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One day, high school boy Shinichi wakes up to find that his hand has been possesses by a talking alien parasite Although he and his parasite are able to form a reluctant symbiotic relationship of sorts, the other parasites on Earth have taken over their hosts' bodies completely. Moreover, there are brutal murders happening all across the country. And while the police are baffled as they look for a killer, Shinichi is the only one who knows the truth: It's not a serial killer. It's the parasites feeding on human flesh.

Show Info

Network: Japan NTV (2014 - 2015)
Schedule: Thursdays (30 min)
Status: Ended
Language: Japanese
Show Type: Animation
Genres: ActionAnimeHorror

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final stage: Parasyte

Episode 1x24; Mar 26, 2015

After Migi says a final farewell, Shinichi tries to return to normal, until an unexpected enemy returns.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x24: final stage: ParasyteMar 26, 2015
1x23: stage:23 Life and OathMar 19, 2015
1x22: stage:22 Quiescence and AwakeningMar 12, 2015
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Parasyte –The Maxim– (United States United States)
  • Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu (Japan Japan)
  • 寄生獣 セイの格率 (Japan Japan)
  • Kiseijū Sei no Kakuritsu (Japan Japan)
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