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{{nihongo|'''Hiromitsu Morofushi'''|諸伏 景光|Morofushi Hiromitsu}} was a deceased detective from the [[Public Security Bureau|Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Public Security Bureau]] who used to work undercover in the [[Black Organization]] under the codename {{nihongo|'''Scotch'''|スコッチ|Sukotchi}}. He is [[Taka'aki Morofushi]]'s younger brother. He is also a main character in [[Wild Police Story]] manga.
{{nihongo|'''Hiromitsu Morofushi'''|諸伏 景光|Morofushi Hiromitsu}} was a deceased investigator from the [[Public Security Bureau|Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Public Security Bureau]] who used to work undercover in the [[Black Organization]] under the codename {{nihongo|'''Scotch'''|スコッチ|Sukotchi}}. He is [[Taka'aki Morofushi]]'s younger brother. He is also a main character in [[Wild Police Story]] manga.
== Background ==
== Background ==

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Hiromitsu Morofushi

Scotch Profile.jpg

Japanese name: 諸伏 景光
(Morofushi Hiromitsu)
Age: 25-26 (deceased three-four years ago)[1][2][3][4]
Gender: Male
Date of birth: unknown
Relatives: Mr. Morofushi (father, deceased)
Mrs. Morofushi (mother, deceased)
Taka'aki Morofushi (older brother)
Occupation: Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Public Security Bureau Investigator
Nicknames: Hiro
Aliases: Scotch
First appearance: Manga: File 937
Anime: Episode 836
Appearances: Chapters: 8
Chapters: 6
Chapters: 13
Episodes: 6

Movies: 0
OVAs: 0
Specials: 0
Openings: 0
Closings: 1

Keyhole number: Volume 89
Japanese voice: Hikaru Midorikawa
Hisako Kanemoto (child)

Hiromitsu Morofushi (諸伏 景光 Morofushi Hiromitsu?) was a deceased investigator from the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Public Security Bureau who used to work undercover in the Black Organization under the codename Scotch (スコッチ Sukotchi?). He is Taka'aki Morofushi's younger brother. He is also a main character in Wild Police Story manga.


Hiromitsu's parents died, while he and his brother Taka'aki were young. His brother grew up in Nagano, while Hiromitsu was taken in by relatives in Tokyo. But the brothers did keep in touch with each other and both later became police officers. He was an undercover member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Public Security Bureau inside the Black Organization. Not much has been revealed about his past and his time inside the organization, although he was acquainted with Rei Furuya (another undercover agent from the same organization) as well as Shuichi Akai (an undercover FBI agent using the alias Dai Moroboshi). Hiromitsu committed suicide before his real name was revealed to the other Black Organization members.

In Wild Police Story, it was revealed that his parents were murdered by a man with a tattoo. They managed to find that man. The man planned to commit suicide, but Hiro saved him. All five friends graduated together.


After the death of his parents during his childhood, he had amnesia and aphasia due to the trauma, and it was hard for him to go on. After he met Rei, he was able to overcome it in a way. Despite this trauma, he had a strong sense of justice, as when the murderer of his parents tried to commit suicide, he saved him. He was usually quiet but can talk to people if he intended to. He also liked going fishing with Rei and playing the guitar.



He should be skilled at guitar as he taught his friend Rei who has a pro-level guitar. He was an outstanding gymnast.


Plot overview[edit]

Scarlet Epilogue (Manga: 898, Anime: 783)[edit]

Subaru has a flashback to himself as Shuichi and Bourbon covered in blood.

During the final part of the Scarlet arc Shuichi speaks to Bourbon on the phone and says "About him, I regret what happened. Even now...". In the Epilogue Shuichi mentions that Bourbon's grudge may be more deeply rooted than he thought. He has a brief flashback to himself and Bourbon covered in blood. During Bourbon and Vermouth's conversation, she mentions a male infiltrator from the Public Security Bureau (PSB) who had been killed before they could figure out his name. Bourbon tells her that his code name was "Scotch".

Girls Band (Manga: 937-938, Anime: 836-837)[edit]

Masumi remembers meeting a man nicknamed Scotch.

Masumi has a flashback to four years ago where she saw her brother Shuichi on a train platform with another man. At that time, Masumi thought that Shuichi was supposed to be in America so she approached them. Shuichi told her to go away but she made the excuse that she did not have the money to get home. While Shuichi went to go buy her a ticket, the other man pulled a guitar out of the case on his back and taught her some notes. Before Shuichi returned, a third man that looks like Rei Furuya came over and called the other man "Scotch". Masumi believed this to be a nickname rather than an indication of his race because the man looked very Japanese.

Bourbon and Scotch.

Masumi reveals to Conan, Ran, Sonoko, and Rei that her older brother Shuichi Akai is an FBI agent. Sonoko then enquirers if her brother's friend might be an FBI agent as well but Masumi denies this possibility by saying that he must have been a friend that Shuichi was meeting with while on vacation. Rei thinks to himself that Scotch was a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Public Security Bureau and that Shuichi was the one responsible for his death.

Bourbon's Mission (Manga: 954-957, Anime: 866-867)[edit]

A flashback from Rei Furuya occurs while he is daydreaming while driving around with Vermouth. He runs up the external staircase of a building while thinking of Scotch's words "I'm sorry Furuya, my PSB identity has been seen through by those people...it seems like the only route of retreat left is to the other world...goodbye Rei(Zero)". At the top of the building he finds Shuichi standing over Scotch's corpse holding a smoking gun and saying "Traitors...should be punished accordingly...right?". He wakes up to Vermouth telling them they need to pry information out of a target and then destroy them in one swoop.

Later Conan, Subaru, Ran, and Sonoko run into Amuro and "Azusa", who Conan thinks is Vermouth, while trying to meet up with a musician who has some connection to a Rum case from 17 years ago. Rei speaks directly to Subaru, who he doesn't realize is Shuichi in disguise due to Scarlet Showdown. Conan reacts to them casually chatting and tells Subaru that they need to leave, but he doesn't want to. The group finds that the musician is already dead. At the end of the musician case it's revealed that Scotch's death was actually a suicide, as he tried to shoot himself to the chest where the bullet would have destroyed his phone where sensitive data is held.

Both Shuichi Akai and ironically, Rei (Bourbon / Amuro) played an indirect role in his drive to suicide. Being cornered by Shuichi, who was still undercover at the time, and without realizing his FBI affiliation, Scotch was forced to commit suicide. But as he was about to do finish the act, Shuichi tightly held the gun's cylinder, which prevented Scotch from being able to pull on the trigger. Then Shuichi revealed his true identity and motive, managing to prevent the death. However, in that moment, Rei's hurried footsteps were heard, and both Shuichi and Scotch took that as approaching Black members. Scotch used Shuichi's distraction to pull the trigger, as Rei arrived at the scene after Shuichi retrieved the gun from Scotch's hand. While Rei continued his investigation to try to understand more about Scotch's death, currently his conclusion is that Shuichi forced Scotch to commit suicide.

Kaitou Kid and the Fairy's Lips (Manga: 1018-1021, Anime: 983-984)[edit]

Taka'aki Morofushi, who arrived at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Headquarters to retrieve an envelope addressed to him, stumbled upon a case involving Kaitou Kid after meeting Jirokichi Suzuki. While talking on the phone with Kansuke Yamato, Taka'aki says that he had lost contact with his younger brother who had moved to Tokyo after their parents' deaths.

After the case is solved, Taka'aki meets up with Sato and Takagi to receive the envelope. Inside is a destroyed phone with a hole on it. Here, Scotch's identity is revealed to be Hiromitsu Morofushi, Taka'aki's younger brother.

Nagano Snowy Mountains Case (Manga: 1030, Anime: 1004)[edit]

A flashback from Taka'aki Morofushi reveals that he brings Rei to introduce to his brother in a café during Taka'aki Morofushi collage life, which cause Taka'aki suspect that the envelope could be sent by Rei.

Relationships analysis[edit]

Rei Furuya[edit]

Hiromitsu was friends with Rei Furuya since childhood. He helped Hiromitsu in overcoming his aphasia when he was still suffering due to his parents' sudden death.[7] Hiromitsu also taught him how to cook.[8] They attended the police academy together, along with Date, Hagiwara, and Matsuda. Rei witnessed Hirotmisu's death. He has been blaming Shuichi for Hiromitsu's death due to a big misunderstanding. His resentment is strong enough that he continues chasing after Shuichi, even after he was told that Shuichi had been killed.

Shuichi Akai[edit]

Shuichi Akai has been on at least one mission inside the Black Organization with Scotch. The mission involved rifles inside bass guitar cases. During a later time, he is found standing over Scotch's bullet-ridden corpse while holding a handgun. Later, it is learned from Shuichi that after Scotch lost his cover, he tried to shoot himself and his phone, but Shuichi temporarily prevented him to do so, revealing his identity and offering him FBI protection. Unfortunately, overhearing someone footsteps, Scotch panicked and took the gun from a distracted Shuichi to shoot himself. He had no idea the footsteps were Rei Furuya's. Shuichi, not knowing that Bourbon was also a NOC, took back the gun and pretended to have been the one to eliminate the traitor.

Masumi Sera[edit]

Masumi Sera recalled meeting Scotch four years ago, when he was with Shuichi and Rei in a train station. Masumi also remembered Scotch teaching her how to play the bass and though it was only 10 minutes, she seemed to enjoy it. Masumi is not sure of Scotch's true identity or allegiance but thinks that Scotch is Japanese and that Scotch is not his real name.

Yuya Kazami[edit]

Yuya Kazami was his comrade.

Taka'aki Morofushi[edit]

Taka'aki Morofushi and Hiromitsu are siblings. They lived separated from each other after their parents' deaths. The two had still been keeping contact until he has been assigned to Public Security Bureau and infiltrated inside the Black Organization.

Jinpei Matsuda[edit]

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

Kenji Hagiwara[edit]

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

Wataru Date[edit]

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

Name origin[edit]

The name Hiromitsu is a Gundam-inspired one. The "Hiro" part comes from Heero Yuy (ヒイロ・ユイ Hiiro Yui?), the protagonist of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing; while the kanji for "mitsu" (光), which can be read as "hikaru", is taken from Hikaru Midorikawa (緑川 光 Midorikawa Hikaru?), Heero's voice actor. Midorikawa also voices Hiromitsu in the anime.

In other languages[edit]

Language Given Name Family Name
Flag of France French Hiromitsu Morofushi
Flag of Thailand Thai ฮิโรมิสึ โมโรฟุชิ


  • When his face was still unknown, Gosho Aoyama revealed in a postcard response to a fan that Scotch is not Wataru Date.[9]
  • His first name was revealed by Gosho Aoyama in Animal Crossing before it is properly introduced in the manga.
  • According to Gosho JUSTICE PLUS Super Digest Book, he was a sniper but he falls behind Akai.


See also[edit]


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Other agents VodkaKir (undercover) • ChiantiKornBourbon (undercover)
Deceased agents Akemi MiyanoTequilaKenzo Masuyama/PiscoAtsushi MiyanoElena MiyanoCalvadosRikumichi KusudaEthan Hondou (undercover) • Hiromitsu Morofushi/Scotch (undercover)
Former agents Shiho Miyano/Sherry (Ai Haibara) • Shuichi Akai/Dai Moroboshi/Rye (undercover) • Ki'ichiro Numabuchi
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