November 1998: A young man swears he committed a heinous crime, he looks in the news, but nobody talks about what happened, even when the police find the alleged victims ... alive and ...
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July 1998: Mikiya finds a confused Fujino Asagami crouched in an alley and noticing she is suffering from pain in her abdomen. Mikiya accompanies her to his apartment where she falls asleep... See full summary »
February 1999: A new spate of ferocious murders has caught the eye of both Shiki and Daisuke, Mikiya's cousin who investigated the murders occurred in 1995. Shiki wanders the back alleys of... See full summary »
August 1995: Mikiya first meets Shiki in a white kimono during a snowing day. Later on, at the high school freshmen ceremony, Mikiya sees Shiki in the crowd and chases after her, ... See full summary »
June 1998: Shiki has had a near death experience. Awakening from a coma, she has lost something very important to her, leaving a great void in her soul. A void that some beings from the ... See full summary »
September 1998: A recent spate of unusual suicide incidents where several high school girls fell to their death, but left no suicide note and had apparently no reason to commit suicide. In ... See full summary »
January 1999: Meet Azaka Kokuto. She plans to win Mikiya over as her lover despite the presence of a dangerous woman named Shiki Ryogi. There is only one problem - Azaka is his sister. And ... See full summary »
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The plot follows a few stories, first one being about Shiki looking after a cat Mikiya left her. Second story covers a much more grim topic of suicide and dealing with loss. Last story revolves around a New Year's celebration and wishes.
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November 1998: A young man swears he committed a heinous crime, he looks in the news, but nobody talks about what happened, even when the police find the alleged victims ... alive and unharmed. He says that he has done it and wants the aid of Shiki. Behind this seemingly senseless event, there is a large apartment building in which is woven a very convoluted plot in which Touko's past is involved. Will Shiki and Mikiya discover the truth? Can all of them escape from the spiral?Written by
Cornelius Alba says that Touko became a sorceress by jealous towards her own sister. Touko Aozaki is the older sister of Aoko Aozaki, the magician who gives Shiki Tohno (Played by Ken'ichi Suzumura who plays Mikiya Kokutou in the Kara no Kyoukai film saga) his glasses at the beginning of Lunar Legend Tsukihime (2003). In the game version, Aoko indicates that she stole the glasses from her older sister. In later chapters of the Kara no Kyoukai novel, Touko indicated that Shiki Ryogi had become skilled enough with her Mystic Eyes that she didn't need her glasses anymore, hinting that the glasses that Aoko gave Shiki Tohno possibly belonged to Shiki Ryogi. See more »
After leaving the apartment 410, Tomoe and Shiki are found with several zombies that Shiki defeats in a bloody battle, when she defeats them, the bodies are seen on the ground, moments later, Araya Souren appears and there are no bodies in the ground. See more »
Set in November of 1998 a young man, Tomoe Enjou, is convinced that he has killed his parents; a burglar who later enters their apartment finds the bodies and reports the crime to the police; strangely when they go around they find the couple alive and well. Tomoe meets Shiki who invites him to stay in her flat despite him telling her what he did. After staying with her for some time they return to the apartment block where he lived and she realises that there is something very strange about the building. In a second plot arc, Toko learns of the murder case from a friend on the police force and asks Mikiya to investigate. This leads him to start looking at the apartment building and its strange design. Before the case is solved our protagonists will have to face dangerous foes and solve the mystery of the building.
I've enjoyed the previous instalments in this film series but this is probably my favourite so far. The set-up is impressive with interesting questions being raised. As the story progresses more questions are raised and just as Shiki's plot arc reaches a crescendo we switch to Mikiya's arc. This answers some questions and raises others leading to the final arc where the sense of danger increases for our protagonists and we get some interesting twists which I hadn't seen coming. As one would expect everything looks great with moments of stunningly kinetic action. It must be noted that it is quite gory at times; to a degree that might disturb some viewers. Overall I'd say this is a great addition to the 'Garden of Sinners' film series; I'm sure the vast majority of fans will love this one.
These comments are based on watching the film in Japanese with English subtitles.
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