Anime Underground The Best Anime Like Detective Conan  

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The world of Detective Conan is relatively expansive, especially when you consider just how many episodes the series has produced. How are you supposed to find a show to follow up such an iconic anime series that has such a long shelf life? Let's rank the best recommendations for anime like Detective Conan, with the help of your votes!

Despite not being even a fraction of the length your favorite detective series has, there's quite a few anime series out there like Detective Conan that have exceptional storylines perfect for your next binge session. Detective oriented stories such as Detective School Q or Psychic Detective Yakumo are great follow-ups with their distinct similarity, but there are also other series that go beyond traditional justice. Anime like Hell Girl may have more to do with sins and judgment in the afterlife, but most of the short stories portrayed throughout each episode are about justice being served in its own unique way. 

Here are our recommendations for anime like Detective Conan. Vote up to let us know which of these series you'd most recommend to other Detective Conan fans.

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Detective School Q is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Detective School Q
Detective School Q is a manga series, written by Seimaru Amagi and illustrated by Fumiya Satō, originally serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine between 2001 and 2005, spanning ...more
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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a high school student who stumbles across a mysterious ...more
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Neuro: Supernatural Detective is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Neuro: Supernatural Detective
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Hyouka is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Hyouka
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The Kindaichi Case Files is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
The Kindaichi Case Files
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ReLIFE is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
ReLIFE (Riraifu) is a Japanese science fantasy drama seinen web manga series and 2015 anime series. Arata Kaizaki is offered a job to test ReLife: a scientific experiment to rejuvenate him by 10 ...more
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Psychic Detective Yakumo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Psychic Detective Yakumo is a mystery novel series written by Manabu Kaminaga, published by Nihon Bungeisha with illustrations by Katoh Akatsuki and later published by Kadokawa Bunko with cover ...more
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Gosick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Gosick is a Japanese light novel series by Kazuki Sakuraba, with illustrations by Hinata Takeda. The series includes 13 novels published by Fujimi Shobo between December 2003 and July 2011. Set ...more
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Erased is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Erased (Netflix, 2017) is a Japanese drama series based on the manga by Kei Sanbe. After finding his mom killed, Satoru's time-traveling ability takes him back 18 years for a chance to prevent ...more
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Hell Girl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
It is revealed how Ai Enma became the Hell Girl. It also turns out that Ai Enma had been buried alive as a ritual sacrifice by Sentaro Shibata, her very own best friend.
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Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo R... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo Returns
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Umineko: When They Cry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Umineko: When They Cry is a Japanese murder mystery dōjin soft visual novel series produced by 07th Expansion. The first game in the series, Legend of the Golden Witch, was first released at ...more
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Psycho-Pass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Psycho-Pass is a Japanese anime television series that was produced by Production I.G, directed by Naoyoshi Shiotani and written by Gen Urobuchi. The series was aired on Fuji TV's Noitamina ...more
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Tantei Opera Milky Holmes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes
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Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace
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Karakurizoushi Ayatsuri Sakon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Karakurizoushi Ayatsuri Sakon
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Un-Go is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Un-Go
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Hello Harinezumi: Satsui no Ry... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Hello Harinezumi: Satsui no Ryoubun
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Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note
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Mythical Detective Loki Ragnar... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
The Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok is a manga by Sakura Kinoshita published from August 1999 to October 2004. A television anime based upon the manga series ran for 26 episodes from April 5, ...more
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Dangan-Ronpa: Kibou no Gakuen ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
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Bartender is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
A bartender is a person who serves usually alcoholic beverages behind the bar, usually in a licensed establishment. Bartenders also usually maintain the supplies and inventory for the bar. A ...more
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Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning
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The World Is Still Beautiful is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
The World Is Still Beautiful
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Heaven's Memo Pad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Like Detective Conan
Heaven's Memo Pad