Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek

Movie (1 ep x 26 min)
3.375 out of 5 from 2,269 votes
Rank #2,035

Near the ruins of an old and abandoned city, there is played a game simply known as "Otokoyo." It is said that when children play this game, they go missing one by one. Some say it is ghosts. Others say it is demons. But for Hikora, one thing is certain: his sister disappeared playing the game and he will do whatever it takes to find her, even if it means playing the game himself. He and seven others will do just that, all for their own reasons, and learn that rumors aren’t always fictitious. Escaping with their lives will become the main concern when this game of hide-and-seek turns deadly.

my anime:

If you like Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek, you might like...

Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek has no manga recommendations yet. Be the first and add some today!


See all reviews
Omurqi's avatar by Omurqi on Oct 30, 2009
Score: 7/10

This 20min. short movie delivered exactly what I hoped it would, a soft horror story. Kakurenbo is about a group of kids who decided to play an ancient version of the Hide & Seek game, one involving hiding from demons. After they arrived at the “so called” Demon City, in which the game is to be played, they find out that there's a lot more to their joke than they thought there was. All in all... read more

Dralha's avatar by Dralha on Nov 11, 2009
Score: 8/10

Very creepy tale, one that used cel-shading for the animation and had a somber soundtrack. Some children mysteriously disappear when playing "kakurenbo" in a certain part of town. Hikora's sister, Sorincha, just recently disappeared. He's determined to find her by participating in the game. It wasn't gory or gruesome, but it was very psychological and had an interesting ending. read more


Characters have not been inputted yet for this series. Login to add characters.


User Stats

Recent activity

View all
erazos rated the Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek anime 2/5 stars
retsukun removed the Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek anime from their anime list
Zarethachips9 rated the Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek anime 4.5/5 stars
Zarethachips9 watched Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek at 1 of 1 episodes
kaapo wants to watch Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek

Custom lists

View all
EVERYTHING GOOD by 069JLU Sep 17, 2014
Watch with Wex by OniVanDemon Aug 19, 2014
Best of the Alphabet by Kaemon Jun 16, 2014