Tantei Opera Milky Holmes

Detective Opera Milky Holmes

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Japanese: 探偵オペラ ミルキィホームズ
English: Detective Opera Milky Holmes
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2010 to Dec 23, 2010
Premiered: Fall 2010
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery
Themes: DetectiveDetective, ParodyParody, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.921 (scored by 1697116,971 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #45232
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3252
Members: 45,013
Favorites: 225

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"Toys" are powers bestowed upon those chosen to wield them, each having qualities that are unique to their users. Some of these individuals are born pure, using their powers to become detectives. Others bloom laced with poison and choose to become phantom thieves. These two opposing factions caused the formation of various detective academies around the globe—training detectives to fight and catch the phantom thieves.

Sherlock Shellingford, Nero Yuzurizaki, Hercule Burton, and Cordelia Glauca form "Milky Holmes", a group recognized as the cream of the crop in the Yokohama-based Holmes Detective Academy. However, in a skirmish against the phantom thief Arsene, their Toys suddenly disappear, deeming them unfit to continue as detectives. Stripped of their prestigious life and thrown into a rundown attic, they face expulsion if they fail to regain their powers within the next three months.

Tantei Opera Milky Holmes tells the story of a once-legendary group in their journey to recover their Toys, as well as attempting to continue their line of work without the powers that once defined their career.

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Opening Theme

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"Seikai wa Hitotsu! Janai!! (正解はひとつ!じゃない!!)" by Milky Holmes

Ending Theme

"Honnou no Doubt (本能のDOUBT)" by Faylan


Mar 20, 2013
In the near future, in a world tarnished by lawlessness and disorder, exists an elite detective agency known as Milky Holmes. Represented by four talented young girls, the agency exists to fight against those that threaten the people's security. Through their struggles to preserve peace is a courageous, poignant story of mystery and betrayal...

Wait, none of that has anything to do with Milky Holmes. Let's try again.

For Sheryl, Cordelia, Elly and Nero, any shred of courage and talent is tossed aside within five minutes of the first episode. After losing their supernatural abilities— "Toys", the once-esteemed detectives devolve into a group of scatterbrains miserably failing ...
Dec 26, 2010
OK first of all, before you pick up this series, throw every expectation out of the window! Literally!
Here's the most common perception people have on this anime;
-"Oh god, It's another lolicon's anime!"
Well, that's my first perception on it, but I can assure you, only the opening looks lolicon-ish. The rest of the show doesn't really promote pedophilia. How can you when the main villain of this series has gigantic b**b!

-"Wow! A mystery anime! Finally I get to watch something else other than Detective Conan!"
Once again, throw away that perception. Did the title say Detective Holmes? No. Unlike Detective Conan, it's clearly not stated it's ...
Mar 26, 2013
Mixed Feelings
I'm honestly not sure what else to start with other than that I came to this show with expectations that I could watch lolies go on wacky adventures and solve strange cases. At the start I am greeted to the protagonists and the antagonists. The first five minutes prove to be very promising, with the characters losing their powers. I figured that they would have to use teamwork to move forward. What I got after that though was highly disappointing.

I'm going to be straight with you, one of things that got me through the first few episodes was the lolies, and even then, they ...

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Recent News

New Anime Special for 'Tantei Opera Milky Holmes' Announced

New Anime Special for 'Tantei Opera Milky Holmes' Announced

The official website for the Milky Holmes anime series has released a video featuring the cast members and announced a new anime special for the franchise. Titled Ar...read more

New Year's Eve Special of 'Tantei Opera Milky Holmes' Announced

New Year's Eve Special of 'Tantei Opera Milky Holmes' Announced

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