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The Best Priests And Priestesses Anime

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List of the best priest and priestess anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. These anime will get down and dirty with religion and make it even more awesome than it was before. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about priests and priestesses in one way or another.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different anime, including Hiiro no Kakera - The Tamayori Princess Saga and Corpse Princess. What is the greatest priest anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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    The anime revolves around two protagonists, Hirono Hiro and Asou Reiji. On Christmas Eve, Hirono Hiro meets a girl named Miyamura Miyako who was chasing a purse snatcher. Hiro later finds out that Miyako also goes to the same school as he does and they start hanging out together. This made Hiro's childhood friend, Shindou Kei, feel left out. Kei then tries to compete with Miyako for Hiro's affection and a love triangle ensues. The anime also tells the story of Asou Reiji. Reiji meets a girl named Shindou Chihiro at an abandoned train station. He soon learns that Chihiro suffers from a type of amnesia where her memory span only lasts for 13 hours. He also discovers Chihiro's dream of writing...  more
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    Shrine of the Morning Mist

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    Shrine of the Morning Mist is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Hiroki Ugawa. The manga was serialized in Shōnen Gahōsha's Young King Ours. It is licensed in North America by Tokyopop and in Australia and New Zealand by Madman Entertainment. The manga was adapted into an anime series, directed by Yuji Moriyama. The anime was licensed in North America by Media Blasters. It tells the story of Yuzu Hieda, a high school freshman and one of three sisters, all of whom are miko at the local Shinto shrine. When her childhood love returns, it is discovered that dark gods have a great interest in him, and Yuzu is recruited to gather fellow students into a "Miko Council" to fight off a...  more
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