Glass Maiden

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  • TV-14
  • 2008
  • 1 Season
  • 5.6  (33)

Glass Maiden is a captivating anime series produced by the Chiba TV and which enjoyed its release in 2008. It features a well-crafted storyline and an impressive cast that brings the story to life, including the talented Saeko Chiba, Satomi Arai, Naomi Kusumi, Miyuki Sawashiro, Takashi Matsuyama, Shinichiro Miki, Hiroki Takahashi, and Mikako Takahashi.

The show is set in an urban area known as Hokuto, where a mysterious and magical glass artisan known as Shu is believed to have supernatural powers. He has the ability to create glass girls whom he imbues with their own distinct personalities and powers, making each of them unique. However, these glass maidens are coveted by many, including the police, underground syndicates, and individuals with a personal vendetta against Shu, which eventually spurs conflict and creates tensions among the residents of Hokuto.

The story follows the journey of a young detective known as Tsukasa Kiryu, who is hired by the police to investigate the sudden emergence of these glass maidens in the city. Together with his partner, he begins his investigation, which leads them to Shu, where they learn more about the powerful glass girls and the mysterious glass artisan himself. Along the way, they meet Alice, one of Shu's creations, who becomes instrumental in helping them uncover the truth behind the glass maidens and their origins.

The plot twists and turns as Tsukasa and Alice delve deeper into the mystery behind the glass girls. They discover that there is an intricate web of secrets surrounding Shu, and the glass maidens themselves hold the key to unlocking the truth. Despite the dangers they face, Tsukasa and Alice persist in their quest to unravel the truth and even forge an unbreakable bond along the way.

One of the significant strengths of Glass Maiden lies in its well-designed characters, each with unique personalities and backstories that make them intriguing and relatable. Tsukasa, for instance, is a smart and determined detective who lives for his work. He is committed to solving the mystery, and his tenacity often lands him in perilous situations. Alice, on the other hand, possesses a mysterious personality, her actions are unpredictable, and her motives often remain unclear.

The art and animation of Glass Maiden are equally impressive, with visually stunning scenes that showcase the intricate details of Shu's glass creations. The character designs are also noteworthy, with the glass maidens, in particular, standing out with their exquisite and enigmatic appearances, making them a marvel to watch.

Overall, Glass Maiden is an enjoyable anime with a gripping story, superb character development, and impressive visuals. It's a genre-defying anime, fusing various elements of fantasy, mystery, thriller, and drama to create an unforgettable experience for its viewers. Whether you are a fan of anime or just looking for a captivating watch, Glass Maiden is definitely worth checking out.

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Episode 12
12. Episode 12
June 24, 2008
Sara grabs onto the berserk BW-? and has Shu shoot through her. When her blood covers the monster, it is unable to rejuvenate and quickly turns into glass.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
June 17, 2008
Shu decides to give in to Kito's demands and trades Sara for Ayaka and Manami. Lawrence discovers that Kito is going to blow up the nuclear waste processing plant and destroy all of Diver City.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
June 10, 2008
After escaping to Porilyn's bar, Ayaka and Manami decide to run by the pharmacy to get some medicine and bandages for the wounded Akira.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
June 3, 2008
Shu rushes Sophie to Happy Clinic, but there isn't much Doc can do for her. Whatever Kito injected into Sophie is reacting poorly with Doc's home-made suppressant.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
May 27, 2008
Sophie and JJ are recording the underground battle between the glass maidens and the SWAT.  Just as they finish gathering information, the battle comes to an end. Now there's nothing to distract the guards and researchers from Sophie and JJ!
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
May 20, 2008
After watching Sara get shot, Manami has decided she needs a gun if she's seriously going to protect Sara. Unfortunately, no one in town is willing to sell her one.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
May 13, 2008
Sara storms the building to rescue Manami and Ayaka. When Kito sees Sara fighting, he is ecstatic since he had thought she would be on the verge of death.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
May 6, 2008
After police detectives JJ and Lawrence read Ayaka's post about her glass maiden sighting, they decide to give Ayaka a little visit. Manami and Akira help Ayaka shoo the police away, but Lawrence orders JJ to keep a watch over their agency.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
April 29, 2008
Ayaka sees Sara gasping in pain on the roof of their building. Her arm appears to have transformed into glowing glass.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
April 22, 2008
Manami's high school friend, Yuko, has gone missing. With a music producer interested in hiring Yuko and her brother Seiji, Manami has to hurry and find her friend fast.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
April 15, 2008
Porilyn has ordered Shu to protect the blond woman he picked up, but she isn't looking too good. Doc will work to keep her alive, but that's no easy job when men can't even touch her without getting zapped!
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
April 8, 2008
Apprentice detectives Manami and Ayaka arrive to pick up a package for a client, only to discover that it is a woman and wind up in the middle of a gun fight. Shu arrives just in time.
  • Premiere Date
    April 8, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    5.6  (33)