The Tokyo Zodiac Murders: Detective Mitarai's Casebook (1981)
The story begins one snowy night in 1936 when an artist is beaten to death in his studio in Tokyo. He leaves a record where he describes the plans to build Azoth, the perfect woman, from different parts of the bodies of young women. Various bodies are found according to the astrological data left by the artist. Detective Kiyoshi Mitarai and his assistant will be the ones to solve the puzzle.