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Alternative Titles

Japanese: UN-GO アン ゴ
English: Un-Go
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Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 14, 2011 to Dec 23, 2011
Premiered: Fall 2011
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:45 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Bones
Source: Novel
Genres: MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, DetectiveDetective
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.341 (scored by 5794857,948 users)
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Ranked: #23952
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1470
Members: 149,645
Favorites: 622

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In a dystopian future, detective Shinjuurou Yuuki—known by some as the "Defeated Detective"—solves mysteries throughout Tokyo. Aided by his odd associate Inga, Shinjuurou's insight and ingenuity in cracking cases, particularly homicides, lead to numerous mysteries solved and culprits caught. However, his partner seems to have some other, more sinister intentions for the people they catch, and the truth of the assistant's identity and motivation is shrouded in secrecy.

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Based on Sakaguchi Ango's novel, Meiji Kaika Ango Torimonocho.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Koyama, Izumi

Honda, Takako




Kaji, Yuuki

Hayami, Seigen

Irino, Miyu

Osada, An

Yasuno, Kiyono


Mizushima, Seiji
Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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"How to go" by school food punishment

Ending Theme

"Fantasy" by LAMA


Feb 25, 2023
At first, the odd title really grabbed my interest when I was going through the studio's catalog. "Un-Go".
The title has two meanings.
1. The anime is a re-imagination of the Japanese novel, Meiji Kaika "ANGO" Torimonocho written by Sakaguchi "ANGO". Yeah, UN-GO looks cooler.
2. The word/title アンゴ also means "Code to a secret", which is a pretty reasonable title for a detective show except;

"He's a 10 but he's also a buxom babe"
UN-GO doesn't work well as an engaging detective series. When you are doing mystery show in an episodic format, it's hard not to notice its formula, and the formula in this show is one character, ...
Oct 6, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Un-Go can particularity be characterized as one of by biggest disappointments right along with Toradora!, Shinrei Tantei Yakumo and Eden of the East movies.

The story of this anime is solid (at least in the beginning) and the futurism appeals to me. The protagonist knack for solving mysteries and the unfairness of others stealing his credit was all very interesting. However the pacing, of the reveal and generally of the anime, killed it. By the end the story just didn't make sense and it felt like there was no real progress made from the promising beginning.

I expected Un-Go to be a mix between Majin ...
Sep 27, 2022

good day to all
While searching for a hidden treasure, I came across this anime and thought to myself, "This looks fascinating, even though it only has a 7."

The plot of the anime makes no sense whatsoever. There is no context for the major characters or the story's progression.

Yuuki was the only character who was enjoyable. Some episodes feel like filler that has nothing to do with the story or the anime itself. I wanted the entire anime was as mysterious and action-packed as the last two episodes.

I was really dissatisfied with the quality of my first Hidden Gem anime.

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