Deep deep, in the translucence of the ocean’s bottom
Small flowers are dozing off
The melody of the sweet wind passes through a rainbow
As fish play in the sky (x)
KouAo Yokai AU, where Aoba is a kannushi (shrine priest) who’s well known of his special ability in exorcism and controlling people’s mind. One day, he is asked by people in the small village to exorcist a half yōkai who commited a genocide in the village 10 years ago, they call the yōkai Koujaku. Aoba then meets Koujaku and feels a pity to him with his poor condition. Without hesitation, Aoba agreed to perform exorcism to him.
A day before the exorcism, Aoba orders the villagers to release the seals who have been bonded Koujaku. He needs to get closer to him, in order the exorcism become successful. However, when he performs the exorcism, Koujaku rejects and attacks him, causing severe wounds on Aoba’s shoulder and even his hair. The villagers worried if Aoba would never succeed in purifying Koujaku. But unexpectedly, Koujaku, who is much calmer than before, comes to Aoba. He’s crying, as if he’s regretting had wounded Aoba.
In the next day, Aoba continues to spend his time with Koujaku. He’s relieved because Koujaku has accepted him to be his side and he’s feeling that his affection to Koujaku grows even stronger. Then, the exorcising day comes, the perform finally successful, but something unexpected happened between them. Koujaku’s action made Aoba realized that they are in love with each other.
After months separated with Koujaku, (which is now a fully human) they finally meet again and Aoba surprised because how Koujaku is way different from before, he’s now a leader of a samurai march who protects Aoba’s village. Koujaku promises Aoba would always protects him and they live happily ever after.