Spirit Away - Modern Fiction

Modern Fiction

In the anime film Spirited Away (千と千尋の神隠し, Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi?, Sen and Chihiro's Spiriting Away), the main protagonist, Chihiro, is "spirited away" from reality to the spirit world.

In the anime, manga and Visual Novel Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, when people disappear, they blame the curse of Hinamizawa's guardian god/demon Oyashiro-sama, who takes people away every year, and then people talks about "Onikakushi", which is the name for the first arc of the Manga, Anime and Visual Novel.

In the manga Rin-ne by Rumiko Takahashi, heroine Sakura Mamiya disappeared for a week after being taken away by spirits, and she was brought back to this world by Rinne's grandmother Tamako. Sakura can't remember what exactly happened to her during these days, but as a consequence she gained spirital powers that let her see ghosts, something that she wants to get rid of.

Kamikakushi is mentioned in a song "Madoite Kitare, Yuuda na Kamikakushi ~ Border of Death" by IOSYS. It refers to Yukari's mystic abilities.

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