The Best Episodes of Detective Conan

Last Updated: Dec 6, 2018

Seventeen-year-old Kudo Shinichi is a prodigy boy detective. During an investigation, two thugs in black force feed Kudo an experimental poison that unexpectedly turns him into a little boy instead of killing him. To hide his identity as he searches for the organization that tried to kill him, Kudo takes the name of Edogawa Conan. His former girlfriend, Mouri Ran, and her hare-brained private investigator father take Conan in. Trapped in a puny body, Conan solves crimes, sometimes aided by the kids in the Junior Detective League and the inventions of his old friend, Dr. Agasa.

A Scarlet Truth

#1 - A Scarlet Truth

Season 24 - Episode 21

Akai suddenly appears in the back seat of Jodie's car and fires at the secret police's vehicles. The bullet strikes a tire, and the FBI agents successfully shake off the secret police. Meanwhile, at the Kudo family home Amuro's subordinates inform him Akai shot out a tire, causing their cars to crash. Later, Jodie's car returns to the crash site. Akai takes a cell phone from the secret police and begins speaking to Amuro (Bourbon). He tells him it was a mistake to let Conan know he had the nickname Zero. Akai knew who Amuro truly was...

star 9.88
16 votes
Head-to-Head Match With Black Organization, Two Mysteries Night of the Full Moon

#2 - Head-to-Head Match With Black Organization, Two Mysteries Night of the Full Moon

Season 12 - Episode 30

Mystery One: Kogoro is invited to an ""off"" Halloween party on a cruise ship. by Vermouth. The guests have to dress as monsters. Ran not wanting to go, Sonoko takes her place instead. Meanwhile Shin'ichi is also invited. But he knows by the reaction of Ai that she is from the Black Organization. How can he go to the party and not reveal his true form? This case twists when a famous movie director is murdered. Mystery Two: Jodie has been having an interesting memory flashback, about a murder. But while Ai still has a cold, Dr. Araide is coming over to take her to a hospital. Though before he arrives, Jodie takes Ai in her car to meet him there instead. Though when Dr. Araide cuts them off on the road, some interesting questions are answered. The cases are intertwined somehow and this night might answer some questions in this two hour special.

star 9.65
20 votes
A Scarlet Return

#3 - A Scarlet Return

Season 24 - Episode 20

Amuro visits Okiya at his home and begins explaining how one corpse was swapped out for another. The suspected corpse, Shuichi Akai, was shot in the head and burned along with his car at Raiha Pass. However, Amuro believes Akai switched his own body out for Kusuda's and is in fact still alive. Amuro explains Akai's trick step by step to Okiya. Meanwhile, Jodie was thinking the same thing as Amuro. Amuro reasons the body swap was planned not by Akai but by Conan. Amuro then asks Okiya to remove his mask. He is certain Okiya is Akai, but..

star 9.60
15 votes
The Raven Mystery Train  (Destination)

#4 - The Raven Mystery Train (Destination)

Season 22 - Episode 24

All the lines of truth will be crossed in Mystery train, Bourbon identity finally revealed, Conan unable to do anything ! Secret of Scar Akai revealed ! What could be worst than drama explosion that will change whole storyline !!

star 9.53
15 votes
Writers: Umesaburo Sagawa
A University Professor and the Girl Who Came From the Black Organization

#5 - A University Professor and the Girl Who Came From the Black Organization

Season 5 - Episode 23

A new student named Ai Haibara comes to Conan's class and at that same day, a boy's brother was kidnapped. The brother asking the Detective Boys for help, decide to help find his brother...only it leads to something with something quite interesting.

star 9.44
18 votes
Clash of Red and Black! (Death on Duty)

#6 - Clash of Red and Black! (Death on Duty)

Season 17 - Episode 14

Shuichi goes to meet up with Kir. It turns out to be a trap. As told, Kir follows Gin's instructions and eliminates their only threat to the Black Organization. The FBI is eventually informed, and Takagi confirms the death. The news hits Jodie the hardest who has flashbacks of her partner. While driving by her motorcycle, Vermouth notices a distraught Jodie and says to herself that only one Silver-bullet is needed, not two. Later, Jodie returns a fake cell phone in place of Conan's real cell phone who notices the switch, but does not say anything.

star 9.36
11 votes
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Clash of Red and Black! (Awakening)

#7 - Clash of Red and Black! (Awakening)

Season 17 - Episode 7

Rikumichi Kusuda, the fake patient who the FBI is spying on, sneaks into the nurse's office and takes pictures of the list patients. He is caught by a nurse and the FBI deploy. Rikumichi unravels the bandages around his neck to reveal he has C-4 explosives and makes a getaway in a car. Akai follows him with Conan who was hiding in the back, but the chase is cut short when Rikumichi shoots himself. Conan broke Rikumichi's cell phone prior to the escape, but it's too late, the Black Organization already knows where Rena lies. Back in Rena's room, Eisuke walks in demanding her to wake up and tell him where his sister is. Just as Eisuke is about to stab her with scissors, Rena grabs his hand.

star 9.33
9 votes
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The Black Time Limit Drawing Near

#8 - The Black Time Limit Drawing Near

Season 19 - Episode 15

The Detective Boys run into a strange man named Kyozo Daita who invites them to a cake shop after stopping a thief for him. While talking with him, Conan notices the man is acting strangely. The next day, Kogoro receives an anonymous request to investigate a case involving red shirts with long sleeves. The mysterious caller requests to meet them on the third floor of a department store. At the store, the three then run into a man who explains he has been strapped with bombs. The man explains he was knocked unconscious in the bathroom and found himself like that. He explains the bomber told him that if anyone leaves the floor or calls the police, the bomber will detonate the bombs in the building. He discloses the bomber's demands, to find the sender of thirteen red shirts.

star 9.33
9 votes
The Gathering of the Detectives! Kudo Shinich vs Kaito Kid! (One Hour Special)

#9 - The Gathering of the Detectives! Kudo Shinich vs Kaito Kid! (One Hour Special)

Season 8 - Episode 26

Kaitou Kid reminisces over the time he was almost caught by Shinichi Kudo. A detective meeting as been called by an unknown person using Kaitou Kid’s name. As the detectives become stranded in the mansion, one is murdered.

star 9.29
14 votes
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Clash of Red and Black! (Testament)

#10 - Clash of Red and Black! (Testament)

Season 17 - Episode 10

Rena wakes up and knocks out FBI agent Camel, which stops the chase. Once freed, she reunites with the other members. Chianti prepares to kill Camel, but the vehicle explodes. Onlookers appear, causing the BO gang to flee. Later, Andre is alive and Jodie and James learns that the Akai and Conan intended to unite Rena Mizunashi with the other members all along, and explain their plan. It's revealed that Rena is a CIA agent who was undercover as a BO member. She was forced to kill her father after she made a mistake that would've revealed her secret.

star 9.22
9 votes
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The Day Mori Kogoro Discontinues His Detective Business (Part 2)

#11 - The Day Mori Kogoro Discontinues His Detective Business (Part 2)

Season 18 - Episode 18

The Police continue their search for the suspect of the murder. Kogoro is forced by a fat woman who is intrigued with him to go jogging. He defeats robbers after her jewelry and is escorted to the hospital. Once there, Kogoro overhears a patient discuss Gamou and his medical test which took place on the day Kogoro met with him. Kogoro investigates and heads to Gamou's company to retrieve a recording of the victim's voice. However the culprit steals the recording from Kogoro and escapes. Conan tells Kogoro that Gamou filed a complain to a company and that the company has a recording of the phone call. Kogoro realizes who the suspect is and calls Takeoka to meet with him. Once there, Kogoro reveals Takeoka has been impersonated Gamou half a month before meeting him and reveals Takeoka was also the one calling Kogoro pretending to be Gamou. He reveals Takeoka to be the murderer. Takeoka reveals that his wife was the witness who accused Gamou of his crime five years ago. On the day his wife died, she apologized to Takeoka for her mistaken accusation. Takeoka realized Gamou was indeed the criminal five years ago and desired revenge against him. After telling Kogoro his story, Takeoka proceeds to jump off a cliff but is saved by Kogoro.

star 9.17
6 votes
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Kid vs. the Four Divine Detective Boys

#12 - Kid vs. the Four Divine Detective Boys

Season 19 - Episode 22

The next day after the case with Kobayashi, Jirokichi Suzuki enlists the Detective Boys to defend the amber Kirin's horn from the Phantom Thief Kid. Kirin's horn is secured in the center pillar of a secluded shrine. The pillar will only open when four electrically protected pedestals in the corner of the rooms are opened simultaneously with their respective keys. Jirokichi Suzuki stakes the key into the wall and awaits for Kaitou Kid's arrival. Kid causes a blackout and the timed explosives destroys the windows causing strong winds to rush inside the shrine. While the Detective Boys protect the pedestals, the center pillar is heard opening. When electricity is restored, they discover Kirin's horn is missing, Conan is knocked out by a taser, and cards signed by Kid attached to all four pedestals. Jirokichi reveals that the shrine had been secretly enforced with steel and an alarm would sound if Kid had escaped through the door and proclaims Kid must be in disguise and inside the shrine; The suspects are Jirokichi, Ginzo Nakamori, or one of the three reporters. Haibara deduces from the inscribed message on the pillar that there is another method to open the pillars without the use of the keys. From the colors and Kanji on the pedestals, Haibara discerns they represent the Four Symbols: the Vermilion Bird, White Tiger, Black Tortoise, and Azure Dragon. She imparts that if something is done in the right order to the four pedestals, it would open the center pillar.

star 9.15
13 votes
The Raven Mystery Train  (Tunnel)

#13 - The Raven Mystery Train (Tunnel)

Season 22 - Episode 22

Conan and Sera involve in investigation and in destination Nagoya station Jirokichi Suzuki and his team waiting for Mystery train to arrive where in meantime more visitors appear to be aboard train, Haibara's feeling ultimately afraid after someone passed in front of her eyes

star 9.15
13 votes
Writers: Umesaburo Sagawa
The Suggestion of Black Thirteen

#14 - The Suggestion of Black Thirteen

Season 19 - Episode 14

The Detective Boys run into a strange man named Kyozo Daita who invites them to a cake shop after stopping a thief for him. While talking with him, Conan notices the man is acting strangely. The next day, Kogoro receives an anonymous request to investigate a case involving red shirts with long sleeves. The mysterious caller requests to meet them on the third floor of a department store. At the store, the three then run into a man who explains he has been strapped with bombs. The man explains he was knocked unconscious in the bathroom and found himself like that. He explains the bomber told him that if anyone leaves the floor or calls the police, the bomber will detonate the bombs in the building. He discloses the bomber's demands, to find the sender of thirteen red shirts.

star 9.11
9 votes
Conan vs. Heiji, The Deduction Showdown Between the Detective of the East and West (1 Hour Special)

#15 - Conan vs. Heiji, The Deduction Showdown Between the Detective of the East and West (1 Hour Special)

Season 21 - Episode 6

Heiji and Kazuha visit Tokyo where the two part ways. A murder occurs at the restaurant Kazuha is in, forcing Kogoro, Ran, Sera, Heiji, and Conan to investigate.

star 9.11
9 votes
Directors: Koujin Ochi
Writers: Seiki Taichuu, Shigenori Kageyama
Shinichi Kudo's Childhood Adventure (Part 2)

#16 - Shinichi Kudo's Childhood Adventure (Part 2)

Season 16 - Episode 8

Conan's memory of the case ten years ago continues. With help from Professor Agasa, Jimmy and Ran attempt to solve the mystery given to them by the mysterious man, and uncover his identity. As it turns out, the mysterious masked man was the original Kaitou Kid, who was actually hoping Jimmy would turn to Booker Kudo for help

star 9.10
10 votes
The Death Mansion and the Red Wall (Grateful Invitation)

#17 - The Death Mansion and the Red Wall (Grateful Invitation)

Season 18 - Episode 35

Yamato and Euhara takes Kogoro, Ran, and Conan to a mansion. Euhara reveals that the man was owned by a rich man in the past; The man one day decided to search for five talented people and gave the five a room in the mansion until they have reached their dreams. Euhara reveals that five people, Shūsaku Akashi, Aoi Kobashi, Naoki Midorikawa, Shōji Yamabuki, Takuto Momose, and Shirō Naiko, refered to each others as colors that sound alike to their names. They were called Red (赤, Aka?), Blue (青, Ao?), Green (緑, Midori?), lit. Golden Yellow (山吹, Yamabuki?), and White (白, Shiro?) respectively. Yamato reveals that the doors in the mansion swung outward and that someone used a pile of boxes filled with books to trap Akashi inside a room. They examine the room to find one wall of the room painted red and in the center of the room a white and black chair placed back to back and nailed into the ground with the white chair facing the red wall. Yamato's rival, Takaaki Morofushi who's name can be read in Chinese as Koumei, arrives and reveals he was the first to find the body as he was delivering flowers to the late Aoi who died from a heart attack in the storage room of the house. Conan reveals that the culprit knew the door would open outwards in the house and the location of the boxes of books which means the culprit is one of the three people who use to live in the mansion.

star 9.09
11 votes
The Red Shaking Target

#18 - The Red Shaking Target

Season 19 - Episode 16

The Detective Boys run into a strange man named Kyozo Daita who invites them to a cake shop after stopping a thief for him. While talking with him, Conan notices the man is acting strangely. The next day, Kogoro receives an anonymous request to investigate a case involving red shirts with long sleeves. The mysterious caller requests to meet them on the third floor of a department store. At the store, the three then run into a man who explains he has been strapped with bombs. The man explains he was knocked unconscious in the bathroom and found himself like that. He explains the bomber told him that if anyone leaves the floor or calls the police, the bomber will detonate the bombs in the building. He discloses the bomber's demands, to find the sender of thirteen red shirts.

star 9.09
11 votes
A Scarlet Pursuit

#19 - A Scarlet Pursuit

Season 24 - Episode 18

Inspector Megure and Detective Takagi question the three suspects again, this time in further detail. After this, they, Jodie, Andre, Amuro, and Conan examine the picture containing Natsuko's graded tests. Amuro and Conan immediately figure out who the culprit is.

star 9.07
14 votes
Trembling Metropolitan Police Headquarters 12 Million Hostages (2 Hour special)

#20 - Trembling Metropolitan Police Headquarters 12 Million Hostages (2 Hour special)

Season 11 - Episode 19

The death of Satou's last partner haunts her when she is put up against the same bomber. The bomber likes to place bombs around the city. Some bombs will display the location of an even bigger bomb if left for the last three seconds, this resulted in the death of Satou's partner in the past. After following clues placed by the bomber, Takagi and Conan are trapped in an elevator, where they await the bomb's clue to the location of an even bigger bomb. Conan disarms the bomb before the last second as he has already figured out the last part of the code. He stops the bomber and he is captured.

star 9.06
17 votes
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Clash of Red and Black! (Disturbance)

#21 - Clash of Red and Black! (Disturbance)

Season 17 - Episode 8

Jodie and James of the FBI plan to transfer Rena to another hospital using three transport vans. Meanwhile, all at once, there is a food poisoning outbreak, a gas leak, and a fire which causes traffic and chaos around the hospital. Also, James receives Aquilegia flowers from the deceased Black Organization agent, Rikumichi Kusuda, which contains a small time bomb. Jodie and another FBI agent named Camel rush to detonate it in a remote location. To make matters worse, James is not the only one who received a ticking present from Rikumichi, but every patient in the entire hospital.

star 9.00
9 votes
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Clash of Red and Black! (Camouflage)

#22 - Clash of Red and Black! (Camouflage)

Season 17 - Episode 9

Rena appears on television while the FBI agents are gathering the small explosives. The confusion cause the agents to run back to Rena's room, but it's a trap because the explosives the agents were collecting also have transmitters allowing the Black Organization to know where Rena is specifically located. This forces the FBI to transport Rena immediately in the three vans. Chianti, Korn, Vodka, and later Vermouth follow the vans to determine which van Rena is in. Although clues reveal Rena to be in the second van which Shuichi is following in his Chevrolet, Gin forces his team to follow the third van that Camel is driving.

star 9.00
9 votes
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Shinichi's True Face and Ran's Tears (1 Hour Special)

#23 - Shinichi's True Face and Ran's Tears (1 Hour Special)

Season 17 - Episode 32

Ran wakes up in a hut in the woods and discovers someone has treated the wounds from when she fell. Eventually, Kazuha finds Ran and calls Kogoro in. Heiji radios them from the next room. They all go over and find that the room is filled with pictures of Shin'ichi with knife marks in them. Heiji figures out the case, and they head back to Hinohara's house. There, Heiji reveals that Shin'ichi is actually Makoto, who used plastic surgery to look like Kudou Shin'ichi. Shirigami-sama steps into the room and is revealed to be Shin'ichi. After Makoto is arrested, Ran, Heiji, Shin'ichi, Kazuha, and Kogoro walk back toward the hotel. Before they can reach it, APTX 4869 starts to wear off, and Heiji helps Shin'ichi escape to the bathroom to change back. Haibara had been hiding there, and she gave Shin'ichi another antidote. Then, she says to return to Tokyo before he changes back if he wishes to keep his identity a secret. The group are all heading home in Kogoro's rental car, when they discover a man who was strangled within his car on the highway. They stop to investigate.

star 9.00
12 votes
The Old Scar and the Inspector's Soul

#24 - The Old Scar and the Inspector's Soul

Season 18 - Episode 12

Later, Takagi comes to the conclusion that Kibo Dokurou is the serial kller. Conan notices something is strange about Hiramune's dying message, and realizes his message indicates the person who murdered him was a copycat killer. Conan reveals to Sato that Hiramune was actually the serial killer from the past. Conan reveals that Nabei Eiki is the murderer. Takagi who was ordered to bring Eiki to the police station was taken hostage by Eiki. Takagi is shot in an attempt to subdue Eiki from shooting the police. Takagi is later revealed to be saved by a mahjong tile in his shirt pocket.

star 9.00
11 votes
Conan vs Kaitou Kid (One Hour Special)

#25 - Conan vs Kaitou Kid (One Hour Special)

Season 3 - Episode 22

Conan matches wits against the illustrious phantom thief Kaitou Kid in this one hour special. Kid's target? The Black Star jewel the belongs to the Suzuki family.

star 8.96
26 votes