Kara no Shoujo

殻ノ少女

Kara no Shoujo
TitleKara no Shoujo
Original title殻ノ少女
AliasesGirl in the Shell
LengthMedium (10 - 30 hours)
LinksWikipedia, Encubed
DeveloperInnocent Grey
Publishers Innocent Grey & Blueberry Soft
 Imo Moe Chinese Localizatio...
 MangaGamer & TLWiki
 Nasha Versija & Pin201
 Sonako-Hako
 Ononoki
Relations
Shares characters
Cartagra ~Tsuki kurui no Yamai~
[unofficial] Danganronpa Team
Sequel
Kara no Shoujo - The Second Episode
Related anime[DB-ANN] Kara no Shoujo (2010)
Available atEnglish Windows version at J-List for US$ 39.95 »
English Download Edition for Windows (Voiced) at MangaGamer for US$ 34.95 »

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 is plaguing the area, one where young women are disappearing, 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.

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

Reiji infiltrates the academy as a substitute teacher to glean information from the students - but that's when he meets her once again.

Kuchiki Toko - his first clients, 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 staring 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...

[From MangaGamer]

Multiple Route Mystery 3.0 Bad Endings with Story 3.0 Private Detective Protagonist 3.0 50's 2.9 Detective Work 2.9 Past Tokyo 2.9 Blind Choices 2.9 Murder Mystery 2.9 Male Protagonist 2.9 Adult Protagonist 2.9 Built-in Encyclopedia 2.9 Descriptions of Violence 2.8 Date Display 2.8 Multiple Endings 2.8 Gore 2.8 Death of Heroine 2.8 Student Heroine 2.8 Bad Ending(s) 2.8 Mystery 2.7 Police 2.7 Thriller 2.7 Shouwa Era 2.7 Other Perspectives 2.7 Interactive Adventure Game 2.7 Proactive Protagonist 2.7 Brief NVL Scenes 2.6 Protagonist's Sister as a Support Character 2.6 Ejaculation Choice 2.6 Madness 2.6 Crippled Heroine 2.6 Drama 2.6 Crime 2.6 Game Over 2.6 Smoker Protagonist 2.6 Open Ending(s) 2.6 All-girls School 2.5 Heroine with Psychological Problems 2.5 Multi-Selection Choices 2.5 Unlockable Gallery 2.5 High Amount of Bad Endings 2.5 Cliffhanger Ending 2.5 ADV 2.5 One True End 2.5 Painter Heroine 2.4 Heroine with Kimono 2.4 More Than Seven Endings 2.4 Lots of Choices 2.4 Map Movement 2.4 Utsuge 2.4 Psychological Trauma 2.3 Unlockable Routes 2.3 KiriKiri Engine 2.3 Sickly Heroine 2.3 Identity Crisis 2.3 Heroine with Sexual Experience 2.3 Horror 2.3 Psychological Problems 2.3 Heroine with Beauty Mark 2.3 Torture 2.3 School Art Club 2.2 Lots of Event CGs 2.2 Widower Protagonist 2.2 Protagonist with Sexual Experience 2.2 Revenge 2.2 Blowjob 2.2 Short Sexual Scenes 2.2 Heroine With Kansai Accent 2.2 Heroine with Monocle 2.2 Adult Heroine 2.2 Waitress Heroine 2.2 Kyonyuu Heroine 2.1 Outdoor Sex 2.1 Writer Heroine 2.1 Boobjob 2.0 Unlockable Event 2.0 Unlockable Choices 2.0 Hospital 2.0 Student Council President Heroine 1.9 Smoker Heroine 1.9 Defloration 1.9 School Nurse Support Character 1.9 Bathroom Sex 1.9 Footjob 1.9 Anal Sex 1.9 Amnesia 1.9 Dojikko Heroine 1.9 Branching Plot 1.9 Drug Use 1.9 Protagonist with a Face 1.8 Spontaneous Sex Scenes 1.8 Cafe 1.8 Medical Doctor Heroine 1.7 Pregnancy 1.7 Ojousama Heroine 1.7 Sex in Public Places 1.7 Enforced Playing Order 1.7 Sexual Content 1.6 Romance 1.6 Vertically Oriented Text 1.3 Prostitution 1.2 Only Bad Endings 1.0 Bisexual Heroine 1.0 Low Sexual Content 1.0 Necrophilia 0.2

Releases

 Japanese
2008-05-0418+  Kara no Shoujo - Trial EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsFreewareCommercial800x600Internet downloadThis trial is about events happening a few months before the main game starts, and apart of the very last scene shares no content with the main game.  
2008-07-0418+  Kara no Shoujo - First Press EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVDFirst Press Edition includes Original Special Package and Illustration Booklet.  
2008-07-2518+  Kara no Shoujo - Regular EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVD  
2008-12-0618+  Kara no Shoujo - Download EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x600Internet download  
2009-07-2418+  Kara no Shoujo - DVDPG First Press Limited EditionFully voicedNon-freeCommercial4 DVDsIt comes with a specially made box, which intends to store the DVDPG versions for Cartagra and Pianissimo as its tokuten bonus.  
2009-07-2418+  Kara no Shoujo - DVDPG Regular EditionFully voicedNon-freeCommercial4 DVDs  
2009-07-2418+  Innocent Grey Mystery Collection ~Kara no Shoujo & Pianissimo & Cartagra~Fully voicedNon-freeCommercial10 DVDs  
2010-12-0318+  Innocent Grey Premium Box "Paranoia"Fully voicedNon-freeCommercial800x6004 DVDs  
2013-06-1418+  Innocent Grey Premium Box "Paranoia" - Regular EditionFully voicedNon-freeCommercial800x6004 DVDs
TBA18+  Kara no Shoujo - HD RemasterFully voicedNon-freeCommercial1280x720
 Chinese
2011-01-1818+  Ke zhi Shaonv (patch)FreewareInternet downloadSimplified Chinese translation by Virgin in Shell and 妹乃萌 translation groups.  
 English
2011-06-1718+  Kara no Shojo - Trial EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsFreewareCommercial800x600Internet downloadUncensoredIt's not an equivalent of the Japanese Trial Edition, as, unlike the Japanese version showing events few months before the "real" game normally begins and featuring few characters you normally would never meet there, this trial is cut out from the main game directly.  
2011-06-2918+  Kara no Shojo - Download EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x600Internet downloadUncensoredA combined effort of Mangagamer, Innocent Grey, and the fantranslators who worked on it before. Due to issues with the seiyuu company owning the rights to the voices and their demands, this release had to be voiceless.

As of 2013-10-04 an official voice patch has been released by MangaGamer.

This release is no longer available.
2013-10-0418+  Kara no Shojo - Voiced EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x600Internet downloadUncensoredAlso available on Steam.  
2013-12-0918+  Kara no Shojo - Limited Package EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVDUncensoredComes in a Limited Edition Slip case with a game disc and a special abridged 11 track BGM collection.

Includes voices that were previously excluded from a download edition.  
2015-03-1618+  Kara no Shojo - Regular EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVDUncensoredIncludes voices that were previously excluded from a download edition.  
2015-10-1618+  Innocent Grey BundleFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercialUncensoredBundle featuring Cartagra ~Affliction of the Soul~ and Kara no Shoujo.  
 Russian
2013-11-0918+  Kara no Shoujo TrialFreewareCommercialInternet downloadTrial version russian translate  
2014-11-0218+    Kara no ShoujoFreewareDoujinInternet download  
2014-11-0418+  Kara no ShoujoFreewareDoujinInternet download  
2014-11-2318+  Devushka v skorlupeFreewareDoujinInternet download  
 Vietnamese
2015-08-1518+  Kara no Shoujo - Thiếu nữ trong vỏ trứng (patch)FreewareFully-translated Vietnamese patch.  
 Spanish
2016-12-0118+  Kara no Shoujo (patch)Freeware  
TBA18+  Kara no Shoujo (patch)Freeware

Staff

Character summary

Protagonist Tokisaka Reiji
Main character Akazaki Nene
Voiced by Hamura Nao
Main character Kuchiki Touko
Voiced by Aji Sanma
Main character Mizuhara Touko
Voiced by Yoshida Mimi
Main character Tokisaka Yukari
Voiced by Kawashima Rino
Main character Tsukishima Orihime
Voiced by Kawashima Rino
Main character Uozumi Kyouzou
Voiced by Takizawa Atsuya
Main character Yosomiya Tsuzuriko
Voiced by Hinata Aoi
Side character Amemiya Hatsune
Voiced by Miyabi Himeno
Side character Hazuki Kyouko
Voiced by Yuzuki Kaname
Side character Katsuragi Shin
Voiced by Yagami Daisuke
Side character Kuchiki Chizuru
Voiced by Hamura Nao
Side character Kuchiki Fumiya
Voiced by Kishiri Tooru
Side character Kuchiki Yasutada
Voiced by Umanami Kouta
Side character Kusaka Tatsuhiko
Voiced by Hirono Daichi
Side character Mamiya Shinzou
Side character Maris Stella
Voiced by Akishiro Yuzuki
Side character Murase Naoki
Voiced by Hirono Daichi
Side character Saeki Tokio
Voiced by Umanami Kouta
Side character Saitou Tamaki
Voiced by Bakkureio
Side character Satou Ayumu
Voiced by Yuzuki Kaname
Side character Takashiro Kazuna
Voiced by Akishiro Yuzuki
Side character Takashiro Natsume
Voiced by Isshiki Hikaru
Side character Takashiro Shuugo
Voiced by Kishiri Tooru
Side character Yaginuma Ryouichi
Voiced by Harada Tomotaka
Side character Yamanouchi Koharu
Voiced by Kasumi Ryou

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  Kara no Shoujo - Regular Edition

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  Kara no Shojo - Download Edition

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