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Shikabane Hime: Kuro

Shikabane Hime: Kuro

Alternative Titles

English: Corpse Princess
Synonyms: Shikabane Hime Second Season
Japanese: 屍姫 玄

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 1, 2009 to Mar 26, 2009
Genres: Action, Horror
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.531 (scored by 17496 users)
Ranked: #13402
Popularity: #877
Members: 32,619
Favorites: 65
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

A direct continuation of Shikabane Hime: Aka, taking place six months after Tagami Keisei's death at the hands of the Shichisei (Seven Stars), a group of elite Shikabane who act on more than just regrets. As per Keisei's dying wish, Kagami Ouri formed a temporary contract with Makina to save her from degenerating into a Shikabane. Since then, Ouri's been training to become a proper monk so that he can remain contracted to Makina and help her fight against the Shichisei -- the ones who originally killed Makina, the entire Hoshimura family, and now Keisei. However, the traitorous monk Shishidou Akasha has sided with the Shichisei in an attempt to destroy all Shikabane Hime and the entire monk organization that uses them -- Kougon Sect.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Shikabane Hime
Prequel: Shikabane Hime: Aka
Side story: Shikabane Hime: Kuro Special, Shikabane Hime: Puchitto

Characters & Voice Actors

Hoshimura, Makina
Hoshimura, Makina
Main
Christian, Luci
English
Christian, Luci
Akiyama, Nana
Japanese
Akiyama, Nana
Kagami, Ouri
Kagami, Ouri
Main
Dismuke, Aaron
English
Dismuke, Aaron
Hasome, Tatsuya
Japanese
Hasome, Tatsuya
Hokuto
Hokuto
Supporting
Palencia, Brina
English
Palencia, Brina
Fujimura, Chika
Japanese
Fujimura, Chika
Kuroneko
Kuroneko
Supporting
Horie, Yui
Japanese
Horie, Yui
Ayres, Greg
English
Ayres, Greg

Staff

Yamaga, Hiroyuki
Producer
Murata, Masahiko
Director
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Tsuda, Naokatsu
Episode Director, Storyboard



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Sep 28, 2010
Aurynia
Shikabane Hime is kickass. The art is great, the animation is pretty awesome, and the story is well thought-out and structured.

The thing I love best, BEST, BEEEEEEEEST about this is:

Being a female, the fanservice can get extremely tiring in anime sometimes. Shikabane Hime is one of the few anime I've ever seen where the female characters kick so much ass and do it without all of the annoying fanservice. I haven't seen a single panty shot and the angled views that usually show the "goods" aren't excessive. Most of the angled shots are for the action scenes, and purely that. The only full-on fanservice read more
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Apr 11, 2009
kenshin12345
I'm not sure why they decided to make Kuro into a second season, rather than just episodes 14-25 of Aka. Then again, who am I to doubt the genius of those who decided to make a story about sexy, gun-wielding, zombie chicks. For those who haven't watched Aka, go watch it. Those who have will find that not much has changed. There is a lot more ecchi/fanservice, because we obviously didn't get enough of our necrophilia fixation in season one. Don't get me wrong, I appreciate ecchi humour just as much as the next guy, but I can't help but feel they're sending the wrong read more
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Recommendations

Both Have a lot to to of battle to protect someone special and has a lot of creatures involve

I recommend this if you like Monsters
They both have a similar bad ass girl that hides her emotions for her male sidekick while they kicks ass. If you enjoyed the harsh reality of claymore but adored the occasional 'romance' so to speak then you'll really take a liking to Corpse Princess a.k.a Shikabane Hime

Opening Theme

"Beautiful Fighter" by angela

Ending Theme

#1: "Beginning" by angela (ep 1)
#2: "My story" by angela (ep 2)
#3: "Hikari, Sagase Naku tomo (光、探せなくとも)" by angela (eps 3-12)

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