Meitantei Holmes

Sherlock Hound

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Famous Detective Holmes
Japanese: 名探偵ホームズ
English: Sherlock Hound
German: Die Abenteuer des Sherlock Holmes
Spanish: Sherlock Holmes
French: Sherlock Holmes
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 6, 1984 to May 21, 1985
Premiered: Fall 1984
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Source: Novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery
Themes: AnthropomorphicAnthropomorphic, DetectiveDetective
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.381 (scored by 41184,118 users)
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Ranked: #23632
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Popularity: #5802
Members: 12,596
Favorites: 78


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Episodes: /26


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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Characters & Voice Actors


Miyazaki, Hayao
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard
Takamoto, Yoshihiro
Episode Director
Okuda, Seiji
Episode Director
Tomisawa, Nobuo
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


Opening Theme

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"Sora kara Kobareta Story (空からこぼれたSTORY)" by Da Capo

Ending Theme

"Thames-Kawa no Dance (テームズ河のDANCE)" by Da Capo


Apr 24, 2017
Preliminary (20/26 eps)
I’m pretty sure if the Character has been a human it's will be one of greatest anime in the history everything is good but the Character and store is kiddy .

Art ‘Meitantei Holmes’ is the best things i like it, thanks to the involvement of Italians, we got wonderful artistic style and great animation,Meitantei Holmes’ looks better than most titles of the nineties.
when i saw it in first time in aonther recommendations i thinking it's for children, but if you like sharlok you will be like ‘Meitantei Holmes’ .
the Sound and music, i really liked the music it's not mannered .
Overall i ...
Jan 11, 2021
Mixed Feelings
To condense the content of this review into a single sentence: if you enjoyed "Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro" then you will be able to fully immerse yourself in this series, as well! The style of direction in this series is very similar to that film, as well as the scenic designs! And if you're a fan of the original Sherlock Holmes, all the better! "Meitantei Holmes" is a warm-hearted collection of episodic stories revolving around the most famous fictional detective, diurnally living in an anthropomorphized world!

⚠️ This review will be spoiler-free ⚠️


Probably the weakest link in this series is its continuity. Towards the ...
Jul 25, 2012
Mixed Feelings
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 ...

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