Jigoku Shoujo
Hell Girl
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Jigoku Shoujo

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Girl from Hell
Japanese: 地獄少女
English: Hell Girl
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 9
Chapters: 40
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 3, 2005 to Aug 2, 2008
Genres: Horror Horror, Mystery Mystery, Supernatural Supernatural, Suspense Suspense
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Nakayoshi
Authors: Kodaka, Nao (Story), Etou, Miyuki (Story & Art), Hatano, Hiyoko (Story)


Score: 7.081 (scored by 30943,094 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #76782
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2211
Members: 9,191
Favorites: 172


Ranked #7678Popularity #2211Members 9,191
MangaNakayoshiKodaka, Nao (Story), Etou, Miyuki (Story & Art), Hatano, Hiyoko (Story)
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Volumes: /9
Chapters: /40


Does hell exist? Only those who have met the Hell Girl, Ai Enma, know for sure. It is said that if someone accesses the Hell Correspondence website at midnight, they can type in the name of the person they hold a grudge against—and, subsequently, Hell Girl will take that person to hell.

However, what most people do not know is the price of such an act: in order to send someone to hell, the requester's soul is damned as well. But is any price worth paying to see vengeance exacted on one's enemies?

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Jigoku Shoujo was published in English as Hell Girl by Del Rey Books from January 29, 2008 to October 26, 2010. The first 6 volumes were published separately, while the final three were collected and published as a 3-in-1 volume.


Ichimoku, Ren
Hone Onna


Feb 6, 2016
Jigoku Shoujo (Hell girl) is a rather unique story about revenge.
Story: 7
The story doesn't particularly have a plot, every chapter (except towards the end of the series) is a new chapter long story. Sometimes the chapter is very predictable, other times it has a small, shocking twist to it.
Art: 7
Their eyes are massive, it's quite cute but they're completely disproportional to their face. It can also be quite difficult to tell some minor characters apart.
Character: 5
As it's only a short series it's difficult to feel close o the characters, particularly the minor characters.
Enjoyment: 7
I did enjoy the series but it did feel as though ...
May 14, 2021
Mixed Feelings
There's a website you can access at midnight. It's a connection to the underworld. In there, one will find but a single prompt where you can write down someone's name to be quickly dragged to hell. The entity in charge of actually taking the person there is Enma Ai, a high school girl in beautiful kimono sets. That's the premise. Each story we follow a different revenge plot where a person is bullied or have something terrible done to her and that drives him or her to ask for hell girl's assistance.

Hell Girl has a very odd thing about it. The supposedly main character is ...
May 29, 2023
As someone who has not watched the anime yet, you should probably go watch it over reading this adaptation. The reviews on Hell Girl's manga page should be taken into consideration as well.

So the question is, is this manga horror or a comedy?

The way the manga presents itself is very childish; even though there are serious tonalities in every chapter. The theme of Hell Girl is supposed to be dark, and the artwork did not deliver that. You have panels that did not transition, and sometimes you don't even know what the heck just happened. Also, for some reason 90% of the chapters open ...

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Fourth Season of 'Jigoku Shoujo' Announced for Summer 2017 [Update 3/3]

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Poll: Hell Hotline?
Sweetlollipop - Jan 19, 2010
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