Watanuki is just a normal high-schooler, who is plagued to see all things magical. He also seems to attract unwanted spirits of the malicious kind. He ends up meeting a mysterious woman, who calls herself Yuuko Ichihara. She can aleviate his problem, but everything comes as a price. In order to pay for her services, he must work for her as a part-time job. He cooks, cleans, gardens, and does anything Yuuko comes up with.
1"19sai" by Shikao Suga
1 "Sanagi" by Suga Shikao (Movie Ending Theme)
2"Reason" by Fonogenico
3"Kagerou" by BUCK-TICK
Recaps1x2: Falsehood recap
: Early in the morning Watanuki is preparing breakfast for Yuuko. But Mokona bothers Watanuki to tell the pot is boiler over until Yuuko showed up asking for more Sake. As Watanuki complains about her drinking, they got disturbed when a customer walked in my "hitsuzen". She said her pinky won't move. Yuuko asked her if she had any habits. She said she didn't have any. Watanuki was seeing black smoke coming from the woman's finger untli Yuuko advised the woman to wear a ring on her pinky. She said it was important to, cause the pinky is an important finger. Watanuki was confused, while Maru and Moro were using their pinkys for pinky swears... read more.1x1: Hitsuzen recap
: Watanuki Kimihiro is a boy, and he's got a problem. malicious spirits seem to follow him everywhere he goes. On the way home from school he gets chased by one particularly nasty one and when he touches the fence surounding a tiny home the spirit disperces. Suddenly he finds himself unabe to control his legs and he's carried into the store where 2 small girls, Maru and Moro take him to their master's room.
The owner of this house is named Yuuko. She asks Watanuki for his full name and birthday. She then asks for his pocket watch. After that she reads his watch and tells him that the watch is his payment. She also tells him that she knows of his "problem" and can solve it, for an equal price. She'll remove his power to see spirits if he works for her till the debt is payed. He unwillingly agrees. His first task is to retrieve a "drinking partner" from the storage room. There he finds a stuffed toy sized black creature named Mokona.
Later, while grocery shopping with Mokona, he over hears a group of school girls, one of them aparently can see and hear spirits. Trying to be sypathetic he tries talking to the girl, but she brushes him off. When he tells Yuuko about it, she tells him that there is a bond between her and him. This upsets Watanuki and he leaves the store. Yuko comforts the girls and says that he will return... read more.