Yuukoku no Moriarty

Moriarty the Patriot

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Synonyms: Moriarty's Patriotism
Japanese: 憂国のモリアーティ
English: Moriarty the Patriot
German: Moriarty the Patriot
French: Moriarty the Patriot
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Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 11, 2020 to Dec 20, 2020
Premiered: Fall 2020
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:53 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Genres: MysteryMystery, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, PsychologicalPsychological
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 8.141 (scored by 129665129,665 users)
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Ranked: #3862
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Popularity: #596
Members: 318,008
Favorites: 4,931

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During the late 19th century, Great Britain has become the greatest empire the world has ever known. Hidden within its success, the nation's rigid economic hierarchy dictates the value of one's life solely on status and wealth. To no surprise, the system favors the aristocracy at the top and renders it impossible for the working class to ascend the ranks.

William James Moriarty, the second son of the Moriarty household, lives as a regular noble while also being a consultant for the common folk to give them a hand and solve their problems. However, deep inside him lies a desire to destroy the current structure that dominates British society and those who benefit from it.

Alongside his brothers Albert and Louis, William will do anything it takes to change the filthy world he lives in—even if blood must be spilled.

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Nomura, Kazuya
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Hata, Shouji
Sound Director


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Dec 20, 2020
literaturenerd (All reviews)
Here it is! My favorite anime of 2020. It's been a rough year, but we finally got a genuinely good anime that's not Interspecies Reviewers! This is something I can actually recommend to my offline friends and they won't just laugh awkwardly and say, "Um...Really dude?".

Moriarty the Patriot is both a surprisingly faithful Sherlock Holmes adaptation and puts a new spin on familiar characters at the same time. Sherlock Holmes and Watson besides looking weirdly bishounen act exactly like they do in the books. A lot of dialogue is lifted directly from the source stories. All the minor supporting cast from Ms. Hudson, Lestrade, read more
Dec 20, 2020
Xnovazero (All reviews)
The ambition is mighty. He acts villain and kills bad people to dominate London as a sea of flames. His name is William James Moriarty. The man is called anti-Sherlock Holmes.

Moriarty the Patriot is about William and his brothers. They are active behind the scenes everywhere to suppress the British Empire. An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. This show is based on Arthur Conan Doyle's novel series. There is no contradiction relatively. I heard some changes from manga though, I didn't care about them. This show has well-written characters, interesting mysteries, and the key difference between noble and citizen. Noble read more
Dec 20, 2020
yShana (All reviews)
“I am profoundly disappointed in you” - H. Watson

* CONTAIN SPOILERS * (How you analyze something without giving some spoilers?)

Hello anime fans of all around the globe, what a terrible year this was, I’m just impressed of how everything just went worst and worst and worst. But this is not the time to shit on how this year was a disappointment, is time to say how Yuukoku no Moriarty was a disappointment.

First things first, this is NOT the first time someone’s re-imagined Moriarty as a hero (or more commonly, an antihero). Michael Kurland’s Professor Moriarty series of books comes to mind in the prose arena. read more
Dec 20, 2020
Stark700 (All reviews)
Anyone who is familiar with mystery and detective stories probably heard of the name ‘Sherlock Holmes’. However, how many are familiar with his future nemesis, William James Moriarty. An anti-hero. A mischievous mastermind. A cunning strategist. A living psychological weapon. Those are just a few ways to describe such a person.

Welcome to a world where crime, corruption, and class system dominates the society. Watching Yuukoku no Moriarty feels like an old school mystery thriller with the good and bad folks. In their society, what separates from those that are drunk with power and those who seek to make the world a better place? It’s a read more

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