This is a list of episodes of the Japanese anime series Ghost Hound. It began airing October 18, 2007 and spanned twenty-two episodes.[1] Several episode titles contain references to various physiological, biological, neurological, philosophical and science fiction terms.[2]

Episode list

EP# Title Original air date
01 Lucid Dream
"Meisekimu" (明晰夢)
October 18, 2007 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Tarō Komori tries to find the connection between his dreams and the traumatic event involving him and his older sister 11 years ago. He receives a new therapist, and the transfer student Masayuki begins to move in on him and Ōgami.
02 E.M.D.R.: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
"Gankyū Undō ni Yoru Datsukansa to Saishori" (眼球運動による脱感作と再処理)
October 25, 2007 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Masayuki reveals the timeline of the kidnapping incident and theorises that there is a connection between the case and Makoto's father's death. Tarō begins E.M.D.R. therapy, which dredges up memories previously hidden.
03 Phobia Exposure
"Kyōfushō Bakuro" (恐怖症曝露)
November 1, 2007 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Masayuki invites Tarō and Makoto to travel to the old hospital, where Tarō and his sister were hidden when they were kidnapped. The journey reveals many things about the three boys' pasts.
04 Altered States of Consciousness
"Hensei Ishiki" (変成意識)
November 8, 2007 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The three boys continue to explore the hospital, and more history regarding Masayuki and Makoto is revealed. Eventually, the three discover that there is something very unnatural about the hospital.
05 O.B.E. - Out of Body Experience
"Taigai Ridatsu Taiken" (体外離脱体験)
November 15, 2007 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The three learn more about astral projection and the Unseen World from Makoto, due to his knowledge from the religious group his family owns. Tarō's parents talk with Hirata, his psychologist, and the three boys meet each other in the Unseen World again.
06 Brain Homunculus
"Nō no Naka no Homunkurusu" (脳の中のホムンクルス)
November 22, 2007 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Makoto looks through his father's desk and remembers the past, and Masayuki attempts his own version of Phobia Exposure. After meeting the old traveller in his O.B.E, Tarō tries to find him the next day, and suffers a sudden narcoleptic attack on his way back.
07 L.T.P. - Long Term Potentiation
"Shinapusu Kairo o Henka sase, Sore o Iji suru Nōryoku = Ningen no Nō ni Okeru Chōki Kioku no Shōtai" (シナプス回路を変化させ、それを維持する能力=人間の脳に於ける長期記憶の正体)
November 29, 2007 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Tarō is in hospital after hitting his head on the stairs. He is visited by Masayuki and the two receive an extensive information session on the brain from Reika and Hirata. Makoto confronts Yazaki about his parents.
08 Revolution of Limbic System
"Nō no Hentōtai o Chūshin to Suru Kioku, Jōdō o Tsukasadoru Dainō Hen'enkei -- Sono Kakumei" (脳の扁桃体を中心とする記憶·情動を司る大脳辺縁系――その革命)
December 6, 2007 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Hirata discusses the potential reasons for Tarō's memory loss. Tarō encounters the ghost of an extinct animal and enters a dimensional rift. Hirata goes through a supernatural experience.
09 Existential Ghosts
"Jitsuzon Shugiteki naru Shinrei" (実存主義的なる神霊)
December 13, 2007 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Four teenagers are attacked by a black humanoid ghost near the old abandoned building where the kidnapper was ran over and killed. Later, the three protagonists investigate the area in their O.B.E state, and the spirit turns its sights on them.
10 Affordance/T.F.T.-Thought Field Therapy-
"Afōdansu [Kankyō ga Seibutsu ni Teikyō Suru Mono]/Shikōba Chiryōhō" (アフォーダンス【環境が生物に提供するもの】/思考場治療法)
December 20, 2007 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Masayuki helps Michio who is bullied. Later on he mentions OBE to Michio. Masayuki and Tarō start asking questions about the mountain. Meanwhile, Makoto figures out that he can transform. The shinto priest meets the wanderer who hints that there are two other people besides him on the mountain.
11 Syntax Error
"Ronriteki Tōjiron ni Okeru Ayamachi/Puroguramu Bagu" (論理的統辞論に於ける過ち/プログラム·バグ)
January 10, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A body was found floating in the dam. The "curse" was brought up and the 3 protoganists learn about the story of the 1st group of high schoolers who went to the abandoned hospital.
12 Homeostasis Synchronization
"Kōjōsei Iji Kinō Dōchō Kōka" (恒常性維持機能同調効果)
January 24, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Miyako's dad is called to Miyako's school. Later, he meets and starts consulting with Hirata about Miyako. Hirata is starting to suspect that the area has something to do with the supernatural occurrences. Meanwhile Tarō sees Miyako being possessed first hand.
13 For the Snark was a Boojum, you see.
"Sō, Sono Sunāku wa Būjamu datta" (そう、そのスナークはブージャムだった)
January 31, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Tarō had a long OBE sequence where he sees Miyako in bed with fever and meets Snark in the Unseen World. He goes with Masayuki, Makoto and Michio to her house. When he mentions what Miyako said in her possessed state, her dad becomes afraid and tells them to leave. At the bottom of the shrine steps is Makoto's grandmother's handmaiden.
14 Emergence Matrix
"Sōhatsu Kiban" (創発基盤)
February 7, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Miyako's dad takes her to Hirata for therapy and Miyako goes into her possessed state. On the way back to the shrine, the 4 boys, Miyako and her dad meet the Makoto's grandmother's handmaiden. She grabs Miyako and says that Miyako is the next miko. Miyako goes into a trance again and Makoto getting angry curses his grandmother. He runs back to his house and finds the grandmother dead.
15 Toward an Abandoned City
"Haishi e" (廃市へ)
February 14, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Makoto and Tarō go to Kurata city for various reasons. They visit Kei's house and Tarō apologizes to Kei for messing up the yeast brewery process. Masayuki and Michio catch Suzuki the reporter whose been snooping around. He was sent to investigate the bio research facility for industry leaks. While listening to Tarō's recorded dreams, Hirata goes through Tarō's experience in the hospital.
16 Hopeful Monster
"Kibōteki na Kaibutsu" (希望的な怪物)
February 21, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
At Kurata, Makoto and Tarō meet Makoto's mother and he failed at killing her. Tarō recognizes Makoto's mother's lover, Masato, as Snark. Meanwhile, Masayuki discovers spirits in the biotech research facility in an OBE. He sees his dad speaking with Reika about his research but then he's attacked by some spirit monsters called "hopeful monsters" by Reika's lab tech.
17 Implicate Order
"Naizai Chitsujo" (内在秩序)
February 28, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The mountain wanderer, Saruta, notices that the spirits are afraid of something. He warns the shrine priest that there people out for Miyako's powers. Taro tells Miyako that he thinks that she is the reincarnation of his sister which really upsets her. Makoto still hasn't come back yet. Suzuki notices there is a suspicious group of men around the Ogami household.
18 Holographic Paradigm
"Mizube no Ryōshi Jūryoku Riron" (水辺の量子重力理論)
March 6, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Suzuki talks with his superior about the links with the Ogami religious group, child kidnappings, illegal organ donations with the biotech facility. Miyako meets the handmaiden and her dad was found bleeding on the shrine steps. The truth about Makoto's father's death and Tarō's kidnapping comes to light.
19 Negentropy
"Kasosei Jikan" (可塑性時間)
March 13, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Makoto rescued his mom from the fire but her lover, Masato, died. She had just woken up from a coma but her memory has regressed. Miyako's father is in the ICU but she didn't recognize Masayuki and Tarō. Kei reminisces about Masato and how she loved him from afar. Makoto reconciled with his mother.
20 Shaman's District
"Shāman no Ryōiki" (シャーマンの領域)
March 20, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The Ogami religious group is allowed to have care of Miyako. Biotech research has been published ahead in other countries ahead of Masayuki's dad's research. Makoto talks with Suzuki and finds links with the Ogami group with an underground group. Tarō goes to the Unseen World to find Miyako's dad. Reika's tech made mutants using Masayuki's dad's research and released them in the dam. People are coming down from the mountain to the Ogami house.
21 Stochastic Resonance
"Kakuritsu Kyōmei" (確率共鳴)
March 27, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Makoto is staying at Tarō's house and his dad gave Makoto the guitar that was originally Makoto's dad's. Miyako's dad wakes up but he was threatened. Hirata and Reika Senseis meet up with the 4 kids, investigator Suzuki and Saruta at the shrine. Tarō vows to save Miyako.
22 Passage
"Dōtei/Anmokuchi no Jigen" (道程/暗黙知の次元)
April 3, 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Makoto and Masayuki help devise a plan to allow Taro to enter the shrine where Miyako is being held as the leader of the Ogami religious group. Only women and girls are allowed to enter, so the boys plan on dressing Taro up as a young female so that he may enter and rescue Miyako. Hirata and Reika also assist in carrying out the plan.


  1. "神霊狩/GHOST HOUND". WOWOW. Retrieved 2008-03-17.  Text "WOWOW ONLINE" ignored (help)
  2. "神霊狩/GHOST HOUND". Retrieved 2008-03-17.  Text "用語集(ゴーストハウンド)" ignored (help)

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