ANN | MAL | Official Website Alternative title: Kiseijū: Sei no Kakuritsu (Japanese) 寄生獣 セイの格率 (Japanese) 寄生獸 (Chinese (Taiwan)) PARASYTE - THE MAXIM- Information Type: TV Episodes: 24 Status: Currently Airing Aired: Oct 9, 2014 to ? Producers: Madhouse, VAP, Nippon Television Network Corporation Genres: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Psychological, Seinen Duration: 23 min. per episode Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity) Plot Summary: Shinichi Izumi is a normal high school boy whose right hand has become infected with an alien parasite that names itself "Migi" ("right"). Migi is the first parasite to develop a symbiotic relationship with its host, as he and Shinichi slowly develop a grudging friendship. Migi isn't the only Parasite on earth, however, and as cases of Parasites killing humans begin to emerge, humans seek to kill off Parasites. Shinichi and Migi find themselves caught in between these two sides of the struggle over planet earth.