, Shikabane Hime?
) is a Japanese manga
series written and illustrated by Yoshiichi Akahito. Premiering in Monthly Shōnen Gangan
on April 12, 2005, the series centers around the "Corpse Princess" Makina Hoshimura, an undead
girl who is hunting down 108 undead corpses
in order to gain entry into heaven with the help of a secret society of anti-corpse Buddhist monks. Feel
partnered together to adapt the series into a thirteen episode anime
series. The first season, Aka
), premiered on AT-X
on October 2, 2008. A second season, Kuro
), aired between January and March 2009. The anime is licensed for North American distribution and release by Funimation Entertainment
, which has already started releasing the episodes in subtitled form as Shikabane Hime
through various online distribution companies and through its own website.
The series made its North American television debut on the FUNimation Channel
on November 15, 2010.