Tantei Gakuen Q
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Tantei Gakuen Q

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Synonyms: Detective Academy Q, Detective School Q
Japanese: 探偵学園Q


Type: Manga
Volumes: 22
Chapters: 172
Status: Finished
Published: May 23, 2001 to Jul 20, 2005
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Mystery Mystery
Themes: Detective Detective, School School
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Kibayashi, Shin (Story), Satou, Fumiya (Art)


Score: 7.761 (scored by 20042,004 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #14432
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4138
Members: 4,721
Favorites: 100


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Volumes: /22
Chapters: /172


Detective School Q is the story of a group of young students from Class Q of Dan Detective School (DDS), a prestigious and renowned detective academy founded by Morihiko Dan, the most famous detective in Japan, and the adventures and mysteries they unfold and solve together. They eventually work against Pluto, a mysterious organization which creates almost fool-proof plans that only a handful of detectives can solve.

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Apr 22, 2021
Tantei Gakuen Q or Detective School Q is a really special manga. Quite unique.
It’s a shonen(because it features kids), but has murder mysteries.

Greatest mystery manga ever. Period. (No spoilers in this review)

The Story: 9/10
In Japan there is the legendary Detective Dan Morihiko, who wants a successor.
So he announces a detective written+practical exam.
Jan 27, 2017
Preliminary (141/172 eps)
If you love detective stuff, crime and thrills, Tantei Gakuen Q is for you.

The stories are nothing short of amazing and you'll have to rack your brain to solve them yourself. The crimes are good(I mean really good), the detectives are good and the plots are better.

The character developments are subtle but good, and Ryu's growth is certainly a marvel. Romance is a bit light here(what do you expect from a detective manga, eh?) and so is the art. But the story makes up for all the flaws.

If you liked the anime, then definitely read the manga, it's just loads better.
Feb 22, 2023
Mixed Feelings
tl;dr: A manga with decent episodic mysteries but that feels like a waste of potential beyond that.

As you would expect from the title, this is a manga about a detective academy dedicated to training a new generation of ace detectives. More specifically, it’s about the five students of class Q of Dan Detective School (DDS). They’re a pretty varied bunch, with their ages ranging from elementary school to high school, and with most but not all also attending normal school outside of DDS. But what unites them as class Q is that they are all in the running to be the successor to Dan, Japan’s ...

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