Mitsuami no Kamisama


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Alternative Titles

Japanese: みつあみの神様
English: Pigtails
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 24, 2015
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Genres: Avant GardeAvant Garde, DramaDrama
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 28 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.771 (scored by 20122,012 users)
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Ranked: #53002
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Popularity: #8417
Members: 5,263
Favorites: 8

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A lone house stands amidst a barren landscape. Here lives a petite pigtailed girl, unfettered by her loneliness. There is rarely anyone for her to meet and interact with, save for the occasional masked visitors from a place unknown. Her only company is the inanimate objects present around her. They tell tales about themselves, the girl, and the unchanging surroundings they view day in and day out—all the while, she remains oblivious to their sentience.

One day, the monotony is broken when the girl meets someone who offers her a choice capable of altering many fates, including her own.

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Suzuki, Atsushi
Itazu, Yoshimi
Director, Storyboard, Character Design, Animation Director, Key Animation


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Ending Theme

"Kamisama no Takurami" by Ichiko Aoba


Jun 26, 2022
There is not much to say about this 30-minute short film without mentioning spoilers. It has a melancholic and heartwarming atmosphere to it and an unconventional narrative style. It leaves us with an interesting end that is sure to make the viewers ponder about the film. The art is soft, with almost childlike fantasy, and the few background music scores are soothing and strong enough to set the mood.

Spoilers Ahead:

Pigtails deals with three broad themes closely intertwined with each other-the conflict between the old vs young, the eventuality of death, and importantly, the end goal of both humans and objects. Are humans, like objects, meant ...

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Recent News

'Mitsuami no Kamisama' Received Platinum Remi Award on WorldFest Houston

'Mitsuami no Kamisama' Received Platinum Remi Award on WorldFest Houston

28-minute anime part of the stage adaptation of Mitsuami no Kamisama received Platinum Remi award on 49th Annual WorldFest Houston for Classic Cel Animation. It more

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Mitsuami no Kamisama Episode 1 Discussion
ToG25thBaam - Mar 22, 2017
17 repliesby Eyth »»
Oct 5, 2023 5:21 AM
Does anyone know where to find this movie online?
ToG25thBaam - Mar 17, 2017
2 repliesby kintups »»
Jan 9, 2023 7:57 AM
play animation same as film?
Miporin - Jan 9, 2016
4 repliesby Miporin »»
Apr 24, 2016 10:45 AM