Your husband Richard lies dead beneath the cherry blossoms of Old Japan, and the police are of no help. Step into history and uncover the truth when no one else will. Find devilishly hidden clues, explore exotic locales, and bring the killer to justice!
User reviews: Very Positive (124 reviews) - 81% of the 124 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 3, 2010

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Your husband Richard lies dead beneath the cherry blossoms of Old Japan, and the police are of no help. Step into history and uncover the truth when no one else will. Find devilishly hidden clues, explore exotic locales, and bring the killer to justice!

  • The hidden object genre meets historical fiction for the first time
  • Over 1200 cleverly hidden objects
  • Over 20 handpainted backgrounds
  • Stirring, Japanese-themed soundtrack

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows Vista/XP/7
    • Processor: 800 Mhz
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Graphics: On-Board
    • DirectX®: 8.1
    • Hard Drive: 186 MB
    • Sound: DirectX 8.1 Compatible
Helpful customer reviews
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 17, 2015
I really love these kinds of games and this one combines so many that I love. You look for objects that are hidden in a range of difficulty at every location. There's also a variety of puzzle mini games that are also very clever. It's story isn't bad either, it makes for a great mystery. I suggest also trying to play it with friends, it can become a fun bonding activity/race to see who can find what. It's also an awsome feeling while refusing to use the hint button to finally find that object that you could swaer didn't load in. Plus then you can blame then for taking so long to find it! ;3
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
63.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 2
Great game, generally. Played the game with my Mom (80 years old) while visiting for a week at Christmas time. Hooked a HDMI cable from the laptop to the big TV so she could see well. She looked forward to playing it every night. We finished the game at 2:30 am the last night I was there. Wouldn't take anything for the great time we spent together.
I play it sometimes just to relax.
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45 of 45 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 4, 2015
A solid HOG with good art and decent story by Square Enix.

Has moderate replayability due to an above average amount of objects hidden per scene, with each scene sequence choosing a modest random selection of them. However, it lacks "Collector's Edition" features, so there's no way to just replay specific scenes.

<6 hours to 100% with no walkthrough (2 playthroughs). A sloppy playthrough using hints takes about 2 hours. <2 hours to 100% with walkthrough and cutscene skipping.
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22 of 24 people (92%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
7.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 18, 2014
Overall a good standard hidden object point and click, nothing groundbreaking here. I liked the fact it was set in Japan, the story was reminiscent of Agatha Cristie stuff.

Worth getting on sale/bundle if you are a point and click fan, good for a break from intense games.
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18 of 20 people (90%) found this review helpful
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2013
It's a fun murder mystery, point-and-click puzzle game. I've always liked word searches and hidden object puzzles and this is just one big, beautifully illustrated hidden object puzzle; with some other types of puzzles as well. Plus you have the story of trying to solve your husband's murder even though the police ruled it suicide. I'm not so sure the "Stirring, Japanese-themed soundtrack " is an accurate portrayal because it doesn't really make me think Japanese but it's still pretty nice music. I've been enjoying the game quite a bit since buying it last night so of course I recommend it. I even just uploaded a gameplay video to Youtube because I know that sometimes before making a purchase, I want to either demo the game (as I did for this one last year) or see a video of it and I'm sure others do, too.
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