The Chosen Maidens" Ai has officially been upgraded from feral stray to adopted kitten.

Random Curiosity

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 05 [The Chosen Maidens]

Our lovely group of girls aiming to be the top Kouka star return in this week’s episode to come back to their usual school life and all the…

Star Crossed Anime

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Seasonal Sampler Summer 2021: Sonny Boy, Kageki Shojo!!, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, & More

Evan and Ink recap they shows they watched from last season — Oddtaxi, Megalobox: Nomad, SSSS.Dynazenon, Those Snow White Notes, and Wonder Egg Priority (technically two seasons ago…

Ani-Gamers

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 05 – Staying in the World of Dreams

Trigger Warning: this episode frankly depicts bulimia and the practice of binging and purging. Some time has passed; the girls are now in their summer unis, and Ai…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Episode 713: Summer 2021 Previews #3

sexually harassed by your super hot maid, and our listeners thoughts on what is hot and what is not. First up IRL news comes in with Joseph kind…

Anime Pulse

Kageki Shoujo!! – 04

「涙の上書き」 (Namida no Uwagaki) "Tears Overwritten" How Kageki Shoujo!! did a splendid job at depicting trauma and its healing journey.

Random Curiosity

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The Speakeasy #127: Demon Slayer Movie, Heaven’s Feel 3, Sonny Boy, Kageki Shojo, + More Summer 2021 Anime

We discuss the new shows of the 2021 summer season: The Detective is Already Dead Getter Robo Arc D_CIDE TRAUMEREI Peach Boy Riverside Sonny Boy The Aquatope on…

Reverse Thieves

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 04 – Opening of Borders

I was both fully expecting and looking forward to Sarasa either scaring Mr. Stalker away with her imposing stature or showing off her jujitsu moves if he persisted.…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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The Frontline Report [7/25/21]

Weekly thoughts on Blue Reflection Ray, Sonny Boy, and Kageki Shojo!!

The Magic Planet

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 04 [Tears Overwritten]

After putting the viewers through the emotional gauntlet last time around, Kageki Shoujo returns this week attempting a more balanced tone in narrative, adding in bits of slapstick…

Star Crossed Anime

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Summer 2021 First Impressions – Kageki Shojo!!

Streaming: Funimation Episodes: 13 Source: Manga Episode Summary: The Kouka Revue was created in the Taisho era, and featured unmarried actresses in all theatrical roles. The otokoyaku (male…

Season 1 Episode 1

Summer 2021 Schedule

Sunday Love Live! Superstar!! 19:00 NHK-E (07/11) Getter Robo Arc 21:00 AT-X (07/04) Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru. 21:30 AT-X (07/04) Tian Guan Ci Fu 21:30 Tokyo MX (07/04) Shinigami…

Random Curiosity

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2021 Summer Premiere Digest

This summer's a strange one, with a few particular standouts and several shows coming late to the party. Let's see what's happening!

Anime Feminist

Kageki Shoujo!! – 03

「クマのぬいぐるみ」 (Kuma no Nuigurumi) "The Teddy Bear" Traumas are nasty things, but there’s an extra layer of heartbreak underneath the ones we go through childhood.

Random Curiosity

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Kageki Shoujo!!

Kageki Shoujo!! is currently streaming on Funimation....

Anime News Network - Views

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Hope for the Abused & Traumatized: is Kageki Shojo!! the new Wonder Egg Priority?

This week, Kageki Shojo!! surprised me more than the two exclamation marks in its title convey: it went far deeper than I ever expected of a series about…

Beneath the Tangles

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 03 – Toughing it Out

Ai is aloof, standoffish and antisocial, and makes it crystal clear even to a lunkhead like Sarasa that she doesn’t want to be friends with her or anyone…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 02+03 [Those Who Long to Cross the Silver Bridge | The Teddy Bear]

When I was little, six or seven years old, I used to wonder where babies came from. The story about a hardworking stork carrying them around had started…

Star Crossed Anime

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Summer 2021 Anime: First Impressions

The summer season of anime is now underway, and the first episodes of many a show have aired. As is usually the case, I shall be sharing my…

Rory Muses

Kageki Shoujo!! – 02

「銀橋を目指す者」 (Ginkyou o Mezasu Mono) "Those Who Long to Cross the Silver Bridge" Onee-sama, please show me the way.

Random Curiosity

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 02 – Sink or Swim

The morning before their first day of actual classes, Ai deigns to attempt to wake Sarasa up…in the gentlest and most ineffectual way possible. But their class rep…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Kageki Shojo!! Vol 1 Review

It’s finally here! Kageki Shojo!! The Curtain Rises was one of my favourite new manga series from last year, and I’ve been greatly anticipating the arrival of Kumiko…

Al's Manga Blog

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Summer 2021 First Impressions: Kageki Shoujo!!, Uramichi Oniisan, Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid

Kageki Shoujo!! Short Synopsis: A tall girl joins an Opera troupe to play Lady OSCARRRRR.  Armitage: Kageki Shoujo is an anime featuring an all-girls central cast, a light academia…

Star Crossed Anime

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First Look: Kageki Shojo!!

The Red Flower Musical School has trained thousands of young would-be stars over the years to become fixtures of the Red Flower Opera Company – an all-female musical…

The Glorio Blog

Pick of the Week: Tall Orders

MICHELLE: I don’t know much about Kageki Shojo!!, hence my surprise and delight upon discovering there’s a lot more of it to come. I don’t see how I…

Manga Bookshelf

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Anime Taste Testing: Re-Main and Kageki Shoujo!!

This season’s not off to an amazing start. That said, looking over what seems to be the dozen or so male gaze-centric isekai/power fantasy shows and the ton…

OTAKU LOUNGE

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Kageki Shojo!! – Episode 1

While this first episode doesn’t make the most dazzling debut, it does have a few glints of what make this story special

Anime Feminist

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Summer 2021 Anime Premiere Reviews – Day 3

Over on Anime News Network, as part of "The Summer 2021 Preview Guide," I've reviewed the first episodes of The Honor Student at Magic High School, Kageki Shoujo!!,…

Biggest In Japan

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 01 (First Impressions) – The Immovable Beanpole vs the Unmovable Idol

The apathetic, man-loathing, recently disgraced idol Narata Ai (Hanamori Numiri in top form) enrolls and is accepted into the exclusive Kouka School for Musical and Theatrical Arts, which…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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First Impression: Kageki Shojo!!

The Red Flower Opera Music School (Kouka for short), trains young women for the all-female acting troupe of the same name, and is auditioning its 100th class. With…

Beneath the Tangles

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Summer 2021 Anime: What I Will Be Watching

The weather is warming up, and the increase in heat brings along with it a new season of anime. As ever, I shall be sharing with you which…

Rory Muses

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Summer 2021 Anime Preview

The spring 2021 anime season, soon coming to a close, was an enjoyable one through and through. It featured a diverse and expansive group of series, with there…

Beneath the Tangles

342 – One Shot 38 – Sakuran

On this episode Morgana checks out Kageki Shojo! The Curtain Rises, Darfox started watching the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime, and dakazu learns a new minor-sport with…

Manga Machinations

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My Top 10 Most Anticipated Manga of 2021

After looking back over my favourite new manga releases of 2020 last week, it’s time to look ahead to the new year. There’s a lot of exciting new…

Al's Manga Blog

My Top 10 Manga of 2020

2020 is almost over, and what a year it’s been! With all of the stress and uncertainty that this year has brought, I’m more grateful then ever to…

Al's Manga Blog

Kageki Shojo! The Curtain Rises by Kumiko Saiki

In 2013, I reviewed a manga call Kageki Shoujo!. I enjoyed it immensely. It had all the elements of a strong Shoujo manga story, but was running in…

Okazu

Kageki Shojo!! The Curtain Rises Review

Kageki Shojo!! The Curtain Rises is one of the manga that I’ve been the most excited about reading this year and I am so pleased to report that…

Al's Manga Blog

Kageki Shojo!! The Curtain Rises Omnibus Review

Go buy this so the sequel can be licensed THANK YOU.

GAR GAR Stegosaurus

Pick of the Week: Overture, Curtain, Lights!

SEAN: Seven Seas has most of my attention this week, as I’m torn between the relaxing yuri feel of Days of Love at Seagull Villa and the less…

Manga Bookshelf

Claudine (with translator Jocelyne Allen)

Covers Claudine by Riyoko Ikeda (it’s only one volume long!) Though Riyoko Ikeda’s classic manga featuring a transgender protagonist originally came out in 1978, it was officially released for…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast