Moyashimon: Tales of Agriculture is a Japanese-style animated ("anime") television series on FUNimation. The show if focused around a college student named Tadayasu Sawaki. He is beginning his first year at an agricultural university when he discovers his supernatural ability to communication and interact with bacteria and micro-organisms. The world of these organisms is unique only to Tadayasu, who has an unusual perspective on them: they appear much larger than normal, with strange appearances all their own. Tadaysu's ability becomes widely known on campus, and he gains a bit of notoriety and fame because of it. Tadayasu soon learns that one of the professors at the university, Keiz_ Itsuki, had heard of Tadayasu's "gift" before he attended the university. already knew about his gift via Tadayasu's grandfather. Professor Itsuki's friend Haruka Hasegawa doesn't want to believe Tadayasu's gift, but over the course of the series he starts to believe in it.