Ranked #3160

Tenpou Ibun: Ayakashi Ayashi

Alternative Titles

English: Ghost Slayers Ayashi
Synonyms: Tenpouibun Ayakashiayashi, Strange Story of Tempou Era: Ayakashiayashi, Tenpou Ibun Ayakashi Ayashi
Japanese: 天保異聞 妖奇士

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2006 to Mar 31, 2007
Premiered: Fall 2006
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Bones
Source: Original
Duration: 20 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.041 (scored by 2,776 users)
Ranked: #31602
Popularity: #2694
Members: 9,164
Favorites: 17
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Synopsis

In the year of Tenpo 14, Yoi, monsters from another world attack Edo. Those who fight against them are members of Bansha Aratemesho. In public, Bansha Aratemsho is known as an organization to study foreign books. In fact, they are a organization dedicated to destroying the Yoi. These warriors are called Ayakashi. They gather information of odd events in the country, and are sent to destroy Yoi who appear. They are generally very strange people. For example, a guy who has lost his memory, a girl who dresses like a man. They have special powers with which to beat the Yoi.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ryudo, Yukiatsu
Ryudo, Yukiatsu
Main
Fujiwara, Keiji
Japanese
Fujiwara, Keiji
Saizou
Saizou
Main
Niino, Michi
Japanese
Niino, Michi
Kawanabe, Kyosai
Kawanabe, Kyosai
Supporting
Takayama, Minami
Japanese
Takayama, Minami
Hoshino, Mitsuaki
Japanese
Hoshino, Mitsuaki
Atl
Atl
Supporting
Orikasa, Fumiko
Japanese
Orikasa, Fumiko

Staff

Minami, Masahiko
Minami, Masahiko
Producer, Planning
Nishikiori, Hiroshi
Nishikiori, Hiroshi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Miyaji, Masayuki
Miyaji, Masayuki
Episode Director, Storyboard

More episodes Episodes(0/25)

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Opening Theme

#1: "Ryuusei Miracle" by Ikimono-gakari (eps 1-12)
#2: "Lone Star" by Captain Straydum (eps 13-25)

Ending Theme

#1: "Winding Road" by Porno Graffitti (eps 1-12)
#2: "Ai Toiu Kotoba" by Saki (eps 13-25)



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godlikeng
Apr 30, 2008
Ayakashi Ayashi is set in the Tenpou era in Edo, Japan. The events in the story occur before the arrival of Commodore Perry. The leads of the show are a band of warriors known as Ayashi, who are commissioned to fight beasts from the other world, known as Youi.

Story
The series starts out a little episodic (monster of the week, if you will). However, it comes off very well in blending fantasy into real history. The plot starts to pick up near the middle, but feels a little rushed near the end due to the fact that the series was originally planned for a 50 read more
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HybridMedia
Mar 9, 2013
Anybody remember the name of Sho Aikawa? Well, people who follow anime and especially manga knows him from doing scripts for Fullmetal Alchemist, Martian Successor Nadesico, Gad Guard & Violence Jack to name a few but with this wholly original idea from him, it actually has a peak of interest in one anime connoisseur to another but once going in, should we be quick to call this a classic in the making?

Anyway, in the 14th year of the Tenpo era, there was a secret shrine for “Bansha Aratamesho” (a research institution for foreign literature and learners) under the city of Edo. To the public, read more
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beezabubba
Dec 19, 2009
Basically what sticks out about this show is that the art direction has a somewhat retro (not dated) feel. Nice Monster design in most episodes and short story arches so you dont feel like your just waiting for the action sequences. Also if you have studied any Kanji/Chinese then you'll like the main character's power of bringing out the monsters "Character" then turning it into a weapon. Overall an enjoyable ride.
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