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In Detective Conan and Magic Kaito, Aoyama Gosho often uses thematic naming schemes for his characters.

Background[edit]

Most case suspects for weekly cases have thematic naming schemes. For example, in Ramen So Good, It's to Die For, the names of the characters are related to ramen sizes.[1]

Make this a box style

  • Ogura Katsumasa (倉功雅) - small
  • Taninaka Atsushi () - middle
  • Ōhashi Sayo (橋彩代) - large
  • Saizu Tokumori (西津徳盛) - size tokumori, or size extra-large


Fictional Detectives[edit]

Many protagonists in Detective Conan are named after fictional detectives.

Fictional Detectives or Authors[edit]

Most main characters in the series are named after authors or major characters from detective literature, shows, or films.

James Bond[edit]

  • Hidemi
  • Eisuke
  • Ethan

Mobile Suit Gundam[edit]

  • Akai
  • Camel
  • Sera
  • Amuro

Voice actors[edit]

Colors[edit]

The Magic Kaito cast are typically named after colors.

  • Kuroba - The characters in Kuroba (黒羽) mean "black feather".
  • Ginzo - The "gin" in Nakamori's first name means "silver".
  • Aoko - The given name "Aoko" means "blue child".
  • Akako - The given name "Akako" means "red child".
  • Hakuba - The reading for 白馬 (Hakuba) means "white horse
  • Konosuke - The kanji "黄" in Kōnosuke means "yellow".

Puns[edit]

  • Shinichi Kudo - One truth

References[edit]