When Noboru and Toru Takagami hear that their grandmother is dying, they rush to their late mother's hometown to visit her – however, it was all a ruse. Upon their arrival the two discover that their grandmother is alive and well, that Toru is being targeted by demons, and that Noboru is now head of the Mizuchi family. In order to save his brother, Noboru releases the family's guardian deity, a fox spirit named Kugen who was sealed away due to its mischievous behavior. The demon is defeated; but when it becomes apparent that Toru will continue to attract them, Noboru has no choice but to allow Kugen and Ko (the family's guardian maiden) to live with them. With demons, gods and increased living expenses now complicating his life, will Noboru able to cope?
The fox god is cute, fun, and funny. She is a powerful entity but is also naive and like a child when she is exploring the community and all the new things she did not get to notice while she was confined. Yet despite her bitter past and sub par previous treatment, she is bright, cheery, and optimistic. The sentinal though feels a bit shallow as if her character was never fully completed... read more
Wagaya no Oinari-Sama is a 24 episode comedy, fantasy anime set in modern day Japan, featuring light themes of romance and (ugh) ecchi/harem. Before reading this review I’d like to disclose my personal bias against ecchi, harem, pointless fan-service and shoehorned romance that doesn’t go anywhere (it happens so much, that I’m now wary whenever I see that an anime has a hint of romance in... read more
|Wagaya no Oinari-sama Specials||DVD Special||2008||Omake|