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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
LengthMedium (10 - 30 hours)
DeveloperInnocent Grey
PublishersInnocent Grey & Blueberry Soft
MangaGamer & TLWiki
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, VNStat
Shops» JP¥ 5029 @ DLsite (jpn)
» US$ 34.95 @ MangaGamer
» US$ 39.95 @ 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 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 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...

[From MangaGamer]

Bad True EndS 3.0 Private Detective Protagonist 3.0 Bad Endings with Story 3.0 50's 2.9 Past Tokyo 2.9 Murder Mystery 2.9 Detective Work 2.9 Male Protagonist 2.9 Multiple Route Mystery 2.9 Adult Protagonist 2.9 Blind Choices 2.8 Date Display 2.8 Built-in Encyclopedia 2.8 Death of HeroineS 2.8 Descriptions of Violence 2.8 Student Heroine 2.8 Gore 2.8 Mystery 2.8 Multiple Endings 2.8 Thriller 2.7 Bad Ending(s) 2.7 Proactive Protagonist 2.7 Shouwa Era 2.7 Police 2.7 Other Perspectives 2.7 Protagonist's Sister as a Support Character 2.7 Drama 2.7 MadnessS 2.6 Crime 2.6 Brief NVL Scenes 2.6 Interactive Adventure Game 2.6 Smoker Protagonist 2.6 Crippled HeroineS 2.6 Game Over 2.6 ADV 2.5 All-girls School 2.5 Ejaculation Choice 2.5 One True EndS 2.5 Multi-Selection Choices 2.5 Cliffhanger EndingS 2.5 Open Ending(s)S 2.5 Heroine with Psychological ProblemsS 2.4 UtsugeS 2.4 Map Movement 2.4 Painter Heroine 2.4 Heroine with Kimono 2.4 High Amount of Bad Endings 2.4 More Than Seven Endings 2.3 Sickly HeroineS 2.3 Unlockable Gallery 2.3 Psychological TraumaS 2.3 Psychological ProblemsS 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 Heroine with Beauty Mark 2.2 TortureS 2.2 Widow(er) ProtagonistS 2.2 RevengeS 2.2 Unlockable Routes 2.2 Unlockable Event 2.2 Short Sexual Scenes 2.2 Heroine With Kansai Accent 2.2 Heroine with Monocle 2.2 Lots of Event CGs 2.2 Adult Heroine 2.1 School Art Club 2.1 Waitress Heroine 2.1 High School Student Heroine 2.0 Writer Heroine 2.0 Outdoor Sex 2.0 Unlockable ChoicesS 2.0 Tomboy Heroine 2.0 Hospital 2.0 Student Council President Heroine 1.9 Branching Plot 1.9 School Nurse Support Character 1.9 Smoker Heroine 1.9 Defloration 1.9 Dojikko 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 Ojousama Heroine 1.6 Sex in Public Places 1.6 Romance 1.6 Sexual Content 1.6 Heroine with Big Breasts 1.5 Anal Sex 1.5 Single Blowjob 1.5 Single Footjob 1.5 Single Boobjob 1.5 Blowjob 1.5 Big Breast Sizes Heroine 1.4 Boobjob 1.3 Vertically Oriented Text 1.3 Footjob 1.2 ProstitutionS 1.2 Anal Penetration 1.1 Low Sexual Content 1.1 Only Bad EndingsS 1.1 Bisexual Heroine 1.0 Body Horror 1.0 NecrophiliaS 0.3

Releases

Japanese
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
2011-01-1818+Ke zhi Shaonv (unofficial patch)
2018-10-2418+Ke zhi Shaonv English Version Chinese patch (unofficial patch)
English
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
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
2015-06-0218+Kara no Shoujo (unofficial patch)
Vietnamese
2015-08-1518+Kara no Shoujo - Thiếu nữ trong vỏ trứng (unofficial patch)
Spanish
2016-12-0118+Kara no Shoujo (unofficial patch)
Turkish
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 #24 with a score of 41.34

Bayesian rating: ranked #71 with a rating of 8.02

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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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