November 1998: A young man swears he committed a heinous crime, he looks in the news, but nobody talks about what happened, even when the police find the alleged victims ... alive and unharmed. He says that he has done it and wants the aid of Shiki. Behind this seemingly senseless event, there is a large apartment building in which is woven a very convoluted plot in which Touko's past is involved. Will Shiki and Mikiya discover the truth? Can all of them escape from the spiral? Written by
16 August 2008 (Japan)
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Also Known As:
El Jardín de los Pecadores: La Paradoja de la Espiral
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
An animated film contains 600 to 700 editing cuts. Spiral Paradox contains over 1,730. See more
Touko indicates that the elevator goes up and down in a spiral. That means the elevator car while is going up and down is spinning As shown in the shots outside the elevator car. Although going in very low speed, the centrifugal motion would be noticed. In the shots inside the elevator, the effect of centrifugal force is not visible. When the characters go into the elevator, everything is static. See more
Tomoe... Just die, please.
Scene after credits, scenes from the sequel. See more
Music, Lyrics and Arrangement by Yuki Kajiura
Performed by Kalafina See more