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After Nanami saves a man from being mauled by a dog, she gets the offer to live with him and accepts it. However, she shockingly becomes a new deity when she learns that the house happens to be a rundown shrine.


This anime based off of Kamisama Hajimemashita a Japanese manga series by Julietta Suzuki that began serialization in March of 2008 in the shōjo manga magazine Hana to Yume.

The series follows Nanami Momozono a homeless girl who comes across a land god who transfers his powers to her. As the series progresses and she and her new friends learn to work together will a she be able to balance going to school and her land god duties?


Nanami Momozono (桃園 奈々生)
Voiced by: Suzuko Mimori
Nanami newly homeless due to her fathers gambling and his abandonment she comes across a strange man in a tree. Who after she saves him from a small dog and they talk a while gives her a kiss on her forehead and tells her his house is hers only its a shrine it not only comes with a fox yokai who serves as familiar to the land God which surprise was now her it also comes with two childlike yokai.
Tomoe (巴衛)
Voiced by: Shinnosuke Tachibana
Previously a wild and cruel fox who served the Evil king Tomoe is a fox yokai who serves as the familiar of the land god. He is extremely powerful but with a word from Nanami ,due to her sealing the contract of familiar by kissing him, she can restrict his power. He is sometimes cruel and at the same time does nice things for Nanami he often worries for her safety.
Mizuki (瑞希)
Voiced by: Nobuhiko Okamoto
A snake familiar to a Yonomori shrine that has been abandoned and submerged. Due to his loneliness and the kindness of Nanami as she stopped some boys from picking on him in his snake form he decides to make her his bride only to be foiled by Tomoe but Nanami agreed to visit with him whenever she could. He later becomes another Nanami's familiar in order to keep her safe.
Onikiri (鬼切)
Voiced by: Natsuyo Atarashi
Onikiri is one of two mask wearing shape shifting childlike yokai who also call the shrine home. They immediately accept Nanami unlike Tomoe and are fond of and loyal to both.
Kotetsu (虎徹)

Voiced by: Chika Ookubo

Kotetsu is one of two mask wearing shape shifting childlike yokai who also call the shrine home. They immediately accept Nanami unlike Tomoe and are fond of and loyal to both.
Mikage (ミカゲ)
Voiced by: Akira Ishida
Mikage who had been land god had been away from the shrine for over 20 years due to unknown reasons. His fear of dogs precipitated the meeting between Nanami and Mikage. After talking with Nanami for a while he told her she was better suited to take care of the shrine than him and gave her the mark of the land god and a map to the shrine.
Shinjirō Kurama (鞍馬)
Voiced by: Daisuke Kishio
Kurama the "Fallen Angel" Idol who wears goth and wears the bad boy attitude. He is actually a Crow Tengu who at first set out to eat Nanami's heart so he could become the Land God. After this plan failed due to Tomoe and Nanami stepped in to save him he became friends with Nanami setting aside his schem.
Series Credits
Person Name Episode Count
Akitaro Daichi
Kazuya Tanaka
Toshio Masuda

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Name Kamisama Kiss
Name: 神様はじめました
Romaji: Kamisama Hajimemashita
Publisher Hakusensha
Start Year 2012
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