Leading a Detective Around By the Nose

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Episode 979

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Title: Leading a Detective Around By the Nose
Japanese title: 探偵を引きずり回す (Tantei wo Hikizurimawasu)
Original airdate: August 29, 2020
Broadcast rating: 7.1%
Filler case: #333
Season: 29
Manga source: TV Original
Cast: Conan Edogawa
Kogoro Mouri
Juzo Megure
Case solved by: Kogoro Mouri
Conan Edogawa
Next Conan's Hint: Letter
Director: Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Nobuharu Kamanaka
Screenplay: Nobuo Ogizawa
Storyboard: Hiroaki Takagi
Episode director: Hiroaki Takagi
Animation director: Seiji Muta (supervisor)
Nobuyuki Iwai
Character Design: Hiroshi Ogawa (design works)
Masanori Hashimoto
Opening song: Makka na Lip
Closing song: Hoshiai
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Leading a Detective Around By the Nose (探偵を引きずり回す Tantei wo Hikizurimawasu?) is the 979th episode of the Detective Conan anime.






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Location: Kanae Kaetsu's house
Victim: Kanae Kaetsu
Age: 26 years old
Time: Some days ago
Missing item: Kanae's mother's brooch
Suspects: Unknown
While at his office, Kogoro receives a request from Kanae Kaetsu, a client whose mother's brooch was stolen. They have to follow letters left by the robber to find out the truth.
Attempted Murder

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Location: Road to Dadagaya Concert Hall
Target: Kanae Kaetsu
Age: 26 years old
Attack types: Car ramming
Suspects: Mysterious robber
While on the road to the second location said by the robber, a car approaches them and tries to ram them, but fails to as Kogoro manages to move themselves aside.
Attempted Murder

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Location: Road to Sutero Art Museum
Target: Kanae Kaetsu
Age: 26 years old
Attack types: Falling flower pot
Suspects: Mysterious robber
At the third location, the duo avoid at the last minute a falling flower pot.
Attempted Murder

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Location: Hadoson Seaside Park monument to the sea
Target: Kanae Kaetsu
Age: 26 years old
Attack types: Flying golf ball
Suspects: Mysterious robber
While going out of the fourth location, Kogoro catches a flying ball directed towards them.
Murder (past)
Location: Tokyo
Victim: Diet member
Age: Unknown
Time: 2 years ago
Cause of death: Unknown
Culprit: Ryoji Nagakura
Nagakura murdered a diet member he hated two years ago. He was found out and arrested by Kogoro.
Suicide (past)

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Location: Tokyo Detention Center
Victim: Ryoji Nagakura
Age: 31 years old
Time: 2 years ago
Cause of death: Unknown
Nagakura committed suicide before his trial began in prison.


  • Resolution[edit]


    • Most of the locations shown had repeated kanjis in their name: "美美美" in Bibibi Publishing or "岡ヶ岡" in Okagaoka Cemetery.


    See also[edit]

    Episodes of Season 29