The BEST Episodes of Holmes of Kyoto

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 29, 2021

Network: TV Tokyo

There is an antique shop in Kyoto's Teramachi Sanjou shopping district. High school girl Mashiro Aoi unexpectedly runs into Yagashira Kiyotaka, the son of the shop's owner, and ends up working part-time at the shop. Kiyotaka is called the "Holmes at Teramachi Sanjou," and he and Aoi solve odd cases brought to them by various clients.

Holmes and Zen Master Hakuin

#1 - Holmes and Zen Master Hakuin

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 10, 2018

In Kyoto's Teramachi Sanjo area, Mashiro Aoi attempts to sell her grandfather's hanging scrolls in the antique shop Kura. There she meets Yagashira Kiyotaka, a man with penetrating observation skills known as the Holmes of Kyoto.

star 6.94
17 votes
Valentine's Party

#2 - Valentine's Party

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 18, 2018

star 6.71
14 votes
Conditions of an Heir

#3 - Conditions of an Heir

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 25, 2018

star 6.69
13 votes
Christmas Eve Tears and a Broken Alibi

#4 - Christmas Eve Tears and a Broken Alibi

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 28, 2018

star 6.46
13 votes
The Case of the Mt. Kurama Estate Inheritance

#5 - The Case of the Mt. Kurama Estate Inheritance

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 24, 2018

Kiyotaka's father asks him and Aoi to visit the mountain villa of the Kajiwara family. The family patriarch left three hanging scrolls to his three sons when he died, but they have now all been mysteriously burned. What secrets did those hanging scrolls hide?

star 6.40
15 votes
In Days of Aoi

#6 - In Days of Aoi

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 17, 2018

Miyashita Saori, who is to serve in the starring role at the Aoi Festival, receives two threatening letters. She, her mother, and her little sister Kaori come to Kura to see if Kiyotaka can find out who sent them. But Kiyotaka's investigation leads to a surprising culprit.

star 6.38
16 votes
The Bisque Doll's Smile

#7 - The Bisque Doll's Smile

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 11, 2018

star 6.33
12 votes
After the Festival

#8 - After the Festival

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 31, 2018

Kiyotaka's ex-girlfriend shows up at Kura, asking him to appraise a tea bowl she made. Meanwhile, Aoi's friends from Saitama are coming to Kyoto for the Gion Festival... and bringing her own ex along!

star 6.31
16 votes
The Lost Dragon

#9 - The Lost Dragon

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 7, 2018

Kiyotaka is called to the Nanzenji Temple to solve a mystery. He goes there, accompanied by Akihito. While investigating the case of a missing dragon, the master appraiser crosses paths with a master counterfeiter...

star 6.21
14 votes
The Sound of the Bell at Gion

#10 - The Sound of the Bell at Gion

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 4, 2018

star 6.20
15 votes
Straying and Enlightenment

#11 - Straying and Enlightenment

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 21, 2018

Kiyotaka and Aoi attend the birthday party of a famous appraiser. As part of the entertainment, their host asks Kiyotaka to identify a painting. But the "game" comes with a secret message...

star 6.15
13 votes
The Connoisseur's Philosophy

#12 - The Connoisseur's Philosophy

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 14, 2018

Aoi gets dressed up and attends Yagashira Seiji's sumptuous, star-studded 77th birthday party. But when the family's precious Celadon vase is targeted, it turns out there's more than money on the line.

star 6.13
15 votes