Alternative NamesEdit

  • Bugmaster
  • 蟲師 (Mushishi)
  • Mushi-shi


  • Mushi are ethereal organisms comprised of and related to the source of all life. Their very existence is enough to spur on supernatural phenomena. Ginko is a Mushi-shi, one who investigates and counteracts the ill-effects of mushi encounters/infestations. As Ginko wanders from town to town learning more of the Mushi and helping those in his wake; we learn of the fate that brought him into his present circumstances.
  • The plot of the film corresponds to chapters 2, 7, 9, and 15 of the manga.


  • Director: Katsuhiro Otomo
  • Screenplay: Sadayuki Murai
  • Music: Kuniaki Haishima
  • Original creator: Yuki Urushibara
  • Executive producer: Sunmin Park
  • Producer: Satoru Ogura
  • Cinematography: Takahide Shibanushi
  • Editing: Soichi Ueno
  • Production Design: Noriyushi Ikeya
  • Sound: Yoshiya Obara
  • Production: Ogura Jimusyo Inc.


  • オダギリジョー (Odagiri Joe) as Ginko (English Dubbed by Travis Willingham)
  • 守山玲愛 (Moriyama Reia) as Maho (English Dubbed by Alison Viktorin)
  • クノ 真季子 (Kuno Makiko) as Maho's Mother (English Dubbed by ??)
  • 蒼井優 (Aoi Yuu) as Tanyuu Karibusa (English Dubbed by Stephanie Sheh)
  • 李麗仙 (Ri Reisen) as Tama (English Dubbed by Juli Erickson)
  • 江角マキコ (Esumi Makiko) as Nui (English Dubbed by Jennifer Seman)
  • 稲田英幸 (Inada Hideyuki) as Yoki (Young Ginko) (English Dubbed by Aaron Dismuke)
  • 大森南朋 (Omori Nao) as Koro (English Dubbed by Mike McFarland)
  • りりィ (Lily) as Innkeeper (English Dubbed by ??)
  • 沼田爆 (Numata Baku) as Nui's Husband (English Dubbed by ??)
  • 和田周 (Wada Shu) as Traveling Merchant (English Dubbed by ??)
  • Inagu as ?? (English Dubbed by Todd Haberkorn)
  • ?? as ?? (English Dubbed by Christopher R. Sabat)
  • ?? as ?? (English Dubbed by Grant James)
  • ?? as ?? (English Dubbed by Greg Dulcie)
  • ?? as ?? (English Dubbed by Mark Stoddard)


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