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Meitantei Conan  
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Shinichi Kudo is a high-school student who, by using observation and deduction, is good at solving mysteries. While investigating one, he is caught by the criminals that he was watching and forced to take an experimental drug. Leaving him for dead, the criminals disappear. Instead of killing him, however, the drug turns Shinichi into a little kid.
To preserve the illusion of his 'disappearance,' Shinichi adopts a new name based on his favorite author (Arthur Conan Doyle) and becomes Conan Edogawa. Ran, his (actually Shinichi's) childhood friend takes this little boy under her wing and brings him to her home.
Conan now lives at a detective agency run by Ran's father, but his mind is as keen as ever and he continues to solve mysteries... always allowing Ran's father to take all the credit.
As far as everyone's concerned, Conan is just a little kid anyway... even to Ran. This is *extremely* frustrating to Conan since nobody will listen to a 'little boy.' Despite this, Conan has a mission... to find the criminals who did this to him and get the antidote to that drug.

Note: Won the 46th Shogakukan Manga Award in the shōnen category in 2001.


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Associated Names
المتحري كونان
المحقق كونان
Case Closed
Detective Conan
Thám tử lừng danh Conan

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Detective Conan Scans
Endless Youth and Co.

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Status in Country of Origin
90 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1

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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (914 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.24 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 20th 2016, 6:03pm PST

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English Publisher
Viz (60 Volumes - Ongoing; Digital)

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Weekly Pos #500 increased(+28)
Monthly Pos #705 decreased(-124)
3 Month Pos #569 decreased(-8)
6 Month Pos #535 decreased(-37)

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Detective Conan Manga Goes on Hiatus Due to Creator's Surgery 563 days, 20 hours, 7 minutes ago
The Best Girl Character is/are..? 955 days, 5 hours, 54 minutes ago
Chapter Labeling 960 days, 13 hours, 54 minutes ago
Detective Conan: What's your favorite case? 1024 days, 5 hours, 24 minutes ago
Movie 16: The Eleventh Striker 1275 days, 10 hours, 16 minutes ago

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Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by honeyyclover
August 20th, 2009, 7:06pm
Okay I will admit that I really loved this series for many, many, years. It showed such potential. I liked how you figured out a lot of the mysteries as the series progressed, and the relationship between Conan/Ai in itself kept me reading this. HOWEVER, considering how long it's been dragging on, I can't give it any more than a 7/10. When he was back on the forty-somethingish volume, I thought he would finish it by volume 50. He's on volume 67 right now, and there's still no end in sight. I mean, there's a limit to how long, unrealistic, and repetitive a manga can be. Sometimes I think that the mangaka is just trying to keep his income flowing from this story's popularity.... wake me up when its finished... sad

... Last updated on August 20th, 2009, 7:16pm
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great stories   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kari+
April 8th, 2016, 5:29am
I really like this manga but it really need to start wraping up the story and move on with the plot. Seriously 88vol now lol. Yet it be sad to see if go when it ends at the same time. Maybe the author could just do a spin off series if wanted to do more stories.
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Awesome series, but WAY too long.   
Rating: N/A
by Bellalea
August 31st, 2013, 4:31am
I have been a fan of this manga for over 10 years. I stopped buying volumes when I was 15, because they became too expensive. Since then, I haven't even touched any of the books. Now I've decided to pick this series up again, hoping I would be able to find out what happened to Conan and his friends. But this is still ongoing? Seriously? I love this manga, but I really want to see how it ends... Is it never going to happen? I understand this is a very popular manga and they want to get all the cash they can get from it. It's also true that when this has been going on for so long, it can be difficult to end it... But this is just too long.

However, I am amazed how Aoyama has still kept the story interesting. Every new murder case interests me, and while the manga is VERY repetive, it still doesn't feel repetive at all. The characters are interesting, and while this manga is not very realistic (Conan just happens to bump into a murder case every single day of his life in a country with one of the lowest murder rates), it doesn't bother me the least. Don't get me wrong, I still want this to end, but hey, every good thing comes to an end, right? ...Right?
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One of my favorites!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sherrinford_holmes
March 31st, 2007, 9:51pm
This manga is my favorite. Although some would say that the story is pretty slow. Well, this manga is in mystery genre. I mean, these cases actually add spice to this series. I mean, the fact that you would read this means you should expect for cases to be solved. Anyway, this series is one of the best!!
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Rating: 9.9 / 10.0
by pinUp
April 6th, 2009, 2:02pm
haha, oh man, i read this since i was a kid,what a great manga, make me curious ,just who's the culprit already...

the only one manga that interest me so much besides one piece, you're awesome Aoyama Gosho.

really,it looks like there's neverending case in Detective Conan*

... Last updated on April 6th, 2009, 2:02pm
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Eeled
September 9th, 2007, 9:40pm
By far, this is the BEST detective series I've read. The cases are all complex and interesting, surely challenges the minds of both the mangaka and the readers (: Even though it was a bit slow around the 40's, the plot has definitely picked up in the recent chapters ^_^ Never the least, I LOVE THIS MANGA! Great work Aoyama Gosho-san! x3
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Simply Amazing   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by senera2000
February 27th, 2013, 11:20am
I really love this series. It's got many interesting cases and each have some difference.(It's amazing how God/Fate or Conan or some guy can always get 3 suspects. EVERY SINGLE TIME)
Plus Conan sure ages slow. It's got many interesting characters.
I love the fact that it doesn't end (This surpases even One Piece in terms of length) I hope that it hits 2000+ chapters.

... Last updated on February 27th, 2013, 11:22am
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long but still interesting   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kaoru1869
April 17th, 2012, 9:00am
I'm astonished that a manga could ever be this long and even more when I look at the complete collection of more than 70 volumes in my room. Even if I think it's boring solving murder cases where there are ALWAYS EXACTLY 3 suspects, I keep buying every volume once it's on sale and keep reading it, in hope that there could be some alternation like a Kaitou Kid case or some longer arc that is more than only four chapters. It has the advantage that you can read in the middle of such an arc and still can understand what's going on.

Despite this manga being repetitive, Aoyama brings always some romance, humour and action in his work. My wish is for him to finally draw the ending (since he knows how to end it) and to continue drawing Magic Kaitou, which isn't complete and only has four volumes. My advise for beginners is not to read each volume one after another, but to go mishmash (naturally beginning with the first volume).

... Last updated on April 17th, 2012, 9:03am
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a good read , but.... stop!   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Tharkun
October 4th, 2010, 10:15am
It's a good manga , but the way it goes on and on with no plot development and no new plots , it gets so booooooring and I just had to stop reading.

... Last updated on October 4th, 2010, 10:15am
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Great start, hope that it won't have a bad end   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by harmonize
December 17th, 2008, 1:46am
I've read it since I was young, it was one of my most favourite manga at that time and that's the reason why I generously gave it 9 points although the manga has lost its shiny. The murderers killed for some silly/absurd reasons (sometimes by some insane/unthinkable methods) and the repetitiveness never fail getting me bored lately, except for the mafia part.

... Last updated on December 17th, 2008, 1:48am
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