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    Adventures of Mini-Goddess, also known as Ah! My Goddess: Being Small is Convenient (ああっ女神さまっ 小っちゃいって事は便利だねっ, Aa Megami-sama: Chicchaitte Kotoha Benridane?), is a 48-episode TV series featuring super deformed versions of Urd, Belldandy, and Skuld of Oh My Goddess! fame in a comedic super deformed style. The series aired from early 1998 through early 1999.[citation needed]

    It premiered as a part of the omnibus show Anime Complex on WOWOW and is distributed in North America by Pioneer Entertainment (now Geneon Entertainment). This series departs the most from the basic manga storyline, and indeed, shares next to no continuity with the previous series. [1]. However, in several volumes of the manga series (and in a collective volume of its own) several episodes of the show had their debut as short comic strips.

    Notably, this is one of the few times Kikuko Inoue was not able to do Belldandy's voice work throughout, as she was on maternity leave for the first thirteen episodes.

    The series basically revolves around the three goddesses and their rat companion Gan-chan's adventures in their temple home. The goddesses remain constantly in miniaturized form, for apparent freedom of space and in order to properly interact with Gan-chan. Most of the humor in the show is centered on the relationship of the goddesses - particularly Urd and Belldandy - with Gan-chan. From episodes 25 and 26 ("Chu Hard") on, Marller joins the cast and provides additional hilarity with her futile attempts to eliminate the goddesses once and for all.

    Most of the original characters from the mainstream series are not featured, although in one episode Keiichi has a small vocal cameo, and the ninja trio created by Marller - Kodama, Hikari and Nozomi - appear as antagonists in the double episode "Rules of the Ninja".