Jigoku Shoujo Mitsuganae

Hell Girl: Three Vessels

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Synonyms: Hell Girl 3, Jigoku Shoujo 3
Japanese: 地獄少女 三鼎
English: Hell Girl: Three Vessels
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2008 to Apr 4, 2009
Premiered: Fall 2008
Broadcast: Saturdays at 17:00 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, Tokyo MX
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Original
Genres: HorrorHorror, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.611 (scored by 4152541,525 users)
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Ranked: #14002
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Popularity: #1960
Members: 101,211
Favorites: 272

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Following the events of Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori, Ai Enma, the Hell Girl, has disappeared. Her former companions decide to lead normal lives, until their absent mistress returns to them with a new companion, and in a way that none of them anticipated.

Yuzuki Mikage is a normal schoolgirl who soon comes to understand the Hell Girl on an intimate level. During a dream-like trance in the bathtub, Ai kisses Yuzuki and possesses her. So when Yuzuki's friend decides to type in the name of their teacher in the Hell Correspondence website, Ai makes use of Yuzuki's body to accomplish her own task of ferrying the teacher's soul to hell. Yuzuki is disturbed by her new circumstances and wonders why she was chosen to continue Ai's work. Unfortunately for her, the Hell Girl and her assistants resume operation of Hell Correspondence, and she is dragged along for the ride towards hell itself.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Watanabe, Hiroshi
Takamura, Yuuta
Episode Director
Jinbo, Masato
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kosaka, Harume
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"Tsukihana -tsukihana-" by Nana Kitade

Ending Theme

"Ichi Nuke" by Noto Mamiko


Jun 29, 2009
Maybe not as good as Futakomori, but still a must watch for every fan of Enma Ai.

The story is pretty much similar to what we have seen in the two previous seasons, people are being sent to hell and hatred is released, though this time hatred gives birth to more hatred.

Throughout the season it can be noticed that the creators have decided to use the ideas the fans found rather pleasing in the past. Once again someone tries to make a stand against the jigoku tsuushin, similarly to what has happened in the first season of the series. While new characters are introduced stories about ...
Dec 20, 2011
Mixed Feelings
Ah... the final installment of Jigoku Shoujo. Sadly, all good things come to an end, but some ends are uglier than others.

*If you haven't seen Futakomori (season two), stop reading now and watch that first. If you haven't seen Jigoku Shoujo (season one), why are you even here?

Mitsuganae is like a monkey on a unicycle: At the beginning, it looks cool and interesting--until you realize it doesn't make much sense (plot holes and discontinuity issues). But then, the monkey starts throwing its poop at you. Then (starting at episode 13), it starts using its tail to try to clean the ...
Oct 4, 2016
This is a review talking about all three seasons of Hell Girl. (There are some spoilers of the first two seasons and the main points of what this season has. And this is mixed with my opinion)

If you want to avoid spoilers, read the conclusion which gives you an advice.

This is my first time (and probably only time) writing a review.

First season is where the story started with some intriguing/interesting stories (As a bonus, there were 2 supernatural episodes) about revenge, then the Shibata’s make an entrance and the story will make you hooked to know what will happen. It introduced the Shibatas’ and ...

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