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Mononoke 

A mysterious man called the Medicine Seller travels along feudal Japan, uncovering and slaying evil spirits called "Mononoke".
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Series cast summary:
Michael C. Pizzuto ...  Various Characters 12 episodes, 2007
Takahiro Sakurai ...  Medicine Seller 12 episodes, 2007
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Mononoke follows a wandering, nameless character known only as the "Medicine Seller". The series is composed out of 5 story arcs, each featuring the medicine seller as he tries to solve the mystery behind the existence of various Mononoke, evil spirits that still linger in the human world. He combats them using his vast knowledge of the supernatural, but a Mononoke can only be slain after he uncovers its form (Katachi), the truth behind its appearance (Makoto) and the reason for its unusual behavior (Kotowari). Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

Toei Animation [Japan]

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Japan

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Japanese

Release Date:

12 July 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Мононокэ See more »

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Toei Animation See more »
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An eerily psychedelic yōkai anime
9 September 2016 | by ja_kitty_71See all my reviews

Here is another horror anime I found awesome! I was looking for more yōkai anime to watch, and I came across this brilliantly animated series from Toei Animation.

Now I wasn't sure if this series is a spin-off of an earlier series called "Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales;" or simply related because the last story from that series features the lead from this series - a mysterious "medicine seller" who exorcists spirits known as "mononoke." But either way, I really like this series.

My personal opinion on this anime series is that I thought the animation eerily psychedelic, but also visually brilliant. So anyway as I said: I really like this series and it's now another favorite from Toei Animation; I'm a huge Toei fan.


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