The Girl from Hell (2005–2006)
"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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 Ai Enma (26 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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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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Followed by Jigoku shôjo: Futakomori (2006) See more »

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The beginning is very repetitive, but it becomes enjoyable towards the second half.
7 August 2013 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Overall I enjoyed Hell Girl but the first about 10 episodes are really, really repetitive and... yes... become even kinda boring at some point.

After that rough start the series turns out to be more and more enjoyable though, the animation is beautiful and the grand themes of this Anime were quite interesting:

How far are you willing to go for vengeance? Is vengeance ever the right answer? Do some people rightfully deserve to go to hell for what they have done?

6/10, solid but not a must see in my opinion. I would recommend it half-heartedly to people really interested in the story but as I said don't expect to e blown away right from the beginning.


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