For the PlayStation Portable and iOS video game, see Corpse Party: Book of Shadows.
For the manga, see Corpse Party: Book of Shadows (Manga).
For the live action movie, see Corpse Party: Book of Shadows (Live Action Movie).
Corpse Party: Book of Shadows
Novel Information
Japanese Title

コープスパーティー Book of Shadows


Drama, Horror, Comedy, Mystery, Supernatural

Written By

Makoto Kedouin, Teru Arai (Original Work)
Hinako Meguri (Author)
5pb. (Editorial Supervisor)

Illustrated By

Nino (Illustration, cover illustration)
Takashi Miyawaki (cover design)

Published By

Fujimi Dragon Book [Fujimi Shobo]


1 (Complete)

Release Date

August 20, 2011

Corpse Party: Book of Shadows (コープスパーティー Book of Shadows Kōpusu Pātī Bukku obu Shadōzu?, lit. Corpse Party: Book of Shadows) is a Japanese light novel originally written by Makoto Kedouin and Teru Arai.

Plot Edit

Sayaka Ooue, a girls' high school idol is friends with Naho Saenoki who possesses spiritual energy. One rainy evening at school, they are having fun with "scary stories" when a vengeful spirit of a girl who once committed suicide in the academy appeared before them. Sayaka and Naho's beautiful friendship becomes the key that lead them to arrive in the cursed, closed down Heavenly Host Elementary School.

Characters Edit

The majority of the cast of characters are a group of students from Paulownia Academy High School.

Main Characters
Character Design
Sayaka Ooue
2nd year student at Paulownia Academy who's also a popular personality
Naho Saenoki
2nd year student at Paulownia Academy. Also known as girl's high school psychic
Aiko Niwa
A beautiful, mysterious girl who transferred into Paulownia Academy
Aiko Niwa BoSNovel
Haruyuki Inumaru
2nd year student at Paulownia Academy. Sayaka's childhood friend
Mio Yuzuki
1st year student at Paulownia Academy. Sayaka's big fan
Takuma Shimizu
Paulownia Academy's chemistry teacher. He loves his students, but his rigidness is his character flaw

Volume List Edit

Vol. Novel Title Cover Release Date ISBN
1 Corpse Party: Book of Shadows
ココープスパーティー Book of Shadows
BoS-novel August 20, 2011 ISBN 9784829146354
  • OP; Yearning (想望 Sōbō)
  • #1; Rainy Afterschool (雨降りの放課後 Amefuri no Hōkago)
  • #2; Fortune (巡り合わせ Meguriawase)
  • #3; Fragments of Memory (記億の欠片 Kioku no Kakera)
  • #4; She Carries Troubles in Her Hands (彼女は波乱を携えて Kanojo wa Haran o Tazusaete)
  • #5; Rotten Branch School (朽ちた分校 Kuchita Bunkō)
  • Afterword (あとがき Atogaki)

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