Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders Walkthrough

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Welcome to the Season of Mystery: Cherry Blossom Murders Walkthrough!

Richard Pemberton has been found dead in his office, under mysterious conditions. Help his wife Irene find his murderer!

Whether you use this document as a reference when things get difficult or as a road map to get you from beginning to end, we’re pretty sure you’ll find what you’re looking for here.

Enjoy this complete Season of Mystery: Cherry Blossom Murders game walkthrough, featuring annotated screenshots from actual gameplay!

We hope you find this information useful as you play your way through the game. Use the walkthrough menu below to quickly jump to whatever stage of the game you need help with.

Remember to visit the Big Fish Games Forums if you find you need more help. Have fun!

This walkthrough was created by Chie.

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General Tips

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • From the main menu, you can adjust a variety of settings, like music and sound volume, brightness and screen mode from the option menu.
  • There are many hidden objects in some scene. Find and click on all the items listed at the bottom of the screen.
  • If you click the Hint button in the bottom left corner, it will show you the location of a hidden item. After you use the Hint button, hints will be unavailable for a short period of time.
  • If you click a word from the list, the silhouette of the item will appear above it.
  • During mini-games, you can use the SOLVE button in the upper left corner to finish and skip the game.
  • You will obtain some items during dialogue scenes. Afterwards, you can see these items in the Inventory tab.
  • If you click on the wrong spot multiple times, you will be unable to use silhouette hints for a brief period of time.

Chapter 1 – Study

Murder Scene

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the 12 hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click the word, Irene, to solve this section.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Chapter 2 – Embassy

  • Click on a location to visit there and find potential clues.

Entrance

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the 12 hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Kitchen

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the 12 hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Tilley’s Office

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the 12 hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Chapter 3 – Castle

Castle

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the 12 hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Chapter 4 – Embassy

Fox’s Office

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the 12 hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game: Scrap

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Reconstruct the letter to read the concealed message.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Chapter 5 – Kenzo’s House

Rickshaw Stand

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the 12 hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game: Finding Kenzo’s House

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Use the clues in the bottom of the screen from the rickshaw runner to find Tsukumo’s house.
  • Click to mark an “X” on the houses that don’t fit the given clues. Eliminate the wrong houses until only the correct house remains.
  • Click all houses except the second house from the right in the top line.
  • Lastly, click on the house circled in the screenshot to solve the mini-game.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Kenzo’s House

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Chapter 6 – Pemberton’s House

Richard’s Study

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game: Message

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Hold the left mouse button and rub it over the paper until the message appears.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Garden

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • A garden Trowel will be stored in your inventory automatically.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click the inventory tab.
  • Click the Garden Trowel and drag it to the bottom right corner on the screen. When the trowel is in the right place you will see blue sparkles.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Mini-game: Locks

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click the buttons to switch the position of all the surrounding locks from opened to closed or closed to open.
  • To solve this puzzle, click the bottom right corner button.
  • Click the bottom left corner button.
  • Click the upper left corner button to open all of the locks.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Chapter 7 – Docks

Docks

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the images for the locations of all the objects.

Chapter 8 – Kimono Shop

Kimono Shop

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The pin will be stored in your inventory automatically.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Chapter 9 – Bonsai Shop

Bonsai Shop

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click 10 insects.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Chapter 10 – Warehouse

Warehouse

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click the inventory tab.
  • Click the pin in the inventory and drag to the key on the door in the middle of the screen.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The crowbar will be stored in your inventory automatically.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click the inventory tab.
  • Click the crowbar in the inventory and drag to the wooden box in the bottom left corner in the screen.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Chapter 11 – Fujikawa

Kenzo’s House

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game: Panels

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Match same two symbols, and remove all panels.
  • Refer to the image for an example scene.

Police

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Fujikawa

  • Click the memo in Richard’s handwriting in the inventory.
  • After reading the script, click the Richard’s suicide note in the inventory.

Chapter 12 – Tsukumo’s House

Mini-game: Finding Tsukumo’s House

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Use the clues in the bottom of the screen from the rickshaw runner to find Tsukumo’s house.
  • Click to mark an “X” on the houses that don’t fit the given clues. Eliminate the wrong houses until only the correct house remains.
  • Click all houses except the second house from the right side in the second line from the top.
  • Lastly, click on the house circled in the screenshot to solve the mini-game.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Tsukumo’s House

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The memo will be automatically stored in your inventory.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game: Lock with Numbers

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Look at the paper in the left and place the numbers according to the instructions. To place the numbers, click on each box until correct numbers appear.
  • Enter 2 in the upper left.
  • Enter 3 in the middle of the top line.
  • Enter 5 in the upper right.
  • Enter 6 in the bottom left.
  • Enter 4 in the bottom right.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Chapter 13 – Geisha House

Timmerman’s Shop

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Geisha House

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game: Cells

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Match pairs, and remove all cells.
  • Refer to the image for the example scene.

Chapter 14 – Police

Police

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Chapter 15 – Embassy

Entrance

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Kitchen

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Fox’s Office

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The letter will automatically store in your inventory.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Tilley’s Office

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Chapter 16 – Kenzo’s House

Kenzo’s House

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game: Vase

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click and drag each piece to the correct location to reveal the artist’s mark.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Chapter 17 – Police

Police

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Chapter 18 – Warehouse

Warehouse

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click 20 vases with white tags.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Chapter 19 – Tsukumo’s House

Tsukumo’s House

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game: Two Pictures

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find eight differences between the two pictures.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the differences.

Chapter 20 – Geisha House

Geisha House

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game: Cells

  • Match pairs, and remove all cells.
  • All location of designs is different every time.

Chapter 21 – Rickshaw Stand

Rickshaw Stand

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the images for the locations of all the objects.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click the inventory tab.
  • Click Tilley’s letter of introduction.
  • Click the broken vase.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Chapter 22 – Timmerman’s Shop

Timmerman’s Shop

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click Timmerman’s shop on the map.
  • Click the pendant in the bottom side of the screen that matches Tsukumo’s.
  • Refer to the image for the location for the pendant.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The mallet and dagger will be automatically stored in your inventory.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click the inventory tab.
  • Click the mallet in your inventory and drag it to the blue vase in the upper left corner in the screen.
  • You will then receive the black key inside the blue vase.
  • Click the dagger and drag it to the carpet in the bottom middle in the screen.
  • You will then find the lock under the carpet.
  • Click the black key and drag it to the lock.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game:

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click on the boxes and furniture to move them into an open space.
  • The object of the mini-game is to get Fujikawa to the door at the top of the screen.
  • Refer to the images for the solution.

Chapter 23 – Fox’s Office

Fox’s Office

  • Click the Fox’s Office in the map and through the script.

Entrance

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Fox’s Office

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The ticket, rope and tea will be automatically stored in your inventory.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click on the inventory tab.
  • Click on the ticket, rope and tea in your inventory.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Kitchen

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Tilley’s Office

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.

Mini-game: Four By Four

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Place all of the tiles in the proper position.
  • Each line, horizontal, vertical, and the 2 large diagonals all need to have no more than one of each color and suit of tile.
  • There are 4 colors: blue, green, red and orange.
  • There are 4 suits: clubs, spades, hearts, diamonds.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Tilley’s Office

  • Click the Fox’s Office in the map and through the script.

Kitchen

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find the hidden objects.
  • The bucket will be automatically stored in your inventory.
  • The hidden objects are somewhat randomized and might be different when you play the game.
  • Refer to the image for the locations of all the objects.
  • After the script, click on the inventory tab.
  • Click on the water bucket and drag to the fireplace in the middle of the screen.

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find 15 piece of evidence in the fireplace.
  • Refer to the image for the location of all the pieces.

Mini-game: Bottle

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Reassemble the bottle by rotating it and putting the pieces in the correct place.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Chapter 24 – Docks

Docks

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Find all ships that match the clues on the charred paper.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

Dock 17

Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders

  • Click the inventory tab and click on the sleeping powder to accuse Ebisu of drugging Richard and Fox.
  • Click the inventory tab again and click on the rope to accuse Ebisu of hanging James Fox.
  • Click the inventory again and click on the garland to accuse Ebisu.
  • Refer to the image for the solution.

CONGRATULATIONS! YOU FINISHED THE GAME!

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