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Shion no Ō, subtitled The Flowers of Hard Blood, is a Japanese mystery manga written by Masaru Katori and illustrated by Jiro Ando. It is published by Kodansha in the seinen manga magazine Afternoon, and is collected in eight bound volumes. It has been adapted as a twenty-two episode anime television series by Studio Deen, which aired in Japan between October 2007 and March 2008. A video game for the Nintendo DS was released on April 10, 2008 by Mainichi Communications.

Series Cast

  1. Yasunori Matsumoto

    Yasunori Matsumoto

    Shinji Yasuoka

    22 Episodes

  2. Masaya Matsukaze

    Masaya Matsukaze

    Satoru Hani

    22 Episodes

  3. Ayako Kawasumi

    Ayako Kawasumi

    Shion Yasuoka

    22 Episodes

  4. Romi Park

    Romi Park

    Ayumi Saitō

    22 Episodes

  5. Ryusei Nakao

    Ryusei Nakao

    Osamu Kamizono

    22 Episodes

  6. Risa Mizuno

    Risa Mizuno

    Saori Nikaidō

    22 Episodes

  7. Mariko Kouda

    Mariko Kouda

    Sachiko Yasuoka

    22 Episodes

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Last Season

The Flowers of Hard Blood

Shion no oh season 1

2007 | 22 Episodes

Season 1 of The Flowers of Hard Blood premiered on October 13, 2007.

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The Flowers of Hard Blood


Original Name しおんの王 - The Flowers of Hard Blood

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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese


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