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Pride of Orange (2021, dubbed: プラオレ! ~PRIDE OF ORANGE~) is a Japanese Anime series about ice hockey sport. This Anime series was produced by CyberAgent/EXNOA, and character designs were done by Craft Egg (known for BanG Dream! Girls Band Party smartphone video game). Animation style was done by C2C. This Anime series has been aired and streamed since October 6, 2021, with its first Episode.

Series Info
©2020 プラオレ!メディアミックスパートナーズ
Genre(s)Sports (Ice Hockey)
DirectorTakebumi Anzai
MusicMONACA, Youhei Kisara (StrayCats)
Animation StudioC2C
Original Airing Date (First Episode)October 6, 2021
Episodes12 (First Season)
Official Website

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In Tochigi Prefecture in Japan, at Nikko City, an ice hockey sport season has opened for girls who wanted to aim for the ice hockey world championships.

A female junior high schooler, named Manaka Mizusawa, has become interested in playing the ice hockey sport. While she invited her girls who were her friends, they entered and tried for this sport game.

Their journey for aiming their first win, indeed, begins when they had experienced the world of ice hockey sport!

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Episodes List and Reviews
1face offThe Game of Ice Hockey – Intro
2best friendsThe World of Ice Hockey
3all for oneThe First Score
4grinderA Test of Strength and Intelligence
5shoot outThe Challenger’s Shot
6debutA Reckless Game
7cheer up!A Goalkeeper’s Trial
9awakeningTo Get a Victory
10reunionDrama Outside the Ice Hockey Arena
11barn burnerDream Monkeys vs Snow White
12PRIDE OF ORANGEThe Game of Ice Hockey – Epilogue
The Episode Titles are at least two columns. The first column uses the original Episode Titles from the Anime, while the second column uses some different Episode Titles, in which they were used for Episode Reviews.

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Nikko Dream Monkeys


The Nikko Dream Monkeys is the ice hockey team based in Nikko City, in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. This ice hockey team is managed by Yoko Matsunaga, and her assistant, Sou Sato.

Nikko Dream Monkeys is based from a real-life ice hockey team in Japan, named as H.C. Tochigi Nikko Ice Bucks (H.C.栃木日光アイスバックス).

Manaka MizusawaRiku Masuda
Yu KiyoseSatomi Hongo
Ayaka MizusawaMayu Sagara
Riko SaginumaSaika Kitamori
Naomi TakagiAsuka Shioiri
Kaoruko YanagidaYurika Moriyama
(Coach) Yoko MatsunagaMikako Komatsu
Sou SatoYoshiaki Hasegawa
Mami Ono *Yoshino Aoyama
Character marked in asterisk (*) is a character who is drafted to a new ice hockey team, after her departure from Nikko Dream Monkeys. She is transferred to a new team, called the Nishitokyo Ice Rabbits (西東京アイスラビッツ).
Kushiro Snow White


The Kushiro Snow White is an ice hockey team which is known to win a numerous amount of ice hockey championship victories — notably in the All-Japan Ice Hockey Championships. They play and return for the current season, after their last defeat in the championships, resulted in their demotion from the Group A Finals.

Kushiro Snow White is based from a real-life Japanese ice hockey team, known as the East Hokkaido Cranes (ひがし北海道クレインズ).

Eri YamanakaSuzuko Mimori
Maya WalkerSumire Uesaka
Seiko KugaAina Aiba
Yuka IiharaMiku Ito
Sachie KaibaraAyasa Goto
Ema YoshiikeSora Tokui
Rio TeruyaEri Oozeki

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This page was updated since November 1, 2022.