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Noragami


Alternative Titles

English: Noragami: Stray God
Japanese: ノラガミ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2014 to Mar 23, 2014
Premiered: Winter 2014
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Bones
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.131 (scored by 625,845 users)
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Ranked: #4102
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Popularity: #15
Members: 1,070,030
Favorites: 22,956

Recommendations

Both have the same girl to deity plot and the same scenario where the deity has to deal with other deities. The girl in one anime is a weakling, while the girl in the other anime can kick ass. The deity's job in one anime is to protect the girl, while the deity in the other anime wants to be famous because he isn't that popular. 
report Recommended by Nasty001
Cute blue eyed boy fights supernatural evil with a sword, and despite being a goofball he has tremendous power and is protective of his friends.  
report Recommended by princessofheart
Both series deal with spirits and youkai and the exorcism of them but Noragami is perhaps more entertaining 
report Recommended by Allografter
Both anime are about "gods" (Soul Eater: Shinigami). In both anime, some characters can change into a weapon and be used by their partner. In both anime, the "gods" (can) fight some sort of a monster that isn't human or another normal animal. They're also fun to watch. :) 
report Recommended by SD_CV
Great balance between comedy and action, led by main characters based on supernatural entities. 
report Recommended by blooddrunk
Both anime are about a girl who can turn into a ghost (but in Noragami it isn't as permanent). The main male character is helping the girl out to turn back to normal. 
report Recommended by GeniusofIron
If supernatural is an ingredient, then it be part of a recipe for both Bakemonogatari and Noragami. Not only do they involve supernatural beings but also legends that blurs the lines between fiction and reality. Both series involves action, drama, and comedy with humorous dialogues. Bakemongatari focuses more on word play and narrative dialogues while Noragami uses gags for comedy. The main protagonist in both series gets involved with events that puts their lives in danger. There is also a bit of influence from folklore and legends relating to various cultures to some degrees. 
report Recommended by Stark700
Rinne ( Shinigami) and Yato ( God) are both poor. Rinne goes to school but Yato doesn't'. They do request from people or help lost souls. In return they ask for money or some other offering for their work. Every little counts for them. The main female helps them with their daily routine and soon has a better understanding.  
report Recommended by AnimeFan500
Noragami's anime original end is a blatant copy of what happened between Kenshin and Jinnei in Rurouni Kenshin. Formerly kill-happy (during the samurai period) leads that no longer wish to kill are forced by another character from their pasts to fight with the intent to kill once more. In both series, the already FAR more pacifistic leads became even 'softer' after interacting with useless-outside-of-romance heroines, and the heroines lives are threatened in an attempt to make the leads have the desire to kill once more. I had noticed Noragami is basically Rurouni Kenshin but not a period piece in terms of characterisation earlier, given Yato's goofy  read more 
report Recommended by AironicallyHuman
Noragami is like Bleach without all the fillers. The main characters meet in a similar way, one of them (Ichigo/Hiyori) gets a power thanks to the other one (Rukia/Yato). In both animes they fight against ghosts/monsters and there are more characters that come from a different world where it's quite normal to have the powers to see (and fight) those monsters. 
report Recommended by GeniusofIron
Very similar protagonists. Both are poor and do odd jobs from strangers for some cash. Both Gintoki and Yato are seen as mostly goofballs but have very dark pasts and made many enemies along the way. The series are both relatively lighthearted and comedic but have moments of high intensity and action.  
report Recommended by SerB3128
Like Noragami, Bungou Stray Doys talks about a MC who does not have a home, and he is stray. Both anime are pretty dark with good fights, and pretty funny too And how can I forget, they both have "fight words" for their special powers 
report Recommended by Kazuki_Hoshino
Neither the story nor the characters of Noragami have anything in similar to that of Inuyasha. However, there is a similar "feel" to both of them. -The main heroins of both anime accidentally come into contact with another world. -Both male lead have a past unknown to the human girl, and a woman from their past. -The supporting characters are friends who can be counted upon. -Spirits or demons hunting are daily occurrences. Inu Yasha is a lengthy anime with a well thought plot and many incidences, where as Noragami is only 12 episode long adaptation of the manga series.  
report Recommended by miss_tonic
Supernatural battles and a similar student/mentor relationship at the center. The "mentors" (Yato and Reigen, respectively) are often silly/comic relief/over-the-top, but they can and do get serious for the sake of their students and are genuinely good mentors to them. Also have similar monster designs. 
report Recommended by Neko-Hoshishima
- Both have monsters able to infect humans (Ayakashi/Gastrea) - Infected humans turn into the monster - Both have some people fighting against the monsters (Yato & Yukine/ Rentarou & Enju) - Noragami has the God/Divine Weapon ranking, Black Bullet has the enforcer/promoter ranking 
report Recommended by ALBOURAX
Solving problems, offering deals, and dealing with spiritual apparitions. Noragami and xxxHOLiC offer an experience like no other with its supernatural themes. Both series' main male protagonist are involved with dealing with conflicts that deals with supernatural phenomenons. They take place in a traditional/modern setting with various gags. The supporting characters also play various roles that influences each conflict. There is a good mixture of comedy, drama, and emotional basis that makes both series enjoyable. 
report Recommended by Stark700
In my opinion these two are sort of under rated/unknown series (especially FnM) compared to the mainstream ones and end up not getting enough attention, even tho they both deserve more! They are different from eachother but yet have some strong common points: - supernatural genre is a very important theme to both, although Noragami tends to have more action while FnM gets to be more dramatic - creatures like gods, ayakashi, youkai, spirits and whatsover are daily routine for both stories (Noragami is specially mainly setted on gods) - both main characters have to deal with exorcisms, particoularly FnM, but while the usual term "exorcism" is treated  read more 
report Recommended by EtnaEraclea
The first and most similar thing that both anime share is the close bond and friendship the "masters" have with their "servants" in Noragami's case, the bond the Gods have with their Regalia/Shinki and in Servamp the bond the Eve's have with their Servamps. Also Servamps can have subs(lesser vampires created by and working for them) and they treat these lesser vampires like their own family, which is another similarity to how some Gods treat their Shinki in Noragami. Another similarity is that lesser Vampires are created by the Servamps using dead/dying humans, giving them another chance at life similar to how the Regalia/Shinki are souls of  read more 
report Recommended by Dauphine
Noragami has similarities to Dororo in that they both feature main characters who are samurai-like who are killing demons (or spirits in the case of Noragami). They both have a main protagonist who is accompanied with a younger side-kick like character. The main difference between the two is the time periods (Noragami takes place in the modern era) and that the main protagonists have different personalities. Still, there are enough similarities that you would likely like the other if you like one. 
report Recommended by Sara_Isayama
+ Both are action stories with supernatural and comedic elements. + They fight and kill monsters in a very similar way to upbeat music. + Features a male main character with a tragic past, who is dorky and silly, yet can be serious when necessary. 
report Recommended by JunoLawliet
Both have supernatural creatures and another invisible "world" that cannot be seen by normal humans. Both have normal people forgetting the presence of people that were affected by the "other world." Both MCs have long "katana like" swords. The flame hazes can be the gods of Noragami. Both have a girl that doesn't fight but gets involved with the "other world." Both have antagonists that have many "pawns/weapons." 
report Recommended by Senchiro
"Noragami" and "Blood Blockade Battlefront" / "Kekkai Sensen" are two supernatural action series by Studio Bones focusing on individuals with special abilities battling against creatures from another world. These two shows contain high-impact fight sequences in an alternate modern urban setting. Also, the protagonist of both shows is a formerly normal person who suddenly gets dragged into the situation, though each respectively has a different reason as to why they continue to cooperate. 
report Recommended by StevenHu
Same feel, super natrual characters, well developed characters, humor, and deals with similar serious themes. 
report Recommended by Wuddupashley
There's a similar vibe and atmosphere about these anime. Both are set in a city where mysterious and supernatural things happen with a cast of colorful, out of the ordinary characters. Even the openings feel alike. 
report Recommended by Ryo_Nightray
Both series focus on characters involved in the supernatural world and take a "monster of the week" approach (though Noragami is more action-centric compared to Natsume Yuujinchou which is more character-centric). 
report Recommended by Savanting
Very similar animes. -Both about the main guy character has a very dark past, who is known for very cold and heartless. -Both about main guy meets a girl who changes him and he starts to become a better person -Both main girl character are very similar -Both main girl character finds out about the truth of the world, like how some people has special abilities and cleanse monsters / people who sinned -Both involve action and very sad -Both very good anime that will give you the same feelings 
report Recommended by iNinjeek
Both madoka magica and noragami uses super-natrual occurrences to explain why corrupt and malicious outcomes occur in people's daily lives; such as demons, spiteful spirits, and corruptions of the soul in the hearts of people in a modern society 
report Recommended by josenewtype
These two anime don't really have similar art or styles, however the main concept is pretty similar. They both have a god-solving-problems thing going on; and both gods have problematic pasts. Furthermore they're both assisted by a human assistant, girls with whom they end up developing a relationship which is more overt in Noragami. While Loki Ragnarok focuses on Norse mythology Noragami plays into Shinto folklore, and gods roam around the human world in both of them. So if you're into exploring the relationship between gods, and enjoy a good dash of folklore in your anime, then enjoy! 
report Recommended by greatganjamomma
Similarities: - Kings in K, Gods in Noragami - Clansmen in K, Regalias in Noragami - Kings fight each other in K, Gods fight each other in Noragami. Both anime have a comedy feeling most of the time, but when the plot kicks in, everything escalates very quickly. Both anime have great animation, great story and great fight scenes. 
report Recommended by Sodium
May be slow at first, but the plot and character development is amazing!!! Full of action and comedy!!! MY FAVORITE ANIMES!!! 
report Recommended by Elly1221
The two MCs in Trickster have a very strong resemblance to Yato and Yukine in Noragami. So if you enjoy that relationship dynamic, you'll enjoy watching these two together. The plots are relatively similar as well: the MC carrying out a series of tasks, and the other begrudgingly tagging along for different reasons. 
report Recommended by turnthescorpion
Both have a similar feel and atmosphere. Moreover, the male leads on both show is considered to be in the lower social strata. Both male leads also have a dark past that was masked by their cheerful personality. The action and romance genre on both shows fit nicely, too. Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry, however, has more fan service than Noragami as it is leaning more on a wholesome show.  
report Recommended by ajayfabro
Both MC's fight to protect the grounds from demons that appear during the night. Both stories involve 2 Main male characters and 1 female MC, who build stronger relationships as the storyline unfolds. Both series deal with spirits and youkai and the exorcism of them before they in danger the human race. Both series have great balance of Comedy, Action, Adventure, Supernatural, and Fantasy elements.  
report Recommended by Obeythealfa
Tokyo Ravens and Noragami come with the package of dealing with spiritual beings with magic/abilities. The main male protagonist often comes in contact with these beings in their perspective worlds. Both series' main male protagonist has a past that is explored throughout their stories. Through them, certain plot elements are unraveled that ties together with its themes. Both series also takes place in a school life setting.. Tokyo Ravens has more romance while Noragami presents excellent comedy with its humorous dialogues and character interactions. 
report Recommended by Stark700
noragami and zombie loan are pretty similar. When I was watching noragami it reminded me of zombie loan a lot. similarities: -they get jobs were they have to slay things -they get paid after the job -both are comedy -have a bit of romance in it -they have a girl who meets them accidently differences: -zombie loan is a bit more gory -noragami is focused on gods and goddess of japan -zombie loan has to do with zombies overall both of the series are enjoyable and and I highly recomend them. 
report Recommended by swordwolf
In both series one of the main characters (Nagi/Yato) is minor god who tries to become more popular/revered. 
report Recommended by xEWEx
"Just like Mushishi but with more action!" That's what I thought after a few episodes. Both anime are dealing with a beings from a different world that blends with our reality and affects people. The main character gets rid of a beings called Phantoms that cause problems to people the same way as Mushi do and Ginko takes care of them in Mushishi. 
report Recommended by iHitokage
Anime that both worship gods and have spacial plot in the environment. The both consist of deep thoughs and inner emotion of the anime and continues with critical thinking to be made. 
report Recommended by vAkeno
Basically both of this animes have a serious and sinister moments/history, but the charism of the characters broke this and make a perfect harmony of plot and funny 
report Recommended by lhenrique7071
-Both have gods and deities -Both have romance -Both of the main male characters have similar personalities.  
report Recommended by HayleyBoisen
A group of friends fight together, though sometimes against one another, to save their city or world from evil yokai/spirits with some comedy, implied romance & good/catchy OST's along the way. 
report Recommended by Reigneko
action,supernatural,adventure,shonens, and even though noragami doesn't have comedy listed under its genres, it still has many comedic aspects 
report Recommended by Dml17
- Both have a great combination of humour and a more serious plot. - Unique story. - Great animation. 
report Recommended by LlamaGlitter
Both have sorts of Gods that have to destroy the evil Both have evil spirits that try to get human souls Both have some sort of stain when "darkness" touches it However, noragami has a different atmosphere than ghost...Noragami is funnier while ghosts is more dramatic 
report Recommended by authenticity
Protagonists in the show are living a normal teenage life when suddenly they are involved with supernatural stuff and magic. The shows are involved in gods and religions, the female protagonist is both shows wasn't very fond of the male leads in the first place, through adventures they slowly develop feelings towards the male lead. ( In Campione romance is part of the plot while Noragami it is just a hint of romance. ) 
report Recommended by Enignus
This is a weird pairing, but they both show characters with a sudden weakening characteristics. They are also deeply rooted in finding evil that grows in you and destroying it. Both anime also have characters who are trying to gain a higher standing among their own, and both focus on the worlds of gods.  
report Recommended by dragoness818
Both animes deal with paranormal gods and spirits who implicate themselves with humans their dynamics with them. Gugure is more light hearted and is a fun slice of life watch, whilst Noragami is also great, like Gugure but more mature and with a continuing plot - very intriguing one at that. Noragami and Gugure both have a host of colorful characters that certainly add to the shows' fascinating lore.  
report Recommended by UndutifulOne
I think both shows have a similar supernatural concept. I just watched five episodes of Yuu Yuu Hakusho and i think it's very similar to Noragami. Iki Hiyori's soul is apart from her body while she is slept and Urameshi Yusuke while he got an accident (Actually he is death)... 
report Recommended by Programmer69
Like Noragami, Charlotte features characters with special abilities. In Noragami the characters are gods and phantoms, the characters in Charlotte are more like superheroes. But both series have a serious storyline with very comedic situations mixed in. Both are blends of drama and comedy. 
report Recommended by Anointed-Geek
As a big fan of Noragami, throughout watching Magi I couldn't help but notice the similarities between them. They don't share a similar story or setting, but the animation style, humor, combat and feel is very much the same. If you really liked the feel that Noragami or Magi gave, I highly recommend checking the other one out. 
report Recommended by Ritsusakuma
Phantoms are very popular in the field of anime nowadays. Last season, we watched how Yato, Hiyori and Yukine fought the Phantoms in the anime, "Noragami Aragoto". This season, another action-packed and interesting anime will display how teamwork and friendship able to annihilate the Phantoms that cause chaos in the world.  
report Recommended by salamander02
In Ling Qi there is the head of a known exorcist family and in Noragami there is a not so well known god. These two won't work alone and will solve all the problems and fights alone, because they work with a spirit they have chosen. In Ling Qi the spirit is despite his age almost as immature as the young spirit in Noragami. Both anime deals between all the tasks and fighting scenes also about the relationship between those two, the spirit and exorcist/god.  
report Recommended by Suoniemi
The economy in Noragami and DanMachi (Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomearu no Wa Machigatteriu Darou Ka) is quite similar in that the Gods from both shows have "teams" or "familias" in which people pray to and fight for them. 
report Recommended by OoferGoofer
In both of them, the main character meets a deity/mermaid while on the edge of dying and hilarity ensues. Noragami is little darker in comparison to Seto No Hanayome, however both of them have their fun filled moments and the anime art style. Noragami also relies on fantasy a lot and has a good amount of action. There is a whole lot of material from the first episode to make you laugh your heart out.  
report Recommended by JeremiahOrange
I know these shows are extremely different, but please hear this out first. Both of these were animated by Studio Bones which is a great studio that also produced Fullmetal Alchemist and Boku no Hero Academia. They are great at animation, so Noragami will have that. They all have great opening themes and music, and they all have great casts of characters that are funny, quirky, and original. There are huge differences in terms of actual storyline, but I will argue that they both fall into the action/shounen genre, so give it a chance! 
report Recommended by nat385
both main character are quite similar in term of comedy.. 
report Recommended by _DD_
Both have action, but also lots of comedy and romance mixed in between, as well as awesome opening and ending songs. 
report Recommended by Dazel1412
Both Vash and Yato are very charismatic and powerful characters with dark backstory that seem to act jauntily and goof around  
report Recommended by BigBoiOnDuty
Both animes have insanely good character development, a great journey, and if you're like me, will make you hate your life for a straight week after you finish it. 
report Recommended by shweeb
Similar themes revolving around acknowledgment dictating existence and memory loss threatening the relationship between the MC and their object of affection. Seishun is a little more mature and romance-centric, while Noragami has a strong fantasy element and incorporates the romance a little more subtly. Both are amazing Animes worth binging. 
report Recommended by SPILTMILQ
These 3 very smart but ignorant people are very funny. Each character has its own humor, especially the MC. This Comedy is what makes this anime feel  
report Recommended by Monodami
While the plots are pretty different, Glenn and Yato are practically identical, having remarkably similar personalities, as well as similar pasts. -Both have rude/lazy elements to personality -Both also act rather playful, but have a serious side to them -Both are incredibly skilled when serious side comes out -Both have dark past that one wouldn't expect from first meeting them -Both even look alike, when Yato has his hair in a ponytail. Honestly my immediate thought watching Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records was "Oh my god this guy is literally Yato." If you like this type of character, definitely watch Noragami.  
report Recommended by inkflame
I don't know why, but everyone person that I know that watched ouran loved noragami. The show has some really good comedy and great characters. It also has some tragedy and romance (not too much but it's alright) I would try it! 
report Recommended by iiSneaker
Similar humor and skillful writing that makes the character drama within each show very investment-worthy.  
report Recommended by tennyson119
If you're interested of soul traveling, dimensional entities, shamans and priest. you're gonna hooked by these two series. they have an interesting story. in noragami they focus on supernatural action while in ghost hound, they focus on dimensional traveling and spirits. enjoy! 
report Recommended by Luuji222
Both anime have some funny moments that give comic relief to the action, and they also both have a main male character that has 'special' powers; also, both main characters have a male and a female sidekick who are badass. They also have to fight similar creatures and the fighting style is also very similar. However, if you don't like shounen ai suggestive themes then Monochrome Factor isn't for you ^_^ 
report Recommended by Komaeda_Kun
Various moments of pure amusement, really funny scenes, and epic battles are the main similarities between Noragami and Angel Beats. It combines comedy with drama and mystery. In Noragami, the characters who are living an afterlife (just as on Angel Beats) and fight ghosts which haunt the city and corrupt souls. Yato is a silly version of Yuri, who wants to keep peace and fight the evil, besides his bad past. Some characters can't remember anything from the time they were alive, which is relatable with Angel Beats 
report Recommended by BlackGhostNeko
Both animes are about fighting supernatural alot of action and really interesting  
report Recommended by Anime-_-Watcher
Both revolve around a charismatic trio fighting nameless baddies, with fighting as the main appeal. 
report Recommended by Brady_Saylor
Both have romance, which is not supposed to happen Comedy Both dealing with Gods 
report Recommended by vyellaella28
AnY and Noragami don't have much in common, but I think you might enjoy one if you liked the other. They both have a plethora of interesting and well-developed characters, an interesting plot (which is not overthrown by romance), and supernatural beings. Besides, the dynamics Hiyori/Yato/Yukine and Yona/Hak/dragons are really funny to watch : both are about people who thought they were normal discovering how large is the world. Most important, they gave me the same vibe of enjoyment ; if you don't care about an anime being shojo/shonen, go for it ! 
report Recommended by Asunkuro
Do you know the pain of turning your dream into reality? If you just want to earn money and become famous, but you aren't yet at that point yet... Even though you have that nice dream of have a lot of money, you just have to deal with other people, things and problems in the meanwhile, not really achieving your dream... In Occultic;Nine and in Noragami there is this male main character, with black hair and the dream of making money and maybe becoming famous. Gamon is a 17-years-old boy, who runs a blog about occultic events. But he isn't really interested in those occultic events,  read more 
report Recommended by Suoniemi
Both action-filled animes with fun and comedic moments. If you like weapons and epic fight scenes then this is for you 
report Recommended by Edgykun
Both series involve a protagonist who is trying to escape their dark past as someone who killed people for a living. Both protagonists also befriend a young teenager/child who has the ability to turn into a weapon. They have similar personalities and even have the same English voice actor. Both series are able to blend comedy with a more serious tone. They also both have a tough guy character who smokes heavily and wears a pink apron sometimes. 
report Recommended by invisiblemanda
The only reason why I say it's similar is because of the character dynamics between Satoru and Airi feel much the same as Yato and Hiyori's relationship. Other than that, one's a on-off serious fantasy, one's a supernatural mystery show.  
report Recommended by Saikaici
Both involve around folklore and supernatural beings. In fact, the supernatural aspect is smoothly and naturally incorporated into the show. There are humorous contents found in monogatari second season and noragami. monogatari series second season has more sarcastic and witty dialogue while Noragami depends more on gags. 
report Recommended by bunny1ov3r
Both involve around folklore and supernatural beings. In fact, the supernatural aspect is smoothly and naturally incorporated into the show. There are humorous contents found in nisemonogatari and noragami. nisemonogatari has more sarcastic and witty dialogue while Noragami depends more on gags. 
report Recommended by bunny1ov3r
*They both have spirits that can transform into weapon (Seirei/Shinki). *They both have "forsaken" spirit (Regalia/Nora) Differences *Noragami is Shounen/Comedy, Seirei Tsukai is Ecchi/Comedy. *Noragami is more Japan oriented (Japan gods etc), Seirei Tsukai is generic.  
report Recommended by 4DEATH
Both have miyuki sawashiro as a blondie, takahiro sakurai as a white haired opponent, awesome ops. Both anime have urban settings and neon colors. Each touches upon the source of human morality, one from science and the other the spirit. (Noragami has significantly more gag scenes though.)  
report Recommended by toutseul
Both have supernatural elements with a boy/girl team trying defeat evil Both have a lot of action although Strike the Blood has more gore Similar feel overall, and both have light-hearted comedy moments 
report Recommended by bhaktivinoda
Demons and spirits. Both anime focuses on evil spirits. In Noragami, the evil spirits are known as "Phantoms" while in Venus Versus Virus, the evil spirits are known as "Virus". The quote "smells nice" was used in Noragami when one of the phantom communicates, especially in Venus Versus Virus when Sumire was in her berserker mode. The difference between Noragami & Venus Versus Virus is that the plot in Noragami is organized better than compared to Venus Versus Virus, especially when it comes to the animation. The animation in Noragami looks more pleasing to the eye than compared to Venus Versus Virus.  
report Recommended by mercury1980
If you want to see the voice actors for levi and eren working together again in very different roles, they are the protagonist fighting-duo of noragami! 
report Recommended by toutseul
The characters fight against demons/supernatural in the big city they live in. They have the common goal of helping other people. The main characters voice actor is same! 
report Recommended by Mallony
While they consist of different form of storytelling, Noragami and Jigoku Shoujo carries a distinctive way of dealing with tasks/grudges. The main protagonist contrasts in personalities but always tries to get the job done in their way. As their genre implies, both series has supernatural elements that are considered abnormal in the world of the living. Among these supernatural elements involves spirits, apparitions, and otherworldly phenomenons. Various themes are explored throughout both series including anger, regret, jealousy, hatred, identity, and bullying. Jigoku Shoujo (Hell Girl) has a much more serious atmosphere while Noragami adapts a more lighthearted tone. They are both also well known for their exquisite  read more 
report Recommended by Stark700
Both are supernatural and both have a romantic relationship development. Both shows try to answer what makes someone human and both shows have strong character development. Satsuriku no Tenshi has more blood and violence though Noragami has some sensitive scenes too. 
report Recommended by lopika
The comedy and how the main character acts some times is similar. Also, they are both great. They are both fantasy-ish. However, No Game No Life is set in another world based more on playing strategy games while Noragami has its fantasy set in the real world and fight monsters or other gods. Both main characters of both worlds are clever and fight with resolve. Also, both animes have multiple gods in them. 
report Recommended by unknown1o1
Both have demons, not fully alive-but not dead either characters, a guy looking like kid, who is not what he seems like. Similar sense of humour. If you enjoyed one, I'm sure you will like the other one. 
report Recommended by Luspea
Similarities: Both contain neat sword-play and similar rap/autotune-like music. Both focus on a well written story and intriguing plot mechanics. Differences: Katanagatari has a more elegant, drawn-out story-line. Noragami is shorter and darker. 
report Recommended by Thetwinmeister
Watching Noragami I remebered Tactics, as they have similar feeling about them, action, and bishounen mystical kami/yokai/spirits characters.  
report Recommended by Halettan
Noragami and RDG are similar with the supernatural genre mixed with some fantasy. Noragami is blatently dealing with demi gods and goddesses, whereas RDG is dealing with acient dieties and spirits through possession. Both are very reminiscent of each other. 
report Recommended by Nikoru-san
Lets say I just had a similar feeling while watching both anime Both have humour and a something dark in it, though zettai karen is a bit darker Both main characters have special powers Both have someone who is new to the situation and doesn't except it easily (Noragami - Yukine, Zettai - Andy) And both are just awesome  
report Recommended by KuroYume-96
Both anime have supernatural non human characters in both urban/fantazy settings. Their styles are similar - with figting action and comedy+ drama. Though Noragami is a short series, it resembles Nurarihyon no Mago, just characters have kami's (gods) powers.  
report Recommended by Halettan
Both are about Ayakashi (supernatural monsters) Both have link to traditional Japanese culture (gods, tales etc.) Both have underlying metaphors/themes for real life problems/situations Mononoke has unique/rare art style Noragami focussed more on combat/comedy Mononoke focussed more on mystery/horror If you liked the dark & mysterious Ayakashi in Noragami, and you like horror stories, Mononoke will be a fun ride. (For some art style may need some getting used to) If you liked the dark & creepy Ayakashi in Mononoke, and you like action/comedy stories, Noragami will be an enjoyable ride. (Animation & audio are high quality with great music used throughout) 
report Recommended by tomzz4
Although these two shows have many differences, the main characters and their character development make them similar. Yato and Keita have both flaws and initially are not taken seriously and not treated with respect by their peers, but they both have an interesting background and redeeming qualities that make them likeable, and those at the end also earn the trust and respect of others. Also the two shows are both about minor gods and supernatural powers. But beware of the different genre: Noragami is an action shounen anime, while Inukami! is a comedy with much perverseness and some ecchiness, so perhaps one or the other is  read more 
report Recommended by tsbartha
Both are funny stories that deal with the main characters using their abilities in order to make money, and both have other serious subplots.  
report Recommended by Bvern004
-Both shows has a 'poor' gods ( Yato and Momiji ) . -Momiji is friend with human ( Ichiko ) Yato is friend with human too ( Hiyori ) . -Alot of comedy . 
report Recommended by rosschi
Both shows are fantasy & both feature prominent gods and mythological beings as the main characters. 
report Recommended by -Michelle
Teenage boy introduces teenage girl into a new type of lifestyle. In Lucy's case she is introduced to Fairytail and in Hiyori's case she is introduced to world filled with gods, and phantoms. Both pairs ultimately form a strong friendship and have a hint of possible romance. Noragami and Fairytail are both great anime's featuring interesting character and are both packed with comedy.  
report Recommended by poorqs
-Both have a male lead character with special powers and bright blue eyes -Both male leads are considered outcasts of their kind -The male lead is powerful, can be scary and has a dark or sad past. -But the male lead still has a kind and silly side -Both male leads have a younger brother sort of character that they feel protective over -The female leads both butt heads with the male lead, but still values their friendship -Both settings have elements of traditional Japanese homes, temples and traditions, along with more modern elements of Japanese culture. ==However i would recommend watching Noragami if you have already seen Kaze no Stigma..but  read more 
report Recommended by InevitableWonder
Both are very spiritual series that features entities that can transform into weapons. Both main characters are laid back and are often underestimated.  
report Recommended by lazyking88
A tsundere teams up with a guy who happens to have somewhat of an idiot personality after a certain incident. But seriously, Yato reminds me a lot of Kazuki (And vice-versa).  
report Recommended by RoarkTenjouin
Although Ao Haru Ride is not supernatural, there are similarities. Such as: Both main characters get closer in each episode. Boy MC cares for the girl MC in their own way. Girls personalities are quite similar. Cute moments :3 
report Recommended by Dalolly
Both have romance, adventure and I find the main characters to be similar in how they meet and the relationship slowly develops and they fall for each other, both are amazing  
report Recommended by camcam111
Similar action comedy concept, and also have similar style with Gintama. And then the main protagonist, Yato also has similar background and personality like Gintoki. Also both of Yato and Gintoki are swordsmen.  
report Recommended by blueflash97
-Both have main female character are same. Personality wise. -Hiyori turned into half-spirit while Sankarea's main female character turned into a zombie. -Hiyori grew a tail while Rea's eyes turn red. -Both have a supernatural and romance genre. -Main male characters are almost the same. -Both animes have 12 episodes. 
report Recommended by Chitoge-K
Similiar characters and atmosphere 
report Recommended by OrderInChaos
I'm not going to say that it's that "similar," but both of main characters Kobato and Yato have to help people in oder to achieve their dreams. Both have fantasy and comedy, but the difference is that Noragami is more focused on action while Kobato is more focused on romance. 
report Recommended by NuiiiCx
Both take place in Japan and both feature fights with Phantoms 
report Recommended by Smalfinn
i couldn't say it has the same story or theme but it give me same atmosphere and feeling 
report Recommended by JasaMarga
While Noragami is a bit darker in nature, both share a supernatural element of a human girl getting involved with the world of supernatural beings, demons, spirits etc. There are hints of romance, but the main focus in both are the adventures between the human and supernatural beings. 
report Recommended by aiai_capn
Both share a similar premise: a girl is on the verge of death, two boys try to help her. The three main characters in each show create a family of sorts. Supernatural elements and godly figures also play a role in both shows.  
report Recommended by flyingdolphin
Both series deal with a fairly ordinary person (Hiyori and Kyon) who ends dealing with an irresponsible, slightly crazy, god (Haruhi and Yato). In both cass the other characters are mostly also extraordinary beings. Although Noragami is slightly more serious, both series contain large amouts of slapstick comedy mixed in with some more intense moments. The tone is quite different, but I sincerly recommend watching both. 
report Recommended by TaliaMatsuo