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Alternative titles


寄生獣 セイの格率
English: Parasyte -the maxim-
Parasyte: The Maxim
寄生獣 セイの格率
Parasyte: The Maxim
寄生獣 セイの格率

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Aired 2014-10-09 to 2015-03-26
Episodes 24

Based on Iwaaki Hitoshi's science-fiction horror manga by the same name.

The 17-year-old Izumi Shinichi lives with his mother and father in a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo. One night, worm-like aliens called Parasytes invade Earth, taking over the brains of human hosts by entering through their ears or noses. One Parasyte attempts to crawl into Shinichi's ear while he sleeps, but fails since he is wearing headphones, and enters his body by burrowing into his arm instead, taking over his right hand and is named Migi.

Because Shinichi was able to prevent Migi from traveling further up into his brain, both beings retain their separate intellect and personality. As the duo encounter other Parasytes, they capitalize on their strange situation and gradually form a strong bond, working together to survive. This gives them an edge in battling other Parasytes, who frequently attack the pair upon realization that Shinichi's human brain is still intact. Shinichi feels compelled to fight other Parasytes, who devour humans as food, while enlisting Migi's help.

(Source: Wikipedia)

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Voice Actors & Characters

Migi main Aya Hirano Japanese
Shinichi Izumi main Nobunaga Shimazaki Japanese
Satomi Murano main Kana Hanazawa Japanese
A supporting Makoto Yasumura Japanese
Mitsuo supporting KENN Japanese
Taku Furudani supporting Junya Enoki Japanese
Makiko Hayase supporting Yuu Serizawa Japanese
Takeshi Hirokawa supporting Yuu Mizushima Japanese
Kazuyuki Izumi supporting Masaki Aizawa Japanese
Nobuko Izumi supporting Chieko Sasai Japanese
Kamijou supporting Yuya Murakami Japanese
Kana Kimishima supporting Miyuki Sawashiro Japanese
Kazuki Nagai supporting Shinya Hamazoe Japanese
Sasaki supporting Tooru Nara Japanese
Hideo Shimada supporting Akira Ishida Japanese
Akiho Suzuki supporting Rena Maeda Japanese
Yuuko Tachikawa supporting Kiyono Yasuno Japanese
Ryouko Tamiya supporting Atsuko Tanaka Japanese
Mother Tamiya supporting Seiko Fujiki Japanese
Mamoru Uda supporting Takuma Suzuki Japanese
Uragami supporting Hiroyuki Yoshino Japanese

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