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The Mushishi anime is based on the manga series written and illustrated by Yuki Urushibara, published in Kodansha's Afternoon magazine from January 1999 to August 2008.

Mushishi focuses on the adventures of a Mushi Master, Ginko, who travels from place to place chasing rumors of occurrences that could be tied to mushi.

Season 1[]

The first season contains 26 episodes that aired from October 23, 2005 to June 19, 2006. There was a brief hiatus in March after Episode 20, after which the show resumed airing in May.

  1. The Green Seat
  2. The Light of the Eyelid
  3. Tender Horns
  4. The Pillow Pathway
  5. The Traveling Swamp
  6. Those Who Inhale the Dew
  7. Raindrops and Rainbows
  8. Where Sea Meets Man
  9. The Heavy Seed
  10. The White Which Lives Within the Ink Stone
  11. The Sleeping Mountain
  12. One-Eyed Fish
  13. One-Night Bridge
  14. Inside the Cage
  15. Pretense of Spring
  16. Sunrise Serpent
  17. Pickers of Empty Cocoons
  18. Clothes that Embrace the Mountain
  19. String From the Sky
  20. A Sea of Writings
  21. Cotton Changeling
  22. Shrine in the Sea
  23. The Sound of Rust
  24. The Journey to the Field of Fire
  25. Eye of Fortune, Eye of Misfortune
  26. The Sound of Footsteps on the Grass

Season 2[]

The second season contains 20 episodes that aired from April 5, 2014 to December 21, 2015.

  1. Banquet at the Forest's Edge
  2. The Warbling Sea Shell
  3. Beneath the Snow
  4. The Hand That Caresses the Night
  5. Mirror Lake
  6. Floral Delusion
  7. Cloudless Rain
  8. Wind Raiser
  9. Valley of the Welling Tides
  10. Depths of Winter
  11. Cushion of Grass
  12. Fragrant Darkness
  13. Lingering Crimson
  14. Hidden Cove
  15. Thread of Light
  16. Sea of Otherworldly Stars
  17. Azure Waters
  18. Lightning's End
  19. Mud Grass
  20. Tree of Eternity

Note: The season went on hiatus in June, after Episode 10. Then a two-part special titled Special Chapter: Path of Thorns (Tokubetsu-hen: Odoro no Michi) aired in August. The show resumed airing in October with the final ten episodes.

Special episodes[]

The Shadow That Devours the Sun[]

An OVA titled "Special Episode: The Shadow That Devours the Sun" (Tokubetsu-hen: Hi Hamu Kage) aired on January 4, 2014.

Path of Thorns[]

An OVA titled "Special Episode: Path of Thorns" (Tokubetsu-hen: Odoro no Michi) aired on August 20, 2014.


A film titled Bell Droplets (Suzu no Shizuku) aired on May 16, 2015.