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Mushi-Shi

IMDB Logo8.4/10
  Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2005 - 20143 Seasons,Series EndedOn:    Tags:    

They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known as "Mushi". Their existence and appearance are unknown to many and only a limited number of humans are aware of them. Ginko is a "Mushi-shi" who travels around to investigate and find out more about the "Mushi". In the process, he also lends a helping hand to people who face problems with supernatural occurances which may be related to the "Mushi".Mushi-Shi featuring Yuto Nakano and Yuji Ueda has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Hulu, and 4 others. It's an animation and anime show with 57 episodes over 3 seasons. Mushi-Shi is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (10,129 votes).

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26 episodes (46%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Yahoo View).

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46 episodes (81%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Prime Video & Hulu).

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26 episodes (46%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#1,289 Ranked TV Show

#27 Ranked in Ghost TV

#70 Ranked in Anime TV

#233 Ranked in TV on Prime Video

Mushi-Shi has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (10,129 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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57 Total Episodes of Mushi-Shi Where to stream every episode from all 3 seasons of Mushi-Shi. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.

Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 The Green Seat

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Oct 22, 2005
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The Green Seat Oct 22, 2005 Shinra, a boy living in a forest with mysterious powers, calls for Ginko, The Mushishi, to help him with his problems. While Ginko is staying with Shinra, he tells him all about Mushi and his powers. Later on, while walking in Shinra's house at night, Ginko finds a Mushi... But this isn't an ordinary Mushi, it's Shinra's grandmother!

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Season 01, Episode 02 The Light of the Eyelid

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Oct 29, 2005
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The Light of the Eyelid Oct 29, 2005 A girl named Sui has an unusual disease that causes pain in her eyes whenever she sees light. She has to be locked in a pitch black shed that has no light in it. A boy named Biki helps Sui by removing bandages, giving her food, and just talking to her. Biki's mother is worried about him getting the illness, so she tells him not to stay as long as he normally would with Sui. One day while Biki is talking to her, she tells him why she has that illness: There are Mushi in her eyes. Biki continues to take care of her until one night when he is reading by a candle, a strange pain comes to his eyes.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Tender Horns

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Nov 5, 2005
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Tender Horns Nov 5, 2005 On silent snowy nights, when no sounds can be heard, many people go deaf in one or both ears. The doctors can't do anything, so they think it might be paranormal. Ginko looks into some of the villager's ears and he tells them that the cause is a Mushi called "Un". After dealing with their small problems there is one more person who has lost sound in both of his ears and his condition is very different than the other people's, as he has also grown four horns on his head.

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Season 01, Episode 04 The Pillow Pathway

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Nov 12, 2005
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The Pillow Pathway Nov 12, 2005 Ginko hears a rumor around town that a man is has prophetic dreams every once in a while. He suspects that Mushi are living in his dreams. He gives the man medicine to keep them under control and says he will come back when he has used about all of them. When Ginko returns, the village is deserted and torn up. Ginko finds the man alone in is house. The man then tells him about what happened while he was away.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Traveling Swamp

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Nov 19, 2005
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The Traveling Swamp Nov 19, 2005 Adashino-sensei is looking to buy some of the items that Ginko has obtained on his journey. He especially wants the wine cup that was drawn by Shinra, But Ginko says it's too rare to be sold to collectors. He tells Adoshenei-sensei about the strange being he met while in the forest and he also explains how the swamp is moving towards the sea. This looks like the work of a Mushi...

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Season 01, Episode 06 Those Who Inhale the Dew

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Nov 26, 2005
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Those Who Inhale the Dew Nov 26, 2005 Ginko is on another adventure as he is brought to a very peculiar island, by a young boy Nagi. Ginko is taken to see a girl, who the island inhabitants refer to as "Ikigami" and is said to be able to perform miracles however Ginko discovers that there is more to this.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Raindrops & Rainbows

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Dec 3, 2005
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Raindrops & Rainbows Dec 3, 2005 On a rainy day Ginko takes a rest from his travels and comes across a man named Kourou who seems to be obsessed with a rainbow. To pass the time Kourou reminisces in his past, with the events which led to him pursuing rainbows whenever they appear. Ginko explains to him that the rainbow which he is searching for is actually a Mushi known as "Koda" but there seems to be more to it.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 The Banquet at the Edge of the Forest

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Apr 4, 2014
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The Banquet at the Edge of the Forest Apr 4, 2014 A sake brewer once lost his way home and chanced upon a strange ceremony. There, he tasted a sweet, glowing sake that he's never been able to forget. Years later, his son has followed in his footsteps and is trying to brew a sake to match his dad's. When he, too, encounters a late-night ceremony, he pretends to be part of it, meeting Ginko during the occasion.

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Season 02, Episode 02 The Warbling Seashell

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Apr 11, 2014
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The Warbling Seashell Apr 11, 2014 Near a village by the sea, a girl lives with her father on a secluded crag. She wants to make friends, but her father, for some reason, doesn't want her associating with the village people. When Ginko arrives, he finds a mushi that's an omen of disaster. Will the girl's father be able to forgive past events and help the village?

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Season 02, Episode 03 Beneath the Snow

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Apr 18, 2014
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Beneath the Snow Apr 18, 2014 Ginko visits a village where it snows most of the year to study snow mushi. He finds a boy with a strange affliction that causes snow to fall on him perpetually. He's become insensitive to the cold, and warmth is painful for him. It's dangerous for him to expose himself to the cold so much, but he doesn't even seem to care.

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Season 02, Episode 04 The Hand that Caresses the Night

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Apr 25, 2014
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The Hand that Caresses the Night Apr 25, 2014 A young man has the power to lure animals to him using a scent issuing from his hand. He inherited this power from his father, and it makes hunting easier. But it makes the meat from his prey taste foul. More serious is the risk of losing his mind to the power and confusing family with prey. There's a cure, but will the boy be willing to give up his power?

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Season 02, Episode 05 Mirror Lake

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May 2, 2014
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Mirror Lake May 2, 2014 Ginko encounters a young woman being followed by a mysterious, watery creature. The woman becomes weak, and her family believes it to be lovesickness. Ginko reveals the truth of the mushi attached to her, but the woman must decide whether to give up her body to the mushi, or to dispel it and continue living.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Floral Delusion

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May 9, 2014
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Floral Delusion May 9, 2014 Ginko meets a woman with a striking beauty that lacks all five senses and according to the man who takes care of her, is over 80 years old and has lived in his family for generations. While investigating the mushi responsible for it, Ginko discovers an even darker secret involving the two.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Cloudless Rain

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May 23, 2014
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Cloudless Rain May 23, 2014 A woman afflicted by a water-type mushi decides to make use of her condition to help those in need.

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Season 3

Season 03, Episode 01 Episode 1

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Oct 19, 2014
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Episode 1 Oct 19, 2014

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Season 03, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Oct 26, 2014
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Episode 2 Oct 26, 2014

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Season 03, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Nov 1, 2014
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Episode 3 Nov 1, 2014

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Season 03, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Nov 1, 2014
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Episode 4 Nov 1, 2014

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Season 03, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Nov 1, 2014
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Episode 5 Nov 1, 2014

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Season 03, Episode 06 Episode 6

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Nov 1, 2014
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Episode 6 Nov 1, 2014

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Season 03, Episode 07 Episode 7

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Nov 1, 2014
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Episode 7 Nov 1, 2014

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