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Gugure! Kokkuri-san (2014)
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Gugure! Kokkuri-san (2014)
Original name: 繰繰れ!コックリさん
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A little girl named Kohina ends up summoning a Kokkuri-san, a lower-ranking ghost in Japanese folklore. The Kokkuri-san she calls ends up being a white-haired handsome, young man. Although he had intended to merely haunt her at first, he becomes worried about her terrible eating habit of cup ramen for every meal, so he decides to haunt her in order to protect her.
Style: psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: spirit, magic, supernatural, mythology, japanese mythology, coming of age, rivalry, wizards, friendship, friends, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, best friends, youth, violence, fantasy world, supernatural power, society, escapades, spell, child in peril, god, bullying, ouija board ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan

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