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Campus Special Investigator Hikaruon

Alt titles: Gakuen Tokusou Hikaruon

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When five high school students commit suicide with no indication as to why, Hikaru the detective is dispatched to pose as a transfer student and involve himself in student life to get to the bottom of things. On the surface, what he sees is a case of unhappy students in a school where money and status rule all; but Hikaru cannot accept things for what they seem to be, and he soon finds himself on the trail of an evil so powerful that it could not have been derived from this dimension. Now, he must learn how this mastermind is controlling all of the unfortunate happenings at school, and stop him from taking more innocent lives for his own selfish pleasure.

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Kazuhiro OCHI Character Design
Kazuhiro OCHI Director
Michiaki WATANABE Music

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Campus Special Investigator Hikaruon and Laughing Target are not very similar in plot, but they do have the same type of mood about them. In both, the main character is driven by the need to relinquish a demonic evil and save the girl, creating a good horror element.

I also found that these two OVAs had a similar style of animation and music, but perhaps that is because they are both older works (even made in the same year). To sum it all up, if you are a fan of classic 80's anime, and fancy a dark story then you would like either of these!

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It's true, I love the 80's, and I think that Campus Special Investigator Hikaruon and Maris the Chojo absolutely reek of that era. They have a very similar style of music, and as you would guess, it's good ole tease your hair up, put on your spandex and rock to the 80's type of music. The animation and sound effects in these two OVAs reminded me of each other as well. Simply put, if you can enjoy the total cheesiness in the style of one of these anime, you will surely enjoy the other for the same reason!