The BEST episodes of Holmes of Kyoto

Every episode of Holmes of Kyoto ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Holmes of Kyoto!

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.

Last Updated: 5/26/2023Network:TV Tokyo
Holmes and Zen Master Hakuin
20 votes

#1 - Holmes and Zen Master Hakuin

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/10/2018

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.

Valentine's Party
15 votes

#2 - Valentine's Party

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/18/2018

Conditions of an Heir
14 votes

#3 - Conditions of an Heir

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/25/2018

Christmas Eve Tears and a Broken Alibi
14 votes

#4 - Christmas Eve Tears and a Broken Alibi

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/28/2018

In Days of Aoi
19 votes

#5 - In Days of Aoi

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/17/2018

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.

The Bisque Doll's Smile
13 votes

#6 - The Bisque Doll's Smile

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/11/2018

The Case of the Mt. Kurama Estate Inheritance
17 votes

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

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/24/2018

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?

After the Festival
18 votes

#8 - After the Festival

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/31/2018

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!

The Lost Dragon
16 votes

#9 - The Lost Dragon

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/7/2018

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...

The Sound of the Bell at Gion
16 votes

#10 - The Sound of the Bell at Gion

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/4/2018

Straying and Enlightenment
14 votes

#11 - Straying and Enlightenment

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/21/2018

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...

The Connoisseur's Philosophy
16 votes

#12 - The Connoisseur's Philosophy

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/14/2018

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.

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