Noragami First Impressions: Not a bad way to start

[HorribleSubs] Noragami - 01 [720p].mkv_snapshot_02.32_[2014.01.05_14.09.49]

First show of the new season is here. First up, we have the story of the aspiring god, Yato. He is pushed out of the path of a bus by a girl named Iki Hiyori, who is subsequently turned into a half-ayakashi, half-human as a result. And now, she has to put her faith in the “legendary” god Yato to return to a normal condition. I’m hoping this one turns out well…seems alright so far. Man, these characters have some silly interactions.

[HorribleSubs] Noragami - 01 [720p].mkv_snapshot_07.02_[2014.01.05_14.14.21]

The opening song for the show is okay, but the ending song is better despite being a less catchy song. We’re through the first episode and our intrepid god is still unable to fight properly due to lack of a weapon. However, it looks as though there is still a third main character missing who will presumably be the “Sacred Treasure” he needs. It looks like he might be gaining that weapon next week based on the preview. One thing I have to wonder based on what I’ve seen so far, though. What exactly will Hiyori be doing? She’s shown herself to have some sort of capability in a fight, but how much can she do with just the knowledge of an MMA fan?