Natsume Yujin-cho Shi

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  • 2012
  • 2 Seasons

Natsume Yujin-cho Shi, translated from the Japanese language into Natsume's Book of Friends, is a supernatural anime series lasting 13 episodes, although two additional seasons exist with additions to the core title. Natsume is an orphaned male gifted with the ability to see and communicate with spirits. The Book of Friends in the title refers to a book of contracts that Natsume's grandmother used in order to bind spirits to her will. Natsume seeks to undo the sizable collection of debts, hunting down each bound spirit in order to release it from whatever terms were agreed upon in the contract.

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E 13
13. E 13
March 26, 2012
Natsume is possessed by a spirit. Obsessed with returning home, he remembers the events that occured just after his father's death.
E 12
12. E 12
March 19, 2012
Natsume is going home for the last time, but first he must stop by his relative's house to get the key. But he is cautious, as inside is a youkai that tormented Natsume, and a girl that has always resented him.
A Single Photo
11. A Single Photo
March 12, 2012
Natsume gets a call from a relative: his parents home is being sold. He tells himself that it doesn't matter, and that he's forgotten his past. But he's not nearly as over it as he thinks...
The God, Enshrined
10. The God, Enshrined
March 5, 2012
While being swept down the river, Natsume managed to feel the presences of Hudzuki-gami. Natori must make the choice to follow Natsume instincts or seal Fudzuki-gami.
The Moon-Splitting Festival
9. The Moon-Splitting Festival
February 27, 2012
Every 10 years the followers of Houdzuigami and Fudzukigami have a battle to determine the fate of the land. Natsume is approached by the followers of Houdzukigami to act as their missing god. Natori has been given the job of finding the missing god or seal Fuduzkigami before he wins.
When I Was Deceived
8. When I Was Deceived
February 20, 2012
Natsume is walking home one day when he's accosted by a flying Tengu, who lifts him up into the sky! Meanwhile, Nyanko-sensei is stuck in a well, where Nanase tells him a story about how she learned to never get close to a youkai.
The Gap Between Humans and Youkai
7. The Gap Between Humans and Youkai
February 13, 2012
Natsume's greatest fear has come true. Someone not involved in the world of youkai is hurt because of him. Natori needs Natsume to regain his composure or they will be eaten by Omibashira!
The Other Side Of The Glass
6. The Other Side Of The Glass
February 6, 2012
Natsume overhears whispers that a powerful youkai is reviving, later that evening he is trapped in a bottle as an offering. Humans can't see or hear him, so Nyanko-sensei decides to help the 'best' way he can…
To You, From Bygone Days
5. To You, From Bygone Days
January 30, 2012
An old classmate Yuriko, remembers her time watching Natsume and how he was a little weird. A clingbug from Natsume's past reminds him of the time he spent running from a youkai with a grudge.
Stand-In
4. Stand-In
January 23, 2012
Natsume is at home early one evening when he hears a knock on the door. He sees Tohko outside, asking to be let in. But when he opens the door, there's nobody there, and a gust of wind rushes past. Another Youkai is after the book of friends!
The Little Ones
3. The Little Ones
January 16, 2012
After Natsume returned Amana's name, she accused him of stealing her ring. He has three days to find and return it before she burns down his house. To make matters worse, the ring is trapped in the hair of a migratory youkai, and Nyanko-sensei is unable to use his powers.
The Eastern Forest
2. The Eastern Forest
January 9, 2012
Natsume, now trapped in the mansion, is trying to keep the Monkey Mask youkai from revealing the Book of Friends to Matoba. While Hinoe and Misuzu attempt to find the strange youkai's master.
E 1
1. E 1
January 2, 2012
Natsume is jumped by a group of Youkai trying to steal the Book of Friends for their master. Once captured, Natsume discovers that an old problem is back in a big way.
Description

Natsume Yujin-cho Shi, translated from the Japanese language into Natsume's Book of Friends, is a supernatural anime series lasting 13 episodes, although two additional seasons exist with additions to the core title. Natsume is an orphaned male gifted with the ability to see and communicate with spirits. The Book of Friends in the title refers to a book of contracts that Natsume's grandmother used in order to bind spirits to her will. Natsume seeks to undo the sizable collection of debts, hunting down each bound spirit in order to release it from whatever terms were agreed upon in the contract.

  • Premiere Date
    January 2, 2012