|Neither Human Nor Tiger|
|Season 1, Episode 13|
|Air date|| June 30, 2007 (original)|
September 12, 2009 (North America)
|Romaji||Hito de naku, Tora de naku|
Summer Solstice Festival
Neither Human Nor Tiger (人でなく虎でなく, Hito de naku, Tora de naku) is the thirteenth episode of Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit.
Balsa is challenged to a duel by a former rival, who targets a traveling couple in order to draw out her anger. Her attempts to protect the couple lead to a fierce duel that allows her anger to overwhelm her. Although she wins the fight, Balsa thinks that she killed her rival and has broken her vow to never take a life.