Detective Inoue

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Japanese name: 井上
Age: unknown
Gender: Male
Date of birth: unknown
Relatives: unknwon
Occupation: Police detective
First appearance: Anime: Episode 441
Appearances: Episodes: 5
Cases solved: 0
Japanese voice: Hiromichi Kogami

Inoue (井上 Inoue?) is a character in the anime franchise Detective Conan.


Inoue is a police detective from Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, who works under Megure and sometimes in the Headquarters.


Inoue is a white-skinned detective in civilian clothes with raw cut brown hair. He is tall. He has a strong body shape since he is able to maneuver the control of a suspect who was agressive.


He is serious and gives the right report although being easily irritable compared to his collegue.


Plot overview[edit]

Butterfly Collector Murder Case (Anime: 441)[edit]

On the road to a pastry shop, Kogoro and Conan run into Hideko Nitta, who says she witnessed a murder in a nearby building where she lives. Kogoro quickly runs there and take different views of the corpse and the crime scene. He then calls the police and in less than two, Megure arrives but this time, accompanied by Numada and Inoue, two new rookies. Tsujimura, the forensics officer, is also there. Numada and Inoue five reports to Megure about Nobuo Yamamoto's wearabouts and his description. He also matches all details together and try to figure out the crime. In the end, he brings the culprit into the police car.

Overnight Deadline (Anime: 681-683)[edit]

Inoue and several other detectives are in the Headquarters and try to find where Takagi is and elucidate the murder. In the end, when Takagi's kiss with Sato is shown on the TV, the detectives were looking at, inclunding Inoue all get upset and jealous.

The Ventriloquist's Illusion (Anime: 807)[edit]

Conan uses Kogoro's voice to call the police and asks Takagi to check something for him at the scene. Inoue answers the call and informs Takagi while he is questioning their main suspect along with Megure.

Relationship analysis[edit]

Juzo Megure[edit]

Juzo Megure is his superior and trusts him. He fears him and reports to him with complete and accurate informations so to not upset him.

Wataru Takagi[edit]

He is jealous that Wataru Takagi is in couple with Sato like many other detectives of the HQ.

Kogoro Mouri[edit]

Opposite to his collegue, he doesn't really accord any importance to the Sleeping Detective and as bad impressions of him although he is till impressed by his deduction.

Detective Numada[edit]

Numada is a co-worker and they both investigate together.

Different looks[edit]

Episode 441
Episode 682
Episode 807


  • Mysteriously, his name and Numada's is only revealed in the credits and not in a suspects-box. It happens for the other characters of the episode too.
  • Although he and Numada appear in a case from the manga, they only appear in the anime version of the case.

See also[edit]

Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Juzo MegureWataru TakagiMiwako SatoNinzaburo ShiratoriYumi MiyamotoKazunobu ChibaNaeko MiikeGinzo NakamoriShintaro ChakiInspector YuminagaKiyonaga MatsumotoHyoue KurodaInspector MomoseChosuke Takagi (Tottori) • Jinpei Matsuda (deceased) • Kenji Hagiwara (deceased) • Wataru Date (deceased) • Masayoshi Sato (deceased) • Officer TomeToshiro OdagiriDetective KobayashiDetective YokoyamaDetective YamamotoDetective KojimaSuperintendent General HakubaManabu FujimakiDetective TakigawaDetective NakamuraDetective FukuiDetective KawanakaDetective SaitohDetective HoritaDetective TakanoDetective SogawaDetective OkumuraDetective SugitaDetective IdaDetective HirotaDetective TomokawaOfficer NumataDetective TerashimaToshio MoroboshiTadayoshi UnoMiss TomeParamedic SakaiDetective SaitoDetective MiyazakiInspector Yuminaga's assistantDetective YamaDetective NumadaDetective Inoue
Osaka Prefectural Police Heizo HattoriGinshiro ToyamaGoro OtakiYakumaru
Nagano Prefectural Police Kansuke YamatoYui UeharaTaka'aki Morofushi (Komei)
Kanagawa Prefectural Police Jugo YokomizoChihaya Hagiwara
Hokkaido Prefectural Police Inspector NishimuraDetective Tamura
Kyoto Prefectural Police Fumimaro AyanokojiDetective Kurumazaki
Shizuoka Prefectural Police Sango YokomizoTomonori Ogawara
Other Prefectures Misao Yamamura (Gunma) • Tsuyoshi Shikatsuno (Nara) • Tamekichi Matsushiro (Gifu) • Shoji Terabayashi (Chiba) • Ayami Ogino (Saitama) • Detective Motohashi (Yamanashi)
Japanese Intelligence Agencies Rei FuruyaYuya KazamiHiromitsu Morofushi (deceased)
Primary Tokyo MPD Cases Metropolitan Police Detective Love Story OneMPD TwoMPD ThreeMegure's Sealed SecretShinkansen Transport CaseMPD FourSerial BomberMPD FiveMPD SixJewelry RobberyMPD SevenFake WeddingMPD EightHammer ManThe Scar that Evokes the PastInspector Shiratori, Memories of the Cherry BlossomKobayashi-sensei's LoveA Video Letter of First LoveCo-Investigating with a First LoveThe Life-Threatening Broadcast of LoveThe Ex-Boyfriend Living Next to a Crime SceneMDP NineTaiko Meijin's Match of LoveChiba's Difficult UFO CaseThe Marriage Registration's PasswordThe Target is the Metropolitan Police Traffic Department
Other Significant Police Cases The Osaka Double Mystery (Osaka) • Festival Dolls Dyed in the Setting Sun (Tokyo-Theft) • The Red Horse within the Flames (Tokyo Arson) • Furinkazan (Nagano) • A Dangerous Party of Two & The Mansion of Death and the Red Wall (Nagano) • Heiji Hattori and the Vampire Mansion (Osaka) • The Scarlet Return (NPA) • The Darkness of the Prefectural Police (Nagano NPA) • A song named ASACA (PSB NPA) • Captured in Her Eyes (Tokyo) • Crossroad in the Ancient Capital (Kyoto) • The Raven Chaser (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Shizuoka, Nagano, Kyoto, and Chiba)
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