Shinigami no Ballad

Alt titles: Momo: The Girl God of Death -The Ballad of a Shinigami-

TV (6 eps)
3.129 out of 5 from 2,770 votes
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Momo is a sympathetic death god who cries every time she sees a touching moment. Though she brings death, she also allows the victim to complete their last wish before taking them away. Accompanying her through her adventures is a winged black cat named Daniel. With a huge scythe in tow, Momo strives to touch the lives of humankind and overflow the world with pure kindness, by fulfilling the soon deceased’s tasks.

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Sheex's avatar by Sheex on Jan 1, 2008
Score: 5.5/10

Perhaps it was the name, but for some reason I had relatively high expectations for Shinigami no Ballad - something along the lines of Kino no Tabi lite, if you will.  I ended up slightly disappointed to discover this not the case, as in reality it's not tapered to an older audience.  The series is comprised of six independent stories, all of which address potential problems... read more

RoBorg's avatar by RoBorg on Sep 3, 2011
Score: 7/10

Oohh when I first saw the title I was expecting something like Soul Eater, something both cheerful and gloomy all mixed up for a weird yet pleasant result. I couldn't be more wrong. This whole anime will provide quite a good source of delicate sadness, with a glimpse of relief every now and then. Story - 6
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Ballad of a Shinigami (Light Novel) 2003 TBD
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