Alt title: Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens

TV (13 eps)
3.81 of 5 from 7,394 votes
Rank #1,299

Mikuriya Jin makes a woodcarving from the remains of a guardian tree, but he gets much more than he bargained for when girl materializes from the statue! Her name is Nagi, the troublesome and at times violent deity of the land; and with nowhere to go, she announces that she will stay with Jin. Now, with Jin’s help and a magical girl wand purchased at the local convenience store, Nagi aims to exorcise the impurities that are infecting the land. Though when the sacred tree is finally uprooted, it is only a matter of time before her powers will diminish; thus, a new object of worship is required, and what better object than Nagi herself! However, obtaining your goal of becoming a popular idol is not so straightforward, especially when you have to compete with your sister, who is unwilling to share her fan base and plans to sabotage you at every step!

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fmort510's avatar by fmort510 on Dec 11, 2012
Score 6/10

Kannagi has its ups and downs. The story iteslef is good, but it feels like so many other harem anime. The childhood friend who loves him secretly, and all these other girls around fall for him as she watches, but never does anything about her feelings. Toward the end the story takes a dive, imo. like they had to come up with something quick to end the series, which is what happens way to much in anime ... read more

Singan's avatar by Singan on Jul 23, 2012
Score 4/10

Kannagi is a little deceptive kind of series: it may look like fantasy at first yet soon it turns out a harem/moe comedy with insignificant fantasy elements, and well, it isn't nearly as good as some people make it out to be:
- first, the major part of the "plot" is something K-On-like: endless dialogues about nothing at the pace of a crippled snail. I don't know... read more

Related anime

Kannagi: If You Are a Shrine Maiden DVD Special 2009 Side Story

Related manga

Kannagi 2005
Kanpachi 2010



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