Volume three 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 Mountain Sleeps', 'One-Eyed Fish', 'Bridge at Night', 'Inside the Cage' and 'Exaggeration in Spring'.