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Kabukichou Sherlock

Alternative Titles

English: Case File nº221: Kabukicho
Japanese: 歌舞伎町シャーロック


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Oct 12, 2019 to ?
Premiered: Fall 2019
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:55 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Original
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: None


Score: 6.591 (scored by 4,291 users)
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Ranked: #55552
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Popularity: #2000
Members: 45,366
Favorites: 57
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In Shinjuku ward's east side lies Kabukichou, a vibrant city of chaos that glows brilliantly with neon lights but also hides unseen darkness. Employed at a university hospital on the west side, John H. Watson is looking for someone who can assist him with an odd case. His search leads him to the Pipe Cat, an underground bar that serves as a meetup venue and job board for some of the best detectives in Shinjuku, the most prominent among them being Sherlock Holmes.

Upon finding the bar and meeting the peculiar investigators, John learns that they are pursuing a case involving Jack the Ripper, an infamous serial killer. Due to subsequent events, John ends up driving Sherlock to the crime scene of a murder supposedly carried out by Jack the Ripper. Even though John is only there to enlist Sherlock's help with his case, he witnesses Sherlock brilliantly uncover the truth behind the crime scene. However, he begins to realize that Sherlock is not only a genius detective but also an eccentric character.

As John continues to request Sherlock to assist him with his case, he finds himself spiraling into the detective lifestyle of solving cases beyond the minds of ordinary civilians. Through this work, John begins to see the true colors of the chaotic city that is Kabukichou and starts to unravel the unsettling mystery behind his own case.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yoshimura, Ai
Nagasaki, Yukio
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"Hyakuoku Kounen (百億光年)" by Lozareena

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Nov 15, 2019
Synchronisity (All reviews)
Whenever a Sherlock themed work is announced, it generates a set of unrealistic expectations from fans-
1. Will the adaptation be faithful to the book?
2. Will the characters be in "character" as Doyle intended it to be?
3. Will it be a procedural police/detective drama involving analytical breakdown of crime scene?

Quite a number of adaptations we have seen ever since television became mainstream in the second half of 20th century. From the classic British TV to Hollywood remake starring Downey Jr. to inspired works like Case Closed in Japan and back to British TV......the list goes on and on.
One of the best thing about this read more
Nov 15, 2019
degtyarev-uwu (All reviews)
Okay, i never write a review before because my english was so bad, but i'll try this.


Let's start whit the premise of the show, Kabukichou Sherlock is a Investigation Show set in the modern days, Watson goes with a group of privates investigators for some reason, there he meet Sherlock and he decides do anything to work with him, Sherlock is a weirdo wo only cares more for the case and less for the money. If Watson wants Sherlock's help him with his problem he have to gain Sherlock's interest.

Like the name say there we have te classical characters from Sherlock Holmes, read more


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