The BEST Episodes of Beautiful Bones -Sakurako's Investigation-

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 9, 2022

Network: Tokyo MX

Shotaro Tatewaki is a normal high schooler, but he has an unusual acquaintance. Sakurako Kujo’s obsession with “beautiful bones” and her forensic skills give her a keen eye for homicide. When he’s with her, Shotaro somehow ends up studying murders.

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A Butterfly Disappeared in November (Part 2)

#1 - A Butterfly Disappeared in November (Part 2)

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 17, 2015

Three of Isozaki’s students were inseparable until one vanished. As one of the remaining two disappears, Sakurako begins to assemble the bones of a more nebulous skeleton.

star 8.19
31 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
What Lies Beneath Sakurako...

#2 - What Lies Beneath Sakurako...

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 24, 2015

With his life once again becoming far too normal, Shotaro recalls his initial impression of Sakurako and the first mystery they solved together.

star 8.16
31 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
A Butterfly Disappeared in November (Part 1)

#3 - A Butterfly Disappeared in November (Part 1)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 10, 2015

As Sakurako enlists Shotaro’s help for the year’s final bone search, Isozaki calls to request their aid in finding a missing student.

star 8.00
30 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
Where’s Your House?

#4 - Where’s Your House?

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 15, 2015

A little girl waits for her mom outside a store, wearing a backpack stained with blood. Sakurako might be the only one able to figure out who she is and what happened to her.

star 7.95
40 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
The Cursed Man (Part One)

#5 - The Cursed Man (Part One)

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 29, 2015

Officer Utsumi asks for Shotaro and Sakurako’s help with a friend who thinks he’s going to die prematurely due to a curse.

star 7.76
34 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
Bone-Loving Princess

#6 - Bone-Loving Princess

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 8, 2015

Shotaro is an average kid, but when he’s with Sakurako, they find dead bodies. Under Sakurako’s orders, Shotaro unearths a human skull, leading to another mystery!

star 7.76
46 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
Grandma’s Pudding

#7 - Grandma’s Pudding

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 3, 2015

Sakurako and Shotaro attempt to help Yuriko find out which painting of her grandfather’s her grandmother wanted to give her.

star 7.75
32 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
The Bones That Sleep in Summer

#8 - The Bones That Sleep in Summer

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 22, 2015

Shotaro and Sakurako find a skeleton in the mountains. The deceased’s granddaughter believes the police wrongly determined the death a suicide, and asks for the duo’s help.

star 7.74
38 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
The Cursed Man (Part Two)

#9 - The Cursed Man (Part Two)

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 5, 2015

Sakurako solves the mystery of Fujioka’s “curse,” which brings to light the existence of a mysterious art dealer. Despite celebrating, Fujioka makes a dangerous choice.

star 7.66
35 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
The Entrusted Bones (Part One)

#10 - The Entrusted Bones (Part One)

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 19, 2015

At Shotaro’s school festival, Sakurako is asked to sort the school’s bone collection. Shotaro discovers something about her that may alter their relationship.

star 7.63
30 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
The Entrusted Bones (Part Two)

#11 - The Entrusted Bones (Part Two)

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 26, 2015

Shotaro volunteers to aid Sakurako in delivering Sasaki’s remains to his family and the two find themselves in the middle of another semi-investigation.

star 7.63
30 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami
Asahi Bridge Irregulars

#12 - Asahi Bridge Irregulars

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 12, 2015

Kogami searches alongside her teacher, Isozaki, and Officer Utsumi for a mysterious woman among the crowds of a summer festival, certain that the woman is in danger.

star 7.30
33 votes
Directors: Makoto Katou
Writers: Takayo Ikami