The BEST episodes of Case File Nº221: Kabukicho

Every episode of Case File Nº221: Kabukicho ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Case File Nº221: Kabukicho!

The East Side of Shinjuku Ward is the neon-lit Kabuki-chō district that stretches across the center of this chaotic city. Where light shines, there are also deep shadows. Yet even deep in this darkness where evildoers lurk, the light of a detective tenement shines. The tenement run by Mrs. Hudson has seven peculiar, shady individuals. The curtains has risen on this stage on the night when a bizarre murder by Jack the Ripper takes place.

Last Updated: 9/22/2023Network: MBSStatus: Ended
Jack the Ripper
18 votes

#1 - Jack the Ripper

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/21/2019

The identity of Jack the Ripper is revealed when Sherlock finally makes his move.

Now Hiring Psychics
16 votes

#2 - Now Hiring Psychics

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/14/2019

A badly depressed Watson struggles to come to terms with his new life, as Sherlock vows vengeance on Jack the Ripper.

First Moonlit Night
18 votes

#3 - First Moonlit Night

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/11/2020

James is being abused in prison. Mycroft comes to the row house and reflects on how Sherlock got his start in rakugo.

That Woman's Pad
18 votes

#4 - That Woman's Pad

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/7/2019

Jack the Ripper is after Irene's life, and Sherlock and Watson must take extraordinary steps to protect her.

See You in Kabukicho!
15 votes

#5 - See You in Kabukicho!

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/28/2020

Sherlock performs his final rakugo: Moriarty the Living.

Don't Take Off the Swimsuit
18 votes

#6 - Don't Take Off the Swimsuit

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/30/2019

Irene joins the team as they track down a medical chart in the possession of an infamous blackmailer, while Sherlock gets stuck with childcare duties.

Where is He?
17 votes

#7 - Where is He?

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/25/2020

Watson and Mary work together to break up an MLM scam that's plotting a terrorist attack on Shinjuku.

Wife Looks Into the Future
18 votes

#8 - Wife Looks Into the Future

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/23/2019

Watson gets his first solo case as Sherlock sends him to investigate the home of the mysterious Irene Adler.

No More Nyan-Nyan
16 votes

#9 - No More Nyan-Nyan

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/28/2019

The detectives try to cheer up after a hard week. Mrs. Hudson sends them after her missing cat to keep their minds occupied.

Moriarty Savors
17 votes

#10 - Moriarty Savors

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/29/2020

Peril overtakes Watson as the villain makes his move.

Looking Back on Saudade
15 votes

#11 - Looking Back on Saudade

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/8/2020

Sherlock solves a mysterious code that leads to an even more mysterious conclusion.

Michel and Dopey
16 votes

#12 - Michel and Dopey

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/1/2020

Michel is reunited with his long-lost daughter, who is promptly arrested for murder.

Offside is the Best Side
19 votes

#13 - Offside is the Best Side

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/9/2019

Mary's decided she wants to go to an expensive school, and Lucy decides to raise the money. But getting big money fast means taking big risks...

Lots of Animals
16 votes

#14 - Lots of Animals

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/15/2020

What begins as a case to track down an animal killer leads into something more sinister and dangerous.

The Curtain Rises on the Grand Guignol
16 votes

#15 - The Curtain Rises on the Grand Guignol

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/22/2020

The real cause behind the strange incidents is revealed in an explosive lead up to the finale.

Not Breathing
15 votes

#16 - Not Breathing

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/7/2020

With Watson's disappearance, the villain is ready to move on to the next phase of his plan.

The Dream of Fuyuto Kyokgoku, the Ace
24 votes

#17 - The Dream of Fuyuto Kyokgoku, the Ace

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/26/2019

A nephew is framed for the murder of his uncle, and it's up to Sherlock to clear his name.

Why Not Join the Staring-At-Eye-Moles Squad?
30 votes

#18 - Why Not Join the Staring-At-Eye-Moles Squad?

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/19/2019

A woman is hired as an idol for her beautiful moles under her eyes. But when the day of her big show comes, the producer disappears! Is a crime involved?

The Water's Usually Hot
20 votes

#19 - The Water's Usually Hot

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/2/2019

Now that he's broke, Watson has to use the public bath. But there's murder waiting for him there, too!

Everybody Be There At Eight
17 votes

#20 - Everybody Be There At Eight

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/21/2020

Watson desperately tries to track down Sherlock before he reaches the point of no return.

The Thread Where We Talk About Yeast
16 votes

#21 - The Thread Where We Talk About Yeast

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/14/2020

The exciting story of six mystery-solving bakers in a bread factory!

Hello Detectives
35 votes

#22 - Hello Detectives

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/12/2019

Something strange has been happening to John Watson. He goes to the detectives in Kabukicho for help, but they're even weirder!

Kobayashi the Man, Giving It His All
19 votes

#23 - Kobayashi the Man, Giving It His All

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/16/2019

Kobayashi runs into his old boss from his time in the Kaneko Gang. When one of the Kabukicho Irregulars steals a valuable sticker from the gangster, he'll have to risk it all to help them out.

Take Back Your Melon Heart
16 votes

#24 - Take Back Your Melon Heart

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/18/2020

Fuyuto is hospitalized after the events with Jack the Ripper. But a new case awaits him at the hospital…