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Title:
The Kindaichi case files : the opera house murders
Author:
Kanari, Yōzaburō.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Kindaichi shōnen no jikenbo. English. Selections
Publication Information:
Los Angeles, CA : Tokyopop, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
228 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Summary:
Hajime Kindaichi is a teenaged crime solver who's part Sherlock Holmes, part Encyclopedia Brown, part Scooby Doo. His friend Miyuki invites him to the Drama Club's weekend rehearsal for "Phantom of the Opera" (after all, someone's got to do the stagehand grunt work). The production gets off to a shaky start, but when cast members start dying in ways mimicking events in the play, things get downright grisly. While everyone worries about being snuffed out, this is young Kindaichi's moment to shine.
General Note:
Originally published in Japan's weekly Shounen magazine as Kindaichi shōnen no jikenbo.

"First published in Japan in 1993 by Kodansha, Ltd., Tokyo."--T.p. verso.

This book is printed "manga-style, " in the authentic Japanese right-to-left format.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781591823544
Format :
Book

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Many Japanese soldiers committed hara-kiri while island-hopping during World War II. However, it seems someone or something still lives and is out to kill Kindaichi and his friends. Can Kindaichi get himself and his friends off the island before theyre all killed? Young adult.