Izumi Shin'ichi is the main protagonist of the Parasyte series. He is a high school student whose right arm was infected with a parasite his named Migi. Shinichi is of average height with a small build. In the manga he has short black hair and brown eyes, and is mentioned to have a somewhat feminine facial structure.
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The manga has been adapted into two live-action films in Japan in and respectively. An anime television series adaptation by Madhouse , titled Parasyte -the maxim- , aired in Japan between October and March Parasyte won the Kodansha Manga Award for the general category in and the Seiun Award for best manga in As of December , the manga had over 24 million copies in circulation. Parasyte centers on a male year-old high school student named Shinichi Izumi, who lives with his mother and father in a quiet neighborhood in Fukuyama, Hiroshima , Japan. One night, tiny worm-like aliens with drill-like heads called Parasites arrive on Earth, taking over the brains of their hosts by entering through their ears or noses. One Parasite attempts to crawl into Shinichi's nose while he sleeps, but fails as Shinichi wakes up, and enters his body by burrowing into his arm instead.
Parasite: The Maxim may be one of the most underrated anime of the past decade. Based on the manga series of the same name from the 90s, the anime series follows a young man named Shinichi as he finds his right forearm replaced by an alien parasite. Fortunately, the two begin to bond to some degree, with Shinichi naming the creature Migi. Shinichi then learns that Migi is part of a species that is currently invading Earth and the series revolves around this overarching plot. There are certain characteristics to the typical male anime lead and Shinichi certainly falls in with these characteristics.
With her feelings regarding humanity and the purpose of Parasytes now in question, Reiko encounters Shinichi and Migi one final time. When police arrive on the scene, Shinichi soon finds himself at Migi says that Kana can emit a rather weak signal to other parasites so they can also seek her out. Shinichi tells her the truth while Migi is sleeping but things go unexpectedly.