Kamisama Hajimemashita

Kamisama Kiss

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Japanese: 神様はじめました
English: Kamisama Kiss
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2012 to Dec 25, 2012
Premiered: Fall 2012
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 02:05 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Theme: MythologyMythology
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.101 (scored by 329947329,947 users)
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Ranked: #4702
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Popularity: #315
Members: 640,095
Favorites: 14,984

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High schooler Nanami Momozono has quite a few problems of late, beginning with her absentee father being in such extreme debt that they lose everything. Downtrodden and homeless, she runs into a man being harassed by a dog. After helping him, she explains her situation, and to her surprise, he offers her his home in gratitude. But when she discovers that said home is a rundown shrine, she tries to leave; however, she is caught by two shrine spirits and a fox familiar named Tomoe. They mistake her for the man Nanami rescued—the land god of the shrine, Mikage. Realizing that Mikage must have sent her there as a replacement god, Tomoe leaves abruptly, refusing to serve a human.

Rather than going back to being homeless, Nanami immerses herself in her divine duties. But if she must keep things running smoothly, she will need the help of a certain hot-headed fox. In her fumbling attempt to seek out Tomoe, she lands in trouble and ends up sealing a contract with him. Now the two must traverse the path of godhood together as god and familiar; but it will not be easy, for new threats arise in the form of a youkai who wants to devour the girl, a snake that wants to marry her, and Nanami's own unexpected feelings for her new familiar.

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Takahashi, Hiroki


Hatta, Shinsaku
Kudou, Masayo
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"Kamisama Hajimemashita (神様はじめました)" by Hanae

Ending Theme

1: "Kamisama Onegai (神様お願い)" by Hanae (eps 1-9, 11-13)
2: "Kamisama Onegai Datenshi☆Mix (「神様お願い」堕天使☆Mix)" by KURAMA (Daisuke Kishio) featuring Hanae (eps 10)


Dec 8, 2012
Ah kamisama, why doesn't money grow on trees especially when I'm in debt?

Ah kamisama, where are you when I need you the most?

Ah kamisama, why can't the world be perfect?

In a nutshell, Kamisama Hajimemashita (also known as Kamisama Kiss) is based on the manga of the same name written by Julietta Suzuki. She is known for several other lighthearted shoujo manga that involves supernatural elements such as Karakuri Odette. The series debuted in Fall of 2012 along with many other shuojo titles.

The series tells the story of a young girl named Nanami Momozono, who is alone..abandoned, and helpless. The innocent little lamp makes an ...
Oct 13, 2014
Mixed Feelings
A young girl is abandoned by her father who owes money and is left to fend for herself. This sounds like it’s an excuse for the parents to not care what happens to their child while strange things are around them. It’s cliché but I can’t think of any other way they could have walked around this. The fact of the matter is that they had to get rid of the parents one way or another and they picked one of the two ways they could have done it. That or make them dead and have her an orphan but that one is used even ...
Aug 23, 2021
It is horrible. The animation is bad, even for a shoujo. It hasn't aged well, at all.

I went in checking out season 1, and jumped ahead to season 2. Season 2 didn't improve upon the story. It continues the same old formula: a destitute girl ends up with free rent in an old abandoned shrine. There are futons and she has a furry man who becomes her servant and cooks and cleans for her. A high school girl's ultimate fantasy.

It's intended for a very young audience. This was as bad as Ouran. The storyline coulda been interesting if it was centering around regular people ...

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