Mysterious Girlfriend X DVD Review

Director: Ayumu Watanabe

Starring: Ayako Yoshitani, Miyu Irino, Misato Fukuen, Ryou Hirohashi, Yuuki Kaji, Genevieve Simmons, Josh Grelle, Brittney Karbowski, Carli Mosier, Greg Ayres

Running Time: 300 minutes

Certificate: 15

Stick any high-school relationship-centric anime in front of me and I am already concerned regarding the potential sexism and fan service. Mysterious Girlfriend X is thankfully very different. It still finds time for plenty of perversions, most notably the saliva swapping that results in special powers etc. But it always does it in an innocent way that highlights the raging hormones of the teenage characters without always making it an exploitative and sensual affair.

The sweet depravity is found throughout, and the contrast between males and females is made without ever becoming offensive. Yes, boys do think about sex a lot and make inappropriate comments, but at least the girls aren’t seen as nothing but objects for their affection. We find
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