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Encased by trees that are used to make grave markers, Sotoba is a village thought to be surrounded by death - a fact that soon literally becomes the case. One summer, a series of mysterious and untimely fatalities begins to plague the small rural town. With a higher than normal mortality rate for the time of year and each cause of passing remaining unknown, Toshio, the local doctor, and Seishin the temple’s vice chief monk become suspicious and take it upon themselves to investigate. However, as the deaths begin to pile up, more people begin to wonder just what is behind this sudden epidemic; could it have anything to do with the bizarre Kirishiki family that recently moved to the village?

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  • (Sub) First Blood image

    Episode 1

    (Sub) First Blood

  • (Sub) Second Decay image

    Episode 2

    (Sub) Second Decay

  • (Sub) Third Tragedy image

    Episode 3

    (Sub) Third Tragedy

  • (Sub) Fourth Death image

    Episode 4

    (Sub) Fourth Death

  • (Sub) Fifth Deceit image

    Episode 5

    (Sub) Fifth Deceit

  • (Sub) Sixth Skull image

    Episode 6

    (Sub) Sixth Skull

  • (Sub) Seventh Killing Spirit image

    Episode 7

    (Sub) Seventh Killing Spirit

  • (Sub) Eighth Night image

    Episode 8

    (Sub) Eighth Night

  • (Sub) Ninth Coffin image

    Episode 9

    (Sub) Ninth Coffin

  • (Sub) Tenth Mourning image

    Episode 10

    (Sub) Tenth Mourning

  • (Sub) Eleventh Slaughter image

    Episode 11

    (Sub) Eleventh Slaughter

  • (Sub) Twelfth Decay image

    Episode 12

    (Sub) Twelfth Decay

  • (Sub) Thirteenth Tragedy image

    Episode 13

    (Sub) Thirteenth Tragedy

  • (Sub) Fourteenth Death image

    Episode 14

    (Sub) Fourteenth Death

  • (Sub) Fifteenth Deceit image

    Episode 15

    (Sub) Fifteenth Deceit

  • (Sub) Sixteenth Skull image

    Episode 16

    (Sub) Sixteenth Skull

  • (Sub) Seventeenth Killing Spirit image

    Episode 17

    (Sub) Seventeenth Killing Spirit

  • (Sub) Eighteenth Night image

    Episode 18

    (Sub) Eighteenth Night

  • (Sub) Nineteenth Coffin image

    Episode 19

    (Sub) Nineteenth Coffin

  • (Sub) Twentieth Mourning image

    Episode 20

    (Sub) Twentieth Mourning

  • (Sub) Twenty-First Slaughter image

    Episode 21

    (Sub) Twenty-First Slaughter

  • (Sub) The Final Hunt image

    Episode 22

    (Sub) The Final Hunt

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Score 8/10

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Score 4.5/10

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