Agatha Christie no Meitantei Poirot to Marple

Agatha Christie's Great Detectives Poirot and Marple

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English: Agatha Christie's Great Detectives Poirot and Marple
Japanese: アガサ・クリスティーの名探偵ポワロとマープル


Type: TV
Episodes: 39
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2004 to May 15, 2005
Premiered: Summer 2004
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: OLM
Source: Novel
Genre: MysteryMystery
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.871 (scored by 16361,636 users)
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Ranked: #43172
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Popularity: #6213
Members: 6,705
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Feb 9, 2009
Isambard (All reviews)
In 1841, when Edgar Allen Poe wrote “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” and introduced readers to the detective C. Auguste Dupin he helped create a genre of fiction that has endured and thrived in the decades since, and I’m glad he did. I do love detective stories. It’s the reason I watch Law & Order reruns every night as well as being part of the reason I’ve watched over 200 episodes of Detective Conan to date. The thrill of the hunt for the killer, the match of wits and intellect between detective, murderer, and perhaps even reader are hallmarks of a read more
Jul 31, 2010
unclesnapple (All reviews)
"No mystery is unsolvable. Truth smiles upon me!"

I feel it very necessary to say, I have not yet read anything written by Agatha Christie. I have no doubt that the original books were superior to this adaptation, and I can tell just from watching the show that the stories had an excellent source material. The main question for Christie fans will probably be, "How much adaptation decay is there?" I cannot answer this, only talk about how I felt as someone who was experiencing everything in this show as fresh and new.

In part to provide a common link between Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, the read more
Jun 1, 2016
GarlandReese (All reviews)
"Agatha Christie no Meitantei Poirot to Marple" is a decent effort to bring the two mainstays of Agatha Christie's books, Hercule Poirot and Jane Marple, to life using the form of Anime. However, it is also a kids show. The connecting and central character of this show, Maybelle West, is a young wannabe sleuth who, along with her pet duck Oliver, go around assisting the two titular detectives in solving their mysteries.

The show's strong points are also where they lucked out, Agatha Christie's mysteries and characters are just as enjoyable in Anime form as anywhere else. Poirot is the eccentric dandy who relies upon read more