Toshio Moroboshi

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Toshio Moroboshi

Deputy Toshio Moroboshi.jpg

Japanese name: 諸星 登志夫
(Moroboshi Toshio)
English name: Toshio Moroboshi
Age: Middle 60s
Gender: Male
Date of birth: unknown
Relatives: Hideki Moroboshi (grandson)
Occupation: Deputy Superintendant General
First appearance: Anime: Movie 4
Appearances: Chapters: 0
Episodes: 0
Movies: 2
OVAs: 0
Specials: 0
Openings: 0
Closings: 0
Cases solved: 0
Japanese voice: Ryuichi Horibe (movie 6)
English voice: unknown

Toshio Moroboshi (諸星 登志夫 Moroboshi Toshio?) is a character in the movie franchise Detective Conan.


Toshio Moroboshi is the second-in-command of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, then Hakuba's senior deputy and the one in charge when his head is not in function. He is one of the most influencial people of the Japanese police like many other influencial people, a system that is disapproved by many people in the country. About Sleeping Kogorou, he thinks it's because his wife left while he was sleeping that he's stuck with that nickname and his grandson Hideki used that thought to sully the famous detective.


Toshio Moroboshi is a serious man with a strong built body and a grave expression. He talks loudly and is suggested to be corrupted like many other Japanese important people. He is a person who can not feel dignified, such as not being very careful of Hideki who continues to take an arrogant attitude, causing others to bother. He likes bronze statues.


He is an almost retreated man with black laid-back hair and a tan skin. He has a moustache and wears a black bow tie on his suit, and is a bit chubby.


Plot overview[edit]

Captured in Her Eyes (Movie: 4)[edit]

Conan suspects the MPD: Hakuba, Moroboshi, and four high policemen.

He makes a brief background appearance, even if he wasn't introduced, when Conan suspects a mass murder staged by the MPD. He is the man at the top of the picture on the right, the one with the second highest police rank as insigna, but without mustaches.

The Phantom of Baker Street (Movie: 6)[edit]

He was invited by Thomas Schindler, like many other important people, to have his grandson be a tester of the new virtual game system at Beika City Hall. He is also here to have a friendly chat with old friends and make new aquaintances. He is disappointed when Noah's Ark start to control the game because it might endanger his grandson's life.

Relationship analysis[edit]

Hideki Moroboshi[edit]

Hideki Moroboshi

Hideki Moroboshi, age 12, is his favorite grandson and future successor, a boy of sassy and respectful character who has no manners or morals, such as playing mini-games of soccer at party venues. When the ball kicked hit the bronze statue, causing the dagger to be discharged, he came lecture the boy to stop kicking the ball around in here. Hideki then picked the dagger up and returned it to the bronze statue's hand, so later Yusaku Kudo uses it as evidence against the murderer. As his paternal grandfather, he loves Hideki more than anything else in the world and told him much about the police, then he is disappointed when Noah's Ark start to toy with his life. Fortunately, including Hideki and Conan, there are only two left at the game's end, so his grandson's life was saved. However, Hideki doesn't remember what just happened, because Noah's Ark used his body and slipped into the game.

Tetsunosuke Emori[edit]

Takizawa, Kikukawa, Moroboshi, and Emori: from left to right.

Tetsunosuke Emori, an important financial group and bank president, is his best childhood friend and they discuss a lot together. His grandson Akira is a Hideki's one-year-junior classmate.

Kikukawa & Takizawa[edit]

The playwright Kikukawa and the ruling party politician Takizawa are two of his important friends. Their respective children, Seiichiro and Shinya, are Hideki's one-year-junior classmates.

Name origin[edit]

His full name comes from Ataru Moroboshi, the main protagonist in Urusei Yatsura, and Toshio Furukawa, the actor that voices Ataru.


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 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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