7.4/10
623
6 critic

Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners, A Study in Murder: Part 1 (2007)

Gekijô ban Kara no kyôkai: Dai ni shô - Satsujin kôsatsu (zen) (original title)
August 1995: Mikiya first meets Shiki in a white kimono during a snowing day. Later on, at the high school freshmen ceremony, Mikiya sees Shiki in the crowd and chases after her, ... See full summary »

Writer:

(novel)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

July 1998: Mikiya finds a confused Fujino Asagami crouched in an alley and noticing she is suffering from pain in her abdomen. Mikiya accompanies her to his apartment where she falls asleep... See full summary »

Director: Mitsuru Obunai
Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Ken'ichi Suzumura, Takako Honda
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

September 1998: A recent spate of unusual suicide incidents where several high school girls fell to their death, but left no suicide note and had apparently no reason to commit suicide. In ... See full summary »

Director: Ei Aoki
Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Ken'ichi Suzumura, Takako Honda
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

June 1998: Shiki has had a near death experience. Awakening from a coma, she has lost something very important to her, leaving a great void in her soul. A void that some beings from the ... See full summary »

Director: Takayuki Hirao
Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Ken'ichi Suzumura, Takako Honda
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

I hope the spiral paradox, were just a paradox.

Director: Takaaki Hirao
Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Ken'ichi Suzumura, Takako Honda
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

February 1999: A new spate of ferocious murders has caught the eye of both Shiki and Daisuke, Mikiya's cousin who investigated the murders occurred in 1995. Shiki wanders the back alleys of... See full summary »

Director: Shinsuke Takizawa
Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Ken'ichi Suzumura, Takako Honda
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

January 1999: Meet Azaka Kokuto. She plans to win Mikiya over as her lover despite the presence of a dangerous woman named Shiki Ryogi. There is only one problem - Azaka is his sister. And ... See full summary »

Director: Takahiro Miura
Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Ken'ichi Suzumura, Takako Honda
Animation | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Tomonori Sudô
Stars: Ken'ichi Suzumura, Maaya Sakamoto, Takako Honda
Animation | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An old man and a young adult find themselves in a strange bar where the barman forces them to bet their lives in a game of billiards.

Director: Yuzuru Tachikawa
Stars: Jun Hasumi, Tomoaki Maeno, Yûichi Nakamura
Clannad (2007)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Okazaki Tomoya is a delinquent who finds life dull and believes he'll never amount to anything. Along with his friend Sunohara, he skips school and plans to waste his high school days away.

Director: Osamu Dezaki
Stars: Kenji Nojima, Mai Nakahara, Ryôtarô Okiayu
Time of Eve (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Jun Fukuyama, Miki Itô, Motomu Kiyokawa
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

On December 18, Kyon finds that several traces of the SOS Brigade have mysteriously disappeared from his life. Mikuru and Yuki do not seem to recall meeting him, and Haruhi and Itsuki do ... See full summary »

Directors: Tatsuya Ishihara, Yasuhiro Takemoto
Stars: Aya Hirano, Tomokazu Sugita, Minori Chihara
Time of Eve (2010)
Animation | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In the not too distant future androids have come into common usage. Taking the androids for granted, humans treat them as if they were common everyday tools, while on the other hand, some ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuhiro Yoshiura
Stars: Jun Fukuyama, Kenji Nojima, Rie Tanaka
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Maaya Sakamoto ...
Shiki Ryogi (voice)
Ken'ichi Suzumura ...
Mikiya Kokutou (voice)
Takako Honda ...
Touko Aozaki (voice)
Hiroki Touchi ...
Daisuke Akimi (voice)
Jôji Nakata ...
Souren Araya (voice)
Sôichirô Hoshi ...
Lio Shirazumi (voice)
Shoji Nakata ...
Gakuto (voice)
Kaori Akashi ...
Kokutou's mother (voice)
Ryou Sugisaki ...
Shiki's father (voice)
Makoto Yasumura ...
Akitaka Suzurigi (voice)
Takayuki Masuda ...
Detective (voice)
Edit

Storyline

August 1995: Mikiya first meets Shiki in a white kimono during a snowing day. Later on, at the high school freshmen ceremony, Mikiya sees Shiki in the crowd and chases after her, introducing himself to her. But Shiki hides a big secret: A wave of bizarre murders occur around many loose ends, and no suspects. there are still many questions: Who to believe? Who is the murderer? What is the secret of Shiki? and especially: Who is SHIKI? Written by Nolberto Roa

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 December 2007 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

El Jardín de los Pecadores: La Investigación de un Homicidio - Primera parte  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When Kokutou is out with SHIKI on their "date," the two cat dolls that they win from the UFO catcher is an allusion to Len and her white counterpart from the Tsukihime universe. As Len is mostly passive in nature, White Len represents the opposite with a very active and aggressive personality which is portrayed by the opposing look on their faces. Both Len and White Len can change from human into cat form where they wear a black and white bow around their necks, respectively. See more »

Goofs

Mikiya stands guard outside the house of Shiki several nights. He appears to bear drizzle, snow, wind, as if he had been watching her during all year long, but in history, he only makes surveillance for a month. See more »

Quotes

[after looking at the dismembered corpse beneath the railway bridge]
Shiki Ryogi: Is the fifth one.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Scene after credits, then scenes from sequel. See more »


Soundtracks

Kimi ga Hikari ni Kaete Iku
Music, Lyrics and Arrangement by Yuki Kajiura
Performed by Kalafina
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?