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Nijuu Mensou no Musume

Nijuu Mensou no Musume

Alternative Titles

English: The Daughter of 20 Faces
Synonyms: The Daughter of Twenty Faces, Chiko, Heiress of the Phantom Thief
Japanese: 二十面相の娘

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 22
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 13, 2008 to Sep 28, 2008
Duration: 22 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.661 (scored by 6917 users)
Ranked: #10932
Popularity: #1669
Members: 16,584
Favorites: 97
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Popular Tags

action drama mystery

Synopsis

Chiko is the daughter of the wealthy Mikamo family who has to live with her aunt and uncle after her parents passed away. Because her aunt wants to inherit the Mikamo family's wealth, she gives Chiko poisoned food. One day, however, she's kidnapped by the Nijuu Mensou (20 Faces) and decides to join his clan.

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Episodes

Episodes  0 / 22
Aired  Apr 13, 2008 to Sep 28, 2008
Status  Finished Airing
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Adaptation: Nijuu Mensou no Musume

Characters & Voice Actors

Nijuu Mensou
Nijuu Mensou
Main
Uchida, Yuya
Japanese
Uchida, Yuya
Kim, Seung jun
Korean
Kim, Seung jun
Mikamo, Chizuko
Mikamo, Chizuko
Main
Hirano, Aya
Japanese
Hirano, Aya
Yeo, Min Jeong
Korean
Yeo, Min Jeong
Tome
Tome
Supporting
Arai, Satomi
Japanese
Arai, Satomi
Park, Seon Yeong
Korean
Park, Seon Yeong
Ken
Ken
Supporting
Matsukaze, Masaya
Japanese
Matsukaze, Masaya
Shin, Yong Wu
Korean
Shin, Yong Wu

Staff

Yamamoto, Kouji
Producer
Kimura, Kyotaro
Producer
Tomisawa, Nobuo
Director
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director



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Sep 16, 2009
Archaeon
I admit that I love a good mystery, especially when they're reminiscent of creations by Conan-Doyle and Christie. The suspense, dama and tension in those stories is sometimes breathtaking, however their on-screen adaptations are often a little more lacklustre.

Enter then, Nijuu Mensou no Musume or, to give it a snappier title, "The Daughter of Twenty Faces" (I should point out that the show also has the unfortunate title "Chiko, Heiress of the Phantom Thief" for some odd reason - I prefer the middle title as it has a certain grandstanding, operatic quality about it which is more in keeping with the series).

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Aug 28, 2008
Master10K
Nijuu Mensou no Musume (The Daughter of 20 Faces) is an Action, Adventure, Mystery, Drama that feels just like many of the classic detective shows. It consists of 2 story arcs, so expect changes during the transition between the 1st & 2nd arcs.

The story follows a gang of thieves led by the infamous man known only as ‘Twenty Faces’, who one day decides to take a young girl with him (hence the name of this series). The beginning is nothing spectacular, it just sets the scene for this late 50s themed detective fiction, which focuses mostly on Chizuko. The series follows an episodic nature, with read more
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Jul 12, 2012
ggultra2764
The Daughter of Twenty Faces basically makes its own plot based on characters from the classic Japanese mystery novels written by famous Japanese author Edogawa Rampo, in particular the thief Twenty Faces and detective Kogoro Akechi to a lesser extent. The series centers on orphaned girl Chizuko becoming involved with the thievery of Twenty Faces and his gang with the first five episodes of the series focused on their world-traveling thievery. Some shocking events in the sixth episode, which I won't spoil here, completely change the focus of the anime in later episodes as it changes over to Chizuko trying to seek out Twenty Faces read more
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Feb 20, 2011
5camp
There is a very specific reason why Daughter of 20 Faces doesn't work. However to properly explain this point, I have to spoil pretty much the entire plot. Bear with me though, because it's a damn good point.

Daugh­ter of 20 Faces is a Bones anime from spring 2008. The story is about a girl called Chieko who was freed from her hor­rible life with her evil step­mother by a band of thieves led by the cha­ris­matic 20 Faces. The band became Chieko’s sur­rog­ate fam­ily, with 20 Faces become a father fig­ure to her. He taught Chieko tricks of the trade along with many other les­sons read more
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Recommendations

The heroines are similar and the plots are kinda similar as well.
Trust me if you like one, you'll like the other
They both have the same feel, but Nijuu Mensou has more action and mystery
Both anime have some feel of mystery in it, and they both have a lot of adventures.
Both have a new recruit join a band of gun mercenaries and center a lot about their adventures together.
Both feature young protagonists who encounter dangers of big proportions and go on fantastic adventures around the world. Both are suitable for all generation watchers.
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they both tell the story of elite thiefs
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Opening Theme

"Kasumi (霞; Mist)" by 369 miroku

Ending Theme

"Unnamed world" by Aya Hirano

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