YMMV / Onmyoji


  • Ho Yay: Seimei and Hiromasa. Seimei and Hiromasa. "Oh, I don't care about the world, but I'll save it if you really want me to."
    • Comes up in the sequel too. They really don't want each other to die.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Genkaku didn't seem all that disturbed when he offers his children up as sacrifices to the gods or when he kills his wife.

Video game

  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: The dream Seimei has in which he kills Kagura at the beginning of episode 11 can be viewed as this. Neither is it mentioned again nor does it play any important role in the story.
  • The Computer Is a Cheating Bastard: Let's face it, Computernote  Ōtengu in chapter 18's battle against Kuro Seimei is unbelievable. Nowhere else in the game do you find anyone with two special mitama effects at once.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Yōko's defeat at the end of chapter 7. Kooooon kooooon, indeed.
  • Foe Yay: Believe it or not, the moment when Kuro Seimei chokes Seimei in chapter 18 can be viewed as this.
  • Ho Yay: The Hair Eater is confirmed to be in love with Seimei in canon. It surely doesn't help matters that his sister is completely supportive of this.
    • Ibaraki-dōji's unquestioning and, frankly, masochistic loyalty toward Shuten-dōji comes off as this. Made even more obvious by this Valentine's Day mini-drama in which it is revealed that Ibaraki-dōji was the one sending Shuten-dōji alcoholic chocolates instead of Momiji.
  • Incest Yay Shipping: The Mujō brothers are frequently shipped together, thanks to the (probably unintentional) Incest Subtext in canon.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Google Play Store places this game in the Horror genre for a reason. Many yōkai, case in point Ushi-no-koku-mairi and Kijo Momiji, are bound to give you chills.
  • No Yay: Any pairings involving Aobōzu whose occupation as Buddhist priest requires him to be celibate. Not that this stops his fans from having imaginations anyway, thanks in part to his appearance.
  • That One Boss: The despicable, undefeatable abomination from Hell that is Kuro friggin' Seimei. The dude himself isn't that strong, it's his band of supporters that are Sanbi-no-kitsune, Ōtengu and Yuki-onna that makes the battle against him qualify. And no, Kuro Seimei is not the Final Boss, since the story does not end with him. Before that, the earliest That One Boss appearing in the game could be Ibaraki-dōji aided by three Shuten-dōji, good grief, at the end of chapter 11.
  • Ships That Pass in the Night: The Ōtengu/Yōko pairing is surprisingly popular within the fandom even though plot-wise they have never met and will never meet, now that Ōtengu is dead in chapter 18.
  • Tearjerker: The second chapter.
  • Theiss Titillation Theory: Or how else would you explain how Yasha's Stripperiffic post-Awakening outfit hasn't fallen off yet?
  • Viewer Gender Confusion: It is very easy to mistake Shirodōji and Kurodōji for girls until you hear their voices. There have also been fans who mistake Yōkinshi for a female character.
  • WTH, Casting Agency?: Many fans have this reaction towards Takehito Koyasu in the role of Chōchin-obake.