On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The adventure of Cutie Honey, a super heroine who can transform into anything using her necklace to switch on and say "Honey Flash!".

Director: Hideaki Anno
Stars: Eriko Satô, Mikako Ichikawa, Jun Murakami
Gunbuster (Video 1988)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A young pilot, daughter of a deceased space captain, is selected to pilot a colossal robot as the key point of Earth's defence in a space war.

Director: Hideaki Anno
Stars: Noriko Hidaka, Rei Sakuma, Norio Wakamoto
Ritual (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A disillusioned filmmaker has an encounter with a young girl who has a ritual of repeating "Tomorrow is my birthday" everyday. He tries to communicate with her through his video camera

Director: Hideaki Anno
Stars: Shunji Iwai, Ayako Fujitani, Jun Murakami
Sugar Sugar Rune (2005–2006)
Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Chocolate and Vanilla are two best friends since they were born, they live in a magical place not on earth. When Vanilla's mother, the queen, is about to give her throne to Vanilla, Vanilla... See full summary »

Stars: Juri Ihata, Marika Matsumoto, Chisa Yokoyama
Cutie Honey (1973–1974)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Honey Kisaragi is Professor Takeshi Kisaragi's daughter. She studies at a religious school from which she likes to escape frequently. Her father orders her to come home one day through a ... See full summary »

Stars: Eiko Masuyama, Kazuko Sawada, Katsuji Mori
Animation | Action | Drama
Directors: Hideaki Anno, Masayuki, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Megumi Ogata, Yûko Miyamura
Love & Pop (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Teenage drama; schoolgirls, enjo-kosai (compensated dating)

Director: Hideaki Anno
Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Megumi Hayashibara
Dead Leaves (2004)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two awaken on Earth with no recollection of their past and embark on a devastating crime spree but are sent to an infamous lunar penitentiary named Dead Leaves.

Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi
Stars: Kappei Yamaguchi, Takako Honda, Yûko Mizutani
Petite Princess Yucie (2002–2003)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Stars: Lee Eddy, Bradley Carlin, Lowell Bartholomee
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995).

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Kazuya Tsurumaki
Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura
Gunnm (Video 1993)
Animation | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

This movie takes place in a distant future, and is the story of a the young cyborg Gally, who is found on a scrapheap by the Cyberdoctor Daisuke Ido, who rebuilds her and becomes her ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Fukutomi
Stars: Miki Itô, Shunsuke Kariya, Kappei Yamaguchi
Angel's Egg (1985)
Animation | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A mysterious young girl wanders a desolate, otherworldly landscape, carrying a large egg.

Director: Mamoru Oshii
Stars: Mako Hyôdô, Jinpachi Nezu, Kei'ichi Noda


Credited cast:
Yui Horie ...
Hideo Ishikawa ...
Seiji Hayami (voice)
Junko Noda ...
Natsuko Aki (voice)
Kazue Ikura ...
Yumi Tôma ...
Mami Kingetsu ...
Noriko Uemura ...
Hiromi Konno ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tomoko Kaneda ...
Mayumi Takahashi
Yuka Komatsu ...
Rinko Terada


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Parents Guide:





Release Date:

24 July 2004 (Japan)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


(3 episodes)


See  »

Did You Know?


Follows Cutie Honey (1973) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Loud, gaudy and camp
1 September 2004 | by (Killyleagh, Northern Ireland) – See all my reviews

Loud, gaudy and camp, 'Re: Cutie Honey' is an assault on the senses.

Taking its cue possibly from American shows like 'Powerpuff Girls', 'South Park' and 'Samurai Jack', the animation is very much simplified to the point of resembling crude graffiti art.

The animation style is also similar and reminiscent of that used in the 'New Getter Robo' OVA series (2004).

While the fantastic title animation promises stylish animation harking back to shows like 'Cowboy Beboy', 'Lupin III' and the original 'Cutey Honey' series of the 70's, the rest of the show disappoints with distorted and garish animation that is sub par and truly unsettling.

Even the animation of shows like 'The Big O' and the American series 'Justice League Unlimited' seem better by comparison.

I can only suspect that part of the intention was to mimic and pay tribute to Nagai Go's original manga work but what worked for series like 'Kikaider: The Animation' may not necessarily work for all shows.

However, while the animation suffers, the story is actually quite good. A very different approach to the Nagai Go story that puts a bit of a modern spin on the tale and yet is still familiar enough so as not to put off fans of the original series.

The music is another bright spot for this series. Koda Kumi's rendition of 'Cutie Honey' is quite good as is the ending theme 'Into Your Heart'. It does help that J-Pop Music Powerhouse, Avex-Group helped with the music arrangement.

'Re: Cutie Honey' is not a bad series, just not a very good one. Long time fans of Cutey Honey like myself, will find this a unique and quite different take on the character and story. While not on the same level as 'Cutey Honey Flash', I still recommend it to fans. First time viewers to the show should hold off and wait for the live-action movie before investing in the series.

2 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Re: Cutie Honey (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: