There are some things that can only be said after death. Aided by a talking staff that thinks it is alive, Fumika delivers Shigofumi, the last words and feelings of the dead in the form of letters, to their addressees. Whether they are letters of apology, revenge, or simply a final farewell, she always brings them to their destination. Delivering Shigofumi is not always an easy job; as some people refuse to believe such things as letters from the dead are possible, while others are afraid of what these letters might contain. But the mail must go through; what the recipients decide to do with it afterwards is up to them.
This anime has surprised me as it is the first anime I watch that make me think a lot of one of the main topics in human life: death. It delivers to the viewers some points of view of the death, and how some are produced by the evil of the human being, directly or indirectly and the majority of them society will never know, such as pornography, bullying, abortion, abuse, etc. Shigofumi also make me question... read more
Black-bordered envelope One of the other reviews said this and though it's simple, I agree so I'll reiterate: More than anything else, Shigofumi is strange. This series is unlike anything you will have seen before it. The main idea so to speak is very intriguing. That an "angel" (not really appropriate, but along those lines) delivers the last words of a person who just... read more
|Shigofumi Special||DVD Special||2008|
|Shigofumi Picture Drama||DVD Special||2008|