The Pursuit
Season 1, Episode 16
The pursuit
Air date July 21, 2007 (original)
October 3, 2009 (North America)
Kanji ただひたすらに
Romaji Tada Hitasura ni
Episode guide
Untimely Death
The Waterwheel Burns

The Pursuit[1] (ただひたすらに, Tada Hitasura ni) is the sixteenth episode of Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit.


With the death of Chagum's brother Sagum from overwork and grief, Chagum as the heir to the throne of New Yogo. Shuga learns from the ancient scroll that the water spirit is not evil, and must be born in order to prevent the drought. Armed with this knowledge, he leads the search for Chagum to bring him back so that he can become the crown prince.



  1. Alternate English episode title With All One's Heart (Viz Media)