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Mouryou no Hako Special

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Synonyms: Mouryou no Hako - Hako no Yuurei no Koto, The Case Files of Atsuko Chuzenji: 'The Case of the Spirits in the Boxes', Chuzenji Atsuko no Jikenbo 'Hako no Yuurei no Koto'
Japanese: 魍魎の匣


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 22, 2009
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Studios: Madhouse
Source: Novel
Duration: 16 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.741 (scored by 2,699 users)
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Ranked: #45512
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Popularity: #4681
Members: 5,266
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A side story that reveals the investigative notes that Atsuko, the younger sister of the main character Akihiko Chuzenji, wrote about the brutal dismembering incidents in the main story.

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Nakamura, Ryousuke
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Jul 20, 2015
SaffronKaizoku (All reviews)
This episode, you could say, is almost like a summary, which is why I gave an 'Overall' of 9. You'll understand why in a minute.

Due to the complexity of the main anime, and the murders as well as the 'supernatural perspective' in it, it was quite hard to comprehend what was going on at the beginning.
However, at the end I'd say I understood 80% of what had happened as everything was revealed then.
But what about the remaining 20% which most of the watchers, including me, couldn't comprehend or had failed to remember?

Well that's when this Special works its magic on us.

It basically retells read more


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