Kara no Kyoukai Movie 2: Satsujin Kousatsu (Part 1)

Movie (1 ep x 58 min)
4.375 of 5 from 5,322 votes
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Mikiya Kokutou meets a girl who has a mysterious gaze, and falls in love with her. That April, at his high school entrance ceremony, Mikiya is reunited with the girl. The girl's name is Shiki Ryougi. Shiki keeps others at a distance, but as Mikiya interacts with her, she gradually opens up to him, though not without trepidation. Meanwhile, the city has been rattled by a series of bizarre murders. There are no known links between victims, and the motive is unclear. One day, Mikiya meets “SHIKI,” another personality that resides within Shiki. Mikiya suspects who the murderer is, but at the same time, he decides to believe in Shiki. An astonishing secret awaits him, but he doesn’t find out until three years later….

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Archaeon's avatar by Archaeon on Mar 9, 2011
Score: 8/10

Kara no Kyoukai review Part 2

The problem with movies is that all too often they're lacking in one or two fundamental areas, and unfortunately these are normally the plot or the characters. The first installment of this series suffered from the latter, and while it was still enjoyable even with that flaw, there was always the nagging feeling that something wasn't quite right.
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Gzerble's avatar by Gzerble on Jan 26, 2015
Score: 7.5/10

Kara no Kyoukai Movie 2: Satsujin Kousatsu (Part 1) is a good hour of anime. It is not the best, but it is definitely good. At times, it is even great. There are a few problems with it, but it is ultimately an enjoyable and intriguing experience. The premise is a fascinating combination of slice of life, psychological thriller, romance, and serial murder going on. If only for that, this is a worthwhile... read more

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