Kamisama no Memochou
Heaven's Memo Pad
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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
Premiered: Summer 2011
Broadcast: Saturdays at Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Light novel
Genres: MysteryMystery
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 7.571 (scored by 7694476,944 users)
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Ranked: #13802
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Popularity: #617
Members: 190,840
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Synopsis

Narumi Fujishima may seem like a normal high school student at first glance, but in reality he is a pessimistic outsider. Due to his father's work, he had to constantly transfer schools, and thus he has never managed to become a part of society. When he is forced to join the gardening club by his cheerful classmate Ayaka Shinozaki, Narumi encounters the genius hacker Alice, who lives in isolation above Hanamaru, the ramen shop where Ayaka works part-time. He then discovers that Alice is running a special private detective agency, and that all her professional associates refer to themselves as "NEET"s: Not in Education, Employment, or Training.

Joining the NEET detective agency due to his personal connection with a criminal case, Narumi finds himself entangled in a world of dangerous investigations conducted by the ill-assorted group of detectives, all the while trying to track down the crime syndicate which seems to have mysterious ties to Alice.

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Background

Episode 1 ran for 48 minutes. Every other episode ran for 24 minutes.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Takashima, Daisuke
Episode Director


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"Kawaru Mirai (カワルミライ)" by Choucho

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



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Oct 28, 2011
Archaeon (All reviews)
One of the most annoying things about the anime industry is the seemingly ingrained belief that bandwagons, when jumped upon, have the mystical ability to carry studios into money. It's a sad fact that every season will undoubtedly see the release of one or more shows that clearly attempt to piggyback on the success of something that has gone before. Thankfully following trends isn't necessarily a bad thing, and every so often a series comes along that can be considered a superior example of its genre.

Unfortunately that also means that the majority of titles that do jump on the bandwagon are mediocre at best.

Originally a read more
Jun 27, 2013
blaZofgold (All reviews)
Mod Edit: Review may contain spoilers.
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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 read more
Sep 24, 2011
8thSin (All reviews)
The word "NEET" is used almost interchangeably with "bum" and "hikikomori" in Japan. KamiMemo is about NEET detective Alice and her so-called assistant Narumi solving various cases in Tokyo with the help of three other NEETs and a Yakuza group. While the premise and the main characters are strikingly similar to that of Gosick, they are very different shows in that KamiMemo is more about the drama than mystery.

The story is arc-based with at most two characters for every case. This ensured great character development for the featured characters, which is the driving force behind this series. Unlike your typical detective show, the cases are read more
Jul 22, 2013
Asfaria (All reviews)
Kamisama no Memochou (God's Notebook) is one of the slightly darker "high school mystery" anime I have watched. It may not seem like it at first, but this anime is not as lighthearted as something like Hyouka. Hyouka doesn't have anything like suicide attempts, money stolen from the yakuza, or mind-altering drugs.

Story - 7/10

The only real problem with the story of Kamisama no Memochou is it's slow and cliche start. The first four episodes are really nothing special, but after that, the latter two slightly longer arcs that make up the remaining 8 episodes are almost as good of mystery arcs as some of the read more

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