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: 6.391 (scored by 17381,738 users)
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Ranked: #74162
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Popularity: #9294
Members: 3,983
Favorites: 5


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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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Aug 4, 2021
This OVA follows a private investigator hired to find his client's husband. It turns out the man is wanted for double homicide, and she wishes to speak with him before he's arrested. What makes this anime so interesting is that this investigator travels across Japan following breadcrumbs he hopes will eventually lead to his target. But, instead, he discovers that these clues slowly unravel a psychological mystery of a man who suffers a mental break after being haunted by an incredibly difficult decision he made in the past.

While I won't spoil exactly what this decision was, I will say that his survival once ...
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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