Mushishi Zoku Shou 10 (Part 1 END)

Depths of Winter 「冬の底」

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We’ve come to the last episode in the first part of Mushishi Zoku Shou and it’s down to just Ginko and… a turtle mountain lord. As per always, Mushishi delivers a subtle, zen and gentle episode but this time more than before, it’s so so quiet. Masuda Toshio really has his work cut out for him in providing the soundtrack to this very very quiet last episode. Continue reading

Mushishi Zoku Shou 05

“Mirror Lake” 「鏡の淵」

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 「こんな私に、なりたいの?」”Do you want to become this kind of person I am?” For the uninitiated, it may have been easy to brush off this episode of Mushishi as a frivolous one about a teenage girl who falls in and out of love. For the even more uninitiated, this episode together with last week’s “The Hand that Caresses The Night” might lead you into thinking Mushishi’s a supernatural horror anime. It’s not, though I won’t disagree the horror elements are there :) Continue reading