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Yoshie Kurahashi
Yoshie
Name Kanji (くら)(はし) (よし)() Kurahashi Yoshie
Race Human (Originally)
Shiki (Jinrou)
Age 20+
Status Deceased
Gender Female
Personal Status
Occupation Servant of the Kirishiki Family (Formerly)
Sub-Leader of the Shiki (Formerly)
First appearance
Anime Debut Episode 11
Portrayal
Seiyū Kitamura Eri
Voice Actor Caitlin Glass
"You're lying! Don't you lie so blatantly in my face! Sunako made a promise to me!"
―- Yoshie Kurahashi, after Shizuka told every remaining Shiki to escape the village in the manga.[src]
Yoshie is one of the two Jinrou in service of the Kirishiki Family though more specially Sunako before Seishin's transformation into a Jinrou.

Personality

She's notably more kind, caring and lenient than Tatsumi in handling the Shiki villagers, as she comforts a distressed Megumi when she learned of Natsuno's 'death'. She is also more open up to the villagers for she sometimes was seen walking or conversing with them.

She also has a responsible side and is known to be reliable, strict and serious, especially during the Shiki slaughter where she led some Shikis to attack people in order to control them without any fear.

In the manga, Yoshie also seems to be absolutely devoted to Sunako and her promise to establish a safe community for the Shiki, as she is seen reacting with extreme conviction and passion when Shizuka relayed Sunako's message for every shiki to flee the village. When she first heard about this, she became so angry that she ruptured a blood vessel in her brain and fell unconscious. In a flashback, she is seen crying in despair while hiding, as Sunako consoled her and insisted that she would soon find a safe place for her and the other Shiki to live. When she finally accepts that Sunako's promise wouldn't be kept, she blows herself up using dynamite strapped to her body to kill off several villagers- a move that may have been to ultimately protect Sunako and any other Shiki as they escaped, demonstrating an unwavering sense of duty toward her kind, despite her hopes and dreams being squandered by the humans.

November 4th

Hearing the doorbell, Yoshie goes to the gate to answer. It's Seishin Muroi. He says that he believes his father is there and asks to talk to Sunako Kirishiki. She invites him in.

Werewolf

A female servant of the Kirishiki family. Yoshie is an extremely rare Shiki "Jinrou" type like Tatsumi and Natsuno, later also Seishin.

The End

In the anime, she is shot in the head and died during the Shiki slaughter by Seishirou (hypnotized by Natsuno 's bite). In the manga, the wound did not kill her, and Yoshie regenerated to health to assume control of the hiding Shikis (albeit with partially exposed brain). She commits suicide by grenades (TNTs strapped at her back in the manga), killing a lot of the villagers.

Anime Appearances

Shiki Special 2 Episode 21.5

References


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Anime
0.1: Yoshie Kurahashi  •  Yasuyo Muramatsu  •  Yasuo Takashima  •  Towada  •  Tatsumi  •  Nao's father  •  Tsuruko Motohashi  •  Kitada  •  Ikebe  •  Cain  •  Akira Saeki  •  Chiyo  •  Ebuchi  •  Elders  •  Fujiyo Takano  •  Yuzuki  •  Mitsuo Tadokoro  •  Oitarou Satou  •  Shiki Girl  •  Yasuyo Hashiguchi  •  Tsurumi  •  Satoko Isaki  •  Sasaki  •  Nao's mother  •  Kiyomi Nagata  •  Katsue Tadokoro  •  Hayami  •  Gohei Takemura  •  Abel  •  Shimoyama  •  Yuki Shiomi  •  Miki Sekiguchi  •  Sumi  •  Mori  •  Setsu Maehara  •  Itoko Hasekura  •  Nara  •  Imaizumi  •  Ogawa  •  Hirotake Tamura  •  Waka Yamazaki  •  Juuzou Taki  •  Tomikou  •  Mikami  •  Takeda  •  Makoto  •  Oozawa  •  Nagata  •  Sasaki  •  Taniguchi  •  Tsuhara
0.2: Azusa Koide  •  Yuuki  •  Natsuno Koide
0.3: Seishirou Kirishiki  •  Chizuru Kirishiki  •  Sunako Kirishiki  •  Mr. and Mrs. Kirishiki
0.4: Tae Yano  •  Kanami Yano
0.5: Toshio Ozaki  •  Kyouko Ozaki  •  Takae Ozaki  •  Ozaki
0.6: Tamotsu Mutou  •  Aoi Mutou  •  Mutou  •  Tooru Mutou  •  Shizuko Mutou
0.7: Yoshikazu Tanaka  •  Sachiko Tanaka  •  Kaori Tanaka  •  Akira Tanaka  •  Love
0.8: Atsushi Ookawa  •  Tomio Ookawa  •  Kazuko Ookawa  •  Gigorou Ookawa  •  Namie Ookawa  •  Mizue Ookawa  •  Yutaka Ookawa  •  Choutarou Ookawa  •  Norie Ookawa  •  Shigeru Ookawa
0.9: Yoshikazu Tanaka  •  Sachiko Tanaka  •  Kaori Tanaka  •  Akira Tanaka  •  Love
0.10: Masaharu Koike  •  Yasuo Koike  •  Touko Koike  •  Ikuo Koike
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1.1: Hirosawa  •  Toyoko Hirosawa  •  Takatoshi Hirosawa  •  Mayumi Hirosawa  •  Takeko Hirosawa  •  Takafumi Hirosawa
1.2: Sadaichi Tamo  •  Kiyo Tamo  •  Sadafumi Tamo  •  Hiroya Tamo  •  Sadaji Tamo  •  Satomi Tamo  •  Yuuko Tamo
1.3: Megumi Shimizu  •  Takeo Shimizu  •  Ryuuji Shimizu  •  Hiroko Shimizu  •  Tokurou Shimizu  •  Masaji Shimizu  •  Yumi Shimizu  •  Yuu Shimizu
1.4: Seishin Muroi  •  Miwako Muroi  •  Shinmei Muroi
1.5: Motoko Maeda  •  Shihori Maeda  •  Shigeki Maeda  •  Iwao Maeda  •  Tomiko Maeda  •  Isami Maeda  •  Tokio Maeda  •  Rika Maeda
1.6: Midori Kunihiro  •  Ritsuko Kunihiro  •  Yasue Kunihiro  •  Tarou
1.7: Giichi Yasumori  •  Kazunari Yasumori  •  Atsuko Yasumori  •  Kazuya Yasumori  •  Junko Yasumori  •  Tokujirou Yasumori  •  Setsuko Yasumori  •  Mikiyasu Yasumori  •  Nao Yasumori  •  Susumu Yasumori  •  Seiichirou Yasumori  •  Yoneko Yasumori  •  Kouji Yasumori  •  Hinako Yasumori
1.8: Masaki Tashiro  •  Rumi Tashiro  •  Takashi Tashiro
1.9: Yasuzou Matsumura  •  Yasuyo Matsumura
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2.1: Hasegawa  •  Chiyomi Hasegawa
2.2: Itou  •  Ikumi Itou  •  Tamae Itou
2.3: Ishida  •  Chie Ishida
2.4: Seiji Matsuo  •  Yukako Matsuo  •  Yasushi Matsuo  •  Takashi Matsuo  •  Shizuka Matsuo  •  Jun Matsuo
2.5: Yoshihide Katou  •  Sumie Katou  •  Yukie Katou  •  Minoru Katou  •  Yuusuke Katou
2.6: Fuki Gotouda  •  Shuuji Gotouda  •  Kumi Gotouda  •  Kyouko Gotouda
2.7: Masaya Kusunoki  •  Shouji Kusunoki
2.8: Genichi Takemura  •  Michio Takemura  •  Mune Takemura  •  Tatsu Takemura
2.9: Yaeko Ootsuka  •  Kichigorou Ootsuka  •  Takayuki Ootsuka  •  Hiroko Ootsuka  •  Yasuyuki Ootsuka
2.10: Gouzou Oota  •  Kenji Oota  •  Michiyo Oota