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Mushi-Shi: The Movie (2006)

Mushishi (original title)
A wandering mystical doctor passes through remote regions of Japan uncovering supernatural creatures called the Mushi and curing people of their effects.

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Credited cast:
Joe Odagiri ...
Ginko
Nao Ohmori ...
Nijirou (as Nao Ômori)
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Tanyu
Lily ...
Inn owner
Makiko Kuno ...
Maho's mother
Reia Moriyama ...
Maho
Hideyuki Inada ...
Yoki
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aaron Dismuke ...
Yoki / Young Ginko (voice)
Greg Dulcie ...
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Tama (voice)
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Nui
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Inagu (voice)
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(voice)
Mike McFarland ...
Koro (voice)
Rô Naruse
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Ginko, a Mushi-shi has always been attuned to the Mushi, creatures close to life itself and able to affect and alter their surroundings. He cannot stay in one place for too long so he wanders, helping the inhabitants of rural Japan understand the Mushi around them and how to coexist peacefully. Written by Anonymous

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Ginko's title of "Mushishi" means, literally, "bugmaster"; "mushi" means "bug" (as the Mushi are supernatural parasites), and "shi" means "master" (as in "expert" or "doctor"). See more »

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My view
9 November 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The movie 'Mushishi' requires a certain amount of patience to watch, if you're expecting fighting and major heart-racing theme then this is not the movie for you. Mushishi is a beautiful movie, got me to tears. Simply the movie is slow-paced but has a lot of positive points like the animation being used and color textures and mostly being pointed out by viewers are the scenery. At first the movie gets a bit boring but it does get interesting later, it took me while to figure out the scenes with the woman and the little boy was flash-backs of Ginko's past, and the flash-back did play a powerful role in the story of the movie.

If you're a patient type of person with a broader understanding and tolerance for films, Mushishi would be a film for audiences like so, but if you're searching for fighting scenes or something that makes your heart race from Mushishi then make a pass on this film.

Another thing is that please do not even comment on films just because you simply hated it or it did not have what you wanted because it's pretty useless to comment on something that doesn't hold your interest, instead simple make a pass and forget about the movie, it'll help calm your unsatisfied heart.


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