||Masaki Tachibana |
||July 9, 2017 – September 24, 2017
|No. of Seasons
|No. of Episodes
||Avery Smithhart (English)|
Ayaka Imamura (Japanese)
||Patricia Duran (English)|
Akira Sekine (Japanese)
||Elizabeth Bunch (English)|
Yo Taichi (Japanese)
||Shanae'a Moore (English)|
Akari Kageyama (Japanese)
||Rachael Messer (English)|
Nozomi Furuki (Japanese)
Princess Principal (プリンセス・プリンシパル Purinsesu Purinshiparu) is a 2017 Japanese anime television series directed by Masaki Tachibana and written by Ichiro Okouchi. In the early 20th century, the city of London is divided into two halves by a large wall in the Kingdom of Albion. Five girls are undercover spies and visit the prestigious Queen's Mayfair School. Using their individual skills, the girls try to stay active in the underground world of disguises, espionage, infiltration, and chases.
The following weapons were used in the anime series Princess Principal:
Kingdom Agents use Luger P08 pistols in Ep. 01 "Case 13 Wired Liar". Ange is also seen with a Luger in Episode 4 "Case 9 Roaming Pigeons".
An Agent fires his Luger during the car chase (Ep. 01).
Another Agent fires at Chise (Ep. 01).
Disguised Ange aims a Luger at Beatrice (Ep. 04).
The Mauser C96 is also used by Kingdom Agents and Todo Jubei's men.
Pre-War dated Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" Commercial Version - 7.63x25mm Mauser.
A Kingdom Agent aims his Mauser at Chise (Ep. 01).
Agents raise their pistols and opens fire at Ange (Ep. 04).
Jubei's men fire their pistols during the train raid (Ep. 05).
The Borchardt C-93 is used by Kingdom Agent Kimble and one of his henchman in "Case 13 Wired Liar".
Borchardt C-93 - 7.65x25mm Borchardt
The henchmen approaches to the door with his Borchardt in hand (Ep. 01).
Kimble holds his C-93 as Dorothy threatens him (Ep. 01).
Khyber Pass Martini Henry
Princess Charlotte is seen with a Martini-Henry action single-shot pistol in Episode 4 "Case 9 Roaming Pigeons" before going on the ship.
Khyber Pass Martini Henry Single Shot Pistol - .303 British.
Charlotte draws her pistol while explaining that she can take care of herself.
British Heavy Dragoon Flintlock Pistols are used during Chise's duel in Episode 9 "Case 11 Pell-mell Duel".
British Heavy Dragoon Pistol - .62 caliber
The adjutant shows the pistols.
Chise fires the Flintlock.
The bullet comes out the barrel without any success.
Ange's personal firearm through the series is a Webley-Fosbery Automatic Revolver. First used in Ep. 01 "Case 13 Wired Liar" during the car chase in which she uses the recoil-operated mechanism manually. She is seen reloading her revolver with .455 single rounds without a speed loader in Episode 12 "Case 24 Fall of the Wall".
Webley-Fosbery Automatic Revolver - .455 Webley
Ange works the recoil mechanism during the car chase...
...and leaves it back into position (Ep. 01).
She holds her Webley at Bea to silence her and to explain the situation (Ep. 03).
She fires her revolver at Chise (Ep. 04).
Ange aims at Prefect when she wants to escape by train (Ep. 10).
She releases the hammer after the suicide of Prefect (Ep. 10).
Close up of the Webley's cylinder while Ange drawing it (Ep. 11).
Ange tries to shoot a republic Agent but is stopped by Dorothy (Ep. 12).
After emptying the Webley-Fosbery at Zelda Ange reloads her revolver with single rounds (Ep. 12).
Erik is seen with a Galand Revolver in Episode 1. After he was lied by Ange that she took the cartridges, she takes the revolver.
Galand M1868 - 12mm (or a lesser-known 7mm or 9mm).
Frightened Erik aims his revolver at Ange.
Close up of his revolver while Ange says she took the cartridges.
He drops the revolver next to his bag.
:"Are you going to kill me?
Ange kills him with one last lie.
A Lefaucheux M1860/70 revolver can be seen on the wall in Episode 3.
For comparison: Lefaucheux Model 1858 - 12mm Pinfire. The M60/70 has a shorter barrel and a rounded off grip.
Close up of the revolver.
Enfield No. 2 Mk.I
The Enfield No. 2 revolver is used by various characters including the Kingdom Army. Ange and Prefect and other republic Agent students use Enfield revolvers during the flashback in Ep. 10 "Case 22 Comfort Comrade". Prefect uses a nickel Enfield revolver with white grips at the end of the same Episode. The female republic Agent Zelda also uses an Enfield revolver in Episode 12 "Case 24 Fall of the Wall" to threaten Princess Charlotte.
Enfield No.2 Mk.I - .38 S&W
The Kingdom private draws his Enfield (Ep. 07).
He holds his revolver while wondering why his shots didn't hurt Chise (Ep. 07).
Prefect takes her Enfield with white grips (Ep. 10).
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Zelda holds her revolver at Charlotte's head (Ep. 12).
Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I
A Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk 1* is seen on the wall in Episode 3 "Case 2 Vice Voice".
Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I - .303 British
The No.4 Mk.I behind Ange and Dorothy.
Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III*
The Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III* is the standard rifle for the Kingdom army. Beatrice is seen with one of these in Episode 4 as she is disguised as a soldier.
Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III* - .303 British. This was the main battle rifle of British and Commonwealth forces during the First World War.
A sailor with his SMLE over his back (Ep. 03).
Closer view of the front sights (Ep. 04).
Bea with her slinged SMLE and gasmask (Ep. 04).
Soldiers standing guard with their rifles (Ep. 07).
Soldiers charge with their SMLEs (Ep. 12).
Several SMLEs on tables (Ep. 12).
Water cooled SMG
Kingdom Agents and sailors use Water cooled SMGs with side mounted magazine that resembles MP18s.
Agent fires at Chise (Ep. 01).
Overview of the Major's SMG (Ep. 03).
A sailor holds his SMG (Ep. 03).
Winchester Model 1897
A Winchester Model 1897 hanging on the wall in Episode 3.
Winchester Model 1897 "Trench Gun" - 12 gauge.
The Winchester above the SMLE.
Dorothy uses a fictional revolving break action shotgun seemingly chambered in .410 through the series.
Dorothy holds her shotgun at Kimble's head. In the other hand she holds his C-93 (Ep. 01).
The girls take control of the Kingdom ship. Note on the right Bea with a Bulldog revolver (Ep. 04)
Close up of the cylinder (Ep. 05).
She blocks a sting with her shotgun (Ep. 05).
Wall of Guns
Seen in Episode 3, It consists of:
Smith & Wesson Model 1, Colt Paterson 1836, Allen & Thurber Pepperbox, Cane gun,
Webley .455 Mk IV, Colt 1849 Pocket, Beaumont-Adams Revolver,
Webley Bulldog, Dreyse-Kufahl M1861, Mle 1892 Revolver,
Several Derringers, Knuckle Duster
1877 Bulldog Gatling Gun
1877 Bulldog Gatling Guns are used by Kingdom sailors in Episode 3 "Case 2 Vice Voice" in the Airship.
1877 Bulldog Gatling Gun - .45-70 Government
Sailors man an unloaded Gatling.
Another sailor fires at Ange. Note the .45-70 cartridge.
Full view of the scene and of the Gatling.
Sailors use a cannon on the airship to blow up the door.
Cpl. Henry mans the cannon.