Mōryō no Hako


Mōryō no Hako
Mōryō no Hako
魍魎の匣
Genre Horror, Mystery
Novel
Written by Natsuhiko Kyogoku
Published by Kodansha
Published January 1995
Live-action film
Directed by Masato Harada
Written by Masato Harada
Studio Planet Future
Released December 22, 2007
Runtime 133 minutes
Manga
Written by Aki Shimizu
Published by Kadokawa
Demographic Seinen
Magazine Kai
Original run August 2007April 2010
Volumes 5
TV anime
Directed by Ryosuke Nakamura
Written by Sadayuki Murai
Studio Madhouse
Network NTV
Original run October 2008December 2008
Episodes 13
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Mōryō no Hako (魍魎の匣?, "The Mōryō's Box") is a Japanese novel by Natsuhiko Kyogoku. It is the second novel in the series that began with Summer of the Ubume. The novel has been turned into a live action feature film, a manga, and an anime TV series.

Contents

Story

Police detective Kiba finds himself investigating a very strange case involving a girl hit by a train, her actress sister, and a sinister hospital shaped like a box. As the girl's friend's mother becomes obsessed with Mōryō, the police begin finding young girls' limbs strewn around the countryside in boxes.

Publication

The original novel was first published in 1995, and has been reprinted in several bunko editions.

Adaptations

Film

The novel was turned into a 2008 live action movie, directed by Masato Harada and starring Shinichi Tsutsumi, Hiroshi Abe, Kippei Shiina, Hiroyuki Miyasako, and Rena Tanaka.

Animated TV series

The anime adaption began airing on October 7, 2008. Produced by Madhouse, it featured character designs by Clamp and scripts by Sadayuki Murai. It was the series directorial debut of Ryosuke Nakamura.

External links


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