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Meitantei Holmes

Meitantei Holmes

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Famous Detective Holmes, Meitantei Houmuzu, Sherlock Hound
Japanese: 名探偵ホームズ


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 6, 1984 to May 21, 1985
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: G - All Ages
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.481 (scored by 981 users)
Ranked: #15022
Popularity: #3696
Members: 2,456
Favorites: 17
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Loosely based on the "Sherlock Holmes" series by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Hound turns all the classic characters into dogs. The canine Sherlock Holmes, his assistant Watson, and housemaid Mrs. Hudson work together to solve mysteries. The culprit is usually Professor Moriarty and his gang, who use all kinds of wacky contraptions to steal what they want.

(Source: ANN)

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Alternative version: Meitantei Holmes: Aoi Ruby no Maki / Kaitei no Zaihou no Maki, Meitantei Holmes: Mrs. Hudson Hitojichi Jiken no Maki / Dover Kaikyou no Daikuuchuusen no Maki

Characters & Voice Actors

Tomita, Kousei
Tomita, Kousei
Holmes, Sherlock
Holmes, Sherlock
Hirokawa, Taichirou
Hirokawa, Taichirou
Hudson, Mary
Hudson, Mary
Asagami, Youko
Asagami, Youko
Morin, Amélie
Morin, Amélie


Miyazaki, Hayao
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard
Okuda, Seiji
Episode Director
Kondou, Yoshifumi
Storyboard, Character Design, Animation Director
Morin, Amélie
Theme Song Performance

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Nov 12, 2011
I’m pretty sure that even those of you who are not familiar with the detective genre have heard the name Sherlock Holmes. A truly brilliant sleuth, a master of deduction, an expert in chemistry, a talented violinist – he is by far the most famous fictitious detective, a real icon if I may put it that way.

Imagine my excitement, as both an anime and Holmes’ fan, when I learned about the existence of ‘Meitantei Holmes’. As you may already have guessed, I immediately put it on my ‘to-watch’ list with a top priority. And soon enough, I watched it. And what I watched was… something read more
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Jul 25, 2012
I love this anime ever since I got it from my local Library. I found it by accident while looking for a different video (which seemed to not actually be there) and so picked it up.

At first, I thought this was going to be serious like all the other Sherlock Homes creations out there but this is like a children’s version of the story. It feels strange to see Professor Moriarty actually taking part in the crimes instead of just having his henchmen doing it. It pulls away a lot from the normal story line with the difference that each show can pretty much read more
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the story's and charaters are like twins. its both oubout a man who is trying to find something (montana searches for treasure, and sherlock of bad guys) and the bad guys of the series are in both shows a mastermind with to stupid helpers. their looks are almost the same in both series. and the smart girl of the series who helps the main character appears in both shows. and i could go on like this for a long time :P

Opening Theme

"Sora Kara Koboreta Story" by Da Capo

Ending Theme

"Thames Gawa no Dance" by Da Capo

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