In Ceres, Celestial Legend Aya Mikage finds her world turned upside on her 16th birthday, when her family suddenly tries to kill her, her twin brother is taken away, and her father is killed. Aya learns she is the reincarnation of Ceres, a celestial maiden seeking her celestial robe and revenge on the Mikage for keeping her trapped in this world for so many centuries. As Aya seeks the robe, another branch of the Mikage family pursues her to capture Ceres for their own gain.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Ayashi no Ceres - Appare Jipangu! - Netflix
Appare Jipangu! (天晴じぱんぐ！) is a manga by Yuu Watase. Set in Japan during the Edo period, it follows the life of Yusura, who as a baby, was found under a cherry tree with the “Kongoumaru” (a staff that turns blue when people are sad) by her side. Now fifteen years later, Yusura has become the “hikeshiya” (or “extinguisher of sorrow”) and uses the Kongoumaru to 'absorb' people's sadness and hit it back at the people that caused it.
Ayashi no Ceres - Characters - Netflix
Yusura (桜桃) As a child was abandoned by her birth-parents and found under a cherry tree. Now the “hikeshiya”, she goes around healing people's sadness with her Kongoumaru (金剛丸). Although she loves her adoptive parents, Yusura is still trying to find her birth-parents. Hot-headed and tomboy-ish, she dresses like a boy and the inability of new characters to identify her gender serves as a running joke through the series. Later she falls in love with Samon. She is 15 years old. Kongomaru was her staff. Samon (沙門) A member of the royal family, he is the son of the daimyō. However, his mother was a prostitute and the Daimyo was not too happy to learn of his existence. Yusura met him after saving him from some assassins. Samon is practically blind and has difficulty seeing without his glasses, often mistaking other objects for Yusura. Then later he falls for Yusura. Minekichi (峰吉) He's Yusura's very funny foster brother who always teases her, and he helps her with all the sadness business. Then he came along on her journey to find her real parents. He also likes to play with skeleton puppets that scare people. Kazanosuke A ninja whose special power is a bubble attack. After meeting Yusura and her gang, he is hired by Samon to become his bodyguard. However he is quite fond on hiding in Yusura's shadow instead. A Cola Ninja from the village of Coca. It is hinted that he loves Yusura. Yasura's Dad Loves to invent random things. Much of the time they are more of a hindrance than a help but all are amusing. He is a pharmacist. Oteru One of Samon's servants.