Anime Spotlight - MAKEN-KI! BATTLING VENUS 2by Anthony Foronda, Jan 16th 2014
- Director:Hiraku Kaneko
- (The Qwaser of Stigmata)
- Character Design:Akio Takami
- (UPOTTE!!, Ladies versus Butlers!, Kanokon: The Girl Who Cried Fox)
- Screenplay:Yousuke Kuroda
- (HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD, Hayate the Combat Butler!!, Mobile Suit Gundam 00)
- Animation Production
Energy! Courage!! Maken-ki!!!
Tenpi Gakuen—A vast boarding school whose resident possessing a special power called- "Element". Takeru Ooyama, a member of the “Security Committee” , aka "Makenki", in charge of protecting the safety of the school, enjoys a stimulating school life full of love, friendship, and hot stuff! While he's enjoying a summer at the beach he pursues a dark shadow that tries to steal the girls' underwear. And then he is hit by breast eared girls coming into season! A little bit sexy, high-tension school love-comedy will newly begin here!
A freshman at Tenpi Gakuen. He possess the Maken, “Overblow”, which allows him to blow his opponent's Maken. Normally he is thinking about nothing but naughty things, but he's still kind towards girls, and a capable man of passion.
Vice President of the student council and a sophomore at Tenpi Gakuen. She's Takeru's childhood friend and she has romantic feelings for him, but hardly show it. Also she is a little bit the jealous type. Her Maken, "Murakumo", is one of the eight legendary Maken.
A freshman at Tenpi Gakuen, and self-proclaimed fiancée of Takeru. She's a bit ditsiness, but she's a kind girl who considers the feelings of others. She loves sweets and eats more than most. She's good at combat sports, and uses the Maken, "Kamudo".
Despite her appearance, she's a sophomore with a unique manner of speech. Yet on the other hand, she still shows childish sides like going crazy for teddy bears or worrying about her breast size. She possesses "Yasakani", one of the eight legendary Maken, and employs shikigami.
A sophomore and member of the Security Committee. She puts a band-aid on her nose. Her Maken, "Hawk", is attached to each of her legs, and though the one she uses is ranked only B, her skill is actually ranked A.
Principal and Gym Teacher. She's a graduate of Tenpi Gakuen, and one of the previous members of "Makenki". Despite her hearty personality, she keeps an eye on her students and gives them warm but strict guidance in class. She has absolutely no sense of direction, and she'll end up going the wrong way even if she has a map.
The school nurse, art teacher, and advisor to "Makenki". She's a graduate of Tenpi Gakuen, and one of the previous Makenki members. She has great figure, and she's really popular with the male students. Even without her Maken, she can heal others using only Element, but she can't relieve their fatigue.
A freshman in "Makenki". He's Takeru's friend and classmate. He possesses the Maken "Point Man", an internal Maken like Takeru's. It is the ability of swapping the places of things he's touched, and he can swap himself as well.
Student Body President, Senior. She has blonde hair and wears glasses. She's the most exemplary student in the school, and very strict about following the school rules than anybody else. She hates men, but she seems to have a thing for Akaya. She possesses "Habaya", one of the eight legendary Maken.
Sophomore member of "Makenki". She's an energetic brown-skined girl with a kansai accent. She often misuses words and phrases. She possesses the Maken "Scale Compressor".
Secretary, sophomore. She loves manga, and she's always reading either manga or doujinshi. She possesses the Maken "Tablet Comic Star", allowing her to use the sound effects and more from the manga she visualizes.
Freshman, member of "Makenki". She possesses the Maken, "Perseus", allowing her to create a short sword out of light. She admires Haruko and feels a fierce rivalry with Takeru whom she always spends time with.
Treasurer, senior. Her Maken is unknown. The Amado family has served the Rokujo family as guards for generations, so she's very good at making traps, throwing daggers, and other ninja activities. She always has a bright, relaxing smile, but occasionally her words become sharp.
Homeroom teacher for Class 1-B. Yuka's elder sister. Just like Yuka, she has a kind, gentle aura.
- Takeru Ooyama
- Tomoaki Maeno
- Haruko Amaya
- Noriko Shitaya
- Inaho Kushiya
- Iori Nomizu
- Kodama Himegami
- Sayuri Yahagi
- Azuki Shinatsu
- Misuzu Togashi
- Minori Rokujo
- Aki Nijou
- Hitomi Harada
- Kengo Usui
- Satoshi Tsuruoka
- Furan Takaki
- Aya Gouda
- Chacha Akaza
- Saeko Zougo
- Kimi Satou
- Uruchi Minaya
- Shizuka Furuya
- Yuka Amado
- Natsumi Takamori
- Tomika Amado
- Yuki Matsuoka
- Original Story
- Hiromitsu Takeda
- Hiraku Kaneko
- Character Design
- Akio Takami
- Yousuke Kuroda
- Animation Production
(C)2013 Hiromitsu Takeda/PUBLISHED BY KADOKAWA Fujimishobo/MAKEN-KI TWO Partners
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