Anime Inspired by Japanese Mythology

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Drawing from Japanese mythology, "Noragami" follows Yato, a deity navigating the complexities of the human and divine realms, offering a captivating exploration of gods and spirits.

The Boy And The Beast

Inspired by Japanese folklore, "The Boy and The Beast" unfolds the tale of Ren, a young boy, and Kumatetsu, a beastly mentor, in a fantastical journey of self-discovery and companionship.

Hotarubi No Mori E

Rooted in Japanese mythology, "Hotarubi No Mori E" explores the forbidden friendship between a human girl, Hotaru, and Gin, a spirit in a mystical forest, blending themes of love and the supernatural.

Spirited Away

Hayao Miyazaki's masterpiece "Spirited Away" immerses viewers in a magical realm filled with spirits and gods, crafting a rich narrative inspired by Japanese folklore and mythology.

Ghost Stories

"Ghost Stories" incorporates Japanese folklore into its horror narrative, as a group of students confront malevolent spirits and unravel dark secrets within their haunted school.


Integrating Japanese folklore, "Naruto" builds its ninja world with mythical elements, featuring creatures like tailed beasts inspired by traditional mythological beings, enriching the series' world-building.


"In/Spectre" weaves Japanese folklore into its supernatural mysteries, as Kotoko Iwanaga, a mediator between realms, solves cases involving yokai and spirits, creating a unique blend of mythology and detective work.

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