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Synopsis: Life is idyllic and unpretentious in the small town of Sotoba, a simple place where everyone knows everyone. However, the tragedy occurs when Megumi Shimizu, a young woman with high aspirations, unexpectedly dies of an unnamed disease. In the torrid months of summer, as the most inexplicable deaths arise around the village, the city doctor - Toshio Ozaki - leads to suspect that something more ominous than a mere disease is at stake.

Toshio joins Natsuno Yuuki, an apathetic and distant teenager, and the brothers Kaori and Akira Tanaka, two of Megumi's friends, to unravel the dark mystery behind the deaths in Sotoba. With their efforts combined, the investigation leads them to a mysterious secret regarding the new family in the Kanemasa mansion.

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- Trailer/OP
- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Shiki
  • Anime Name in Japanese: 屍鬼
  • Anime Name in English: Shiki
  • Other names: Corpse Demon

Production information

  • Producers: Aniplex, Dentsu, Fuji TV, DAX Production, Shueisha
  • Licensors: Funimation
  • Studios: Daume

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 22
  • Date: 40368 - December 31, 2010 - Fridays on 0115 (JST)
  • Genres: Horror, mystery, supernatural, suspense
  • Subjects: Psychological, vampire
  • Target: Seinen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 7.741
  • Popularity: 243249

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Shiki": 

  • The name "Shiki" means "corpse" in Japanese.
  • The anime is based on a light novel series written by Fuyumi Ono.
  • The story takes place in an isolated village from the rest of the world, where strange events begin to occur after the arrival of a mysterious family.
  • The anime is known for its dark and disturbing atmosphere, as well as scenes of explicit violence.
  • The opening song of the anime, "Kuchizuke", was composed and played by the rock band Buck-Tick.
  • The anime was produced by Daume studio, responsible for other works such as "Kodomo no Jikan" and "Yuru Yuri".
  • The series was directed by Tetsuro Amino, who also directed other horror anime such as "Macross II" and "Boogiepop Phantom".
  • The anime was released in 2010 and has 22 episodes.
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Manga and Products from Shiki

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Main Characters

Below is the main characters of: "Shiki"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

  • Shiki Ryougi (Maaya Sakamoto) - A mysterious young woman with supernatural abilities that allow her to see lines of death in all living things.
  • Mikiya Kokutou (Kenichi Suzumura) - A high school student who falls in love with Shiki and gets involved in her mysteries.
  • Touko Azaki (Takako Honda) - A mysterious woman who is the head of Shiki's supernatural investigation and mentor agency.
  • Azaka Kokutou (Rie Tanaka) - Mikiya's younger sister and a talented magician who joins Shiki and Touko in her investigations.
  • Fujino Asagami (Ai Orikasa) - A traumatized girl who developed supernatural skills after abuse and becomes a target for Shiki and her agency.

Summary and events

  1. The city of Sotoba is plagued by a series of mysterious deaths.
  2. Young doctor Toshio Ozaki begins to investigate the deaths and suspects that they may be related to an epidemic.
  3. Student Natsuno Yuuki moves to Sotoba with his family and begins to notice strange things in the city.
  4. Natsuno begins to have nightmares with a mysterious girl named Megumi Shimizu, who recently died.
  5. Megumi returns like a vampire and begins to attack Sotoba residents.
  6. Toshio discovers that the cause of deaths is a vampirism outbreak and begins to try to find a cure.
  7. Natsuno is attacked by Megumi and becomes a vampire.
  8. Toshio and his allies begin to fight the vampires and try to save the residents of Sotoba.
  9. Natsuno sacrifices himself to help Toshio defeat vampire leader Sunako Kirishiki.
  10. The city finally gets rid of the vampire's threat, but Toshio is traumatized with the events and begins to question his own sanity.

What happens in the end?

Below we have a summary of what happens at the end of the anime ShikiWe have placed a Spoiler alert, just click below to display the content of the end of the work.

At the end of Shiki's manga, the final battle between vampires and humans reaches their climax. The main character, Megumi, is killed by humans, but his brother, Sunako, manages to survive and becomes the leader of the vampires. However, humans' victory is ephemeral, as the last scene shows that vampires are still alive and preparing to take revenge. The ending is quite dark and leaves open the possibility of a sequel.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

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  • Shiki (PlayStation Portable)

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  • Shiki (Série de TV)
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Meaning of Shiki

Let's look at the translation of each word and explanation of the anime's name: 

  • 屍 (shikabane) - corpse
  • 鬼 (oni) - demon
The name of the anime "Shikabane Hime" means "princess corpse" in Japanese. The story revolves around girls who were resurrected as "Shikabane Hime" to hunt and destroy supernatural creatures known as "Shikabane". Each Shikabane Hime is accompanied by a "contractor," a human who has the mission of killing Shikabane Hime when she completes her mission. The series is a mixture of action, horror and drama.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Shiki has a total of 22 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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