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18th Animation Division Jury Selections

MUSHI-SHI – Next Passage –

Animated TV series

NAGAHAMA Hiroshi [Japan]


This is a sequel to the 2005-06 animated TV series adaptation of URUSHIBARA Yuki’s manga Mushi-shi. The Mushi are primitive creatures that are completely different to the animals and plants we know. A variant group of these creatures have been feared by humans from long ago. The main character Ginko is a Mushi-shi, a “Mushi master” who acts as a bridge between the Mushi and humans, and he must confront the various phenomena caused by the creatures.