Kenji Hagiwara

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Kenji Hagiwara

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Profile
Japanese name: 萩原 健二
(Hagiwara Kenji)
Age: 22 (deceased 7 years ago)[1]
Gender: Male
Date of birth: unknown
Relatives: unknown
Occupation: Police HQ Mobile Team Explosive Disposal Unit
Statistics
First appearance: Manga: File 1021
Anime: Episode 304
Appearances: Chapters: 1
Chapters: 1
Episodes: 1
Movies: 0
OVAs: 0
Specials: 0
Openings: 0
Closings: 1
Cases solved: unknown
Keyhole number: N/A
Actors
Japanese voice: Shin'ichiro Miki (episode 304)

Kenji Hagiwara (萩原 健二 Hagiwara Kenji?) is a character in the manga and anime franchise Detective Conan.

Background[edit]

Kenji Hagiwara was a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department bomb squadron and Jinpei Matsuda's explosive disposal partner. He died in the first of a series of bombings seven years prior to the current timeline.

Personality[edit]

Kenji is a pretty carefree guy who always have time to joke a bit. He is a heavy smoker and does the job right. He prevents other people so they can be saved before him and always respect his friends.

Appearance[edit]

Kenji is an average height man with long black hair and white skin. He is pretty well-built and strong.

Abilities[edit]

He has the ability to defuse bombs really quickly but not as quick as Matsuda. He was one of the bests in police academy which granted him a quick hire in the MPD Bomb Squadron. He is able to put on and off his defusal suit really faster than average people.

Appellations[edit]

Plot overview[edit]

Serial Bomber Case (Manga: 369-373, Anime: 304)[edit]

In the case, there is a flashback of seven years ago in a residential building where two bombs were planted by two serial bombers in Shinjuku[2] who had just started his bombing spree. Jinpei Matsuda defused the first with ease and the city paid the ransom for the second bomb so the bombers stopped the bomb. The second bomber died as he panicked when he ran and to avenge himself, the other bomber restarted the second bomb. Kenji Hagiwara and a few other squad members where called to room twenty on the floor before the last to defuse the bomb. At first, the squad members took a pause to wait until everybody had been evacuated and Kenji lit his cigarette to chill. Everybody waited patiently until they received a call from the operators telling them they could start. Then, as they got started, Hagiwara's friend Jinpei Matsuda called him to tell him to quit playing and to defuse it already but Hagiwara told him the bomb's timer stopped. Upon analyzing the bomb, he deduced the bomb would take a bit more than three minutes to defuse but he quickly realized that there were only six seconds left and unfortunately, part of the squad members died along with Hagiwara. Four years later, it was Matsuda's turn to die and that year, the bomber multiplied his attacks.

Kaitou Kid and the Fairy's Lips (Manga: 1021, Anime: TBA)[edit]

Hagiwara appears in a flashback along with Jinpei Matsuda, Wataru Date, and Hiromitsu Morofushi.

Relationships analysis[edit]

Jinpei Matsuda[edit]

Jinpei Matsuda and Hagiwara were really good friends and always did missions together. They also attended the same police academy. Although Jinpei was more careful to his friend, Kenji was more carefree. On Kenji's last mission, Jinpei called him like he always did and chated with him and told him he should have worn his bomb defusal suit to which Kenji replied he was fine. Unfortunately for him, he died, and Jinpei decided to avenge him although himself died at the hands of the same bomber four years later. Although Kenji died, Jinpei still sent mails to his email even after.

Rei Furuya[edit]

Rei Furuya had a good friendship with Kenji and was aquainted with him since he went to the same police academy as Kenji and they all graduated together.

Wataru Date[edit]

Wataru Date attended the same police academy as Kenji. They also graduated together.

Hiromitsu Morofushi[edit]

Kenji was well acquainted with Hiromitsu Morofushi since they were good friends along with the three others and attended the academy together.

Different looks[edit]

Episode 304
Ending 57

Name origin[edit]

His surname meaning was "bush clover", while his given name have varies of meanings, from strong and vigorous to iron and purpose, which explains his tenacity and laid back when facing a life-death situation.

Quotes[edit]

...three minutes is more than enough. Right?

— Preceding Jinpei in his sentence (episode 304).

In other languages[edit]

Language Given Name Family Name
Flag of France French Kenji Hagiwara
Flag of Thailand Thai เคนจิ ฮางิวาระ

Trivia[edit]

  • Even if he was introduced in the manga in volume 36, it wasn't before file 1021, more than sixty volumes later, that his face was shown. Nevertheless, the anime showed his face in its adaptation of the case and in opening 47.

References[edit]

  1. ^ File 1021
  2. ^ The license plate number of his murderer's car, a 1992 Gray Toyota Corolla Van DX [E100], in the anime version is 新宿 400, せ 12-75 (Shinjuku 400, Se 12-75).

See also[edit]

Police
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 HakubaYuya KazamiHiromitsu Morofushi (deceased) • Manabu 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 Otaki
Osaka Prefecture Ministry of Health Yakumaru
Nagano Prefectural Police Kansuke YamatoYui UeharaTaka'aki Morofushi (Komei)
Hokkaido Prefectural Police Inspector NishimuraDetective Tamura
Kyoto Prefectural Police Fumimaro AyanokojiDetective Kurumazaki
Shizuoka Prefectural Police Sango YokomizoTomonori Ogawara
Other Prefectures Misao Yamamura (Gunma) • Jugo Yokomizo (Kanagawa) • Tsuyoshi Shikatsuno (Nara) • Tamekichi Matsushiro (Gifu) • Shoji Terabayashi (Chiba) • Detective Motohashi (Yamanashi)
NPA Security Bureau Rei Furuya
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 Password
Other Significant Police Cases The Osaka Double Mystery (Osaka) • Festival Dolls Dyed in the Setting Sun (Tokyo-Theft) • The Red Horse Among 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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