Tanteiken Sherdock
Sherlock Bones
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Tanteiken Sherdock

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Synonyms: Detective Dog Sherdock
Japanese: 探偵犬シャードック
English: Sherlock Bones
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 59
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 19, 2011 to Nov 28, 2012
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Mystery Mystery
Theme: Reincarnation Reincarnation
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Kibayashi, Shin (Story), Satou, Yuuki (Art)


Score: 7.311 (scored by 551551 users)
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Ranked: #47142
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Popularity: #10707
Members: 1,594
Favorites: 30


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Sherlock Bones
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Wajima Takeru loves dogs and when he goes to the pound to pick up a new dog, he catches the eye of one particular dog that, according to the workers, doesn't interact or play. It turns out that the most famous detective in history, Sherlock Holmes, has been reincarnated as this dog that Takeru names Sherdock (Sherlock + Dog). Only Takeru can hear his voice, but his mind is just as brilliant as ever. With the help of Takeru, who fills in the role of Watson, Sherdock uses his incredible observation and deduction skills to solve crimes around the city.

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Tanteiken Sherdock was published in English as Sherlock Bones by Kodansha Comics USA from September 17, 2013 to September 9, 2014.



Nov 8, 2019
Preliminary (6/59 eps)
An adorable talking dog that solves crimes with it's owner. I thought it was gonna childish, instead we have a surprisingly mature story with deep emotions. Along with a few disturbing scenes I wish to forget.

Story: So... *cough* The talking dog is very entertaining and certainly makes a good detective. The whole first volumes was one arc. While not revealing anything about the "main plot-line", the first arc was indeed well made, had a good pace and ended in a satisfying way. They threw in many serious and uncomfortable dilemmas straight away, making in hard to stop reading, but also feel a bit conflicted about ...

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