Hello Harinezumi: Satsui no Ryoubun

Domain of Murder

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Synonyms: Hello Hedgehog: Domain of Murder
Japanese: ハロー張りネズミ 殺意の領分
English: Domain of Murder
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 1, 1992
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, MysteryMystery
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 51 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.401 (scored by 17331,733 users)
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Ranked: #73722
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Popularity: #9249
Members: 3,967
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One stormy night, a young woman is shot to death on a cliff; her body is found floating in the waters below the next morning. She was last seen with a man who is now being sought not only for her death. Meanwhile, an estranged wife hires Goro, a private investigator, to find her husband. Alongside another member of law enforcement with his own motives for finding the man, Goro sets forth on a trail of tragedy and intrigue to find the reason and connection behind the murders and missing husband.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Toyama, Sayoko

Andou, Arisa

Toyama, Sayaka

Minami, Kyoko


Inoue, You

Toyama, Tsuyoshi

Umezu, Hideyuki

Toyama, Keita

Emori, Hiroko


Hirokane, Kenshi
Original Creator
Endo, Akinori


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Apr 1, 2009
Ah "Hello Hedgehog: Domain of Murder", this is an OVA that almost know one knows about, in the U.S. and in Japan. I wouldn't even know about it if it weren't for ANN's recent Buried Treasure article. I read that review of it, and it seemed interesting so I bought the DVD. I am quite happy that I did, because this is quite an undicovered gem. It's no masterpeice, but it's a very good series.



This OVA is based off of the popular seinen manga "Hello Hedgehog". Sadly the OVA did not become too popular, but lucky enough for us, Central Park Media licensed it for ...
Dec 6, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Domain of Murder is an interesting anime to say the least. The audience is somewhat thrown into the story and are given the same clues to work with as the private investigator which I thought was pretty fair. As a 'psychological' anime it does fulfill that role and deals with some serious questions about the grey area of morality (specifically analyzing the concept of sacrifice to save another) and by the end you are left with the general message that the decisions we think are easy may end up being ones we regret for the rest of our lives, which is pretty damn psychologically mind ...
Jul 28, 2023
This ova is dumb as fuck, and I know that’s a strong and harsh way to begin a review but I find no other nor more appropriate way to sum it up. The premise has a woman paying a private investigator to find her criminal husband to see him one last time, it’s sentimental but also kind of cheesy from the get go. At least the pacing is not bad, since even though the protagonist is seemingly fooling around, he is getting close to people related to his target and gathering information about him, that way he also comes to learn stuff about him, and ...

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