In Hell Girl, when someone condemns their target to be banished to Hell immediately, they forfeit their own afterlife in Heaven as the price. As a mark of this covenant between the cursee and Hell Girl herself, a black mark appears upon their chest, shown in the pictures below:

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Does this symbol have any significance outside the show? Or is it simply a fictional one to represent Hell in the series?

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    This is just a speculation, but it resembles a mitsudomoe. Some view the mitsudomoe as representative of the threefold division (Man, Earth, and Sky) at the heart of the Shinto religion.
    – Han
    Nov 7, 2015 at 1:19


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