|Japanese name:||広田 |
|First appearance:||Anime: Episode 413|
|Japanese voice:||Isshin Chiba (episode 413) |
Katsumi Toriumi (episode 486)
Shigeru Shibuya (episode 800)
Hirota (広田 Hirota), commonly referred to as Detective Hirota (広田刑事 Hirota-keiji), is a character in the anime franchise Detective Conan.
Hirota is a detective from the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, Division One Investigations. He loves Sato and is thus jealous of Takagi, much often to boycott their dates along with several other officers. He is always scared by Matsumoto.
He meets Conan in several cases and his great deduction impresses him only during Takagi's kidnapping, but Conan justifies himself saying which, when he consulted Shinichi earlier on the phone, that's what he told him. In the end, along with Haibara, Conan shows to the police the trick used by the culprit, even if he making them to believe that is Agasa to find the evidence.
In a previous case, along with other officers, he had to save Conan by a murder suspect who kidnapped a girl at Haido's shipping mall and attempted to escape, but as a result Conan successfully rescued the girl and was taken hostage as a substitute. As Megure orders them, the hostage's life is their priority.
During a kidnapping case, ready to carry out the plan to catch the kidnapper, he is dressed in Cheetah Delivery uniforms.
Although he has hatred for Takagi, he collaborates in the case of Takagi's kidnapping by giving accounts of him having witnessed Takagi coming out of the record office a week earlier and that he was crying so he wondered what records was he looking at which alerted Superintendent Matsumoto who quickly ordered his men to search the room.
He is always accompanied with several recurring detectives and sometimes asked on stakeouts.