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Kamisama no Memochou

Kamisama no Memochou

Alternative Titles

English: Heaven's Memo Pad
Synonyms: It's the Only NEET Thing to Do, Kami-sama no Memo-chou, Kami-sama no Memo-chou, God's Notebook, Notebook of God
Japanese: 神様のメモ帳

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 2, 2011 to Sep 24, 2011
Genres: Mystery
Duration: 26 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.751 (scored by 38032 users)
Ranked: #8702
Popularity: #320
Members: 80,560
Favorites: 440
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Synopsis

Narumi Fujishima isn't your typical high school student. He's never really fit in and has become increasingly more isolated from his fellow classmates. But he's not alone, and when Ayaka, the sole member of the Gardening Club, introduces him to the reclusive girl who lives above the ramen shop, Narumi enters a whole new secret world. Alice is a NEET, someone who is Not Employed, being Educated or in Training, but as Narumi quickly discovers, that doesn't mean that she does nothing all day.

In between tending to her small army of stuffed bears, Alice is an expert hacker and a very exclusive private detective. To his surprise, Narumi finds himself drafted as one of the strange-but-elite team of associates that Alice has assembled from her NEET acquaintances. Together they'll battle gangs, thieves, murderers, and drug lords. And in the middle of it all, Narumi will find his life changing forever!

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)

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Adaptation: Kamisama no Memochou

Characters & Voice Actors

Fujishima, Narumi
Fujishima, Narumi
Main
Shepard, Blake
English
Shepard, Blake
Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu
Japanese
Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu
...
Shinozaki, Ayaka
Shinozaki, Ayaka
Main
Karbowski, Brittney
English
Karbowski, Brittney
Kayano, Ai
Japanese
Kayano, Ai
...
Shionji, Yuuko
Shionji, Yuuko
Main
Haag, Hilary
English
Haag, Hilary
Ogura, Yui
Japanese
Ogura, Yui
...
Nemo
Nemo
Supporting
Mungle, Rob
English
Mungle, Rob
Taketora
Japanese
Taketora

Staff

Kawase, Kouhei
Producer
Sakurabi, Katsushi
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kawatsura, Shinya
Episode Director, Storyboard



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Jun 27, 2013
blaZofgold
Kamisama no Memochou is more than just a detective anime featuring not-really-NEETs and a loli mastermind. It's an anime that really takes the time and effort to create a realistic yet fantastic world and populate it with some of the most endearing characters in all of anime. The plots of each mystery is engrossing and exciting; the characters are not at all static, growing and changing as the anime moves forward.

When it comes to good detective animes, this is about as close to perfection as you'll get.

Story (9/10)
Art (8/10)
Sound (9/10)
Character (8/10)
Enjoyment (9/10)

The story of KamiMemo is both cliche as well as original. The first episode read more
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Dec 4, 2014
Cheshirekittie
Kami-sama no Memo-chou is not a typical mystery anime when the "detective character" seems to be a little like Sherlock. This anime is about "NEETS" or school drop outs that take requests from clients who need help in finding someone or figuring out why someone did something. Each of the characters in this anime have distinct personalities, some with the typical norms in other characters such as Alice; typical Gothic loli who is a bit of a tsundere - She is quite similar to the girl in Gosick.

Considering how short the anime is it has a great story line and you read more
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Recommendations

According to MAL, Gosick ended on the very day Kamisama started airing. HMMM. There must've been some kind of loli detective craze over in Japan, at the time. (Either that or the anime people were running low on material to sell to those looking for 'daughters', at the time, and opted for the not-so-popular aging detective genre. Idk.)

These two are built on the same foundations: In both there's an all-knowing reclusive loli, solving every case with their intellect/deus ex machina powers. They recruit Mr. Plain Average to be their masochistic doormats; mostly only existing to go from A-to-B on command and have things thrown at them from time to time.

Gosick has more than in the way of romance; Kamisama only offering tsundere rage over teddy sniffing. Gosick also has its heroine display adult maturity, as well as be childish over sweets... where as Ms. Kamisama wears teddy bear attire and, outside of case-rambling, might as well be the preteen she appears to be. BUT, if you're proud of being unemployed and not receiving education, Kamisama is for you.
Both of these Anime are done in simular styles as each other and they start off being told from the same persepective, the point of view of the male character. There is a mystery element to both and the characters in both series have their own qwirks.

Opening Theme

"Kawaru Mirai (カワルミライ)" by Choucho

Ending Theme

#1: "Colorado Bulldog" by Mr. Big (ep 1)
#2: "Asunaro (あすなろ)" by Kenichi Suzumura (eps 2-12)

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