There's more to the mystery genre than just Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Cristie. If you love detectives, crime, and tricky questions and you're also an anime fan, you need to be watching mystery anime.
What are the best mystery anime? That depends on what you're looking for. If you want a show about professional detectives, you might want to check out Bungo Stray Dogs or Case Closed. If you'd rather watch a show about ordinary people trying to make heads or tails of mysterious circumstances, From the New World or Higurashi no Naku Koro ni might be more your speed. No matter what you're looking for, there's probably a mystery anime on this list that will appeal to you.
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The Armed Detective Agency is home to a group of detectives who all have powers based on literary figures or works. Using these powers, they solve cases and deal with problems caused by the Port Mafia - and larger forces that seek to destroy them both.639110Is this a great mystery anime?
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Mikado Ryuugamine moves to Tokyo for a more exciting life. With mysterious supernatural events occurring all over the place, he's gotten his wish - but is he getting more than he bargained for?46690Is this a great mystery anime?
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Oreki doesn't want to join the Classics Club or solve mysteries or do any of the other things that Eru Chitanda wants him to do - he'd rather just take a nap. But somehow, he finds himself getting dragged into her shenanigans anyway.41172Is this a great mystery anime?
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Decim's job is to judge whether souls deserve to be reincarnated or destroyed, but his methods of determining this are deeply flawed. A young woman with no name and no memories helps him realize this - but how does her past, which she cannot recall, inform her views?533127Is this a great mystery anime?