Volume two 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 Crowd That Inhales Dew', 'The Rain Comes, A Rainbow Forms', 'From the Sea Border', 'Heavy Fruit' and 'White in the Ink Slab'.