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Meitantei Conan  
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Description
From Yakuza:

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.

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
Детектив Конан
المحقق كونان
名偵探柯南
名探偵コナン
ยอดนักสืบจิ๋ว โคนัน
명탐정 코난
Case Closed
Détective Conan (French)
Detective Conan
Detektif Conan
Salapoliisi Conan
Thám Tử Lừng Danh Conan

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DCFC
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Endless Youth and Co.
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Latest Release(s)
c.913 by Souka Scans (9d ago)
c.911 by Souka Scans (22d ago)
c.910 by Souka Scans (41d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
83 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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

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Forum
13 topics, 81 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (854 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.24 / 10.0
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Last Updated
December 4th 2014, 7:38pm PST

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Year
1994

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Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (49 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #408 decreased(-100)
Monthly Pos #393 increased(+62)
3 Month Pos #362 decreased(-75)
6 Month Pos #255 decreased(-47)

List Stats
On 2949 reading lists
On 532 wish lists
On 213 unfinished lists
On 327 custom lists

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Forum Posts
The Best Girl Character is/are..? 283 days, 0 hours, 2 minutes ago
Chapter Labeling 288 days, 8 hours, 3 minutes ago
Detective Conan: What's your favorite case? 351 days, 23 hours, 33 minutes ago
Movie 16: The Eleventh Striker 603 days, 4 hours, 25 minutes ago
[spoilers] is alive???? 753 days, 23 hours, 59 minutes ago

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Great manga but the quality has went down   
Rating: N/A
by dullahan
May 14th, 2007, 9:34am
I agree with the last post. The manga was great. Back when i was small, i enjoyed it alot. But now it just gets boring. I stopped reading conan 2 years ago because theres no development of the main story. They are just solving random cases with no relation with the story at all. That repetitive is boring.

Not to mention that the case quality has gone down drastically. I remember some cases in the past which actually moved me that i felt sadness and really sorry for the culprit. I think its time the author concentrated on the main story and ended this story before it became totally trash.

I give this series 9 though because it was a great series until volume 40 or so.
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Rating: 8.3 / 10.0
by canucks
May 10th, 2007, 4:36pm
Honestly I have been following Conan for the longest time, I've collected all of it (including the movie-turned books, and enjoyed it... back when I was 12.

The stories now seem very incompetent, many cases were solved merely by the criminals pleading guilty from the smallest most insignificant clues... that will not stand up to any form of judicial trial (assuming there is at least a half-wit lawyer)

The quality of the cases have gone down significantly since the 40ish volumes, perhaps the author is running out of good ideas... now it's simply milking the fanbase of its worth.

BTW, what the hell is up with the inconceivably complex dying messages in recent cases? Doesn't anyone find it strange how a dying person can within seconds think of a crazy long and complicated "riddle" to point to the killer? ... It's not like they'd use that consciousness and strength to try to live or anything...

... Last updated on February 5th, 2008, 2:37pm
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Yep a masterpiece   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Sole
May 3rd, 2007, 7:12am
This series is quite a masterpiece, the only really bad thing about it is that the story do progress but not by a lot, it's almost like inspector gadget that you'll never find out about the bad guys behind it all and their evil plan.

Though the new characters and even just the slight hints make the whole story refreshing after a while, it goes back to normal unrelated cases, but it's interesting the artist keep bringing us new ideas and creating new short cases, so it's quite entertaining, but you might get bored of it after a while if you're looking to know more about the main story, since it's quite repetitive and long, which happened to me quite often when I catch up to the series, I stop for a few months then I go back looking for more after the series pile up again, but still I recommend this series if you like a light hearted detective story, the characters and story are entertaining and cute at times, not to mention massive amount of characters.

... Last updated on May 13th, 2007, 11:37pm
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best!!   
Rating: N/A
by mangamaniac1215
April 9th, 2007, 10:05pm
this manga is great!! i will agree that the plot is moving slow, and i really wanna know the ending now. it seems that time doesn't go very fast in the manga, like one year hasn't even passed yet?? the movies are better. hehe. there was one arc with the bomber case, conan and takagi trap in lift. that was cool, coz at the end sato nearly kissed takagi!! haha. i love chapters with the 2 of them. =D

... Last updated on January 15th, 2008, 3:55am
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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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A must read   
Rating: N/A
by traziemykel
March 4th, 2007, 11:14pm
Excellent and Unique manga ^^
Every Chapter got a new story ^^ which made the manga not boring and made it a must read ^^
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Most amazing thing ever.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kstar
February 26th, 2007, 11:33am
This is the best detectice manga I've ever read. No wonder its been running for 11+ years. I love all the characters in this manga. It gives my brain an exercise every time I watch/read it. I saw this before, but because the art didn't appeal to me, I left it, but it some how found it way back to me again, and now I'm hooked. It's soo good, that even an art picky person like myself love it.

... Last updated on February 26th, 2007, 11:35am
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Please read this manga   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by amishmies
January 10th, 2007, 1:22pm
Art is great, characters are great and funny, the cases are interesting, so the only thing missing is the story not evolving.
Other for that it has all qualities of a Manga deserving to be at the top.

... Last updated on June 26th, 2008, 5:30pm
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Not a "Bible"... still nice.   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
August 14th, 2006, 6:16am
I find Meitantei Konan! to be excellent. The plotline is slowly progressive, which makes it lesser good, though I figure the manga to own.

Aoyama is teh ownage.
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manga which can never end   
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by Alai
August 6th, 2006, 8:43am
Instead of reading Agatha Christie's books, I read Detective Conan ;) It's the only manga, which I read without concerning about the plot. It's essence are the cases, in which murderers show unbelievable inventiveness.
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