Anime Underground The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside  

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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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Natsume Yuujinchou is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Natsume Yuujinchou

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Barakamon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Barakamon

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Non Non Biyori is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside

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My Neighbor Totoro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
My Neighbor Totoro

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Natsume Yuujinchou: Itsuka Yuk... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Natsume Yuujinchou: Itsuka Yuki no Hi ni

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside

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Natsume Yuujinchou Go Specials is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Natsume Yuujinchou Go Specials

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Non Non Biyori Repeat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Non Non Biyori Repeat

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Hana-Saku Iroha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Hana-Saku Iroha

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Natsume Yuujinchou: Nyanko-sen... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Natsume Yuujinchou: Nyanko-sensei to Hajimete no Otsukai

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Zoku Natsume Yuujinchou is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Zoku Natsume Yuujinchou

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Natsume Yuujinchou San is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Natsume Yuujinchou San

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Natsume Yuujinchou Go is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Natsume Yuujinchou Go

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Natsume Yuujinchou Shi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Natsume Yuujinchou Shi

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Natsume Yuujinchou Roku is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Natsume Yuujinchou Roku

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Wolf Children is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Wolf Children

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Flanders no Inu Movie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Flanders no Inu Movie

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The Tibetan Dog is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
The Tibetan Dog

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni kai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside

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Hana-Saku Iroha: Home Sweet Ho... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Hana-Saku Iroha: Home Sweet Home

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Kemono no Souja Erin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Kemono no Souja Erin

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Mushishi Zoku Shou: Suzu no Sh... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Mushishi Zoku Shou: Suzu no Shizuku

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Non Non Biyori Repeat OVA is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Non Non Biyori Repeat OVA

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Mushishi: Hihamukage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Mushishi: Hihamukage

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Poco's Udon World is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 25+ Best Anime Set in the Countryside
Poco's Udon World