Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge

The Severing Crime Edge

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Synonyms: Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge
Japanese: 断裁分離のクライムエッジ
English: The Severing Crime Edge
German: The Severing Crime Edge
Spanish: The Severing Crime Edge
French: The Severing Crime Edge
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2013 to Jun 27, 2013
Premiered: Spring 2013
Broadcast: Thursdays at 00:30 (JST)
Producers: Media Factory
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Gokumi
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: GoreGore, High Stakes GameHigh Stakes Game, SurvivalSurvival
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.661 (scored by 4792947,929 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #58512
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1926
Members: 112,807
Favorites: 161

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Kiri Haimura has an obsession with beautiful hair—specifically, cutting it. This bizarre trait is what leads him to seek out a rumored long-haired ghost who lives in an abandoned house on a hill. However, he finds not a ghost, but a beautiful girl with long flowing hair named Iwai Mushanokouji, the "Hair Queen," whose hair cannot be cut due to a family curse.

Iwai explains that there is a death game surrounding her, and that if she is killed by a cursed object, aptly named a "Killing Good," the wielder gets their wish granted. After protecting Iwai from "Authors"—Killing Goods users—he learns there is in fact a Killing Good passed down in his own family: a pair of scissors used by his ancestor to commit murders. Naming the scissors "The Severing Crime Edge," he finds that he is able to cut Iwai's cursed hair with them, setting her free to live a normal life. However, many Authors seek to kill the Hair Queen, and Kiri will have to protect her in this lethal game of fate.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Fukuda, Jun
Aoki, Takao
Takahata, Yuuichirou
Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Unmei no Ori (運命の檻)" by Aimi

Ending Theme

1: "Glass no Mikazuki (硝子の三日月)" by Iwai Mushanokouji (Kotori Koiwai) (eps 1, 6, 13)
2: "Kimi to Futari (君と二人)" by YURI*KARI (eps 2-5, 7-12)


Jun 27, 2013
Everyone has his pills, all it takes is just a prescription we end up in total addiction.

For Haimura Kiri , his fondness for cutting hair has led him to a series of unexpected events stuffed in a peculiar story.Action evolves around these Killing Goods, that are normal objects that have powerful enchantments placed on them that is said to have been placed there by their first owners. As you have guessed these special properties are a means to power and conflict erupts when you fight to the death for a wish granted through a lowly murder leaving you in the end with some questions and ...
Jun 26, 2013
Mixed Feelings
If you thought long hair was something of an eye catcher, get a load of this. Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge features a mysterious girl who has probably the longest hair length of almost any anime I've seen. I don't know if that's any sort of accomplishment, but this series takes strange to a new level as there's a particular young boy who is obsessed with the idea of cutting hair. Now the formula is complete with a young boy who wants to cut hair and a girl who has long hair. Oh but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Beyond that mountain of ...
Feb 12, 2014
Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge is a rather recent anime based on a manga by Hikagi Tatsuhiko. The anime was handled by Studio Gokumi, a studio I only know from their work on A Channel. They don't really have many works yet since they're a pretty new studio, their first work wasn't even four years ago. This will be the second anime I've seen from them. Let's see how it compares to the first.

Our story opens with Kiri, our protagonist, going to the house of a rumoured spirit with long hair because... that's his fetish. I'm not even kidding. He goes because he has ...

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