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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 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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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 3: A Wavering Spring (Full Text)

Chapter 2 | Contents | Chapter 4 Table of Contents 1 (1 February – Funado Monthly, Page 8 Column) Since autumn last year, there has been a spate of suspected arson attacks in Kira City. Flames broke out at Hamae in October, Nishimori in November, and Koyubi in December. In a case more recent to

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 2: A Warm Winter (Full Text)

Chapter 1 | Contents | Chapter 3 Table of Contents 1 I learnt that Osanai’s given name was Yuki. It was a name that really suited her, since she was endearing and gave off the impression of being indefinite. For some reason, since we started dating, Osanai never displayed anything resembling stiffness. Based on her

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 1: An Unforeseen Autumn (Full Text)

Contents | Chapter 2 (Note about the title: Kuri Kinton is Candied Chestnuts and Sweet Potatoes. It symbolizes economic fortune and wealth and it’s an important part of the New Year meal to bring good luck and prosperity for the new year.) Table of Contents 1 I was reading a book in the library until

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Case of the Summer-Exclusive Tropical Parfait Chapter 5: Sweet Memory (Full Text)

Chapter 4 | Contents | Afterword Table of Contents 1 The Summer-Exclusive Tropical Parfait of Cecilia, the first place shop in the Osanai Summer Sweets Selection. Two days had passed since the kidnapping. Cecilia was located on the second floor of a building that definitely could not be described as new, and to get to

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Case of the Summer-Exclusive Tropical Parfait Chapter 4: Come Here, I’ll Give You Some Candies (Full Text)

Chapter 3 | Contents | Chapter 5 Table of Contents 1 That night, my stomach, which was so stuffed that it was close to bursting, finally settled down, and I managed to read the satisfying denouement of the novel I’d been looking forward to. It was already eleven at night when I finished and was

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Case of the Summer-Exclusive Tropical Parfait Chapter 3: Extra-Spicy, Extra-Large

Chapter 2 | Contents | Chapter 4 Chapter 2 Part 5 | Contents | Chapter 4 Part 1 I was lying on the sofa and reading a bunkobon in the well air-conditioned living room. I was wearing a pair of short pants and a running shirt, sloppy attire by anyone’s standards, but it was fine,

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