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Noragami (Manga)

Noragami

Alternative Titles

English: Noragami: Stray God
Synonyms: Stray Gods
Japanese: ノラガミ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Dec 23, 2010 to ?
Authors: Adachi, Toka (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.601 (scored by 6185 users)
Ranked: #862
Popularity: #134
Members: 17,770
Favorites: 1,463
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

Yato is a minor god whose dream is to have a lot of followers worshipping him and praying to him. Unfortunately, his dream is far from coming true since he doesn't even have a single shrine dedicated to him. To make things worse, the only partner he had to help him solve people's problems, had just quit the job.

His godly existence and luck just might change when he stumbles upon Iki Hiyori and saves her life; a feat which also leaves her in quite a predicament so she is stuck with him until her problem gets resolved. Together with Hiyori and his new partner-weapon Yukine, Yato will do everything he can to gain fame, recognition and just maybe, one shrine dedicated to him, as well.

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Related Manga

Side story: Noragami: Shuuishuu
Prequel: Noragami: Awase Kagami
Adaptation: Noragami, Noragami OVA

Characters

 Yato
Yato
Main
 Yukine
Yukine
Main
 Hiyori
Iki, Hiyori
Main
 Nora
Nora
Supporting
 Sakura
Sakura
Supporting
 Tomone
Tomone
Supporting
 Daikoku
Daikoku
Supporting



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Dec 23, 2013
Wintear
I really, really do hope that the anime adaptation isn't messed up for this manga... so far, I have a bad feeling about it... anyway. A big and enthusiastic yes to Noragami. Believe me, I sure am glad that I stumbled across such a gem. It's not an overused or typical story, and it's very interesting. How so?

Story: 8
As said, this manga isn't a typical one. It's the type that keeps you wanting more and more. It presents some small feelings of mystery, and a bit of dread. Kind of like hidden dark parts to the plot. The first chapter was a disappointment to me. read more
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Apr 16, 2014
NatsuofFairyTail
After watching the anime version of Noragami, i couldn't sit still. I absolutely needed to know more of the story! And as a result, it has led me to read the manga, and i can tell you right now, it has become one of my favorite mangas.

Out of all the Supernatural/God/Phantom genres i have read, Noragami has surprised me. Not because it had a original storyline, but the depth of the plot, and the overall lesson it teaches you at the end of each arc.The plot balances the amount of action, comedy and romance (yes there's romance) well and most importantly, flashbacks don't last an read more
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User Recommendations

Noragami and Kyoukai no Rinne takes place in a modern setting but with fantasy/supernatural elements involving the events of their perspective stories. In particular, the main male character possesses a special gift that enables them to fight against spirits/apparitions. And throughout the series, they encounter powerful foes. At the same time, they also get acquainted with a young girl whom he develops an interesting relationship with. Both series adapts characters' role very well to fits with their personalities. There is also background stories that ties to the origins of the characters. Both series are also no stranger to comedy and always keep its timing and momentum to deliver what sanctification.
Both of the series share many similarities, from the sometimes bittersweet climate, which carries the simple, but universal message about finding happiness in life, to interesting characters and their relations (especially Tenka and Yato are very much alike). They also contain gripping action and sudden twists that make you want to turn to the next page to find out the next secret behind the intricate plots, which gets the reader closer to the satisfying resolution.

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