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Kannazuki no Miko

Kannazuki no Miko

Synopsis: Kannazuki no Miko begins in the village of Mahoroba, where time slowly passes to man and nature. Two students from the prestigious Ototachibana Academy of the village may well be night and day. Himeko is shy and not assertive while Chikane is bold and elegant. Nevertheless, they love each other, and nothing can be among them, no matter how much they try.

On the shared birthday of the two girls, a sinister voice corrupts one of his friends to attack them, and when he looked darker, the lunar and solar powers of the priestess who were dormant in both girls awakening, dispelling evil. This was only the first obstacle, however. The two should now push the numerous others who would threaten their well-being to people closest to them!

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- Trailer/OP
- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Kannazuki no Miko
  • Anime Name in Japanese: 神無月の巫女
  • Anime Name in English: Destiny of the Shrine Maiden
  • Other names: Kannaduki no Miko, Priestesses of the Godless Month

Production information

  • Producers: Studio Fantasia, Geneon Universal Entertainment, Remic, Front Line, Kodansha, Rondo Robe, Memory-Tech, Toshiba Entertainment
  • Licensors: Sentai Filmworks, Geneon Entertainment USA
  • Studios: TNK

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 12
  • Date: October 2, 2004 - December 18, 2004 - Saturdays at 0030 (JST)
  • Genres: Drama, girls love, romance, supernatural
  • Subjects: Mecha
  • Target: Shounen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 6.821
  • Popularity: 29032

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Kannazuki no Miko": 

  • The anime title means "the Steel Sanctuary maiden".
  • The anime is based on an adult visual look game.
  • The story is inspired by Japanese legends about the sun goddess, Amaterasu, and the moon goddess, tsukuyomi.
  • The anime presents a lesbian relationship between the two protagonists, which generated controversy at the time of its launch.
  • The opening song of the anime, "Re-sublimity", is sung by the famous Japanese singer Kotoko.
  • The anime was produced by TNK studio, which also produced other popular series such as High School DXD and School Days.
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Manga and Products from Kannazuki no Miko

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Main Characters

Below is the main characters of: "Kannazuki no Miko"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

  • Chikane Himemiya (Ayako Kawasumi) - School's most popular student, who hides a dark secret.
  • Himeko Kurusugawa (Shizuka Itou) - A shy and kind girl, who is the reincarnation of a priestess.
  • Souma Oogami (Hiroaki Miura) - Chikane's best childhood friend, who is in love with her.
  • Tsubasa Okamura (Yui Horie) - A friend of Himeko, who is in love with her.
  • Miyako Miyamura (Mai Nakahara) - A girl who transfers to school and becomes friends with Chikane and Himeko.
  • Orochi (Kikuko Inoue) - The Goddess of Destruction, who seeks the destruction of the world.

Summary and events

  1. Himeko and Chikane are childhood friends and high school students in a rural city of Japan.
  2. They are chosen as the priestesses of the sun and moon, respectively, to protect the world from an old evil.
  3. Chikane begins to show strange and manipulative behavior towards Himeko.
  4. Himeko discovers that Chikane is the reincarnation of an evil goddess who wants to destroy the world.
  5. Chikane kidnaps Himeko and tries to sacrifice her to awaken her powers as an evil goddess.
  6. Himeko is saved by his friends and Chikane is defeated.
  7. Himeko and Chikane reconcile and sacrifice together to seal ancient evil and save the world.

What happens in the end?

Below we have a summary of what happens at the end of the anime Kannazuki no MikoWe have placed a Spoiler alert, just click below to display the content of the end of the work.

At the end of Kannazuki's manga at Miko, Himeko and Chikane reconcile and become a couple again. They fight together against Orochi and manage to defeat him, but Chikane ends up sacrificing to save Himeko. However, Himeko manages to bring Chikane back to life with the help of Murakumo's AME powers. The two finally get together and promise to protect the earth and humanity together.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

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  • Kannazuki no Miko (PlayStation 2)

See below a list of OVAs, Specials, and Movies related to anime: Kannazuki no Miko

  • Kannazuki no Miko (Anime)
  • Kannazuki no Miko: Destiny of Shrine Maiden (OVA)
  • Kannazuki no Miko: The 12th Unit (OVA)
  • Kannazuki no Miko: Satsuki and Himeko's Sweet Vacation (Special)

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Meaning of Kannazuki no Miko

Let's look at the translation of each word and explanation of the anime's name: 

  • 神無月 (Kannazuki) - Japanese lunar month corresponding to October/November
  • の (no) - possession particle
  • 巫女 (Miko) - Shinto priestess
The anime's name, "Kannazuki no Miko", can be translated as "Kannazuki Priestesses." The story takes place in a fictional city called Mahooroba, which is protected by two priestesses, Himeko and Chikane. During Kannazuki's month, they discover that it is the reincarnations of two priestesses who have been lovers in a past life and need to fight supernatural forces to protect the city and its inhabitants. The anime's name makes reference to the month in which the story goes on and the protagonists, which are priestesses.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Kannazuki no Miko has a total of 12 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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