Just then, a god named Bishamon, holding a personal grudge against him, appears and attacks Yato. The student is driven by a phantom to confront the bully using a knife Yato had given him, but he manages to hold himself back and disperse the phantom with his own will. Stray God is a manga written by. After Hiyori helps Yato escape, she learns that the incident from before has resulted in her becoming a half-phantom lying between the worlds of the living and the dead, causing her spirit, which has a cat's tail, to sometimes leave her body. Yato and Yukine warp over to Rabo's shrine, mistakenly dragging Hiyori along with them. Alternatively, why not get rid of ads forever by upgrading your account to Premium? As the three Regalias get together, they discover Yukine's back is covered with phantoms and begin their ablution, in which Yukine must endure pain until he confesses to his sins, or otherwise transform into a phantom himself.
However, Kofuku's attempt to stop the battle ends up making things worse by causing a huge hole with raging storms appear. As Yato becomes conflicted over whether restoring Hiyori's memory is the right thing to do, Yukine shows Hiyori a picture book detailing the times they have spent together. Yato ends up sneaking himself too, keeping Yukine in check before he gets any ideas about Hiyori. Despite being reminded by Hiyori about the job she paid him for, Yato insists that he can't do anything until he gets a new Regalia. The secon of the two was based on Chapter 24 of the original manga along with another side chapter from the Noragami Shuuishuu manga, a spinoff of the original manga focused on the everyday lives of Yato, Yukine, and Hiyori.
As Hiyori ends up drifting out of her body more often than not, she takes advantage of her new agile form. An exchange between the two causes boulders to loosen, one of which heads directly for Hiyori. The second season adapts the second part of Noragami manga. Hiyori's memories are awakened by his scent, and she returns to consciousness. Whilst running away, Yukine encounters a little girl, which he later learns to be the spirit of a girl who died in a traffic accident. She has many shinki due to her being unable to abandon spirits attacked by Ayakashi.
Bishamon tries to take advantage of the situation, dealing some damage to Yato, but is urged by one of her regalia, Kazuma, to retreat to protect her other regalia. Yukine tries to get Tenjin and Mayu to help put a stop to Yato's antics, but they too end up getting distracted. . On New Year's Day, as Yato and Yukine fight a group of phantoms, Hiyori, who was on a shrine visit with her friends, is lured out by Nora, who sends her own phantoms to chase after her. As the various Gods look over the questionnaires submitted by their Regalia, Yato receives a subtle punishment for his misbehavior, but feels relieved that Yukine has no intention of changing his job.
Noragami is a new anime series that is starting to already draw in attention from an expansive fan base. Elsewhere, Bishamon is plagued by… Yato continues his daily routine as a delivery god who also slays Phantoms when the need arises. As Yato finds himself unable to beat Rabo and Furuhime, the two take their leave, with Furuhime stating she will return Hiyori's memory if Yato can defeat Rabo. Elsewhere, Bishamon is plagued by nightmares from times long past…. As the three make their way back home, Hiyori tells Yato and Yukine that she never wants to sever her ties with them. Yukine, depressed about being used by Yato to kill the girl spirit instead of saving her, steals the skateboard he had his eye on before.
When Yato stops him, Hiyori appears, deciding to cover for Yukine by claiming she bought it for him. As such, Yato is caught and given an appropriate punishment whilst Hiyori begins her next day of school with a bizarre reputation. After Yato teaches Yukine how to make a borderline, which regalia can use against phantoms, Hiyori decides to have Yukine live in her house, feeling Yato can't look after him properly. After Yato collects his payment, Kofuku tells Hiyori that Yato had once killed before. Yato immediately engages Rabo and Furuhime, only to be easily fended off and taken prisoner by a spell of Rabo's which enshrouds the victim in a sphere of water. Realizing he has to get rid of Hiyori, Rabo takes hold of her, but is finished off by Yato and Yukine with a move used for cleansing phantoms. Yato and Yukine are called to Hiyori's school at the request of a bullied student, with Yato giving him a certain something to use.
Now without a Regalia, Yato takes up a new request to find a missing cat named Milord. On the way down, Usuke explains how his luck and fortune went downhill in pursuit of love for a girl, who turns out to be Kofuku, revealed to be a Binbougami God of Poverty who causes bad luck and misfortune to those around her. Tenjin commissions Yato to take care of some phantoms that have appeared near a railway track. Meanwhile, Furuhime reveals that Hiyori's memory is further waning, shown when she loses her memory of Yukine, and will leave her as an empty vessel if nothing is done. With both Yato and Yukine back to normal, they both feel thankful towards Hiyori for saving their lives. Some time later, Yato finds Milord but is attacked by the phantom. How will the horrifying events dated hundreds of years ago in combination with current evil happenings affect Yato and Yukine? However, the girl ends up getting possessed by a phantom and becomes consumed by it, forcing Yato to use Yukine to defeat her against his will.
As Yukine tries to adjust to his role as Yato's Regalia, he is scolded by Yato over allegedly having dirty thoughts about Hiyori, explaining that they share the same mind and body. Later, as Yato tells Hiyori to go to Kofuku and Daikoku should anything happen to him, Yukine encounters a strange woman, who is revealed to be Nora--Yato's former Regalia. Season 2, Episode 1 - Sub Bearing a Posthumous Name Yato continues his daily routine as a delivery god who also slays Phantoms when the need arises. Unsatisfied with Yato's performance, Rabo decides to destroy the jewel-like sphere containing Hiyori's stolen memories, causing her to fall unconscious. Meanwhile, Tenjin informs Yato, who finally contemplates fulfilling Hiyori's request, that he may be able to fix her problem if he cuts his ties with her.
She pushes him out of the road but is hit by the bus herself, and afterwards finds her spirit separated from her body, although she is able to return to it safely. Having seen that Yato had returned to his old self, Rabo absorbs the storm which had been raging from above, thus merging with its phantoms. Whilst recovering in hospital, Hiyori hears strange voices before having another encounter with Yato, who formerly introduces himself as a god. Angered by this, Yato appears to awaken to his former self as a god of calamity, and easily kicks Rabo into the stone cliff surrounding the site. As Hiyori is saved as the phantoms are dissolved by dawn's sunlight, Nora informs her about Rabo and his desire to kill Yato, telling her to stop existing. After Yato and Yukine manage to defeat all the phantoms, they catch up to Hiyori, only to find she has no memory of who Yato is.
As Yukine's condition worsens, Hiyori and Yato calls out to him, reminding him that they are his friends, and the name Yato gave him is that of a person's. The show streams through Funimation. As Yato and Yukine try to figure out how to restore Hiyori's memories, they are confronted by Nora, who reveals she had stolen Hiyori's memory of Yato and has become Furuhime, regalia of Rabo, who attacks Yato in an attempt to awaken some repressed memories. How will the horrifying events dated hundreds of years ago in combination with current evil happenings affect Yato and Yukine? During the spring, Hiyori invites all the Gods and Regalia together for a flower viewing party under the cherry blossoms. Most fans are well aware that it debuted as a Shonen series, which drew in the attention of a growing fan base over time as well.