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Anime Profile: Corpse Princess

USA Info
Japanese Info
Corpse Princess Shikabane Hime(屍姫) Corpse Princess
26 TV episodes(two seasons) 26 TV episodes(two seasons)
September 14, 2010 Oct 2, 2008–Dec 25, 2008(season 1), Jan 1, 2009-Mar 26, 2009(season 2)
FUNimation Square-Enix Enix, Feel, Gainex, Shikabane Hime Production Committee
  Masahiko Murata(γ‚€γ‚‰γŸ 雅彦)
  Sho Aikawa(ζœƒε· ζ˜‡)
Action, Drama, Paranormal Action, Drama, Paranormal
Makina Hoshimura Makina Hoshimura
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Akasha Shishido Akasha Shishido
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Akira Tooka Akira Tooka
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Black Cat  
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Flesh Backbone  
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Hagino Hagino
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Honda Honda
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Last I checked, this anime was available on DVD at Amazon.

Anime Characters: Corpse Princess

English Name
Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Makina Hoshimura Makina Hoshimura Kun Osaki Kun Osaki
Akasha Shishido Akasha Shishido Minai Ruo Minai Ruo
Akira Tooka Akira Tooka Ouri Kagami Ouri Kagami
Black Cat --?-- Rika Aragami Rika Aragami
Flesh Backbone --?-- Sadahiro Mibu Sadahiro Mibu
Hagino Hagino Saki Amase Saki Amase
Honda Honda Shuji Isaki Shuji Isaki
Itsuki Yamagami Itsuki Yamagami Sougen Takamine Sougen Takamine
Kamika Todoroki Kamika Todoroki Takamasa Sogi Takamasa Sogi
Keisei Tagami Keisei Tagami    

Anime Description: Corpse Princess

Ouri Kagami has just made his way into the world after he left the orphanage run by the Buddhist Kougan Sect. However, he still makes visits to the place, mostly to see his perverted adoptive brother Keisei Tagami, who is a monk there. However, he gets drawn into a shadow world which the Kougan Sect is battling shikabane – undead beings who had died with regret in their hearts.

The main weapons, however, are shikabane hime – young girls who are themselves undead... and brandishing various automatic and semi-automatic weapons! In particular, Ouri finds himself drawn to Makina Hoshimura, a shikabane hime contracted by Keisei, who is a family friend, herself engaged in a nightly battle against darkness! However, a former monk of the Kougan Sect has begun a program of creating shikabane that operate from more than human regret – a battle which quickly draws Ouri, Makina and other shikabame hime in it!

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