Volume one of the Japanese anime series. Mushi are neither plants nor animals: instead, they resemble the primeval substances of life. Few humans are actually aware of their existence and among them is Ginko, a 'Mushi-Shi' who travels around investigating them. In the course of his research he aids those plagued by supernatural phenomenon caused by the Mushi. Episodes comprise: 'The Green Seat', 'Tender Horns', 'The Pillow Pathway', 'The Light Of The Eyelid' and 'The Traveling Swamp'.