Sentai Filmworks Licenses “Cutie Honey Universe” Anime

Sentai Filmworks is getting in on the Go Nagai celebration with the acquisition of Cutie Honey Universe for the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, South Africa, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Nordics, Spain, Portugal and Central and South America. The anime series will be available on select streaming outlets as part of the spring 2018 season, with a home video release to follow.

Akitoshi Yokoyama (Photo Kano) directs, with Natsuko Takahashi (My Love Story!!) on series composition at anime studio Production Reed (Rainbow Days). 


Based on the groundbreaking franchise that launched the “magical girl” genre and produced as part of the 50th anniversary commemorating the work of anime and manga wunderkind Go Nagai (Devilman Crybaby), Cutie Honey Universe follows Honey Kisaragi, an amazingly humanlike and fashion conscious android with the unique ability to transform her body into a wide range of outrageous yet stylish disguises, each of which comes with its own dazzling super ability. After a run-in with a sinister secret criminal cabal organization, Panther Claw, the luscious and law-abiding Honey makes it her mission to bring them down.


Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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