We are talking anime tonight, and we're up to episode 16 of Blue Seed, titled "Japan is a Paradise! Tears in Wakasa"... an episode that puts the spotlight on Mr. Kunikida
Original Air Date: January 18, 1995 / English Airdate: December 25, 1999
Kunikida heads out to investigate the death of his old friend, and is greeted by his young wife who holds a deadly secret. Meanwhile, deformed bodies begin piling up as sightings of the "Thousand Year Nun" (a strange woman who would stay young forever by devouring the flesh of a mermaid) are reported.
For the most part, Kunikida has been out of action, really just serving in the role as ‘leader’, meeting with higher officials, but no real stories have revolved around him, and that is fixed with this episode. An old friend of his is dead and he ends up meeting his ‘wife’ Wakama who is a long living creature, known as ‘The Thousand Year Nun’, a woman who never ages …