Tohei Benzaki

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Tohei Benzaki

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Japanese name: 弁崎 桐平
(Benzaki Tōhei)
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of birth: unknown
Occupation: Office worker
First appearance: Manga: File 850
Anime: Episode 734
Appearances: Chapters: 4
Episodes: 3
Cases solved: 0
Keyhole number: N/A
Japanese voice: Yoshiyuki Kono

Tohei Benzaki (弁崎 桐平 Benzaki Tōhei?) is a character in the manga and anime franchise Detective Conan.


Tohei Benzaki is a Tokyo officer worker and lives in a humble appartment. He is single and has difficulty to find a wife and became an easy target for Vermouth and Bourbon so they could knock him out and impersonate him in order to take information from Jodie about wether or not Akai is dead. He asked Jodie who was the one with her thinking it was Akai even if he knew it was only a disguise since Bourbon disguised himself as both Scar Akai and Tohei.

It is stated he drives since police finds his driver license in his wallet. He went to the bank to register his paycheck and knew Jodie, but a group of robbers made a bank heist and asked people to put tape on their mouths. He is religious since he recollected himself to a shrine to honor the traditions and watch the cherry blossoms.

According to the Tokyo MPD, he was a single and, as Conan deduced, Motoe Benzaki, his pretended wife, was in fact Vermouth in disguise. She pretended she was his pregnant wife event though it was impossible since he was single and she couldn't have putten tape on people at the Teito Bank heist since only singles could have putten tape on people to eliminate any emotion involved.


Benzaki is a man in pretty good shape and has a simple haircut with light bangs. He appears wearing a coat with a turtleneck and a medical mask to disguise his voice when Bourbon used it. He has an average height.


Tohei is a normal working man who doesn't like to be disturbed. He lives calmly and was irritated when the police went to question him. When Bourbon disguises as him, he seem more polite and inviting and likes conversation which really contrasts giving more clues to him having been impersonated. He is precautious since he only brings few money because when he was pickpocketed, he wasn't stolen a large amount of cash.

Plot overview[edit]

A Shrine to Remember (Manga: 850-852, Anime: 734)[edit]

Bourbon knocked him out to ask Jodie further information about Akai.

Cocktail of Sorrow (Manga: 855, Anime: 739)[edit]

Takagi told Conan that Tohei Benzaki is strange, since there is a contradiction in bank robbery case. Then, the real Benzaki said that he does not remember he was involved in the preview pickpocket murder case and he is unmarried. Conan suspected that fake couple is Bourbon and Vermouth.



See also[edit]

Minor Characters
Family & Friends Fusae CampbellMidori MegureAyako SuzukiMisae YamamuraKazumi TsukamotoAsami TsuburayaGenji KojimaCoeurHiroshi YagisawaManami YagisawaTamanosuke ItoMegumi ItoRenge KataokaSayo OhashiMidori KuriyamaChipmunkKatsumasa OguraTaiiGoroLupin (dog)Mrs. TsuburayaMrs. SatoIsokichi KamoiYuzo TomizawaHina WadaYujiro TamakiIchiro TamakiMichiko Yoshikawa
Tokyo Metropolitan Police District Officer TomeJinpei MatsudaWataru DateInspector MomoseMiss TomeParamedic SakaiMasayoshi SatoOfficer NumataTsujimura
Schools Ryujiro UematsuMaria HigashioChiharu MatsubaraNatsuko ShibuyaToya
Others Soshi OkitaSamizu KichiemonHikaru YasumotoChikara KatsumataWaitressTakeshi OnimaruSodesakiSatoru Maeda
Tokyo Supreme Court Reiko KujoSasakiPresiding judge
Medias Naomichi MugikuraKoji YatsukawaMikihiko KamisuwaShimizuKaoru KodaMiyuki TabetaYumi Hikita
Case Aquaintances Tohei BenzakiSeiji AsohKyosuke HagaNatsuki KoshimizuJunya TokitsuMinerva GlassReiko AkibaRokumichi Hado
Hospital Kazumi NakayamaKeiko Okita
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