Ranked #1557

Shikabane Hime: Kuro

Alternative Titles

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


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


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Ranked: #15572
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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.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Hoshimura, Makina
Hoshimura, Makina
Akiyama, Nana
Akiyama, Nana
Kagami, Ouri
Kagami, Ouri
Hasome, Tatsuya
Hasome, Tatsuya
Fujimura, Chika
Fujimura, Chika
Tagami, Keisei
Tagami, Keisei
Fujiwara, Keiji
Fujiwara, Keiji


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

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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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Nov 5, 2015
The battle with one of the members of the Seven Stars ends tragically, and Makina and Ouri find themselves having to deal with the loss of a close friend. Makina is put under observation by her handlers, the Kougan Sect, while Ouri is forced to train into becoming a monk. While this is going on, the Seven Stars begin to reveal their plan to annihilate their enemies. -summary

Corpse Princess: Kuro features the last 12 episodes, and in addition to still focusing on action, the anime makes an attempt in telling more of a story. It follows the usual format by revealing more character background and read more
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Jan 7, 2015
The second season of Shikabane hime:kuro,the story occurred 6 month after the main event of Shikabane hime:Aka and after the dead of Makina contractor monk Keisei.As for Makina to full fill her contractor dying wish that to accept his younger brother as her temporary new contractor monk for prevent him to slowly to generate to become a Shikabane,at this second season it reveal the truth behind Shikabane as the legend said for the Shikabane's that manage to killed 108 corpse they will going to heaven however that legend was only a fake made by the monk organization for all the Shikabane HIme that answer has read more
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Apr 11, 2009
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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Sep 28, 2010
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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