Housekishou Richard-shi no Nazo Kantei

The Case Files of Jeweler Richard

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Japanese: 宝石商リチャード氏の謎鑑定
English: The Case Files of Jeweler Richard
German: The Case File Of Jeweler Richard
Spanish: The Case Files of Jeweler Richard
French: The Case Files of Jeweler Richard
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2020 to Mar 26, 2020
Premiered: Winter 2020
Broadcast: Thursdays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Shuka
Source: Novel
Genres: DramaDrama, MysteryMystery
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, WorkplaceWorkplace
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.191 (scored by 2184521,845 users)
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Ranked: #31462
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Popularity: #2514
Members: 62,157
Favorites: 267

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Possessing a deep knowledge of mineralogy, Richard Ranashinha de Vulpian is a young and handsome British jewelry appraiser who owns a small shop in Japan. One fateful night, Seigi Nakata, a righteous college student, saves him from drunks who were harassing him due to his good looks. Upon learning of Richard's identity, Seigi hires him to appraise a pink sapphire ring that was left behind by his deceased grandmother.

Before long, Seigi becomes a trusted part-timer at Richard's shop. Together, the duo solve various jewel-related requests from diverse clients of different backgrounds. Step by step, they unravel the hidden motives and feelings that lie within the gems in order to understand and empathize with the little stories behind each piece of jewelry.

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"Houseki no Umareru toki (宝石の生まれるとき)" by Nagi Yanagi

Ending Theme

"Only for you" by Da-iCE

Mar 27, 2020
First of all, this show isn't BL, so if you're expecting to get that kind of content here, I am already telling you to back away. I'll go back to this bit of info later on because I think it's kind of important. I actually am pretty much making this review mainly to criticize that issue.

Anyways, I'll make the review quick, and start off with the characters. Both main characters are very much likable, and one can easily see the the chemistry that builds between them as you watch through the show. The story is decent at best. Having it revolve around mineralogy made it ...
Apr 26, 2020
I don't usually write reviews but I have to make an exception for this one. It's been a long time since I've watched an anime that has such a soothing, aesthetic vibe to it; the last one was probably Tsurune. As far as slice of life goes, it really doesn't get more true to the genre than this.

The art and animation is as soothing and calming as the music - the ED is one of the most beautiful songs I've heard lately, and I haven't skipped either the OP or the ED even once. The voice acting is perfectly done, but then I wouldn't ...
Mar 26, 2020
Housekishou Richard-shi no Nazo Kantei is a very good anime. What I thought from the first look was going to be a shounen-ai type of anime turned out to be nothing like that. The anime has a great story and great characters and you should definitely watch it.

Housekishou is an episodic SOL anime about the adventures of 2 men, Richard and his friend Seigi. Each episode has a new character with each of them having a new story to tell. Stories about love, gratitude and betrayal. You discover each of them and see our characters grow as they meet different people and how even ...

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