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Iwaihime (祝姫 lit. Celebration Princess) is a visual novel written by Ryukishi07 and published by DMM.com. Characters were designed by Kina Kazuharu and the backgrounds were done by mocha. This is the only work with Ryukishi07 as the main writer that has a PC release despite not being published by 07th Expansion.

A port on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita named Iwaihime: Matsuri (祝姫 -祀- lit. Celebration Princess: Shrine) were released by Nippon Ichi Software. It introduced an extra chapter, Musubihime (結姫).

Iwaihime was released on Steam with an English translation on October 23, 2020. This version includes the aforementioned Musubihime as DLC.

Official Introduction[]

Each generation, the sons of the Susuhara family strike out on their own when they reach the right age.

Self-reliantly they refine their minds and their bodies, until at last they become men.

Suzumu has prepared for this day for a long time, learning the skills that he will need.

Living alone, he attends Susuda Prefectural High School.

He should have joined as a freshman, and not as a transfer—but he was delayed.

His days are not only easy but pleasant.

In his Class 2-A, everyone is having fun.

But there's her. Toé Kurokami.

She's... certainly a wonder. How else to describe her?

She never lets go of the Japanese doll that she hugs constantly to her chest.

There are whispers that its hair grows when nobody is looking. That it's cursed.

It's no wonder they whisper. That's one creepy doll.

That Suzumu's path crosses hers could be fate...

Could be? Not “could be.” It's fate.

And so... Suzumu Susuhara strikes out his own, and starts attending school with his distant relative Tsubakiko Harumiya.There he meets the unintimidating upperclassman Kanae Minobe.And the high school idol a year below them—Riria Nunokawa.And Toé Kurokami, the mysterious girl who never lets go of her Japanese doll...These meetings set the long hand of fate into motion.Hajakensho—crush evil, and demonstrate the righteous path.

But can a mere fist crush a curse?[1]


A manga adaptation by Tomo Tanaka was serialized on Big Gangan from October 2015 to August 2016 and collected into two volumes.

Vol. Cover Release Date Chapters
1 IwaihimeVol1 January 29, 2016
2 IwaihimeVol2 September 24, 2016


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