Shirogane is a French young woman who came to Japan to protect Masaru and repay the debt she feels from Masaru's grandfather helping her family. Her real name is Éléonore. She is also the puppeteer of Harlequin.[1]


Shirogane is shown to be a young slender woman with silver hair and eyes. Her attire is a yellow leotard with red polka dots on, a blackbow ties and barefoot.



She was raised in a manor which stood in by the sea, near Quiberon, a town in the Northwest region of France. Since her early childhood memory, she was taught how to manipulate puppets. Three old women were there to take care of her, feed her, dress her and teach her the art of puppetry. They would always recite a single phrase to her, asking her "Are you feeling pain, Eleonore ?". Along with being told to forget her true name, she was told to forget all human feelings and emotions, as she was just a puppet and that puppets were to learn to master the art of manipulating other puppets.[2]



  1. Karakuri Circus manga; Chapter 1
  2. Karakuri Circus manga; Chapter 15