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Binbougami ga!

Binbougami ga!

Alternative Titles

English: Good Luck Girl!
Synonyms: Binbou Gami ga!, Binboukami ga!, Binbogami ga!, Binbou Kami ga!, The God Of Poverty is!
Japanese: 貧乏神が!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 5, 2012 to Sep 27, 2012
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.961 (scored by 40837 users)
Ranked: #5572
Popularity: #400
Members: 75,166
Favorites: 533
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Synopsis

At the expense of the people and things around her, Sakura has absorbed so much "happiness energy" that she has caused an energy imbalance in the world. In order to return balance to the world, the Poverty God, Momiji, sets out to take away Sakura's ability to absorb this energy. Will Momiji be able to put a stop to Sakura's absorbing abilities, or will the God succumb to her happiness?

(Source: FUNimation)

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Adaptation: Binbougami ga!

Characters & Voice Actors

Binboda, Momiji
Binboda, Momiji
Main
Clinkenbeard, Colleen
English
Clinkenbeard, Colleen
Uchiyama, Yumi
Japanese
Uchiyama, Yumi
Sakura, Ichiko
Sakura, Ichiko
Main
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese
Hanazawa, Kana
Palencia, Brina
English
Palencia, Brina
Yamabuki
Yamabuki
Supporting
Inoue, Kikuko
Japanese
Inoue, Kikuko
Mackay, Lydia
English
Mackay, Lydia
Kumagai
Kumagai
Supporting
 

Staff

Fujita, Yoichi
Director
Kobayashi, Katsuyoshi
Sound Director
Takeuchi, Hiroshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Marchi, Jamie
Script



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Mar 2, 2015
SquareCircles
Poverty Gods. Gods of Destitution.. Ever heard of them before?
I hadn't. It's ridiculous and you wouldn't think they would be able to actually make a coherent plot that has a moral behind it using them. However, I was positively surprised.


After reading the synopsis I wasn't really excited about starting it and the over the top voice acting and character depiction wasn't that attractive in the first couple of episodes. Give it a chance though and you won't be disappointed.


The ludicrous anime references that vary from Death Note to DBZ will keep you engaged and watching out for the next one. The pacing read more
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Jan 30, 2013
Sorrows_Neptune
Ichiko is a rich, beautiful mary-sue of a teenage girl, who is adored by all of the boys of her class–but hated by the females. In short, she’s pretty much the stereotypical bitch, but underneath her apparent superiority-complex, she’s really a lonely child longing for friendship. She also has an excessive amount of “Fortune,” which causes her suck other Fortune energy from those around her. This causes Momiji, a god of misfortune, to try and steal Ichiko’s fortune, and a beautiful love-hate relationship is formed!

Binbougami ga! is a very silly series. In fact, it’s a really stupid series–sometimes in the positive ha-ha kind of stupid, read more
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Jun 8, 2014
HybridMedia
Hmmm…….

You know, seeing the previews of this show a few months ago, I wasn’t the biggest fan of it.

Then again, as I said in the last review, comedy is a subjective art form and this especially goes into anime. For me, it’s like comedic shows like Sgt. Frog, Panty and Stocking w/ Garterbelt, Squid Girl, & Kill La Kill does better with me than the likes of Baka to Test, Love Hina, B Gata H Kei and Nisekoi. You can say some of them are the same but no…..they’re not.

I can see myself liking it but then again, it does have the annoying eechi show read more
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Aug 8, 2013
lazziejan
What is something you would spend your 23 minutes on per episode, that'll make you very tired of laughing? The answer is "Binbougami ga!"

Here's a review based on my opinions after completing the anime.


【Story】Rating: 8

Binbougami ga! is not only known for its humour, it also teaches the viewers a lesson in life about sharing, respecting and caring for others rather than being selfish; only think about ourselves. It also displays how anything is possible if we look beyond what's there. For example, Ichiko, the well known beauty queen of the class who's perfect at everything, totally self-centred, pretty much you can describe her as read more
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Recommendations

From the same studio as Gintama there is Binbougami Ga!. Binbougami Ga! features the same over the top humor.
Both have over the top comedic female duos as main characters
Binbougami ga! started when Nyaruko-san ended, but the feel that those two anime brings are the same: supernatural elements in a comical way, lots of parodies of other animes, similar humor and situation and a little bit of romance. Watching Bimbougami ga! is like continuing watching Nyaruko-san.
Also features a school setting with over the top humor although a bit less 'magical'.
Binbougami ga! seems like it would appeal to people who liked the female delinquents in Beelzebub. It has similar humor and roughness of language, as well, and beings of the supernatural involved in the main plot (demons in Beelzebub, gods of poverty/misfortune in Binbougami ga!).
reportRecommended by Numi - Add to favorites
Both animes have the same kind of wacky outrageous feel to them. Also both have female protagonist.

Opening Theme

#1: "Make My Day!" by Piko (eps 1-12)
#2: "Koi Boudou (恋暴動)" by HAPPY BIRTHDAY (ep 13)

Ending Theme

#1: "Koi Boudou (恋暴動)" by HAPPY BIRTHDAY (eps 1-12)
#2: "Make My Day!" by Piko (ep 13)

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I'm confused about the happiness energy...
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