The Little Ones is the forty-second episode of the Natsume Yuujinchou anime. It first aired on January 16, 2012. It is the third episode for Natsume Yuujinchou Shi, which is the fourth season of the anime.


Natsume befriends a small fluffball youkai, which he found injured. After some time taking care of it, Natsume soon wished to protect it and its furry families. When he found out how these small Youkai are very weak, he wished to become more ambitious.

Characters in Order of Appearance



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