Shinko Kuroyanagi

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Shinko Kuroyanagi
Other names Kuro, The Japanese Dirty Harry
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Detective, Bouncer, Model, Sexchatter
Affiliation 25th Ward Heinous Crimes Unit
Weapon Seemingly 2 9mm pistols and a large revolver
Status Alive
First appearance #01 new world order

Shinko Kuroyanagi is a character in The 25th Ward: The Silver Case. She is a member of the 25th Ward Heinous Crimes Unit known for her incredibly vulgar and aggressive personality. This has earned her the nickname "The Japanese Dirty Harry".

Appearance and Personality[edit]

Absolute Queen



Kuroyanagi is first encountered in #01 new world order while investigating a murder at the Bayside Towerland apartment complex. She berates her partner Mokutaro Shiroyabu for arriving late to the crime scene.


Kuroyanagi is the first to interrupt the standoff between Akama, Aoyama and Hatoba. She seemingly allies herself with Hatoba threatening both of her former colleagues without mercy before the arrival of Uehara. Alongside Hatoba she urges Uehara and by extension to player to select one of the 100 Endings. Kuroyanagi herself is featured prominently in these various endings, mercilessly and violently killing Uehara in many of them.

Official profiles[edit]

Shiroyabu's superior, and member of the same HC Unit. Her tough and imposing attitude and volatile behavior have earned her the nickname "Japanese Dirty Harry." (25th Ward site description)
Shiroyabu's senior investigator in the Heinous Crimes Unit. Her arrogant personality and unconventional behavior have earned her the nickname "Japanese Dirty Harry" as well as the fear of her colleagues. Although a civil servant, she also dabbles in several side jobs as well, such as sex chat administrator and race queen. (25th Ward artbook description)


  • Step on me


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