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Kara no Shoujo

殻ノ少女

TitleKara no Shoujo
Original title殻ノ少女
AliasesGirl in the Shell, Kara no Shoujo - The First Episode, KnS1
Play timeMedium (23h45m from 52 votes)
DeveloperInnocent Grey
PublishersInnocent Grey & Blueberry Soft
MangaGamer & TLWiki & Oneline's Workshop
Imo Moe Chinese Localization Group
Nasha Versija
Sonako-Hako
Ononoki
BakaYume Çeviri Ekibi
Relations
Shares characters
Cartagra ~Tsuki Kurui no Yamai~
[unofficial] Danganronpa Forge:Re
Sequel
Kara no Shoujo - The Second Episode
LinksWikipedia (en), Wikipedia (ja), Wikidata, MobyGames, GameFAQs, HowLongToBeat, IGDB, PCGamingWiki, VNStat
Shops» JP¥ 5029 @ DLsite
» US$ 17.47 @ MangaGamer
» US$ 29.96 @ MangaGamer
Related anime[DB-ANN] Kara no Shoujo (OVA, 2010)

Description

March 1956.
Tokyo, a metropolis finally starting to recover ten long years after Japan's defeat in the War. Private eye Tokisaka Reiji accepts a strange request from a girl in Inokashira Park.

"I want you to look for something. Me. My true self."

Meanwhile, a series of bizarre murders plagues the area, where young women disappear, only to turn up dead and maimed with their wombs torn out. Seeking assistance on the case, Detective Uozumi Kyozo called up his old friend and former coworker, Reiji.

Reiji's little sister attends Ouba Girls Academy, a school on the outskirts of Hoya City, where two young women have mysteriously vanished. Saeki Tokio, the vice-principal, calls Reiji to investigate their disappearance, giving him his third case.

Reiji infiltrates the academy as a substitute teacher to glean more information - that's when he meets the girl once again.

Kuchiki Toko - his first client, the girl who asked him to search for her true self. Her manner is distinctly boyish as she remarks:

"Heya - so we meet again, Mr. Detective."

The body count continues to rise. What should be a simple search for some students is starting to grow out of control. For some reason, the number of missing people and unidentified bodies don't match up.

Who will be chosen as the next victim?

As the endless cycle of tragedy continues, what mysteries lie behind these new cases? Behind a similar series of murders from six years ago?

Perhaps one girl's smile might await beneath the shell of tragedy...

[Modified from MangaGamer]

Bad True EndS 3.0 Life and Death DramaS 3.0 Private Detective Protagonist 3.0 Bad Endings with Story 3.0 50's 3.0 Past Tokyo 2.9 Murder Mystery 2.9 Detective Work 2.9 Male Protagonist 2.9 Adult Protagonist 2.9 Blind Choices 2.8 Built-in Encyclopedia 2.8 Date Display 2.8 Death of HeroineS 2.8 Descriptions of Violence 2.8 Gore 2.8 Student Heroine 2.8 Mystery 2.8 Multiple Endings 2.8 Thriller 2.8 Bad Ending(s) 2.7 Multiple Route Mystery 2.7 Shouwa Era 2.7 Police 2.7 Proactive Protagonist 2.7 Drama 2.7 MadnessS 2.7 Crime 2.7 Protagonist's Sister as a Support Character 2.7 Brief NVL Scenes 2.7 Other Perspectives 2.6 Cliffhanger EndingS 2.6 Interactive Adventure Game 2.6 Game Over 2.6 Crippled HeroineS 2.6 Smoker Protagonist 2.6 ADV 2.5 All-girls School 2.5 One True EndS 2.5 Ejaculation Choice 2.5 Multi-Selection Choices 2.5 Open Ending(s)S 2.5 Utsuge 2.4 Map Movement 2.4 High Amount of Bad Endings 2.4 Heroine with Psychological ProblemsS 2.4 Painter Heroine 2.4 Heroine with Kimono 2.4 More Than Seven Endings 2.3 Psychological ProblemsS 2.3 Sickly HeroineS 2.3 Unlockable Gallery 2.3 Psychological TraumaS 2.3 Identity CrisisS 2.3 Heroine with Sexual Experience 2.3 Horror 2.3 Lots of Choices 2.2 Protagonist with Sexual ExperienceS 2.2 TortureS 2.2 RevengeS 2.2 Unlockable Event 2.2 Unlockable Routes 2.2 Widow(er) ProtagonistS 2.2 Short Sexual Scenes 2.2 Heroine With Kansai Accent 2.2 Heroine with Beauty Mark 2.2 Heroine with Monocle 2.1 Adult Heroine 2.1 Waitress Heroine 2.1 School Art Club 2.1 Chosen Choices Marking 2.0 DesperationS 2.0 Guide Heroine 2.0 High School Student Heroine 2.0 Hospital 2.0 Kissing Scene 2.0 Lots of Event CGs 2.0 May-December RomanceS 2.0 Missionary Position 2.0 Museum 2.0 No Quick Save/Load 2.0 Outdoor Sex 2.0 Reverse RapeS 2.0 Tomboy Heroine 2.0 Unlockable ChoicesS 2.0 Writer Heroine 2.0 Student Council President Heroine 1.9 School Nurse Support Character 1.9 Branching Plot 1.9 Defloration 1.9 Smoker Heroine 1.9 Clumsy Heroine 1.9 Protagonist with a Face 1.9 Spontaneous Sex Scenes 1.8 AmnesiaS 1.8 Drug Use 1.8 Cafe 1.8 Bathroom Sex 1.8 Enforced Playing Order 1.8 Medical Doctor Heroine 1.7 PregnancyS 1.7 Heroine with Big Breasts 1.7 Ojousama Heroine 1.6 Sex in Public Places 1.6 Romance 1.6 Anal Sex 1.5 Body Horror 1.5 Single Blowjob 1.5 Single Boobjob 1.5 Single Footjob 1.5 Big Breast Sizes Heroine 1.4 Sexual Content 1.4 Vertically Oriented Text 1.3 Blowjob 1.3 Low Sexual Content 1.2 ProstitutionS 1.2 Boobjob 1.1 Only Bad EndingsS 1.1 Bisexual Heroine 1.0 Cowgirl 1.0 Doggy Style 1.0 Female Ejaculation 1.0 Footjob 1.0 Quickie Fix Position 1.0 Sex in Water 1.0 Sitting Sex 1.0 Vaginal Masturbation 1.0 Anal Penetration 1.0 NecrophiliaS 0.3

Releases

Japanese (13)
2008-05-0418+Kara no Shoujo - Trial Edition
2008-07-0418+Kara no Shoujo - First Press Edition
2008-07-2518+Kara no Shoujo - Regular Edition
2008-12-0618+Kara no Shoujo - Download Edition
2009-07-2418+Kara no Shoujo - DVDPG First Press Limited Edition
2009-07-2418+Kara no Shoujo - DVDPG Regular Edition
2009-07-2418+Innocent Grey Mystery Collection ~Kara no Shoujo & Pianissimo & Cartagra~
2010-12-0318+Innocent Grey Premium Box "Paranoia"
2013-06-1418+Innocent Grey Premium Box "Paranoia" - Regular Edition
2019-12-2018+Kara no Shoujo - FULL VOICE HD SIZE EDITION - Package Edition
2019-12-2018+Kara no Shoujo - FULL VOICE HD SIZE EDITION - Download Edition
2020-01-1718+Kara no Shoujo - FULL VOICE HD SIZE EDITION - Popular Edition
2020-12-2518+Kara no Shoujo - FULL VOICE HD SIZE EDITION - Third Edition
Chinese (2)
2011-01-1818+Ke zhi Shaonv (unofficial patch)
2018-10-2418+Ke zhi Shaonv English Version Chinese patch (unofficial patch)
English (8)
2011-06-1718+Kara no Shojo - Trial Edition
2011-06-2918+Kara no Shojo - Download Edition
2013-10-0418+Kara no Shojo - Voiced Edition
2013-12-0918+Kara no Shojo - Limited Package Edition
2015-03-1618+Kara no Shojo - Regular Edition
2020-02-1518+Kara no Shojo - Voice Patch (unofficial patch)
2020-02-1718+Kara no Shojo - HD Content Patch (unofficial patch)
2020-07-0618+Kara no Shoujo - FULL VOICE HD SIZE EDITION (unofficial patch)
Russian (7)
2013-11-0918+Kara no Shoujo Trial (unofficial)
2014-11-0218+Kara no Shoujo - trial (unofficial)
2014-11-0418+Kara no Shoujo - trial (unofficial)
2014-11-2318+Devushka v skorlupe (unofficial)
201418+Kara no Shojo Prologue (Japanese Trial) (unofficial)
2017-04-1218+Devushka v skorlupe (unofficial)
2020-02-2118+Devushka v skorlupe - HD Content Patch (unofficial patch)
Korean (2)
2015-06-0218+Kkeopjil Sonyeo (unofficial patch)
2021-09-1718+Kara no Shoujo - FULL VOICE HD SIZE EDITION (unofficial patch)
Vietnamese (1)
2015-08-1518+Kara no Shoujo - Thiếu nữ trong vỏ trứng (unofficial patch)
Spanish (1)
2016-12-0118+Kara no Shoujo (unofficial patch)
Turkish (1)
TBA18+Kabuktaki Kız (unofficial patch)

Staff

Full character list

Character summary

Tokisaka ReijiProtagonist
Voiced by Higeuchi WarutaFULL VOICE HD SIZE EDITION
Akazaki NeneMain character
Voiced by Hamura Nao
Kuchiki ToukoMain character
Voiced by Aji Sanma
Mizuhara ToukoMain character
Voiced by Yoshida Mimi
Tokisaka YukariMain character
Voiced by Kawashima Rino
Tsukishima OrihimeMain character
Voiced by Kawashima Rino
Uozumi KyouzouMain character
Voiced by Takizawa Atsuya
Yosomiya TsuzurikoMain character
Voiced by Hinata Aoi
Amemiya HatsuneSide character
Voiced by Miyabi Himeno
Hazuki KyoukoSide character
Voiced by Yuzuki Kaname
Katsuragi MatokoSide character
Voiced by Kusamura Kei
Katsuragi ShinSide character
Voiced by Yagami Daisuke
Kuchiki ChizuruSide character
Voiced by Hamura Nao
Kuchiki FumiyaSide character
Voiced by Kishiri Tooru
Kuchiki YasutadaSide character
Voiced by Umanami Kouta
Kusaka TatsuhikoSide character
Voiced by Hirono Daichi
Maris StellaSide character
Voiced by Akishiro Yuzuki
Mizuhara MioSide character
Voiced by Kusamura Kei
Mori YorutsukiSide character
Voiced by Munakata Jin
Murase NaokiSide character
Voiced by Hirono Daichi
Saeki TokioSide character
Voiced by Umanami Kouta
Saitou TamakiSide character
Voiced by Bakkureio
Satou AyumuSide character
Voiced by Yuzuki Kaname
Takashiro KazunaSide character
Voiced by Akishiro Yuzuki
Takashiro NatsumeSide character
Voiced by Isshiki Hikaru
Takashiro ShuugoSide character
Voiced by Kishiri Tooru
Yaginuma RyouichiSide character
Voiced by Harada Tomotaka
Yamanouchi KoharuSide character
Voiced by Kasumi Ryou

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Ranking

Popularity: ranked #25 with a score of 42.01

Bayesian rating: ranked #81 with a rating of 7.99

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Screenshots

Kara no Shoujo - Regular Edition

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Kara no Shojo - Download Edition

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Kara no Shoujo - FULL VOICE HD SIZE EDITION - Package Edition

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