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Hell Girl 

Jigoku shôjo (original title)
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When someone wants revenge, they post about it on a special website at midnight. Then Hell Girl appears to do their bidding.

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Hiroshi Watanabe
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mamiko Noto Mamiko Noto ...  Ai Enma 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Masaya Matsukaze ...  Ichimoku Ren / ... 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Takako Honda Takako Honda ...  Hone Onna 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Takayuki Sugô ...  Wanyudo 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Kate Bristol Kate Bristol ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Brina Palencia ...  Ai Enma 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Yûji Ueda ...  Shibata Hajime 15 episodes, 2005-2006
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When someone wants revenge, they post about it on a special website at midnight. Then Hell Girl appears to do their bidding.

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Japan

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Release Date:

4 October 2005 (Japan) See more »

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Quotes

Ai Enma: Oh pitiful shadow lost in the darkness, bringing torment and pain to others. Oh damned soul wallowing in your sin. Perhaps it is time to die.
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Remade as Hell Girl (2006) See more »

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Great! But do bare with the first few episodes!
25 October 2012 | by JigokushojoSee all my reviews

So Jigoku shojo or 'Hell Girl' as it's known in English, I found to be an enjoyable series. I'll admit that the first 10/15 episodes -so most of series 1- follow a shortly recognisable narrative. Someone is clearly being mistreated or hurt by another, so through the "hell communication" they write on the website the name of their tormentor, and the Hell Girl will take revenge for them. There are 2 series after this and they delve into the back story much more and we finally learn more about the Hell Girl -how she came to be- and her assistants.

Overall give it a chance it's worth a watch, the character of Hell Girl is one of my favourites out of all the anime series I've watched. I'd stick to watching it subbed- the dub isn't great. The animation is very lovely too.


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