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Youkai Apartment no Yuuga na Nichijou

  1. Mystery
  2. Slice of Life
  3. Supernatural
Youkai Apartment no Yuuga na Nichijou
7.44
Jul 3, 2017 at 11:00pm JST

Yushi Inaba is forced into an awkward living situation at his uncle's house after his parents pass away. He decides that when he goes to high school, he's going to live on his own, and finds an ultra-cheap apartment named Kotobuki-so. But it was a monster apartment, filled with monsters, humans, and ghosts! At first, Yuki doesn't know how to deal with these eerie monsters, but after spending time with these strange creatures his closed heart gradually begins to open...

[Source: Crunchyroll]

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Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Demons
  4. Drama
  5. Fantasy
  6. Magic
  7. Mystery
  8. Romance
  9. Shoujo
Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne
February 13, 1999 JST

A normal looking high school girl on the outside, Kusakabe Maron is actually the reincarnation of Jeanne d' Arc. With the help of the angel, Fin Fish, Maron works as the thief Jeanne at night to seal the demons that reside in pieces of artwork, preying upon the weak hearts of the owners. She is branded as a thief due to the fact that the artworks disappear after she seals the demons. One day, a new neighbor and classmate appears, as well as a rival in her night job, the thief Sinbad. With her own best friend being the detective's daughter, out to capture her and the appearance of her new rival, Maron's work is anything but easy.

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Kabukichou Sherlock

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Mystery
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Kabukichou Sherlock
Oct 12, 2019 at 1:55am JST

The East Side of Shinjuku Ward… The neon-lit Kabuki-chou district stretches across the center of this chaotic city. Where light shines, there are also deep shadows. The curtains rise on this night stage where bizarre murders occurred! Is this suspense? No, comedy? An indistinguishable drama is about to begin…

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Speed Grapher

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Super Power
Speed Grapher
Apr 8, 2005 at 2:40am JST

Ten years after the Bubble War, the dichotomy between the rich and the poor in the world becomes more prominent and Japan is no exception. The rich seek to satisfy their desires and derive pleasure for themselves, and Tokyo has materialized into such a city as a result. Saiga, once a war photographer, works for Hibara Ginza in the capitalist state of Tokyo. He infiltrates the Roppongi Club, a secretive base located in the red light district of the city, to collect information about them. However, he was caught in the process and brought forward to a girl called Kagura who was in the midst of a ritual. His contact with Kagura awakens his special ability: the power to make things explode when photographed. In order to unravel the mystery behind the Roppongi Club and Kagura, Saiga begins his solitary battle.

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Dennou Coil

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Drama
  4. Mystery
  5. Sci-Fi
Dennou Coil
May 12, 2007 at 6:30pm JST

Eleven years after the introduction of internet-connected, augmented reality eyeglasses and visors, Yuuko Okonogi moves with her family to Daikoku City, the technological center of the emerging half-virtual world. Yuuko joins her grandmother's "investigation agency" comprised of children equipped with virtual tools and powerful metatags. She quickly crosses paths with Yuuko Amasawa, an expert hacker of the virtual environment, as Amasawa relentlessly seeks to "unlock" the mystery of a computer virus that emerges from an inaccessible corrupted space.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Tokkou

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Horror
  4. Mystery
  5. Police
  6. Supernatural
Tokkou
Apr 30, 2006 at 12:30am JST

"Shindou Ranmaru has just graduated from police academy and assigned to Tokko: Special Mobile Investigation Force. On the day of his graduation, he meets the half-naked girl he has been seeing in his dreams. Her name is Rokujo Sakura and she works for a secret group within Tokki, known as Tokko: Special Public Safety Task Force. Shindou ends up joining Tokko to avenge his parents' death, and solve the mysterious mass murder of residents in his hometown of Machida. Meanwhile, bottomless pits begin appearing around Japan, and mysterious creatures emerge from them. Could these events be linked to Machida Massacre?"

[Source: DVD Complete Series Back Cover]

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Shoujo Kakumei Utena

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Mystery
  5. Psychological
  6. Shoujo
Shoujo Kakumei Utena
Apr 2, 1997 at 6:00pm JST

Just after Utena's parents died she was consoled by a prince who gave her a ring with a rose crest on it. Utena was so impressed by the Prince that she vowed to become one herself one day. A few years later Utena is attending Ohtori Academy where she gives all the teachers headaches because she dresses in a boys uniform so she can be like the prince she met long ago. After Utena's friend is insulted by a member of the Student Council, Utena fights in a duel for her friends honor. Utena's rose crest allows her to enter the dueling arena where Utena wins the duel and becomes engaged to the Rose Bride. Unknowingly, Utena is pulled into a series of duels with other members of the Student Council for the possession of the Rose Bride. As she becomes fond of Anthy, the Rose Bride, she must fight to keep her friend safe and to discover the horrifying secret behind Ohtori Academy.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro

  1. Comedy
  2. Demons
  3. Mystery
  4. Shounen
  5. Supernatural
Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro
Oct 3, 2007 at 2:24am JST

Yako's father was murdered in a locked room. She then meets a man named Neuro Nougami who is a demon from Hell who eats "riddles." He forces Yako to act as a detective so he can solve mysteries. Neuro longs to eat the ultimate mystery.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Tantei Gakuen Q

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Mystery
  4. Police
  5. Shounen
Tantei Gakuen Q
Apr 15, 2003 at 6:55pm JST

Kyuu is your average boy with a knack for logic and reasoning. Desiring to become a detective, he finds out about the existence of the Dan Detective School (DDS); a famed school where students are allowed to bear arms. Together with Megu, a girl with photographic memory, the martial arts master Kinta, the genius programmer Kazuma and the mysterious Ryuu, Kyuu tackles many well planned out crimes, always seeking the truth.

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Karakuri Circus

  1. Adventure
  2. Mystery
  3. Shounen
Karakuri Circus
7.67
Oct 11, 2018 at 10:30pm JST

※ NOTE: The first episode premiered on Amazon Prime Video ahead of regular broadcasting

Masaru Saiga is a fifth-grade boy who aims to become a puppeteer. After Sadayoshi Saiga — the CEO of the giant home telephone maker Saiga and Masaru's father — passes away, Masaru inherits 18 billion yen. Masaru is targeted for his wealth, and is saved by two people. Narumi Katō is a man who has studied Kung-Fu and has a weird illness called "Zonapha Syndrome," and Shirogane is a silver-haired woman who controls the puppet "Arurukan" (Harlequin). Together, Masaru, Narumi, and Shirogane get thrown into various conspiracies by those who would try to steal Masaru's fortune.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Pet

  1. Mystery
  2. Seinen
  3. Supernatural
Pet
October 2019

There are people who can get into people's mind and control their memories. This power is used to eradicate mysteries and cases or worse, to assassinate. The potential of the said power is strong enough that it is able to destroy people's mind, however, can backfire and eat up their own heart. To counter it, chains are used to lock and protect each other's weak and dangerous heart. From one's growing fear and disdain, they're consequently called as a "Pet."

[Source: MAL News]

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Matantei Loki Ragnarok

  1. Comedy
  2. Magic
  3. Mystery
  4. Shounen
  5. Supernatural
Matantei Loki Ragnarok
Apr 5, 2003 at 9:30am JST

Loki, the Norse god of mischief, has been exiled to the human world for what was apparently a bad joke. Along with being exiled, he's forced to take the form of a child. He's told the only way he can get back to the world of the gods is if he can collect auras of evil that take over human hearts, and so to do this he runs a detective agency. Loki is soon joined by a human girl named Mayura who is a maniac for mysteries, and she soon helps out in her own way. However, soon other Norse gods begin to appear, and most have the intent to assassinate Loki for reasons unclear.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Street Fighter II V

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama
  3. Mystery
  4. Shounen
Street Fighter II V
Apr 10, 1995 at 7:00pm JST

Ryu and Ken Masters are close friends and both are martial artists. In order to become better fighters and learn new techniques, they travel the world and are exposed to many different fighting styles, as well as meeting new people. During their journey, they find themselves caught up in a conspiracy perpetrated by a mysterious organisation called Shadowlaw, both now face their ultimate challenge and must fight for their lives as they combat the evil M. Bison.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Tactics

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Mystery
  5. Shounen
  6. Super Power
Tactics
October 6, 2004 JST

Ichinomiya Kantarou grew up with the ability to see demons, but was isolated and bullied by others who did not share the same gift. Instead, he became being friends with the demons, gaining a great attachment to their existence. One day, Kantarou was told about the strongest demon, the one known as the ogre-eating Tengu. Amazed by the news of his strength, Kantarou vowed to find this demon who was far stronger than any other, deciding to call him Haruka when he did so. Since this time, Kantarou searched far and wide for the ogre-eating Tengu with no luck, making his living by becoming a folklore writer and demon-buster. On a particular job, Kantarou had finally found news of a nearby shrine supposedly the place where the ogre-eating Tengu was sealed.

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Madlax

  1. Drama
  2. Magic
  3. Military
  4. Mystery
  5. Psychological
  6. Shounen
  7. Supernatural
Madlax
Apr 6, 2004 at 2:00am JST

In the country of Gazth-Sonika, civil war rages. There, a mercenary called Madlax plies her trade, with almost supernatural skill. In the seemingly peaceful country of Nafrece, Margaret Burton lives a tranquil life. As separate as their lives may seem, the two are connected by ties of mystery, and by a holy book that is also sought by the shadowy organisation, Enfant. As Margaret and Madlax follow the path of their destiny, they come ever closer to uncovering the truth - with no guarantee that it is a truth they can bear to learn.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Vatican Kiseki Chousakan

  1. Drama
  2. Mystery
  3. Shounen
  4. Supernatural
Vatican Kiseki Chousakan
6.60
Jul 7, 2017 at 10:30pm JST

In the heart of Vatican City, there is a secret organization dedicated to investigating reports of miracles. Robert Nicholas, an archivist and cryptanalysis expert, and Josef Kou Hiraga, a genius scientist, are members of the Assembly of Saints. As miracle investigators, they travel the world validating particular phenomena, only to uncover events tainted with conspiracy and deceit. With orders to find out the truth behind God's works, Josef and the fiercely protective Robert venture out into the unknown.

[Source: Sentai Filmworks]

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City Hunter 2

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Mystery
  4. Shounen
City Hunter 2
April 2, 1988 JST

Ryo Saeba is a "sweeper" know as the City Hunter. He and his sidekick Kaori Makimura are hired to solve problems that the police can't (or won't) handle. When he's not keeping the streets of Tokyo clean, Ryo is chasing the ladies, and Kaori chases after him with a giant anti-ecchi hammer.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Jigoku Shoujo: Yoi no Togi

  1. Mystery
  2. Psychological
  3. Supernatural
Jigoku Shoujo: Yoi no Togi
7.10
Jul 15, 2017 at 12:00am JST

"Jigoku Tsushin," a website that only accessible exactly at midnight.
If you post a hopeless grudge there, Hell Girl will appear and drag your hated foe into Hell.
The rumor sounded like an urban myth, yet it spread among the young people and turned out to be true.
The girl's name is Ai Enma.
When she sympathizes with a client's grudge, she deems their foe a target, and sends the target to Hell as Hell Girl.
However, the legend does not speak of the contract with the Hell Girl.
Once you have your retribution, you will have to pay the price for it as well. Curses come home to roost. If you enter into the covenant, your soul will also go to Hell. That's only after you die, though.
And then one day, Michiru, a mysterious girl appears in front of Ai Enma.
Ai talks to Michiru, who doesn't remember who she is or why she is here.
Who the hell is she? Her secret past will be revealed!

[Source: Crunchyroll]

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Ingress: The Animation

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Sci-Fi
Ingress: The Animation
Oct 18, 2018 at 12:55am JST

※ NOTE: All 11 episodes premiered simultaneously on Netflix in Japan.

Since he was little, Makoto had a strange power which enabled him to read the memories of objects he touched.
Hiding his uncontrollable power, he works as a special agent in the police force. One day, while investigating an explosion at a laboratory that researches a unknown substance called “XM”, he sees a mysterious memory.
The memory was from Sarah’s ring, who was the sole survivor of the accident.
It was a sight of a person being swallowed into a red light and disappearing.
Makoto becomes embroiled in a massive conspiracy.
The battle for “XM”, a material that could affect human mind, starts now――

[Source: official site]

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Le Chevalier D'Eon

  1. Historical
  2. Magic
  3. Mystery
  4. Seinen
  5. Supernatural
Le Chevalier D'Eon
July 2, 2006 JST

18th Century, France. Lia de Beaumont, loyal servant of Versailles and its King, Louis XV, is found dead in the river Seine. Floating inside a coffin, on which the word "Psalms" was written, her body had been poisoned by mercury, thus preserving decay. According to the Church, the soul that belonged to a corpse incapable of being consumed by the soil will forever wander in the human realm, unable to go to Heaven.

This greatly affects D'Eon de Beaumont, Lia's brother and one of the king's spies. He vows to discover by whom - and why - she was murdered. But he never expected that the one who conducting the revenge would be Lia, now possessing D'Eon's body! And what will the knight do when this quest might risk France itself?

History is retold in this supernatural tale of vengeance, loyalty and betrayal.

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Kaiba

  1. Adventure
  2. Mystery
  3. Romance
  4. Sci-Fi
Kaiba
April 11, 2008 JST

A boy with no name awakens with a hole through his chest, a strange marking on his belly, and no memories. The one link to his past is a locket containing a picture of a girl whose name he does not know. Within moments he meets Popo, who unlike the memoryless boy has a purpose. Through Popo, the boy learns that where he is a body without memory, in this world there are many who are only memories with no body. The rich harvest the choice bodies, leaving only the dregs for those down below. And yet even though he has no memories, there are many who seem to want his life. How does he fit into this world where not even memories might be real?

[Source: Crunchyroll]

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Gyakuten Saiban: Sono "Shinjitsu," Igiari!

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Mystery
  4. Police
Gyakuten Saiban: Sono "Shinjitsu," Igiari!
6.20
Apr 2, 2016 at 5:30pm JST

Adapted from the popular video game franchise, Ace Attorney follows rookie lawyer Naruhodo Ryuuichi (Phoenix Wright) and his assistant Mayoi (Maya) as he defends his clients in a court of law. With limited evidence and logic as his only weapon, can Naruhodo turn the case around when all the odds are stacked against him?

[Source: Crunchyroll]

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El Cazador de la Bruja

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama
  3. Mystery
El Cazador de la Bruja
Apr 3, 2007 at 1:30am JST

Ellis, a young girl suspected of murdering prominent physicist Heinrich Schneider, is on the run from prosecution when she is tracked down by a female bounty hunter Nadie in a small Mexican town. However, instead of turning her in, Nadie impulsively decides to help her and the two embark on a journey south where they hope to find clues about Ellis' past. The guiding stars of their journey are the mysterious gemstone "Rosa del Inca" and the "Eternal City" of Wiñay Marka.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Blue Seed

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Demons
  5. Drama
  6. Ecchi
  7. Horror
  8. Mystery
  9. Romance
  10. Sci-Fi
Blue Seed
Oct 5, 1994 at 6:00pm JST

Momiji is an average girl until the day she finds she is the descendant of the great Kushinada family. Only she, with her Kushinada blood, can stop the Aragami, demonic plant-like monsters threatening to destroy Japan. Along to help her is the TAC, and a possible love interest in a young man named Kusanagi.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Nishi no Yoki Majo: Astraea Testament

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Mystery
  5. Romance
Nishi no Yoki Majo: Astraea Testament
Apr 8, 2006 at 1:45am JST

On Filiel's 15th birthday, she received her mother's necklace as a memento from her obstinate astronomer father. Her common and tedious life was turned into a life of conspiracies. With her new life, many adventures await.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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City Hunter 3

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Mystery
  4. Shounen
City Hunter 3
October 15, 1989 JST

Ryo Saeba is a "sweeper" know as the City Hunter. He and his sidekick Kaori Makimura are hired to solve problems that the police can't (or won't) handle. When he's not keeping the streets of Tokyo clean, Ryo is chasing the ladies, and Kaori chases after him with a giant anti-ecchi hammer.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Mouryou no Hako

  1. Mystery
  2. Psychological
  3. Seinen
  4. Supernatural
  5. Thriller
Mouryou no Hako
October 8, 2008 JST

The story follows a series of bizarre murders of schoolgirls who have been dismembered and stuffed into boxes. The private investigator hired by a missing daughter's mother joins forces with an antique book seller and others to unravel the murder spree.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Detective Conan

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Mystery
  4. Police
  5. Shounen
EP952:
Detective Conan
8.36
Jan 8, 1996 at 7:30pm JST

Kudo Shinichi is a seventeen year-old high school detective whom people call the "Modern Sherlock Holmes." However, one night after a date with his childhood sweetheart, Ran, Shinichi witnessed an illegal trade and, caught off his guard, was knocked unconscious and fed a drug that was supposed to kill him... but he woke up and found himself shrunken to a seven year-old. In order to track down the men who did this to him, Shinichi hid his identity and lived with Ran, whose father happened to be a hopeless detective, and with that came a series of murders and mysteries that he must solve.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou - The Last Song

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Mystery
  5. Sci-Fi
  6. Super Power
Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou - The Last Song
Apr 8, 2016 at 10:00pm JST

Second cour of Concrete Revolutio.

What if superhumans were real? Even better, what if every fabled superhuman existed at the same time, in the same place? Titans from outer space, life forms from a mystical world, phantoms and goblins from ancient times, cyborgs created by scientists, relics that rose out of the ruins of ancient civilizations. In another Japan, it's not just a question of “what if”—it's a reality. Some of the superhumans choose to keep their identities a secret, while others bask in their superhuman fame. Jiro Hitoyoshi, member of the Superhuman Bureau, keeps track of their doings.

[Source: Funimation]

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The Reflection

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Super Power
The Reflection
Jul 22, 2017 at 11:00pm JST

After THE REFLECTION, some of the people in all parts of the world are discovered with super powers.
Some become heroes, and others villains.
How did the Reflection happen? What was the cause of it?
With many unsolved mysteries, the world is lead into turmoil.

[Source: Studio Deen]

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City Hunter '91

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Mystery
  4. Shounen
City Hunter '91
April 28, 1991 JST

Ryo Saeba is back as the City Hunter, a "sweeper" (private detective) working on the streets of Tokyo. He and sidekick Kaori Makimura are hired to solve the problems of desperate people. When Ryo is not using his sharp shooting skills against bad guys, he's aiming his sites on pretty ladies. Kaori uses a giant anti-ecchi hammer to make sure he behaves.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Mermaid Forest

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Horror
  4. Mystery
Mermaid Forest
October 5, 2003 JST

According to an ancient legend, mermaid's flesh can grant immortality if eaten. 500 years ago, Yuta unknowingly ate a piece of mermaid's flesh. For centuries, he travels across Japan, hoping to find a mermaid, thinking she may be able to make him a normal human again. When he finally finds one, he discovers that she and her companions have been raising a girl to be their food so they can eat her and take on her youthful looks. That is how mermaids stay young. Yuta kills the mermaids and rescues her, but she has already eaten some of the mermaid's flesh. Although he had to kill the mermaids, Yuta isn't too disappointed. Yuta's once lonely existence is now over, as he has found a companion in Mana. And Mana, who had been trapped in a small hut her whole life, finds delight in even the simplest of things. Together, Yuta and Mana attempt to seek out more mermaids, trying to become normal humans again.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Housekisho Richard-shi no Nazo Kantei

  1. Mystery
Housekisho Richard-shi no Nazo Kantei
January 2020

The "heartwarming jewel mystery" series centers on the handsome jewelry appraiser Richard Ranashinha Dvorpian and the bright and cheerful college student Seigi Nakata as they uncover the hidden messages that lies within jewels.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Yami to Boushi to Hon no Tabibito

  1. Adventure
  2. Ecchi
  3. Fantasy
  4. Magic
  5. Mystery
  6. Shoujo Ai
Yami to Boushi to Hon no Tabibito
October 2, 2003 JST

Hatsuki is a highschool student living with her sister, Hatsumi, who she has a huge crush on. On Hatsumi's 16th birthday, she is suddenly surrounded by a green light and disappears in front of Hatsuki. She manages to follow Hatsumi with the help of a being resembling a fat baby chick (literally), ending up in a place called "The Great Library", which is full of different worlds stored in books. Hatsumi wasn't there, though, so the search for Hatsuki's great love begins and involves traveling from book to book.

[Source: AniDB]

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Tantei Opera Milky Holmes

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Super Power
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes
Oct 7, 2010 at 11:00pm JST

"Sheryl, Nero, Elly, and Cordelia are the most popular students at Holmes Detective Academy, because of the many cases they've solved with their Toys and teamwork. The students and the people of the Detective City Yokohama all look up to the members of "Milky Holmes", as they're called. But on a dark and stormy night, during a battle with their rivals "The Gentlemen Thief Empire", they lose their toys, and their fate undergoes a dramatic change..."

[Source: Crunchyroll]

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Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo

  1. Mystery
  2. Shounen
Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo
Apr 7, 1997 at 7:00pm JST

Kindaichi Hajime may look dumb, but he is one of the smartest detectives that you will ever see. He encounters mysteries after mysteries with his good friend, Miyuki, and he swears to solve them in the name of his grandfather, who was a great detective.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Cat's Eye

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Mystery
  5. Romance
Cat's Eye
July 11, 1983 JST

The three Kisugi sisters—Rui, Hitomi and Ai—during the day run a small cafe called "Cat's Eye." To discover the whereabouts of their father, the artist Michael Heintz, who has disappeared, Hitomi and her sisters rob art galleries as the smart and mysterious thief "Cat's Eye" in the hope that his works can give them clues about his vanishing. The crucial point is that Hitomi has a relationship with Toshi, a police inspector who has sworn to catch "Cat's Eye"—and of course he has no idea about Hitomi's double life.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Kyougoku Natsuhiko: Kousetsu Hyaku Monogatari

  1. Fantasy
  2. Historical
  3. Horror
  4. Mystery
  5. Psychological
  6. Supernatural
Kyougoku Natsuhiko: Kousetsu Hyaku Monogatari
Oct 4, 2003 at 1:35am JST

Tired of writing riddles for children, Yamaoka Momosuke plans on gathering spooky and gruesome stories and publishing them in an anthology called Hyakumonogatari ("One Hundred Tales"). While researching these old myths and legends he comes across a mysterious trio who call themselves the Ongyou. They are detectives who are investigating the legends to reveal their truths...and bring those in the wrong to justice. Each time Momosuke meets the Ongyou he must face horrible truths and battle with his morals, but he's seeing things he shouldn't be seeing...

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Stand My Heroes: Piece of Truth

  1. Mystery
  2. Romance
Stand My Heroes: Piece of Truth
October 2019

The heroine is a new officer works under the Narcotics Control Department of the Ministry of Health, a.k.a Matori. Narcotic medicines don't work on her, and the story begins with her just entering the department and starting work with other officers.

[Source: MAL News]

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Shion no Ou

  1. Drama
  2. Game
  3. Mystery
  4. Thriller
Shion no Ou
October 14, 2007 JST

Shion no Ou follows the story of Yasuoka Shion, a 13-year-old Shougi player with a past of tragedy. Shion's parents were brutally murdered in front of her when she was 5 years old. The murderer sat down with her and challenged her to a game of Shougi, after telling her that if she wanted to stay alive she should forget how to speak, and forget what happened that night.

Now Shion has entered the realm of female pro Kishi, mute but strong. As her playing gathers more and more attention, so do the questions about her past and the brutal murder she witnessed. Shion's memories slowly come back, and the mystery begins to unravel, thread by thread.

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Night Walker: Mayonaka no Tantei

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Horror
  4. Mystery
  5. Vampire
Night Walker: Mayonaka no Tantei
Jul 9, 1998 at 1:45am JST

Shido Tatsuhiko is not only a private eye... he is also a vampire with no real memory of his past. Joined by Yayoi Matsunaga, a female government agent, Riho Yamazaki, an orphaned teenage girl working as his girl Friday and Guni, a little green imp, Shido must face demonic creatures known as Nightbreed. Meanwhile, Cain, the vampire who made him what he is now, is seeking him...

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Kitsutsuki Tantei-Dokoro

  1. Historical
  2. Mystery
Kitsutsuki Tantei-Dokoro
2020

The story is set in 1909 during Japan's Meiji era, and centers on fictional versions of real-life poet Takuboku Ishikawa (right in picture above) and real-life linguist Kyousuke Kindaichi, who were acquaintances in real life. In the novel, Takuboku runs a private detective agency to support his family. Both begin to investigate a case of supposed ghost appearances at the Asakusa Juunikai building, also known as the Ryouunkai.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Fantastic Children

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Mystery
  4. Romance
  5. Sci-Fi
Fantastic Children
Oct 5, 2004 at 1:00am JST

A group of enigmatic white-haired children has been spotted at different times and places in Europe for over 500 years. Always with the appearance of 11-year-olds, they behave far more mature than they should be, never grow old, and seem to have supernatural power. What they have been seeking is a girl, and the only clue they have is a picture with a crescent moon. Now, in the year of 2012, an athletic boy named Tohma is about to be involved in this centuries-long mystery.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Night Head Genesis

  1. Drama
  2. Mystery
  3. Psychological
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Supernatural
Night Head Genesis
Jul 30, 2006 at 12:00am JST

※ NOTE: The first episode premiered on GyaO! ahead of regular broadcasting

It is said that 70% of the human brain capacity is unused. If humans possess incredible power, it is strongly believed to be lying dormant within this region. This unused 70% brain capacity is known as "Night Head".

The famous work 'NIGHT HEAD' is going to break the silence. They were abandoned by their parents because of the psychic power they possessed. They are the Kirihara brothers, who lived in a laboratory within a barrier-protected forest. They have escaped from the laboratory, and a new wave of 'Revolution' is about to arise.

A new "Night Head" is about to be awakened.

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Skull Man

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Super Power
Skull Man
April 29, 2007 JST

Otomo City: where freedom and justice have atrophied to the bone; where conspiracy rules the day and death stalks the night... Death in the form of the Skull Man, a literal Grim Reaper whose skeletal grin presages grisly mayhem and murder, even to the monstrous mutants that haunt the city's underworlds!

To investigate a bizarre slaying, journalist Minagami Hayato and photographer Kiriko Mamiya must stalk this ultimate predator, through a festering cadaver of a city where the corruption flows in rivers as deep and foul as the sins of the reigning elite, and unearth a secret so shocking that an entire city has been turned into a tomb to contain! In a nightmarish necropolis where nothing is as it seems, vengeance comes in the form of a living Death's-Head!

[Source: Sentai Filmworks]

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Nijuu Mensou no Musume

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Mystery
Nijuu Mensou no Musume
Apr 13, 2008 at 3:05am JST

Chiko is the daughter of the wealthy Mikamo family who has to live with her aunt and uncle after her parents passed away. Because her aunt wants to inherit the Mikamo family's wealth, she gives Chiko poisoned food. One day, however, she's kidnapped by the Nijuu Mensou (20 Faces) and decides to join his clan.

[Source: ZOMG]