The television series entitled Glass Mask is about the adventures of a lady known as Maya Kittajima, her passion for the performing arts and her rival Ayumi. Maya is a talented actress who loves the performing arts with so much passion. She lost her father at a young age and since then she lives with her mother Haru who hates her. Maya is always in close competition with her opponent Ayumi Himekawa. Both Ayumi and Maya are University students at the time. They are both studying a degree which will enable them to have the main role in the famous play called the Crimson Goddess. Maya is not an intelligent student when it concerns school nor is she is a very pretty girl to have major roles. But her passion for acting always makes her do anything just to earn roles of her choice. She tells her friends that her mother always told her she is not good at anything, so she tries to prove her wrong through acting. Meanwhile, Ayumi is from a very wealthy family. She is beautiful, intelligent and a very talented actress.
Despite the fact that these two girls are from different backgrounds and have different capabilities, they are always competing for similar roles. They usually meet at auditions and end up as the two main contestants in every major competition where they meet. Maya's role model and mentor discovered her when she auditioned for role in the famous play, The Crimson Goddess. He sees great potential in Maya and encourages her to keep working hard to build a career in acting.
Masumi Hayami is a very cunning and crafty young man. He is always very unkind towards Maya and does not treat her with respect. Sometimes he pretends to encourage her, whereas he just tries to please Maya's mentor. After some time, Masumi starts developing feelings for Maya and later falls in love with her. he starts encouraging her and the two start dating.
Glass Mask Full Episode Guide:
Season 1 (103 full episodes)
Episode 51 - The Scarlet Angel
First Aired: March 28, 2006
Episode 50 - A Goddess' Mask
First Aired: March 21, 2006
Episode 49 - A Soul's Other Half
First Aired: March 14, 2006
Episode 48 - A Night of Dreams
First Aired: March 07, 2006
- Episode 47 - Flames of Love
- Episode 46 - To the Valley of Plum Trees
- Episode 45 - The Stars of the City
- Episode 44 - Infinite Theater
- Episode 43 - "The Forgotten Wilderness"
- Episode 42 - Betting on the Arts Festival
- Episode 41 - A Primitive Heart
- Episode 40 - Jane the Wolf-Girl
- Episode 39 - Violet Shadow
- Episode 38 - "The Two Princesses" (Part 2)
- Episode 37 - "The Two Princesses" (Part 1)
- Episode 36 - Winter Constellations
- Episode 35 - Aldis and Oligeld
- Episode 34 - Maya's Challenge
- Episode 33 - The Miracle of the Open-Air Theater
- Episode 32 - "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
- Episode 31 - Solo Performance
- Episode 30 - A Million Rainbows
- Episode 29 - "Carmilla's Portrait"
- Episode 28 - Failure as an Actress
- Episode 27 - Unseen Pitfall
- Episode 26 - The Shadow Who Hunts Maya
- Episode 25 - "Ten no Kagayaki (Heavenly Brilliance...
- Episode 24 - The Beautiful Maze
- Episode 23 - Show Down! The Two Helens
- Episode 22 - "The Miracle Worker", the Final Audit...
- Episode 21 - Etude of Flames
- Episode 20 - The Switched Script
- Episode 19 - The Fallen Mask
- Episode 18 - Role of a Doll
- Episode 17 - "Wuthering Heights"
- Episode 16 - Theater Crasher
- Episode 15 - Trap
- Episode 14 - The Fated Rivals
- Episode 13 - Tomorrow's Grass
- Episode 12 - Alone on the Stage
- Episode 11 - Spring Storm
- Episode 10 - Two Midoris of "Takekurabe"
- Episode 9 - The New Midori
- Episode 8 - Walking In the Wind
- Episode 7 - The Violet Rose
- Episode 6 - My Own Beth
- Episode 5 - The Restrictive Lines
- Episode 4 - The Stairway of Flame
- Episode 3 - The Escaped Bird
- Episode 2 - Vivi's Mask
- Episode 1 - The Girl who has a Thousand Masks