The BEST Episodes of The Millionaire Detective — Balance: UNLIMITED

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 25, 2020

Network: Fuji TV

The story follows the incredibly wealthy Daisuke Kambe who audaciously solves cases in unconventional ways. Whereas Tsutsui serialized the original novel from 1975 to 1977, the anime moves the setting into the modern day. Kanbe is assigned to the "Modern Crimes Task Unit" — a unit created to keep problematic officers away from others. There, Kambe becomes partners with Katō.

All That Glitters is Not Gold

#1 - All That Glitters is Not Gold

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 25, 2020

After escaping from the cargo ship, Daisuke and Kambe pursue Shigemaru and arrive at the old site of the 3rd Laboratory owned by the Kambe group, which is the source of all the mysteries. Daisuke confronts Kikuko, the head of the family, with his burning questions, but her answers force him to make a crucial decision. The truth behind the tension and conflict between the three generations of the Kambe family becomes clear.

star 8.05
22 votes
Money Burns a Hole in the Pocket

#2 - Money Burns a Hole in the Pocket

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

Daisuke locks Takei up in the basement of the Kambe residence. Cho-san interrogates him to find out who the mastermind is behind all of this, but Takei is shook with fear and refuses to speak. Daisuke discovers that the reason why HEUSC is being uncooperative is related to his parents’ research. Kato goes through the documents that Cho-san gathered in his 19 years of investigating the case and finds an important photo.

star 7.81
26 votes
Life Shouldn't be Printed on Dollar Bills

#3 - Life Shouldn't be Printed on Dollar Bills

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 18, 2020

Aboard the cargo ship headed for Poliador, a terrorist named Weinski relentlessly attacks Daisuke and drives him into a corner. With all his new gadgets disabled, Daisuke finds himself in a pinch but is saved by Kato. They join forces again to escape from the ship. Meanwhile, at the Kambe residence, Suzue determines that the engine of the ship is being powered by a new energy source developed by Shigemaru.

star 7.70
20 votes
A Golden Key Can Open Any Door

#4 - A Golden Key Can Open Any Door

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 11, 2020

Even after those people were murdered, Daisuke claims that this incident is an internal problem of the Kambe family. The rift between Daisuke and Kato has become so serious that they decide to go their separate ways. However, Kato is apprehended by the First Investigation Division as a material witness. The remaining members of the Modern Crime Prevention Task Force follow the clues about the suspect that Cho-san left behind. Suzue claims to have seen the actual suspect inside the Kambe residence, and clearly states that it was none other than Shigemaru Kambe.

star 7.52
21 votes
Nothing Makes A Man so Adventerous as an Empty Pocket

#5 - Nothing Makes A Man so Adventerous as an Empty Pocket

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 7, 2020

On his day off, a family situation leads Daisuke to break out of his own mansion. Shortly after he steps out, Kato calls him to help a young boy who is distraught over a lost dog. Daisuke realizes that he left his wallet and gadgets back at the mansion. Unable to resort to his usual tactics, they have difficulty finding the lost dog. Daisuke doesn't want to go home, so Kato reluctantly invites him into his apartment.

star 7.40
25 votes
Money is the Root of All Evil

#6 - Money is the Root of All Evil

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 28, 2020

When Cho-san was a member of the First Investigation Division 19 years ago, he and Takei were assigned to investigate the murder of Daisuke’s mother, Sayuri. At the time, Cho-san entered the Kambe residence to investigate, and Shigemaru, the head of the Kambe family, surfaced as a suspect in the case. However, the investigative task force folded due to pressure from the top brass of the police, and Cho-san was demoted. Now back to the present, after the mysterious death of Imura, the woman who Daisuke brought into the police station, Kato and Cho-san’s suspicions deepen, so they decide to enter the Kambe residence.

star 7.40
25 votes
The Sinews of War are Infinite Money

#7 - The Sinews of War are Infinite Money

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 31, 2020

Moments after Kato returns from his business trip and steps out of the bullet train, a hostage crisis occurs on the same train. The suspect has taken hostages and, for some reason, begins live streaming his actions on the internet. While the First Investigation Division and Special Forces arrive on the scene, Kato discovers that the suspect is the same young man that was sitting next to him in the train. The First Investigation Division decide that they have no choice but to shoot the suspect, but Kato tries to talk them out of it. However, due to an incident caused by Kato in the past, his pleas fall on deaf ears.

star 7.29
31 votes
Ill Got, Ill Spent

#8 - Ill Got, Ill Spent

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 21, 2020

Kato takes the heat for the handling of the embassy case. Daisuke checks out the device left behind by the suspect, but for some reason his AI butler, HEUSC, refuses to listen to his commands. Cho-san also investigates articles left behind at the crime scene and pursues the case from a different angle with the help of Kato. Their investigation leads them to a woman named Imura who works at a manufacturing company. However, Daisuke's actions interfere with their meeting with the woman.

star 7.27
22 votes
Love Does Much, Money Does Everything

#9 - Love Does Much, Money Does Everything

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 17, 2020

Daisuke and Kato are ordered by their boss to become partners. They find a pair of comedians performing on the street and suspect that they are involved with drugs. They contact the Metropolitan Police Department about the comedians, but it becomes apparent that Kato and Daisuke have completely different approaches to solving crimes. The kindhearted Kato is disgusted by how Daisuke relies on his wealth to solve problems. They both go their separate ways in the investigation. Kato asks a journalist who he is friends with to help him gather information. While they are on a stakeout, they meet a mysterious woman.

star 7.20
40 votes
I Came, I Saw, I Sponsored

#10 - I Came, I Saw, I Sponsored

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 10, 2020

Haru Kato, a detective working for the Modern Crime Prevention Task Force in the Metropolitan Police Department, has been ordered to work on security at the Classic Car Festival being held in Ginza. At the event, he runs into his former colleagues from the First Investigation Division, who were called in because of a bomb threat. As the time until the bomb is set to explode quickly approaches, he suggests that they should cancel the festival but no one listens to him. In this tense situation, Daisuke Kambe, who claims to be the newly appointed inspector, arrives on the scene.

star 7.17
47 votes
If Money be not thy Servant, it will be thy Master

#11 - If Money be not thy Servant, it will be thy Master

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 14, 2020

The president from the Republic of Poliador arrives in Japan, and the Modern Crime Prevention Task Force are assigned to protect the embassy. After a body is found inside the building, the president and Daisuke are forced to the panic room.

star 6.90
21 votes