Kannagi

Alt title: Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens

TV (13 eps)

Fall 2008
3.846 of 5 from 7,985 votes
Rank #1,805

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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ragingchaosgod's avatar
ragingchaosgod Mar 4, 2010
Score 4/10

I'd heard about Kannagi thanks to Sankaku Complex. It piqued my interest since it had something to do with Japanese myth and being a big fan of any sort of mythology, I went to go take a look and see.What I found was a fanservice anime that wins my award for OVERHYPED SERIES OF THE YEAR.Kannagi is supposedly about a goddess who appears in the human world because a human carved a statue out of the sacred tree... read more

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Wanginator Jan 9, 2010
Score 6.5/10

Contrary to what some may think from reading the synopsis, there is actually less plot involved in Kannagi than you think. While there is a loose underlying theme and storyline, the bulk of the series focuses on comedy and humor, with just a touch of drama added in here and there. This is by no means a negative aspect of Kannagi, as it still finds its niche as your standard comedy flick with characters that you... read more

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