One who is contacted by the police to help investigations, who takes pills to relieve pain in his head, and who finds the boredom of everyday life lifted by solving heinous crimes is seventeen-year-old high schooler Czech. Richard regards Saga as a hero of justice, so they work to right wrongs all the while giving each other valuable life advice.
AOI, while acting as his appraiser assistant, also becomes Holmes' precious companion in the same way that Watson is to Sherlock. It's a parallel storyline with less intense undertones and a slice of life feel, but with all the powers of deduction given to the Sherlock Holmes legacy.
Literally diving into the mind of a suspect is Sakai do's job as he snuffs out killers and brings them to justice. Fukuoka is peaceful at first glance, but crime runs rampant in this city of professional killers and hitmen.
Baba is a pro among pros when it comes to killing killers, but he's taken on the role of a private detective and weeds out those who are up to no good. The Sherlock Holmes of Meiji Era Japan is a struggling genius poet by the name of Ashikaga Takuboku.
One bizarre case after another falls into his lap until, together with his assistant Kindaichi Closure, Takuboku opens a detective service. Takuboku's deduction skills are on par with Sherlock, but his personality is similar to a child's, especially when it comes to handling money.
It's this dichotomy that creates a charged storyline and mimics the essence of the bond between Sherlock and his most trusted friend. She spends her time binging the latest simulcasts, unearthing lesser known anime titles, and reading manga.
Whether its supernatural forces or gruesome murders, mystery anime focuses on the unresolved questions surrounding characters and their efforts to find answers. From deadly diseases and events to someone’s sinister past, these anime characters are on the path to learn the truth and nothing will get in their way.
When George Obama blows into the small town Kimujuku, he quickly realizes that his presence is not welcomed. The horror mystery anime Mourão no Halo is set during the summer of 1952 when a string of grisly murders plague the towns of Mashing and Mintaka.
But, Fujiyama’s life is not all that bad as he has the power to travel several minutes back in time, which he dubs Revival.” He uses his ability to save people and prevent costly mishaps, but when he ends up the prime suspect in his mother’s murder investigation, he accidentally transports himself to 1988: the same year three young girls were mysteriously kidnapped and murdered. In the slice-of-life mystery anime series, Hanuka, The Classic Literature Club has only four numbers: the energy-conservative Outcrop Ores, the knowledgeable Satoshi Future, the stern but friendly May aka ISARA, and the ever-curious Era Chicana.
During their time in the club, the quartet solves cases ranging from a missing earring to the fabricated death of a student. As well as an anime series, it has since been turned into a live-action movie and TV show, light novels, CD books, and video games.
In the mystery thriller anime, Monster, when a young boy is shot in the head, it’s up to renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Kenyon Tenma to save his life. During the hot summer of 1983, a young boy named Each and his family move to the quiet village of Hinamizawa.
To prove his innocence and solve this horrifying crime he partners up with Rigorous Czech, the high school detective who’s investigating him. When high school student Mai Panama meets detective Kahuna Shibuya, she would have never imagined that her ordinary world would take a turn for the supernatural.
The mystery anime series, Unto, is set in post-war Japan where crime is rampant and a lot of gruesome cases are going unsolved. The video shows two teenage boys who identify themselves as “Sphinx,” and they challenge the police with a series of deadly riddles.
With the government unable to stop the mass panic that spreads through Tokyo, it is up to detective Kenji Ibaraki to solve these riddles and find out the real motive behind these attacks. Taking place in the early 20th century, Go sick follows Kahuna Kudos, a foreign student at Saint Marguerite Academy.
Originally from Japan, Kahuna’s appearance causes an uproar among the students, with many giving Kudos the nickname the “Black Reaper.” Despite his unique moniker, Kahuna manages to become friends with Victorious, a mysterious yet beautiful and brilliant young girl who spends her time reading the contents of the library.
In Victorian England it is commonplace for the rich and wealthy to have a staff, led by a head butler, to run their households; the Phantom hive Estate is no different. The young and demanding Count Cain Phantom hive, child owner of a toy company, lives in the grand countryside manor.
Sebastian is his head butler, and the epitome of perfection; he effortlessly and gracefully completes his day-to day chores and fixes the countless mistakes of the other employees. Sebastian is in fact a demon bound by a contract with the young count; he will loyally serve and fight for him in return for his soul.
UnwatchedWatchedWatchingWant to WatchStalledDroppedWon't Watches Reasons you might like Black Butler ... thatotakugirl says... Victorian London settings with morally gray main characters who are nobles and investigate crimes. While Moriarty is grounded a bit more in historical fiction, Black Butler aligns to the supernatural with demons and such.
The character designs feature a lot of beautiful men, which will further attract (pun fully intended) similar audiences. Jonah is a child soldier and the newest bodyguard for Yoko, an international arms dealer with an entourage of hired guns.
With the CIA desperate for her capture, assassins eager to collect her head, and the potential for every contract to end in ultra-violence, Yoko and her comrades in arms bring the boom to every corner of the world. Virtual reality is no longer a thing of the past, and Conan and the gang have been chosen to be part of a special test group.
In the late nineteenth century, Sherlock Hound is a crafty canine with a penchant for sleuthing. Alongside his trusty sidekick Watson, Sherlock Hound will solve the hardest of cases with ease.
UnwatchedWatchedWatchingWant to WatchStalledDroppedWon't Watches an alternate version of 19th century London, the world has been revolutionized by “corpse reanimation technology” creating armies of undead who serve the living as laborers across the globe. But when his illegal experiments put him at odds with the British government, Watson is drafted into a worldwide race to find the lost research notes of Victor Frankenstein before the secrets of the human soul fall into the wrong hands.
UnwatchedWatchedWatchingWant to WatchStalledDroppedWon't WatchEpsThe film will feature a three-way battle between The Gentlemen Thief Empire, the Genius 4, and the Milky Holmes groups. Just as the Milky Holmes group is settling down to relax at a hot spring after their study tour, an alarm goes off, because The Gentlemen Thief Empire intend to steal a treasure.
As with other modernized retelling, a lot of liberties are taken; but many of them can make elements of the story more interesting or relatable. Take, for example, Moriarty’s presence in the story early on as a good kid, before his turn to the dark.
Moriarty the Patriot, based on the mystery-shonen manga by YouTube Takashi and Hikaru Hiroshi, was one of the highlights of the Fall 2020 anime season. Continue scrolling to keep readingClick the button below to start this article in quick view.
Mathematics professor James Moriarty is the most notable character to rival Sherlock's extraordinary intellect with an equally frightening intuition of his own. Moriarty vows to end the economic hierarchy of Great Britain which favors the rich and greedy while forcing the people at the bottom of the food chain to suffer horrible tragedies merely to survive.
As a criminal consultant, he is working towards equality through heinous means and carefully calculated plans by turning all of Britain into his own crime show. Due to his impressive intellect, Sherlock becomes easily bored with the people around him and actively seeks out complicated crimes that need solving for the thrill of it.
A former doctor in the British army, John is a writer and plays the role of Sherlock's sidekick after the two become flatmates at 221B Baker Street. An extremely brave and capable individual, John assists cases by providing medical insight when necessary.
John is much more in tune with human emotions, supplying a contrast and balance to Sherlock's brilliant, yet analytical way of thinking, especially when he gets too carried away. There have been many interpretations of his character in the Holmes universe, but in the original stories, he lacks the energy and ambition to act on practicality, failing to demonstrate his analyses despite always being right.
Police Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard is a skilled individual highly recognized in his field. Additionally, he is the only person in Scotland Yard to trust Sherlock's deductive capabilities when he encounters a case too complicated for the police to unravel on their own.
It isn't until she meets John Watson does she approve, thinking him a good and responsible man to balance out Sherlock's chaos. While the exact circumstances of how they met are unknown, Sebastian agrees with Moriarty's goal of creating an equal and more just country and is thrilled to deal with snobby aristocrats.
As such, he has a strong loyalty to Moriarty and takes an active role in his plan of creating crime and stirring up social unrest within Britain. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle portrays Fred as a petty small-time criminal who works for Moriarty.