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Shikabane Hime (屍姫 Corpse Princess) is a horror manga series written and illustrated by Yoshiichi Akahito. It is published by Square Enix and serialized in the Monthly Shōnen Gangan on April 12, 2005. As of November 2014, twenty-three volumes have been released in Japan. After being brutally murdered along with her family, Makina Hoshimura turns into a Shikabane Hime, a living corpse contracted to the Kōgon Sect, in order to exert revenge against the Shichisei who were responsible for her death. Her task is to kill 108 corpses to gain entrance into heaven while being assisted by Keisei Tagami, her Contracted Monk. This series follows the story of Keisei's younger brother, Ouri Kagami, a boy with an unusual attraction to death, who slowly discovers his brother's secret and gets dragged into the world of the Shikabanes. Gainax and Feel partnered together to adapt it into an anime series. The first season, Aka (赫), premiered on AT-X on October 2, 2008. A second season, Kuro (玄), aired between January & March 2009. The anime was licensed for the North American distribution and release by Funimation Entertainment. The series made its North American television debut on the FUNimation Channel on November 15, 2010.



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