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To those who are lost, the following information was provided by the translator of this release – Tennouji from Sakura Circle Subs:
Kami Machi (神待ち): Literally means “waiting for a god”. It is a term used to describe this particular “thing” girls who are usually in their teenage years and ran away from home. They are stereotypically depicted as girls you’ll see at night still in their school uniform and with a huge baggage, hanging around in busy streets. They ran away from home because that’s how some teenagers are, have nowhere else to go and barely has any cash if they even have with them.
Kami-sama (神さま): Literally means “god”. It is what they call to any benevolent being who’ll offer shelter and charity to these god-seeking ladies. It’s like in some oriental folklore, where a man gets help from a mysterious stranger only to reveal later that the stranger is of some higher being. Unsurprisingly enough, these charitable “gods” are usually older men who have some spare room and cash for our damsels in distress. Thus, they are referred to as their personal gods of these girls. And a girl might consider herself lucky to find her own “exclusive god” who only has her under his care and his “benevolence” being shared by no other girls.
Now you know where that is going. It’s a given that these kinds of men have ulterior motives for taking these girls in, and the girls usually already have an idea about it. We can assume that most of them are actually fishing for their “god” in the bustling streets by themselves, though there may be some that are just naively waiting for a buddha or something to give them free help. They end up giving their “gods” some special “favors” like how people did in history: by offering something to them. And since these girls are runaway children, they only have one thing with them to offer: their bodies. The pun goes up to here, because what is the ultimate sacrifice for a god if not one’s body.
Now you have a basic understanding of this “Kami Machi” thing. You can say that it’s a subphylum of “Enjo Kousai/Enkou” since it’s still girls selling their body but for shelter and aid instead, and these “gods” can be considered as “sugar-daddies” as well. This one is scarier though, and sadder, since we’re talking about teenagers, and only 18-19 are the only range of them who aren’t minors, so we aren’t only talking about a simple exploitaition here. And yes this actually is a thing, or at least it was rampant in the last decade or two. I wonder if knowing this would turn some off to watching the OVA.