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Disclaimer: I've only watched the anime.

When Yato gave Yukine a name, he immediately started suffering from all his "sins" and eventually an Ablution had to be performed to save both's lives.

Then why is it that he is not affected by Nora's actions? Unless he un-named her, which hasn't been mentioned. Either way, why doesn't he seek to kill her and end all these side problems that emerge because of her?

I am not entirely through with season 2, but similarly Kugaha's case confuses me too.

If anyone has answers, I'd appreciate them. Also, I don't care about spoilers, rather the opposite, if possible I wanna understand everything beforehand. This show sure is good, but it makes some mistakes in regards to explaining basic logic.

  • You already answered your question. What causes the corruption? Here's a hint, if a tells you something believing it was the truth, but it was untrue, is that person lying? (my speculation, which is why a comment) – ton.yeung Dec 11 '15 at 3:35
  • @ton.yeung I'm not getting it :/ – Yokhen Dec 11 '15 at 3:41
  • @Yokhen Basically, if the shinki thinks committing the sin is for the sake of the god and justice, like Kugaha, then he will not be blighted as he thinks what he does is just, unlike Yukine, who knew what he did was wrong but went ahead with it regardless. Therefore, in Nora's case, she believes what she does is for Yato's sake, so she is not blighted. – Astral Sea Dec 11 '15 at 3:46
  • Want me to post an answer? – Astral Sea Dec 11 '15 at 3:52
  • I don't see why not. – Yokhen Dec 11 '15 at 3:53
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As ton.yeung and I have stated in our comments, the Blight forms based on the guilt of the Shinki, therefore, if the shinki was committing sins under the notion that it was wrong, blight would occur, like in Yukine's case of destroying the school windows and stealing. But in Kugaha's case, he believed what he was doing to be for Bishamon's sake as shown in this scene.

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Therefore, in Hiiro's case, she believes all the horrible things she did was for the sake of Yato and therefore was justice, so she was not blighted.

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Blight occurs when Shinki commit a sin and they know it's wrong. Yukine, as example, regardless of how much he screamed in his Ablution that he did the right thing, HE knew it was not. That's why Kugaha didn't affect Bishamon in all his mad plan.

But, there's another point: Nora won't hurt their master. Including, that's why Ebisu used so many in his quest to control the Ayakashi.

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