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Momo: The Girl God of Death (TV)

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© K-Ske Hasegawa / Mediaworks•PONY CANYON

Alternative title:
Ballad of a Shinigami
Momo, Girl God of Death
Shinigami no Ballad: momo the girl god of death
しにがみのバラッド。 (Japanese)
Themes: shinigami, tragedy
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: A girl wrapped in white, her name is Momo...in her hand lies a blunt yet shiny scythe. By her side is a wingged black cat by the name of Daniel. Carrying the souls of humans, the girl's existence parallels to that of a "Death God" or "Shinigami". At the instant when this white Death God touches the hearts of humans, the world is filled with kindness and grief...
User Ratings: 997 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 81 votes (sub:76, dub:3, others:2
1 Russian dubbed
1 German subtitled
 Excellent: 259 votes (sub:249, dub:7, raw:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 194 votes (sub:183, dub:6, others:5
3 French subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 225 votes (sub:187, dub:23, raw:5, others:10
5 Spanish subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
1 Italian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Decent: 119 votes (sub:97, dub:17, raw:1, others:4
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 So-so: 71 votes (sub:61, dub:7, others:3
1 Italian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Not really good: 22 votes (sub:19, dub:2, others:1
1 Polish subtitled
 Weak: 16 votes (sub:15, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 1694 users, rank: #721 (of 9674)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.511 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.6952, rank: #1799 (of 9803)
Weighted mean: 7.453 (Good+), rank: #1830 (of 9803) (seen all: 7.59 / seen some: 6.55 / won't finish: 4.25)
Bayesian estimate: 7.454 (Good+), rank: #1541 (of 7426)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 6
Episode titles: We have 6
Vintage: 2006-03-02
Opening Theme:
"no one" by KOY
Ending Theme:
"White Messenger" by KOY
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Trivia: We have 2
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DVD (Region 1)
    Momo: The Girl God of Death - Complete Collection (DVD) 2013-06-25 (from $51.17)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tomomi Mochizuki
Series Composition: Reiko Yoshida
Script: Reiko Yoshida (eps 1-6)
Storyboard: Tomomi Mochizuki (eps 1-2, 4, 6)
Episode Director:
Ryuichi Kimura (eps 1, 3)
Satoshi Nakagawa (eps 2, 5)
Tomomi Mochizuki (eps 4, 6)
Music: Moka
Original creator: K-Ske Hasegawa
Original Character Design: Nanakusa
Character Design: Hiroyuki Horiuchi
Art Director: Kazuyuki Hashimoto
Chief Animation Director: Hiroyuki Horiuchi
Animation Director:
Hiroyuki Horiuchi (eps 1, 3, 6)
Kenichi Imaizumi (ep 4)
Yuji Ushijima (eps 2, 5)
Art design: Naomi Ikukata
Sound Director: Tomomi Mochizuki
Director of Photography: Masahide Okino
Producer: Tatsuya Ishiguro (Pony Canyon)

Animation producer:
Kenjiro Kawando
Yasuo Hasegawa
Color design: Naoko Satō
Digital Paint: Mikako Ohshima
Editing: Yūji Oka
Film Editing: Ryosuke Nagasawa (eps 1-6)
In-Between Animation:
Hitomi Hasebe
Miyuki Mochizuki
In-Between Check: Shirō Tamaki
Hiroyuki Kitaura (WOWOW)
Kenji Kume (Pony Canyon)
Naoko Koyama (Mediaworks)
Recording Adjustment: Hiroyuki Suzuki
Sound Effects: Junichi Sasaki
Sound Production: Kimiko Hayashi
Theme Song Arrangement: macado (OP)
Theme Song Composition:
macado (OP)
namahage (ED)
Theme Song Lyrics: MACHA (ED)
Theme Song Performance: KOY (OP,ED)
Ai Shimizu as Daniel
Akiko Kobayashi as Momo

Akiko Kimura as Subaru Asano (ep 2)
Akiyo Kanada as Kouta Nodo (eps 1, 3, 5)
Asami Yaguchi as Nakayama (ep 4)
Chiwa Saito as Mai Makihara (eps 1, 3, 5)
Daisuke Ono as Matsumoto (ep 6)
Eriko Kigawa as Kouta's mother (eps 1, 3)
Eriko Nakamura as Sawako (ep 6)
Fumi Oda as Kantarou's mother (ep 3)
Fuyuka Oura as
Eko Miyazaki (ep 5)
Girl A (eps 1, 3)
Hikari Yono as Mitsuki's mother (ep 2)
Hiroshi Shimozaki as Guard A (ep 5)
Hozumi Gōda as Koutarou Ichihara (ep 3)
Kana Ueda as Yutaka Fujishima (ep 2)
Kanako Mitsuhashi as Tomato Fujiwara (ep 3)
Kouji Hiwatari as Chiaki's father (ep 4)
Makoto Igarashi as Man 2 (ep 2)
Masatoshi Iida as Guard B (ep 5)
Miwa Matsumoto as Wako Miyazaki (ep 5)
Natsuki Mori as Doctor (ep 2)
Nobuyuki Kobushi as Sakura's father (ep 6)
Orie Kimoto as Ayame Kozakai (ep 6)
Reiko Takagi as Saiki (eps 1, 3, 5)
Rie Nakagawa as Member (ep 5)
Ryoko Shiraishi as Fuyuki Kazama (ep 4)
Sayori Ishizuka as Miyuki (ep 6)
Shinsuke Fukui as Man A (ep 6)
Sumi Shimamoto as Chiaki's mother (ep 4)
Tae Okajima as Kanako (ep 4)
Tetsuya Kakihara as Man 1 (ep 2)
Tomo Shigematsu as Eko's mother (ep 5)
Tomoko Sadohara as Chiaki Kazama (ep 4)
Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Kantarou Ichihara (ep 3)
Yōko Sasaki as Sakura's mother (ep 6)
Youko Sakamoto as Sakura Kozakai (ep 6)
Yuki Kaida as Mitsuki Asano (ep 2)
Japanese companies
Animation Production:
Group TAC
Backgrounds: Kusanagi
Broadcaster: WOWOW
In-Between Animation:
Sung San Production
Production: Pony Canyon
Sound Production: Jinnan Studio
Video Editing: TOVIC
English cast
English staff
Translation: Anna Exter
Executive producer:
Matt Greenfield
Toru Iwakami

DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams
Mixing: Bryan Leach
Packaging Design:
Edwin Gayle
Larry Koteff
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud
Recording engineer: Jason Grundy
Sound Design: Bryan Leach
Subtitle Formatting: Dwayne Jones
Subtitle Timing: Anna Exter
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch
Jessica Boone as Momo
Nancy Novotny as Daniel

Allison Keith-Shipp as
Chiaki's Mother (ep 4)
Sakura's Mother (ep 6)
School Nurse (ep 2)
Wako Miyazaki (ep 5)
Weather Woman (ep 1)
Blake Shepard as Boy B (ep 2)
Brittney Karbowski as
Sawako (ep 6)
Tomato Fujiwara (ep 3)
Carli Mosier as
Eko's Mother (ep 5)
Kanako (ep 4)
Landlady (ep 3)
Miyuki (ep 6)
Christopher Patton as Kantaro Ichihara (ep 3)
Cynthia Martinez as
Ayame Kosakai (ep 6)
Yutaka Fushijima (ep 2)
David Matranga as
Chiaki's Father (ep 4)
Matsumoto (ep 6)
Security Guard A (ep 5)
Genevieve Simmons as
Kouta's Mother (ep 1)
Sakura Kosakai (ep 6)
Subaru Asano (ep 2)
Teammate (ep 5)
Greg Ayres as
Mitsuki Asano (ep 2)
Nakayama (ep 4)
Jessica Boone as Matsumoto's Girlfriend (ep 6)
John Swasey as
Kotaro Ichihara (ep 3)
Sakura's Father (ep 6)
Security Guard B (ep 5)
Luci Christian as
Chiaki Kazama (ep 4)
Kantaro's Mother (ep 3)
Mitsuki's Mother (ep 2)
Saiki (eps 1, 3, 5)
Maggie Flecknoe as
Eko Miyazaki (ep 5)
Girl B (ep 2)
Lunch Lady (ep 6)
Meaghan Avocato as
Boy A (ep 2)
Fuyuki Kazama (ep 4)
Sasha Paysinger as
Girl A (eps 2, 4-5)
Mai Makihara (ep 1)
Shannon Emerick as Kouta Seito (eps 1, 5)
English companies
Distributor: Section23 Films (North America)
Internet Streaming:
BOST Digital Entertainment (expired)
HIDIVE (Subtitled & Dubbed)
The Anime Network (US & Canada)
Licensed by: Maiden Japan
Production: Seraphim Digital

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