Lord El-Melloi II-sei no Jikenbo
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Lord El-Melloi II-sei no Jikenbo

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Synonyms: Lord El-Melloi II Case Files
Japanese: ロード・エルメロイⅡ世の事件簿


Volumes: 10
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 30, 2014 to May 17, 2019
Genres: Fantasy Fantasy, Mystery Mystery, Supernatural Supernatural
Serialization: None
Authors: Sanda, Makoto (Story), Sakamoto, Mineji (Art)


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Ranked: #12252
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Popularity: #7037
Members: 2,705
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When Lord El-Melloi II, the later Waver Velvet, gets asked to claim his inheritance over Adra Castle, he travels there with his apprentice Gray to do so. But they are not the only ones called that way. The will of the previous owner states that the assembled contestants—including Luviagelita Edelfelt—must compete in a game of wits to win the castle.


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Feb 18, 2024
Lord El-Melloi II Case Files is not a traditional detective novel, and it is open about it. Self-admittedly, you can't really properly solve whodunit and howdunnit in the context of magecraft that throws casual logic out of a window. Instead, the refined focus is whydunnit, resulting in an interesting modification of the usual crime novel structure.

This structure is also mixed with magical lectures that are basically an in-universe lore dumps (non-derogatory). You could say that El-Melloi is something of a supplementary material which happened to have a story through it and you wouldn’t be exactly wrong. This I’m not pointing out as a bad ...

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