Ranked #2349

Corpse Party: Tortured Souls - Bougyakusareta Tamashii no Jukyou

Alternative Titles

Japanese: コープスパーティー Tortured Souls -暴虐された魂の呪叫-


Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 24, 2013
Producers: Asread, Maiden JapanL, Mages
Source: Visual novel
Genres: Horror, Mystery
Duration: 29 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.251 (scored by 49,560 users)
Ranked: #23492
Popularity: #480
Members: 83,072
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The story is set in Heavenly Host Elementary School, an elementary school that was torn down following the murders and disappearances of several of its staff and students. By the start of the story, another school called Kisaragi Academy has been built over the elementary school site. One night, a group of students from Kisaragi are telling ghost stories when a sudden earthquake transports them to another dimension where Heavenly Host Elementary still exists and is haunted by the ghosts of the school's murdered children. The students of Kisaragi Academy try to find their way home and survive the other mysterious forces that haunt the school.

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More episodes Episodes(4/4)

Episode Title Aired
1 Multiple Separation
Tajuuteki Betsuri (多重的別離)
Jul 24, 2013
2 Broken Hinges
Kowareru Choutsugai (壊れる蝶番)
Jul 24, 2013
3 Unconveyed Feelings
Todokanu Omoi (届かぬ想い)
Jul 24, 2013
4 Sorrowful Truth
Kanashiki Shinjitsu (哀しき真実)
Jul 24, 2013

Opening Theme

"Hoshikuzu no Ring (星屑のリング)" by Asami Imai

Ending Theme

"Hotaru-bi (蛍火)" by Yumi Hara

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Nov 19, 2015
I haven't played the videogame, so my review is only based on this short OVA and obviously it won't be affected in any way by that game.

This review won't contain spoilers.

Story 4/10

In short, the story talks about a group of students that after a charm suddenly end up in Heavenly Host Elementary School, a cursed school where ghosts out for revenge. The premise is somewhat exciting and forced me to watch those 4 episodes. Unfortunately I can't say the same for the effective story of the anime.

Since there are only 4 episodes, I didn't really expected a complex story, but there are way too many read more
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Nov 22, 2015
based on an even more epic videogame, this anime can blow your mind, along with the characters... literally

the best horror gore anime ive seen.

STORY ( 8/10 ): creepy school in an other dimention with ghosts that want to kill you while you have to put them in rest... you cant go wrong with that. simple overused theme, but the plot was amazing for a gore anime

ART ( 7/10 ): good art style, great animation. all the blood and organs, everything looked amazingly disgusting.

SOUND ( 9/10 ): wow, the soundtracks were awesome. so creepy and well composed. love them!

CHARACTERS ( 8/10 ): likable, well read more
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Nov 2, 2015
I'm just here to crack this joke that's stuck in my head. (jk, there's a short review further down)

I guess you can say

The survivors that got out of Heavenly Host had a helping hand ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
(reference to the ending of the animu in case you didn't geddit)

But anyway, for an anime that only has 4 1/2-hour-long episodes, I really enjoyed its story, and the art isn't as disturbing if you watch it during the daytime. As a person who fears horror and watched this as a sole exception, I shudder to think how the experience would feel at night.

There were parts of the read more
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May 29, 2014

Elfen Lied, Higurashi, Another think you know gore?
I introduce Corpse Party

Corpse Party is a COMPLETELY horror anime.

Basically a group of students suddenly find themselves in an older version of their school which is haunted. They try to get out and survive.

Just to point it out first this only contains 4 episodes with lengths of 30 minutes.
So there will be mysteries unsolved and no character development. The only way to enjoy this show is to watch the here and now.

The sound was extremely well done. The screams, blood bursting out and of course the crazy laughs.

Corpse Party contains (IMO) the best read more
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Extremely gory and mature anime (Elfen Lied has more nudity while Corpse Party has more gore). They have some supernatural elements as well as many psychological elements where characters go insane due to fear, anger, etc. They both have dangerous, murderous little girls. 
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