Petit Bourgeois

Petit Bourgeois Volume 5: The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 1)

Full Text Contents | The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 2) It was the middle of September, a little past the start of the second semester, a time when you would still feel sweaty in the afternoon, but the morning wind was somewhat cold, and you would sometimes see a mackerel sky indicative of Autumn. On […]

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Afterword by Masaki Tsuji

[Warning: This afterword contains spoilers!] [Note about Masaki Tsuji: An anime screenplay writer for Astro Boy, Dr Slump, Urusei Yatsura among many others, as well as mystery novel writer, who won the Mystery Writers of Japan Award in 1981 for Murder in Alice’s Country] Chapter 6 | Contents The first experience I had with Yonezawa-san’s

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 6: Another Autumn

Chapter 5 Part 4 | Contents | Afterword The 8th of August, Friday. The culprit of the serial arson case was arrested, and that news was reported on the television. Since Hiya Yuuto was underage, the culprit’s name was displayed as “High School Student (17)”. Apparently, the brave youth who captured the arsonist had disappeared

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 5: Midsummer Night (Full Text)

Chapter 4 | Contents | Chapter 6 Table of Contents 1 The Funado High School building was generally open during the summer break, mainly for the sake of club activities. Some people came to study, but they were few in number, because the school had no air conditioning. The library was a lot cooler, if

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 5: Midsummer Night (Part 4)

Full Text Chapter 5 Part 3 | Contents | Chapter 6 A scary person lying in wait? What a thing to say! I’d been awkwardly standing still until Urino-kun left, leaning on a tree with my arms and legs crossed as the two of them had their conversation on the other side. Though they were

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 5: Midsummer Night (Part 3)

Full Text Chapter 5 Part 2 | Contents | Chapter 5 Part 4 Osanai’s feet were surprisingly quick when she ran off. A firetruck had already arrived, so someone must have called for it. I could hear continued shouts of “Fire!” Residents from the surrounding area were gathering around. The police would probably arrive soon

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 5: Midsummer Night (Part 2)

Full Text Chapter 5 Part 1 | Contents | Chapter 5 Part 3 I couldn’t really say that it was a pleasant night. In the past, I’d exposed others’ secrets and extracted the truth from complicated situations. Drunk on how good that felt, I’d always hurled the truth out into the open while everyone else

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 5: Midsummer Night (Part 1)

Full Text Chapter 4 Part 4 | Contents | Chapter 5 Part 2 The Funado High School building was generally open during the summer break, mainly for the sake of club activities. Some people came to study, but they were few in number, because the school had no air conditioning. The library was a lot

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 4: A Suspicious Summer (Full Text)

Chapter 3 | Contents | Chapter 5 Table of Contents 1 (1 May – Funado Monthly, Page 8 Column) This small column has been continuously following the series of arson attacks that has rocked the city, but the devil’s hand has not yet stopped. On 12 April, a fire was spotted at a corner of

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