|Japanese name:|| 目暮 十三|
|English name:||Joseph Meguire|
|Relatives:||Midori Megure (wife)|
|First appearance:|| Manga: File 1|
Anime: Episode 1
|Appearances:|| Chapters: 255|
|Keyhole number:||Volume 4|
|English voice:||Mark Stoddard|
|Drama actor:|| Masahiko Nishimura (1st)|
Masato Ibu (2nd)
Juzo Megure (目暮 十三 Megure Juuzou) (also known as Joseph Meguire in the Funimation dub), commonly referred to as Inspector Megure, is a Police Inspector (Rank 6) in Division 1 of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department in the manga and anime Detective Conan.
Shortly after Megure had come to the police force, he was involved in a case in which he would meet his future wife, Midori. As a result of the case, he has taken to wearing a hat in public in order to hide a scar which he gained and his own self-consciousness about how he came to his marriage. Megure was also a good friend of star detective story novelist Yusaku Kudo, and would in the past consult him about one case or another. On many such occasions, Yusaku would take his son Shinichi with him, who would pick up his father's investigative skills and eventually become a detective in his own right.
Megure is almost always there on the scene when a murder occurs, always interviewing the suspects, and acting as the commanding officer of the group of police he brings along with him, among them Wataru Takagi, Miwako Sato, Ninzaburo Shiratori, and Chiba. Megure and Kogoro Mouri were former co-officers in the district.
Megure is a capable veteran officer who cares much for his underlings, but he is prone to occasional shouting fits whenever something does not go right or when his temper gets the better of him. He also has little patience for fools, but tends to be a bit too conservative, limiting his ability for flexible thinking.
After Shinichi solved their first mutual case for him, he has regularly consulted him in difficult cases and considered him a great help. In stark contrast to this, he tends not to think much of Conan and the Detective Boys, usually thinking of them as a nuisance until they solve the ongoing case for him. Likewise, from their common police days, he has no high regard for Kogoro, and he thinks that he may actually be under some kind of jinx, since wherever Kogoro shows up, there is always some murder case nearby (a fact which actually conforms to Conan, which in later cases he seems to have realized).
In some anime originals, Megure has the habit of trying to tell the culprit about the morale of doing wrong, which he rarely does in the manga series.
 Plot overview
 Relationships analysis
 Family and Friends
 Midori Megure
Midori is Megure's wife. During a case along time ago, she insisted on being a decoy for a serial killer. This is explained in Episode 217-218. Juzo jumped in front of the car to save her. While she was hit, he only hit his head. This is explained why he never takes off his hat, which is to hide the scar. She survived and later they were married.
 Conan Edogawa
 Sonoko Suzuki
In episode 218, Juzo shielded Sonoko from a serial killer. The serial killer was going to kill Sonoko with a iron club until Juzo shielded her at last second. The killer was arrested and Juzo went to the hospital. Sonoko, Ran, Conan, Kogoro and the Superintendent went to visit him.
 Kogoro Mouri
Kogoro Mouri and Megure used to work together in the past before Kogoro left the police force. Megure found Kogoro's work behavior and poor deductions irritating. Now that Kogoro has become the "Sleeping Kogoro", Megure's respect for him has increased somewhat. It is a running gag that Megure refers to Kogoro as a shinigami or other such bringer of bad luck because of the sheer number of murder cases that Kogoro coincidentally has come by. Now whenever Kogoro and Megure work together, the inspector always impatiently awaits Kogoro's characteristic "Hynaaa~" sound and dance that marks the beginning of the sleeping detective's deduction.
 Law Enforcement
 Wataru Takagi
Megure and Takagi usually work together to work on murder cases.
 Miwako Sato
Miwako and Juzo have been shown to have a Father/Daughter Relationship.
 Kiyonaga Matsumoto
Superintendent Matsumoto is Megure's superior.
 Character popularity
eBookJapan held a character popularity poll from April 12, 2011 to May 12, 2011 in which readers of Detective Conan (international included) could vote for their favorite character. Megure placed 24th in the poll with 17 votes out of the 5,883 that were cast.
 Name origin
"Juzo Megure" comes from Jules Maigret, a fictional Paris police detective created by the writer Georges Simenon. Maigret and Megure physically resemble one another as well, both are stocky and somewhat overweight. Megure's first name "Juzo" has also been used as a pun on thirteen, the Japanese numeral.
 Different looks
- Megure's scar has yet to be seen, because even when he was hospitalized, he either had his hat or had a bandage that wrapped the whole top of his head.
- Megure does not know how to work with computers well. He doesn't know the most basic jargon nor the proper way to turn one on or off.
 In other languages
|Language||Given Name||Family Name|
|Japanese||十三 Juzo||目暮 Megure|
|Korean||롬보/한석 Lom Bo/Han Seok||골 Gol|
|Chinese||十三 Shisan||目暮 Mumu|
 See also
- ^ http://forums.dctp.ws/index.php?topic=6114.0
- ^ Manga Chapter 286: An Unexpected Motive
- ^ Manga Chapter 204: The Initial Call
- ^ Manga Chapters 570-573: Shinichi's Childhood Adventure
- ^ Manga Chapter 207: Hidden Within The Depth Of The Heart
- ^ "『名探偵コナン』 人気投票結". eBookJapan. 2011-05-12. http://www.ebookjapan.jp/ebj/special/conan/vote_kekka2.asp. Retrieved on 2011-05-15.
- ^ Manga Volume 37, File 7, :"Footsteps of Darkness 3"
- ^ In the Manga
- ^ His name changed in Movie 2, because of the issue with the number-name pairing.