Midori Megure

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Midori Megure

Midori Megure Profile.jpg

Japanese name: 目暮 みどり
(Megure Midori)
Age: 37-38
Gender: Female
Relatives: Juzo Megure (husband)
First appearance: Manga: File 284
Anime: Episode 217
Appearances: Chapters: 5
Episodes: 4
Keyhole number: Volume 29
Japanese voice: Ai Orikasa

Midori Megure (目暮 みどり Megure Midori?) is a character in the manga and anime franchise Detective Conan.


[edit] Background

Midori's scar.

When Midori was about 18 years old, a serial hit-and-runner was stalking the streets, randomly targeting high school girls wearing long skirts, due to the harassment by a girl gang he had suffered under (the girls had been wearing long skirts as well, as a part of their rebellious looks). Midori was also a member of a girl gang, and her best friend ended up the first fatality, so since the culprit had not been caught after a while she decided to help apprehend the killer and volunteered to act as a decoy. There was an apparent shortage of police able to help her, and Midori was extremely stubborn and insisted to be alone due to her resentment toward the police; under orders of Commisioner Matsumoto, she was teamed up with Juzo Megure, then still a junior police officer.

Unfortunately, the car runner surprised and hit them both. Juzo tried to pull Midori out of danger, but they were still harmed; fortunately, Juzo was able to remember the car's license number, and the perpetrator was soon arrested. Midori was gravely injured in the accident, but recovered with only a scar on her forehead to show for her ordeal, and some time afterwards she married Juzo out of gratitude. In a strange switch of role, she is perhaps the only person who has managed to temper his impulsive surges, a role her husband feels a bit bashful about.[1]

Midori has also appeared, in an unseen role, as a witness to a crime and had to be taken to the station for questioning, as well as making a cameo appearance during the White Day Murder Case.[2]

She was also mentioned to have volunteered to be a hostage at a bank robbery and got wounded.

[edit] Personality

In her youth, Midori was quite headstrong and vindictive, even wild in behavior. Juzo's memories about the case where they met have her calling the police useless for not catching her friend's murderer, then cockily saying she's a good decoy, and then only admitting she chewed on more than she could swallow after being almost killed by the same culprit. It's hinted but not directly stated that Midori was a sukeban or girl delinquent in these times, hence why she was so determined to catch the man who killed her friend and other girls of the same subculture.

Since her near-death accident and her marriage to Juzo, Midori has mellowed considerably and has evolved into a loving wife - perhaps this is the main reason why Juzo keeps his head and the scar he shares with Midori always covered up, so no one will learn about her past. However, she still retains a younger girl's personality, as evidenced when she was upset enough to get drunk when she thought Megure didn't get her anything for White Day and how happy she was when she found her present.[3]

And judging by her choice to volunteered herself as a hostage shows that she is willing to risk herself for other's safety.

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[edit] Relationships analysis

[edit] Family & Friends

[edit] Juzo Megure

Megure family.

Midori is Juzo's wife. They met during a case a long time ago, where she insisted on being a decoy for a serial killer and Megure were assigned to keep an eye out for her. Juzo jumped in front of the car to save her. While she was hit, he was only hit on his head. This explains why he never takes off his hat, which is to hide the scar. She survived and later they got married. She get upset if she thinks her husband isn't paying her attention, like on White Day.

[edit] In other languages

Language Given Name Family Name
Flag of Arab League Arabic ميدوري Midori ميگوري Migori
Flag of Indonesia Bahasa Indonesia Midori Megure
Flag of Germany German Midori Megure
Flag of Italy Italian Midori Megure
Flag of Japan Japanese みどり Midori 目暮 Megure
Flag of North KoreaFlag of South Korea Korean 초희 Cho Hee 정 Jung
Flag of Thailand Thai มิโดริ Mi-do-ri เมงุเระ Me-ngū-rea

[edit] Different looks

Midori Megure's "Before" Appearance (movie 2).
Midori Megure's "Young" Appearance (episode 218).
Midori Megure's "Middle" Appearance (episode 218).
Midori Megure's "After" Appearance (episode 609).

[edit] References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Manga File 286
  2. ^ Manga Files 725-727
  3. ^ Manga File 727

[edit] See also

Minor Characters
Family & Friends Fusae CampbellMidori MegureAyako SuzukiMisae YamamuraKazumi TsukamotoAsami TsuburayaGenji KojimaCoeurHiroshi YagisawaTamanosuke ItoMegumi ItoRenge KataokaSayo OhashiMidori KuriyamaChipmunkKatsumasa Ogura
Tokyo Metropolitan Police District Officer TomeJinpei MatsudaWataru DateInspector MomoseFemale Forensic MemberParamedic SakaiMasayoshi SatoOfficer Numata
School Ryujiro UematsuMaria HigashioChiharu Matsubara
Others Soshi OkitaReiko AkibaTsujimuraSamizu KichiemonHikaru YasumotoChikara KatsumataWaitressTakeshi Onimaru
Tokyo Supreme Court Reiko KujoSasakiPresiding judge
Medias Naomichi MugikuraKoji YatsukawaMikihiko KamisuwaShimizuKaoru KodaMiyuki TabetaYumi Hikita
Case Aquaintances Tohei BenzakiSeiji AsohNatsuko ShibuyaKyosuke HagaNatsuki KoshimizuJunya TokitsuMinerva Glass
Hospital Kazumi NakayamaKeiko Okita