10. Strawberry Panic!
Synopsis/Plot Summary: On Astraea Hill, there are three associated all-girl pristine Catholic schools that attract many students every year. Aoi Nagisa joins St.Miator’s Girls’ Academy and soon finds that she will need to adjust to fit right in at her new school. A system is in place that ranks all students and Nagisa also learns that of the three Catholic schools, they are represented by two Etoiles. While Nagisa figures out how to get accustomed to the rules that are in place at St. Miator’s, one of the Etoiles has taken a liking to Nagisa and is now the center of attention of the beautiful and sophisticated, Shizuma Hanazono. As Shizuma and Nagisa get well acquainted with one another, Shizuma, upon meeting Nagisa finally, must come to the conclusion that she must face the past she has left behind her long ago, and tackle the inner demons that lie within her heart.
9. Maria-sama ga Miteru (Maria Watches Over Us)
Synopsis/Plot Summary: Sachiko Ogasawara is the most popular girl at Lillian Girls’ Academy, a distinguished Catholic school in Tokyo, and usually is reserved but remains beautiful and breathtaking in anything people witness her doing. Our new transfer student at Lillian Girl’s Academy is Yumi Fukuzawa and for some reason has caught the eye of Sachiko. Sachiko has proclaimed herself as Yumi’s “sister,” and will help her throughout her high school years, ensuring that the experience at Lillian Girl’s academy will surely be a time she will remember for her entire life. Yumi is taken aback by such a gesture because of the fact that Sachiko attracts so much attention and that attention follows Yumi around whenever they are together. Yumi must now make a decision to accept such a straightforward and enticing proposition from her fellow “sister,” and will need to become more accustomed to the attention from her peers.