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The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside

Updated 11 Apr 2020 662 votes 136 voters 2.8k views33 items

It turns out there are some great anime set in the countryside, but which are really worth your time? This list ranks the best anime set in the countryside, including older titles, as well as new countryside anime that you may not know about.

One example of a great anime that takes place in the countryside is Natsume Yuujinchou Shi. The story follows Takashi Natsume, an introspective student who has the ability to see yōkai or spirits, ghosts, apparitions, just like his grandmother. He has a self-proclaimed bodyguard in Nyanko-Sensei. Another good example of countryside anime is Barakamon, a story about a young calligrapher, Seishū Handa, who moves to the remote Gotō Islands to gain some perspective.

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