Yuukoku no Moriarty
Moriarty the Patriot
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Yuukoku no Moriarty

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Moriarty's Patriotism
Japanese: 憂国のモリアーティ
English: Moriarty the Patriot
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Aug 4, 2016 to ?
Genre: Mystery Mystery
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Jump SQ.
Authors: Takeuchi, Ryousuke (Story), Miyoshi, Hikaru (Art)

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Score: 8.411 (scored by 47934,793 users)
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Ranked: #1782
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #676
Members: 19,711
Favorites: 1,158

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Synopsis

In the late 19th century, the British Empire has become a global power. Due to the strict class stratification, the average citizen has little chance of successfully rising up to the top, where the despicable nobility rules over them all.

William James Moriarty, the second son of the Moriarty household, is a young mathematics professor who has displayed great cunning and intellect since he was a child. Along with his brothers Albert and Louis, he lives the simple life of a noble. Outside of school, William is a well-known private consultant willing to solve the problems of anyone in need. However, his gentle demeanor belies his position as the head of a group prepared to wreak havoc in pursuit of its desire—a new world built from the ashes of the old.

Yuukoku no Moriarty puts a new spin on Arthur Conan Doyle's original work by putting the spotlight on its main antagonist and exploring how he came to be the first and only "criminal consultant."

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Yuukoku no Moriarty has been published in English as Moriarty the Patriot by Viz Media under the Shounen Jump imprint since October 6, 2020.

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Dec 25, 2018
Poky07 (All reviews)
Alright to start this off I enjoy Sherlock Holmes and his stories quite a bit. This may or may not affect how much enjoyment you get out of this manga series. Now that the short disclaimer is out of the way lets get into this. First off this series follows Moriarty for the most part. Instead of a traditional Sherlock Holmes story, this manga explains Moriarty's life and motivations as the villain of the story and it works realllllly well. Sequences with Sherlock in them have never been so interesting in my opinion and I only wish there was more out there for me to read more
Dec 13, 2017
fanfictionlurker (All reviews)
What do you get when you mix poor man's Death Note with a watered down version of BBC's Sherlock, and a dash of Akame ga Kill?

Answer: you get Yuukoku no Moriarty.

This manga is a re-imagining of the classic story, with Sherlock Holmes's arch-nemesis, the titular Moriarty, as the protagonist. For better or worse, the author didn't have the courage to go all out and keep him a self-serving master of crime. In this version, Moriarty is an underdog who goes from rags to riches, and grows up to become a merciless vigilante on a crusade against corrupt nobles.

Incredibly cheesy, right? Yes, of course, but read more
Mar 11, 2021
Milzol (All reviews)
I like the Sherlock Holmes novels, with the exception of The Sign of the Four.
It is an intriging idea to show it from the perspective of Moriarty. Of course Moriarty is way older in the original and has not that much screentime. But I am not a purist, so who cares?

It would have been way better if they had shown only the perspective of Moriarty. Sherlock's appearances should have been something special that triggers strong emotions, like when Johann appears in Monster: Short but intense. But some chapters have more "Sherly" than "Liam".

The art style is terrible. The characters all look almost read more
Jun 1, 2021
kandatomi (All reviews)
It's very hard for me to find manga that makes me so invested, so I decided to share why it's so worth it to read this.

Firstly, I recommend the manga. The anime is good too, but it's very rushed and doesn't follow the same patterns sometimes. Also, please remember that it contains a lot of violence and other triggers that I suggest you search.

Now, Yuumori is a manga that doesn't make Sherlock Holmes the protagonist, but rather, his genius rival called William James Moriarty. If you're familiar with the topic, W. J. Moriarty is mentioned in Doyle's works and we don't know a lot of read more

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