Somewhere in the vast sea of the Internet, there's a website that can only be accessed at the stroke of midnight. Known as the Jigoku Tsushin, rumor has it that if you post a grudge there, the Jigoku Shoujo will appear and drag whoever torments you into the inferno. Very little is known about the girl - all we know for sure is that she lives with her equally enigmatic grandmother, that three magical straw dolls accompany and serve her, and that whenever a posting on the Jigoku Tsushin moves her, she becomes the Jigoku Shoujo.
High school baseball player Daisuke Iwashita's friend and teammate Shinichi Muroi is being bullied by their team's ace pitcher, Mamoru Hanagasa. After Shinichi dies from injuries inflicted by Mamoru, Daisuke gets blamed for this incident, and although he tries to deny it, no one believes him.
The Yasuda Family moves into a company-owned neighborhood. Keiko, the mother, becomes fearful of how the branch manager's wife has control over the neighborhood. Even their daughter, Haruka, gets bullied by Yuria and their classmates. Then, one early afternoon, after one phone call and a violent persistent visitor, Keiko tries to commit suicide.
The comedy duo, Nanako and Haru of "Chaos Sweets"... They are rising in popularity day by day. They are so busy with work that they don’t have time to write any scripts. Their relationship seems to be sustained by jokes, but they have a secret. What was the promise they made?
After the death of her brother, a grief-stricken Hotaru sends Takuma to Hell, promising to follow him so he won't be alone. She insists to Ai that everything will stop when Takuma dies. Ai begins to ferry Takuma to Hell, but stops when he asks her to take him back. They both return to the mortal world, with Ai reverting to her human self. She has no memory of her time as Hell Girl and doesn't remember her assistants at all. Kikuri reveals herself to be a host body for the Lord of Hell, who is punishing Ai for failing to perform her duty. Ai is now mortal. Takuma finds Hotaru's body washed up on the shore of a lake, tells Ai he no longer has any patience, and runs to his house to burn it down. He is confronted by the mob as he does so and is almost killed until Ai intervines, calming the mob and leading Takuma away from the burning house. The man who send Hotaru's brother to Hell snaps and begins beating Ai over the head so he won't go to Hell. The rest of the mob joins in. Ai's assistants are unable to prevent her death, but see Ai smiling calmly at them. Takuma tells the mob to stop hurting Ai and she dies holding his hand saying "It's over." Her body turns into sakura petals and floats away. The Lord of Hell releases the souls of her parents (presumably to Heaven). A narration reveals that Takuma's pursuers have fled Lovely Hills and that the town itself has become dilapidated. All charges against Takuma have been dropped, Takuma's father is shown to have woken up, and his friend, Hotaru Meshiai, is miraculously alive and in the hospital. At the end of the episode, a young girl is seen receiving a text message from Hell Girl (which is probably Kikuri) saying that her request has been accepted.
Akane Sawai, a depressed high school girl, stays at home and only interacts with her friend whom she met online. Her concerned teacher, Yoshiki Fukasawa, constantly visits her to try to convince her to return to school. Akane gets irritated by this and decides to send him to Hell.
A new road needs to be built to stop the traffic accidents in the area but is blocked by a house, occupied by an old man who refuses to move. A high school student dies at the road, and a truck driver named Michirou decides to send the old man to Hell.
A low-profile girl named Kaede Inao claims to be a fortune-teller, telling fortunes by contacting Gon, using a spirit board. As she begins to build her reputation with a continuous streak of correct predictions, more people begin to ask her to perform various tasks.
Akira is a junior high school student who has a crush on Mitsuko. She is a middle-aged woman who works at an electronic appliance store. He is not comfortable with the way Mitsuko is treated by her husband, Seiji. Akira tries to persuade her to leave him.
One day, Satoshi Kazama goes out with his friends as his dad drives the car. They get in a car accident, and Satoshi’s friends are killed. The mother of one of his friends calls upon Hell Girl with the intention of banishing Satoshi to Hell. However, Michiru finds out what really happened in the car accident...
A younger brother and sister live with their older sister, parents and grandmother who all have personality problems. One night, Akira sees his mom holding a straw doll, and then the next day, their grandmother disappears.
Yui Aihara’s boyfriend proposes to her, but there is a reason she can’t be happy for it. A few years ago, her dad was managing a Chinese Restaurant, and while out on a delivery, he got involved with some drunk punks and ended up in a coma. Yui finally finds the person she has been looking for who holds the key to the truth of what happened.
Yasuda-san is the helpless victim in this episode, and she is being bullied by a woman named Amiko Todaka-san whose husband runs a large branch office. Unfortunately, her daughter is being bullied at school as well and doesn't know why everyone is so hostile toward her. Her husband's having a hellish time at work as well and blames his wife for starting trouble with the boss's wife even though she's done nothing to cause this dilemma. As if that weren't enough, Yasuda-san is accused of cheating on her husband with another man when in actuality she was attacked and possibly even raped by the man that Todaka-san had sent to attack her. Yasuda-san's daughter doesn't understand why her entire family is being victimized by Todoka-san, but she isn't going allow it to continue any longer and summons Enma Ai to help her uncover past events that started this whole mess.
Tamura Misato is an employee for the online shop Dead Line and often has to work insanely long hours just to keep up with her heavy workload. Kaifu Riho is the president and founder of the company and is a complete dud when it comes to computers, but she lies and takes all the credit for Misato's computer knowledge as her own and threatens Misato with going public about her minor shoplifting stunt if she refuses to comply with her rules. Her employees, meanwhile, are absolutely clueless about the president's "true" talents and believe that she's created the successful company all on her own when she really did nothing to help the company become successful. She's even tried to summon Ai and company many times for her own selfish reasons, but they've refused to accept her request and instead have secretly been investigating her company (and her illegal tactics) right under her eyes.Watch Now:Amazon
Ayaka is an aspiring actress who is adopted by Kurenai Midori because of her potential talent for acting, but it's pretty obvious from the very beginning that she isn't nearly as talented or as gifted as her adopted mother had hoped for. Instead, she appears to be rather clumsy and untalented since can't even get her role as a weeping willow right, and she even has to endure an embarassing lecture from her mom in front of the entire class. She pathetically summons Emna Ai in hopes of teaching her mother a lesson in attitude adjustment since she's incapable of confronting her about it herself, but she thinks twice about her decision in revenge after getting a glimpse of spending eternity in Hell.Watch Now:Amazon
Muroi Kouichi was a high school student with high aspirations to play in his first baseball tournament, but his short life had been plagued by the constant bullying from the "star" player Hanagasa Mamoru who enjoyed tormenting him with his baseball bat, and it became so bad that it eventually lead to his death or even suicide. His friend Iwashita had kept the bullying a secret until the very end, but it ended up backfiring on him when Muroi's mother publicly accused him of murdering her son instead of blaming the real culprit. Iwashita decides to take matters into his own hands and summons Enma Ai to take care of the dirty work for him. Will he pull the string?
Junko-chan's life has been plagued by eternal heartache and sorrow due to the loss of both her parents at a very young age as well as the recent loss of her best friend and loyal dog Candy. She's horrified to discover that the doctor who was supposed to be taking care of Candy's injured body had actually been too busy chatting on the phone at the time instead of tending to the dog's care. By the time he finally looked at the dog, it was too late and the poor soul had already left its injured body. It's obvious that Junko-chan's now going to utilize Ai's services to get back at Honjou-sensei for ignoring her dog's pleas of help, but she initially doesn't want to go through with it because of her fears of spending eternity in Hell.
Yuka Kasuga and her sister, Hiromi finally fulfills their dream of opening a bakery, and allows one of their father's friend, Shinya Morizaki to taste one of their father's unique creations. Morizaki stole the sisters' recipe, claiming it his own, causing humiliation and bankruptcy. Yuka uses the Hotline to Hell to send Morizaki to hell.Watch Now:Amazon
Taking a break from their urban lives, Yuko Murai and her father move to a farm. Their neighbor Ryosuke Sekine helps them out on the farm. The father and daughter's crops turned out bad as they were overrun by pests. Due to alcoholism, Yuko's father dies. Yuko eventually found out that Sekine had sabotaged their crops and attempts to send him to hell, but was convinced not to by Hajime Shibata.Watch Now:Amazon
Ai Enma attempts to persuade Tsugumi Shibata to send Hajime Shibata, her very own father, to hell. She urges Tsugumi to do so by using the case of her late mother, Ayumi.
Miki Kawakami finds herself and her dogs enslaved by a rich and evil women called Meiko Shimono because Miki's two collies bit her. Miki called Ai Enma through the Hotline to Hell when Meiko killed her dogs. It appears that Meiki had killed her own parents as she desired their inheritance.Watch Now:Amazon
Akane Sawai stopped going to school due to emotional problems. Now, she locks herself up to her room and only opens up to her textmate, Yoshiki Fukasawa, who constantly visits her to check on her and convinces her to go to school. Sawai gets irritated by this, and is convinced by her textmate to send Fukasawa to hell. She finds out that her textmate is really Fukusawa and after coming to an understanding, Fukusawa convinces Sawai to send him to hell.
An orphan, Inori Ujie was picked by her orphanage's main benefactor, a doll maker, Kyogetsu Inori, to be her son's bride. The requirements: Inori must act like a doll at all times. She is not allowed to do anything, not even serve her husband breakfast. She was forced to, for the sake of the orphanage. Inori sends Kyogetsu to hell, thinking that she would have her time with her husband. But, it turns out that her husband was no different than his mother...