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.
Shigofumi is strange. It mixes an interesting premise, very dark themes and mental disorders with a touch of goofy humor. It's episodic and yet has a coherent, overarching plot that gets developed in every episode. It shouldn't work, but it really does. Weird stuff happens, a lot of it. But it still works somehow. The format of the show is a quiet tough girl delivering... read more
Shigofumi was a nice surprise. It's a dark anime whose protagonist is a girl - Fumika - who delivers shigofumi, letters sent from the world of the dead. What I liked the most was the atmosphere, it's dark and disturbing and tragic at times, but never cheap or vulgar. It isn't loud, but rather subdued and even solemn. I also appreciated how the story is told, it has an episodic nature related to the dead people... read more
|Shigofumi Special||DVD Special||2008|
|Shigofumi Picture Drama||DVD Special||2008|