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Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (2007)
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Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (2007)
Original name: 精霊の守り人
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Balsa the spearwoman is a wandering warrior, who takes on the task of saving lives, in atonement for a past sin. On her journey, she happens to save a prince, and is tasked with becoming his bodyguard. And he is going to need one, for his own father, the emperor, wants him dead. Throughout the story, Balsa's past will come to light and they will uncover mysteries about Chagum's condition while developing a family-like relationship with each other and others.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, tense
Plot: master warrior, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, heroic mission, redemption, deadly, adventure, supernatural, family relations, parents and children, emperor, danger, escapades, evil force, lifesaver, save the kingdom, assassination attempt, imaginary kingdom, prince, heroes, graphic violence, strong female presence, child in peril
Place: japan, asia

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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Duration: 24 min.
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