Native title: 精霊の守り人
Also Known as: Guardian of the Spirit; Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit;
Aired: Mar 19, 2016 to Apr 9, 2016
Duration: 58 min.
Balsa (Haruka Ayase) is a 30-year-old female bodyguard-for-hire. Her life changes when she saves Imperial Prince Chagumu who is being carried away by a raging river. They then attempt to return the great egg of the water spirit, which is in Prince Chagumu’s possession to its source in the sea. Along the way, they are hunted by hired assassins.