Aoyama Goushou Tanpenshuu

Gosho Aoyama's Collection of Short Stories

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Synonyms: Aoyama Goushou Tanpen-shuu
Japanese: 青山剛昌短編集
English: Gosho Aoyama's Collection of Short Stories
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Type: Special
Episodes: 7
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 17, 1999 to Dec 22, 1999
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery
Theme: DetectiveDetective
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 20 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.291 (scored by 28522,852 users)
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Ranked: #26732
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Popularity: #7549
Members: 6,175
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GOSHO collection reveals the origin of the smash hit "Detective Conan." "GO" into his world, and we will "SHO" you SEVEN romantic and exciting stories created by GOSHO AOYAMA.

WAIT FOR ME (30 min.)
A genius inventor, who is still a high school student, has a girlfriend two years older than him. One day, he invents a time machine and attempts to go two years back into the past, to become the same age as her. However, it is she who ultimately uses the machine to travel through time!

Meet Baby Conan! Yukiko Kudo is looking for her missing husband. The only clue to find him again is to decipher a mysterious message left for her. Their baby, Shinichi Kudo, one who later becomes the famous high school Detective Conan, will at this age already be offering some important hints for her.

A handsome detective, Yusaku Kitakata, receives phone calls from a mysterious woman day after day, with a new case each day. He of course solves them one by one. But the biggest mystery is who is this mysterious woman?

PLAY IT AGAIN (30 minutes)
Thanks to the mystical powers of a Cherry Blossom Tree, a 70-year-old man with a secret sword technique goes back into the past and becomes the same age as his granddaughter. While enjoying his youth for the second time around, he notices that a player is after his granddaughter.

Keisuke, a young man of 17, accidentally activates the Earth Destruction System. The destiny of the Earth now depends on whether he can stop the system within 24 hours. However, suddenly amnesia strikes him and he forgets the pin number to stop the system. The time is running out...

A girl is fleeing from men in black. She runs into a detective agency and discovers that the detective there is a super-miniature-size, cool dude. He risks his life trying to solve a case for this client. Will they come through in the end?

Do you know how to make animation? Everybody wants to see the workings of an animation studio. Based on the concept of Detective Conan, the three sub-characters visit the animation studio of Detective Conan. This episode will surely catch the hearts of Detective Conan fans! (The actual animation is also involved in this special.)

(Source: TMS Entertainment, LTD)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Nabeshima, Osamu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Kobayashi, Katsuyoshi
Sound Director
Tamura, Yukari
Theme Song Performance
Aoyama, Gosho
Original Creator


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"Kitto Ieru (きっと言える)" by Yukari Tamura


Dec 21, 2020
These short stories won't convince you that Gosho Aoyama is some kind of master storyteller. They will definitely convince you that he is a seriously weird dude who would be writing seriously weird things if Detective Conan wasn't so popular and profitable. And, so, if you've been watching Detective Conan and want a break, this is a fine option. It's fun, first and foremost. Any Conan fan can check these out. They're not just for completionists.

The best thing about it for me was the character designs and general art style were still running on the 90s cel-animated Detective Conan aesthetic. I love the way Detective ...
Oct 4, 2020
I really loved this. It's a bag of mostly great things! If you're a Detective Conan and Yaiba/Gosho Aoyama fan, you should definitely watch this (but recommended to watch at 150 or more episodes). When I watched this, I also happened to realize that Gosho Aoyama seems to love writing romcom-like stories, and that many elements of Detective Conan were shaped from these stories.

My personal favorite was the first one in the collection; Wait For Me. It was one of the most beautiful and moving stories surrounding time travel that I have ever seen. Seriously, Gosho Aoyama is a god of romcom elements.

The Making of ...
Feb 26, 2020
I don't give it a 10 because the 'enjoyment' isn't consistent through every shortie.

You get to see other characters and interactions and possibilities at Aoyama-sensei universe.

Some of this stories are related to Conan, some aren't. Some are Awesome, and some are just your average anime tale (but with his characteristic style).

My most favorite one was 'Play it again'. First because of the characters, and second because I'm an old soul myself, therefore, I miss the old days when samurai and knight values mattered, and no one thought those values were 'outdated', or 'toxic' or boring. That one story was worth the watch of the whole ...

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