Ghost Slayers Ayashi is an anime television series from Tokyo, Japan. In this 1840s fantasy world, fearsome alien spirits, nicknamed Y''i, are attacking the people of Edo. Bansha Aratamesho is an organization that is dedicated to secretly destroying the creatures. These ghost slayers are known as the Ayashi. They are a motley group of people, including a twenty-year-old commander, a Shinto priest who dresses in women's clothing, a young lady who wears boy's clothes, and a man who fights with a magical spear. They combine their forces with the show's protagonist, Ry''d'' Yukiatsu (Keiji Fujiwara), a man with amnesia who has a powerful fighting ability. All of the characters use different, interesting techniques to deal with the ghosts that they are trying to slay. In each exciting episode this unlikely band of heroes comes together to seek out the dreaded Y''i, and to save all of humanity from certain peril.