Wanna be an evangelist of Japanese culture: [Japanese anime]Natsume yuujinchou

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

[Japanese anime]Natsume yuujinchou

Do you know "Natsume yuujinchou" which is anime of Japan?
In this anime, various supernatural creatures called "Ayakashi" appear.

"Ayakashi" is also called "Yokai" or "Mononoke" occasionally in Japan.
These words mean ghosts or evil spirits.
They frequently appear in anime and manga of Japan.
For example, "Kekkaishi" and "Bakemonogatari" are one of them.

The story of this anime is that a boy named Takashi Natsume gives back their names to many Ayakashi.
These Ayakashi had once been taken their name by a grandmother of Takashi Natsume.
Their names had been written in "Yuujinchou".
Ayakashi who are written their name in "Yuujinchou" must obey to owner of "Yuujinchou".
Therefore Takashi Natsume is going to give back their names to Ayakashi.
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