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Tokyo Tower in Episode 304 of Detective Conan.

The Tokyo Tower (東京タワー Tōkyō Tawā?), is a real building used as a television tower, built in 1958 after the model of the Eiffel Tower. As one of the most famous landmarks of the city, it appears as a setting in the works of Gosho Aoyama a lot. It's also sometimes called Tōto Tower (東都タワー Tōto Tawā?) in these stories.


Tokyo Tower is less than 1.34 km (0.83 mi) away from the Mouri Detective Agency.

In real life it is located in the Shiba Park of Minato Ward in Tokyo. In the Manga and Anime of Detective Conan, it's firmly established to be close to or even part of the fictional ward/city of Beika. Conan Edogawa's and Kaitou Kid's first meeting on the roof of the Haido City Hotel is shown to be right next to the real Shiroyama Trust Tower, with Tokyo Tower right behind it, placing the hotel on the location of the ANA Intercontinental Tokyo Hotel in the Akasaka District of Minato.

Later on it's shown that the Mouri Detective Agency is canonically located somewhere inside a radius of less than 1.34 kilometres (~0.83 miles) around the Shorodo right next to the Tokyo Tower. This would, in real life, partly encompass the districts of Mita, the Shiba area, Kaigan, Atago, the Shinbashi area, Toranomon, Akasaka, Roppongi and the area of Azabu.

Plot overview

100% Tantei Monogatari plot overview

Another 100% Detective Tale (100%TM Manga: 6)

Hitoshi Yamanaka walks through a street close to Tokyo Tower, with the building itself visible in the background.

The Santa Claus of Summer plot overview

One of the wishes of Keisuke Hara and Asuka Anzai for their earlier Christmas day is to decorate Tokyo Tower like a Christmas tree, which Gray and his agents do to bring back Keisuke's memories.

Magic Kaito plot overview

Would You Grow Up (Magic Kaito Manga: 10, MKS: 4, MK1412: 8)

Black Star (Magic Kaito Manga: 23-24, Anime: 219, MK1412: 6)

The Phantom Lady (Magic Kaito Manga: 29-30, MK1412: 9-10)

Yaiba plot overview

Onimaru's Strategem (Yaiba Manga: 21, Yaiba Anime: 5)

As a demonstration of his powers and to consolidate his reign over Japan, Takeshi Onimaru destroys the Tokyo Tower with the help of his Fuujin sword.

Pyramid Arc (Yaiba Manga: 178-199)

A rebuilt Tokyo Tower can be seen on the covers of Chapter 182 and 184 (Yaiba Volume 18, Chapter 6 and 8), close to one of the pyramids that emerged from the ground.

Tokyo Tower from below in Episode 4 of Detective Conan.

Detective Conan plot overview

Code Sheet Case (Manga: 36-39, Anime: 4)

Wedding Murder Case (Manga: 211-214, Anime: 141-142)

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

Eri Kisaki Abduction Case (Manga: 984-986, Anime: 901-902)

Non-canon Detective Conan plot overview

The Raven Chaser (Movie: 13)

The finale of the movie happens in and around Tōto Tower, with Gin and his fellow Black Organization members attacking the building with a helicopter, while Irish, Conan Edogawa, Ran Mouri and Kazuki Honjou are still inside.

Detective Conan: Mystery Town

Tōto Tower is one of the objects that can be built in Mystery Town.

See also