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Mushishi  
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Description
They exist in the most unexpected places -- be it within your eyes and ears, under the floor and roof of your house, or the trees and flowers in your garden. They are everywhere and yet nowhere at the same time. Are they alive or not? Perhaps it is more apt to say they are beings who transcend the concept of life and death itself...

They are mushi.

Some wreak havoc in the lives of humans; while others bring them deliverance from suffering. Mushi are neither good, nor evil; for just like any other creature, they are merely striving to survive in this harsh, competitive world.

Ginko - a lone wanderer with a reclusive personality, offers help and guidance to those plagued by mushi. This is the tale of his travels and exploits in a wondrous world populated by these mysterious entities.

won the 2006 Kodansha Manga Award.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
蟲師
กีฏจารย์กับอาถรรพ์แมลงพิสดาร
충사
Bug Master
Mushi-shi

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Latest Release(s)
c.35 by J.A.C. Group (1587d ago)
c.34 by J.A.C. Group (1638d ago)
c.33 by J.A.C. Group (1724d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Tankobon - Complete)
6 Volumes (Aizoban - Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 6, Chap 1

User Reviews
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Forum
4 topics, 12 posts
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User Rating
Average: 9 / 10.0 (629 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.89 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 20th 2014, 5:14pm PST


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Year
1999

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Afternoon (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Del Rey (7 Volumes + 1 Omnibus - Complete)
Kodansha USA

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #604 decreased(-10)
Monthly Pos #690 increased(+26)
3 Month Pos #769 increased(+93)
6 Month Pos #797 increased(+179)

List Stats
On 1103 reading lists
On 1346 wish lists
On 715 completed lists
On 62 unfinished lists
On 371 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Mushishi Anime Gets 2nd Season in April 106 days, 5 hours, 6 minutes ago
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Ending Discussion.... 833 days, 21 hours, 21 minutes ago
Manga to Anime Rundown 2769 days, 2 hours, 24 minutes ago

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by barbapapa
November 1st, 2005, 12:33am
Very special manga, sketchy art, beautifully simple tales about beings called mushi. Dreamy mood comparable with YKK or maybe Saikano (but less dramatic)
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