Anime Spotlight - The Severing Crime Edgeby Justin Sevakis, Mar 19th 2013
The original work is currently being published In Monthly Comic Alive, and currently extends across 6 volumes since its first launch in 2009 thanks to the great support it's earned from readers! The director of Fate/stay night, Yuji Yamaguchi, Series Composer of Saki and Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Tatsuhiko Urahata, and Studio Gokumi, animation producers for Saki and NAKAIMO, have all come together for this long-awaited anime!
“I want to cut you.”
The young boy, Haimura Kiri, loved to cut women's hair, and one day he happened by a western mansion on his way home from school where he met a girl with long, beautiful hair, Mushanokouji Iwai. Her hair was cursed so that no scissors could cut it.
“Killers”, “Killing Goods”, “The Queen of Hair”—Kiri was confused by all these unfamiliar terms circling Iwai, but…?
Let the love-battle story of boys and girls who possess the blood of Killers and their Killing Goods begin!
VA: Natsuki Hanae
“Let me cut your hair.”
Kiri is a middle school student who loves to cut women's hair. One day he happens by a western mansion on his way home, and his encounter with Mushanokouji Iwai leads to his participation a death game over various “Killing Goods”.
VA: Kotori Koiwai
“Kiri-kun… you're the first one to kill me!”
A girl who lives in a western mansion near school. She looks like a young elementary schooler, but she's the same age as Kiri. She has long, beautiful dark hair, but it's also cursed.
VA: Kaori Fukuhara
“The urge is growing… ahh… I want to kill…”
She's one of Kiri's classmates, but they barely knew each other until he met Iwai at the mansion. She's very dark and creepy.
VA: Yumi Uchiyama
“I'm the one to receive her hostility!”
Yamane's older sister. She goes to a different school than Yamane or Kiri. She's usually cynical, but at times she can be kind. She acts as Yamane's “Instead.”
VA: Koji Yusa
“A precious loli! A precious loli!”
Kanae is a member of “Gossip”. Kiri and the others call him “Professor”. He's in charge of supervising, observing, and taking care of Iwai.
VA: Kiyono Yasuno
“Argh, jeez, this isn't like me.”
One of Kiri's classmates. She's tall, has long hair, and she's on the volleyball team. She also works as a model for the local magazine. Her family runs a beauty salon.
VA: Yumi Uchiyama
“He's swinging a blood-stained weapon…”
One of Kiri's classmates. Her favorite genres are occult, splatter, and horror fiction. She's Koutaro's childhood friend.
VA: Nobunaga Shimazaki
“I am working out.”
Kiri's classmate and best friend. He's the ace of the Iai team, and his family runs a classic martial arts dojo where he learned his skills.
- Haimura Kiri
- Natsuki Hanae
- Mushanokouji Iwai
- Kotori Koiwai
- Byouinzaka Yamane
- Kaori Fukuhara
- Byouinzaka Houko
- Yumi Uchiyama
- Misumi Kashiko
- Kiyono Yasuno
- Ubusato Nigi
- Arisa Noto
- Naruto Koutaro
- Nobunaga Shimazaki
- Sumeragi Kanae
- Koji Yusa
- Original Creator
- Tatsuhiko Hikagi
- Yuji Yamaguchi
- Series Composition
- Tatsuhiko Urahata
- Character Design
- Katsuzo Hirata
- Animation Production
- Studio Gokumi
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