Bones: Sakurako's Investigation (2015/Sentai Blu-ray Set)
B+ Sound: B+ Extras: C Episodes: A-
is a beautiful young woman, unfortunately she is more interested in
bones than pretty dresses or people who are alive. She is
accompanied by Shotaro, where ever they go they seem to discover a
corpse or bones from a murder. Between the two they help solve the
mysteries and stories behind the bones and what killed them in
Beautiful Bones: Sakurako's Investigation (2015).
is also an osteologist (a person who studies bones), she prefers
bones, mysteries, murders and things that have been long dead over
the living. More often she is solving murder cases before the police
(and pissing them off) but they cannot say that her deductions are
wrong. She is accompanied by Shotaro who is totally infatuated with
her. Shotaro serves as her assistant (and her conscience) to help her
communicate with the living. Unfortunately for Shotaru, Sakurako see
and refers to Shotaro only as a 'boy', Shotaro hopes by working with
her that she will one day acknowledge him as a man and call him by
his name instead of 'boy'.
Japanese certainly love their murder mystery stories, though it would
be nice to see more animes in this genre. This anime series reminds
me of Sherlock Holmes and Watson, another dynamic duo except with a
beautiful young woman and her clumsy but good nature assistant. Well
1080p 1.78 X 1 digital High Definition image across the two discs are
looking really good and if they are not among the many best Sentai
has issued, they impress throughout just the same. The
DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 2.0 Stereo lossless mixes on all shows have
Pro Logic-like surrounds and are very well recorded, so the
combination presentation is fine. Extras
include clean opening and closing animation and trailers.
Princess - Sakurako and Shotaro comes across two bodies by the
sea, but was it a double suicide ...or murder?
Your House - Shotaro finds a bloody lost 4 year old girl ...and
they find her mother murdered.
Bones that Sleep in Summer - Sakurako finds the a corpse in the
forest, turns out to be Shotaro's friend Yuriko's grandmother body.
Cursed Man (Part 1) - Sakurako and Shotaro investigate a man
who's family all died young, is a curse? Or is there something more
Cursed Man (Part 2) - Sakurako proves the killer is toxins from
old paintings, but then discover the man is also suicidal.
Bridge Irregulars - During a festival Yuriko finds a letter and
ring on a bridge and believes it is a suicide note.
Entrusted Bones (Part 1) - Sakurako goes to Shotaro's school
festival, but then they discover human bones in the office of
Sakurako's former teacher.
Entrusted Bones (Part 2) - Sakurako uncovers the bones and an
affair between her teacher, his sister, her friend ...and the
baby they had.
Pudding - Sakurako, Shotaro and Yuriko share their stories of
Butterfly Disappeared in November (Part 1) - Sakurako and Shotaro
is asked to investigate a case of a missing girl between 3 former
Butterfly Disappeared in November (Part 2) - Sakurako discovers
the bones of one of the girls, but was it a failed suicide pack ...or
Lies Beneath Sakurako - Shotaro recalls the first time he met
Sakurako and decides to stay by her side despite the danger cases
might bring them.