Shadow of Linked Chains is the fifty-sixth episode of the Natsume Yuujinchou anime. It first aired on October 25, 2016. It is the fourth episode of Natsume Yuujinchou Go, which is the fifth season of the anime.
After being blackmailed into attending a meeting of exorcists by Matoba-san, Natsume and Nyanko-sensei are taken to one of the villas belonging to the Matoba clan, which originally belonged to one of the eleven families that founded the Matoba clan.
There, they encounter one of the 'child' Magatsumen masks - Magatsumen are mask-like youkai that control people by latching onto their faces and then send out other 'child' masks to control other people. Natsume is the only person who can naturally distinguish Magatsumen from normal people, and reluctantly agrees to help out the Matobas in order to prevent talented exorcists falling victim to the Magatsumen.
Characters in Order of Appearance
|4th Season||Natsume Yuujinchou Go||6th Season|
|Episode 53 • Episode 54 • Episode 55 • Episode 56 • Episode 57 • Episode 58 • Episode 59 • Episode 60 • Episode 61 • Episode 62 • Episode 63|