- Genre: Action, Black Comedy, off-colour humor, surreal humor
- Episodes: 13 + 1 special episode
The show revolves around the exploits of the Anarchy sisters, Panty and Stocking who are angels. They receive orders from heaven to kill ghosts. The orders are then given to the girls by the reverend, Garterbelt. The pair of angels were kicked out of heaven due to their bad behavior. The two are tasked with earning enough Heaven Coins to buy their way back into Heaven. They destroy the evil spirits by using their powers which allows them to change lingerie into underwear. Panty changes her panties into a gun and Stocking changes her stockings into a sword.
The duo tend to get distracted easily. Panty gets distracted by her desire for men and Stocking gets distracted by her love of sugar. Together they are turning the mean streets of Daten City into a buffet of bodily fluids. Followed around by Brief, a boy in love with Panty. He assumes the roll of ‘dude in distress’ and gets captured and bullied a lot. Add a pair of demon sisters and you have all the pieces for amusing plot lines and awkward situations.
Why You Should Watch It:
This anime is not classy, it is not witty and some scenes are really OMG what did I just watch however the pure outrageousness of it is captivating. For myself personally it is amazing that I got past the first episode, it is a miracle since I don’t usually bother with overly crude and toilet humor. Reading reviews online, some people really saw so much more to this anime than I gave it credit for. Even if it is one of those anime you just had to watch episode after episode just to see how bad it could get. It also provides a much needed break from all the long and ongoing emotional anime. Plus the opening sound track is awesome and sticks in your mind. The animation changes through three main forms of artwork, which 90’s kids will recognize (for me it brought back memories of the older episodes of Power Rangers and strangely Dexter’s Laboratory, just the art work, not the story line!).
To quote a review “It is like the Power Puff Girls meet South Park“
If you have watched it I would love to know your thoughts on it in the comments!
*Unfortunately I can’t seem to find the review again to quote the name of the reviewer!