Third Time's the Charm!

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Just as the contracts and spirits keep piling up, so must Takashi's work continue, with partner and makeshift-mentor in tow, Nyanko-sensei!

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©2008 YUKI MIDORIKAWA, HAKUSENSHA/NATSUME YUJIN-CHO PROJECT

Natsume Yujin-cho San, the 3rd season of the long-running Natsume Yujin-cho series, brings us back to Takashi's spirit-seeing, contract-fulfilling and friend-making world! Picking up where the 2nd season last left off, Takashi and Nyanko-sensei are still at it with their 'ghost hunting'. But all is not as it seems, as Takashi will begin to make several new discoveries regarding his friends, his grandmother, and even himself!

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©2008 YUKI MIDORIKAWA, HAKUSENSHA/NATSUME YUJIN-CHO PROJECT

The 3rd season looks set to set the stakes higher, with the youkai getting more intense in their quest to fulfill their unresolved issues, and Takashi's the man to solve it! Moreover, we find out more about Takashi's past, such as Reiko, his enigmatic grandmother, as well as his adoptive family, the Fujiwaras!

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©2008 YUKI MIDORIKAWA, HAKUSENSHA/NATSUME YUJIN-CHO PROJECT

Nearly all the cast and crew from the past 2 seasons make a come back for a 3rd round of spirit-seeking, including Hiroshi Kamiya as Takashi, and of course, Kazuhiko Inoue as Nyanko-sensei!

Other highlights include a rousing new opening song, "Boku ni Dekiru Koto" by HOW MERRY MARRY, and closing theme, "Kimi no Kakera" by Kousuke Atari (featuring Emiri Miyamoto).

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©2008 YUKI MIDORIKAWA, HAKUSENSHA/NATSUME YUJIN-CHO PROJECT

With more high-spirited (literally) hijinx and engaging stories in store for us, it looks like this book is not gonna get worn out anytime soon!

- Q

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