Mushi-Shi (2005–2006)
"Mushishi" (original title)

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Kôjun Itô
(26 episodes, 2005-2006)
Yûto Nakano ...
 Ginko (25 episodes, 2005-2006)
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They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known as "Mushi". Their existence and appearance are unknown to many and only a limited number of humans are aware of them. Ginko is a "Mushi-shi" who travels around to investigate and find out more about the "Mushi". In the process, he also lends a helping hand to people who face problems with supernatural occurrences which may be related to the "Mushi". Written by Anime News Network

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The cure lies in the curse.


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Followed by Mushishi Tokubetsu-hen: Hihamukage (2014) See more »

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Mindbogglingly Spectacular! :p
11 April 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I was in search for an anime that was finished and was short that is when I stumbled across this spectacular anime.

This anime comprises of 26 episodes each stands alone from the other. Ginko the Mushi-shi travels around japan encountering Mushis.

Mushis are creatures that are neither animals or souls, they are living things between them. Not everyone can see them, Ginko and a few others can see them. Mushis can be good and could be bad. Ginko helps people who are facing problems with Mushis.Every encounter Ginko makes with a mushi is breathtakingly fascinating.

I suggested this anime to a couple of my friends and they all asked me "It doesn't have a story-line as such. does it? Then how is it fun?"

I can only tell you that if you don't watch this you are just going to miss a great amount of fun.

Every time I watched one episode I would be persuaded to watch another and then another. The art is extraordinary, music is spectacular, and the stories is just Brilliant. Its not just about the Mushis or the Mushi-shis, Its about Human emotions and love.

A must watch anime. If you decide not to see this you just missed "Serenity"!

My rating : 9/10


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