What Is ‘Uma Musume: Pretty Derby?’


One of the most talked about shows of the 2018 Spring anime season is a show about…horse girls? Uma Musume Pretty Derby is being made as a collaboration between PA Works and Cygames, and stars kemonomimi race horse girls.

Special Week, a horse girl from Hokkaido finally joins the Academy and is determined to become the best race horse girl in Japan. The show combines elements of sports anime, idol shows and moe girl shows.

The currently airing series and the original 2016 OVA were made to promote the upcoming mobile app game, which combines Idol-raising and horse racing game features.