Kannazuki no Miko
Destiny of Shrine Maiden
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Kannazuki no Miko

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Synonyms: Priestesses of the Godless Month, October's Shrine Maiden
Japanese: 神無月の巫女
English: Destiny of Shrine Maiden
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 14
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 26, 2004 to Apr 26, 2005
Genres: Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Girls Love Girls Love, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural, Erotica Erotica
Theme: Mecha Mecha
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Ace
Authors: Kaishaku (Story & Art)


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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #4238
Members: 4,898
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On the moon, there is an old shrine that has fallen into ruin. On the birthday of Himeko Kurusugawa and Chikane Himemiya, there is a sudden eclipse, and a voice calls the eight necks of Orochi to rise and destroy the Solar Priestess and the Lunar Priestess. The two girls soon find themselves under attack by the Orochi, but Himeko's close friend Souma has resisted the call of the Orochi and has sworn to protect her, no matter what.


Kannazuki no Miko was published digitally in English by VIZ Media under the VIZ Select imprint from January 26, 2016 to February 23, 2016. The series was previously published by TokyoPop as Destiny of Shrine Maiden on May 6 and July 7, 2008 respectively.


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Oct 24, 2008
Mixed Feelings
Kannazuki no Miko starts off as a silly and mostly lighthearted romp with giant robots, mysticism, girls in love (with each other) and pretty art. Even having heard (but forgotten) certain spoilers about the direction the story ends up taking, I thought I was going to like it a lot.

Unfortunately for me, the story takes a dark turn which I most decidedly did not enjoy. In particular it was the way in which the offending character continued to be self-righteous and another character rationalized the first one's actions which bothered me. Keep in mind though that I'm a feminist and I have a tendency to ...
Nov 27, 2010
I bought this with every intention of really liking it, however, I could not find one thing I liked. In fact, if I had not gotten both volumes, I would have most likely dropped this title after the first clichéd chapter.

Story: The plot is heavily cliched for the first half of the book, then speeds up dramatically in the second part to where nothing makes sense and you are left wondering what is going on. It's just a series of unexplained plot points. There is no real flow to the story and it leaves the reader cold. We are told a ...

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