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Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou

Synopsis: A meaningless comic mystery. Harumi Kazuhito is a high school boy who loves books and is a fan of novelist Natsuno Kirihime. One day he finds Kirihime writing in a coffee, about to be shot by a thief. He protects her from the attack, but is killed. Through the supernatural power of a book dish, he is reincarnated as a Dachshund dog. Kazuhito (as a dog) writhing in a painful life of books, when a sadistic woman carrying scissors offers help to him. She is Kirihime herself.

(Source: Dog Wiki and Scissors)

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- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou
  • Anime Name in Japanese: 犬とハサミは使いよう
  • Anime Name in English: Dog & Scissors
  • Other names: InuHasa, Dog and Scissors

Production information

  • Producers: Avex Entertainment, DLE, Enterbrain, Studio Mausu, Xing
  • Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
  • Studios: Gonzo

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 12
  • Date: 41457 - September 17, 2013 - Tuesdays at 0100 (JST)
  • Genres: Comedy, supernatural
  • Subjects: Unknown
  • Target: Seinen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 6.551
  • Popularity: 66201

Video Trailer/Opening

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  • Curiosities

    Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou": 

    • The author of Light Novel Original, Shunsuke Sarai, is a big fan of detective mysteries and stories, which inspired the anime plot.
    • The protagonist's name, Kazuhito Harumi, is a tribute to Japanese writer Haruki Murakami.
    • The anime makes several references to other literary works, such as Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe and Agatha Christie.
    • The dog's voice actor, Inu, is the same who dubbed the character Pikachu in Pokémon.
    • The anime was produced by Gonzo studio, which is also responsible for other hits such as Hellsing and Full Metal Panic.
    • The opening song of the anime, "Wan Wan Wan Wan N_1 !!", consisted of the famous Japanese musician Tomoyasu Hotei.
    • The anime was adapted from a light novel that was published in 2011 and finalized in 2014, with a total of 13 volumes.
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    Main Characters

    Below is the main characters of: "Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

    • Kazuhito Harumi (Takahiro Sakurai) - A writer who is murdered and reincarnates like a Dachshund dog.
    • Kirihime Natsuno (Marina Inoue) - A famous and sadomasochistic writer who becomes the owner of Kazuhito.
    • Hami Ohsawa (Chiwa Saito) - A waitress who works at the coffee where Kirihime and Kazuhito attend.
    • Suzuna Hiragi (Shizuka Itou) - A mystery writer who is a friend of Kirihime.
    • Maxi Akizuki (Yuko Sanpei) - A boy who is a friend of Kazuhito and has a passion for Kirihime.
    • Sakura Honda (Ai Kakuma) - A student who is a fan of Kirihime and becomes friends with Kazuhito.
    • Yayoi Honda (Miyuki Sawashiro) - Sakura's older sister and a writer who is a friend of Kirihime.
    • KIYOSHI INUKAI (Junichi Suwabe) - A detective investigating the murder of Kazuhito.
    • Suzumi Kuzu (Rie Kugimiya) - A writer of erotic novels that is rival of Kirihime.
    • Madoka Harumi (Yui Ogura) - Kazuhito's younger sister who is obsessed with books.

    Summary and events

    1. Kazuhito Harumi is a college student who is murdered.
    2. He is reincarnated as a Dachshund dog.
    3. He is adopted by Kirihime Natsuno, a famous and eccentric writer.
    4. Kirihime is a sadista who likes to torture Kazuhito, but is also the only one who can understand his speech.
    5. Kazuhito discovers that he can communicate with other dogs and helps solve murder cases.
    6. He gathers with his former owner, Suzuna Hiragi, who is also a writer and friend of Kirihime.
    7. Suzuna is kidnapped by an obsessed fan and Kazuhito helps rescue her.
    8. Kirihime is kidnapped by a rival writer and Kazuhito helps save her.
    9. Kazuhito discovers that her murder was commissioned by Kirihime, but she did it without knowing it was him.
    10. Kazuhito is returned to his human form and Kirihime begins to write a novel based on his adventures.
    11. Kazuhito and Kirihime become friends and continue to solve cases together.

    What happens in the end?

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    Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

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    See below a list of OVAs, Specials, and Movies related to anime: Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou

    • Movie: "Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou: Goshujinsama wa Inu - San to Shichinin no Nakamatachi no Ohimesama"
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    Meaning of Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou

    Let's look at the translation of each word and explanation of the anime's name: 

    • 犬 (inu) - dog
    • と (to) - and
    • ハサミ (hasami) - scissors
    • は (wa) - topic particle
    • 使い (tsukai) - use, utilization
    • よう (you) - way, method
    The anime's name, "犬とハサミは使いよう" (Inu to Hasami wa tsukaiyou), can be translated as "the use of the dog and scissors". The story revolves around a writer named Kazuhito Harumi, who is murdered and reincarnates as a Dachshund dog. He is adopted by a girl named Kirihime Natsuno, who is a mystery writer and also has scissors that can cut anything. Together they solve mysteries and try to find out who was responsible for Kazuhito's death. The anime name refers to the two objects that are important to the main characters and how they use them to solve the cases.

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