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=== File 401 - A Small Client ===
 
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A child actor named Kazuki Kinukawa shows up at the detective agency, asking Kogoro to track down 'Atsuko', a sender of fan letters, who is also his mother that had abandon him when he was little. He seems to resent her for abandoning him and just wanted to tell her to not try connect with him now he is famous. From the postcards, they can see, that they are send from all around Japan, that they were send once a month for two years until winter and they are written on the same kind of postcard. Conan deduces that Kazuki's mother is staying at an inn in Atami and had guests there send her postcards from their hometown to make herself impossible to find. So Atsuko is likely a staff member at that inn. After Kazuki promises to cover the expenses they go to Atami and asks around the inns there. During their journey Kazuki remembers at his mother had a mole on her chest and that he would look at it, when she was carrying him. They finally finds the inn, where the postcard is sold. The hostess Mitsu Kusano explains that this series doesn't sell well, so they share them among the employees. However there are no one working here by the name Atsuko. Conan thinks that Kazuki's mother might have another name, so they decide to stay the night. Suddently an journalist, Yosuhiro Kamoshita, arrives and guess corretly that Kazuki is looking for his mother. He seems thrilled figuring that his present would do good in his article.
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Kinukawa Kazuki, a 7-year-old child actor, wants to find a woman named Atsuko who sent him many postcards. She commented about his movies and drama series. She sent 1 postcard a month, from spring 2 years ago until the winter of last year. She never wrote her address. The postcards’ stamps range from Hokkaido and Okinawa. The postcards are badly crumpled, and he says he left them lying around.
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Kazuki says that the postcards are from his biological mother who abandoned him in front of a convent 6 years ago. The handwriting is the same as the note that was left in his bassinet.
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Kazuki says that his mother had a mole on her chest. He remembers falling asleep staring at the mole and listening to her chop food on a dicing board.
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Conan says Kazuki’s mom lives in Atami. She must be a cleaner at a hotel or a waitress at an inn.
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There are three copies of the same postcard, which features a statue’s hand-- the statue of Kanichi and Miya that is on the beaches of Atami.
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1. The postcard is probably sold at a restaurant, hotel, or store at Atami, so she must have visited Atami at one point.
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2. It is part of a 4-piece set of postcards, but she only sent the least recognizable corner. She doesn’t want him to know where she is.
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3. She sent three copies of the same postcard. If she was rich enough to travel all around Japan, she should have more variety in her postcards.
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Conan, Ran, Mouri, and Kazuki go to Atami.
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Conan, Ran, Mouri, and Kazuki find an inn that sells the postcards.  
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Kusano Mitsu, a 34-year-old waitress, says that the cards are limited edition. She says that the inn discontinued them because they didn’t sell well and that a few of the employees took them home. She says that no “Atsuko” works in the inn. She is a fan of Kazuki’s. She has a mole of her lower right collarbone.
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Kusano Mitsu, a 34-year-old waitress, says that the cards are limited edition. She says that the inn discontinued them because they didn’t sell well and that a few of the employees took them home. She says that no “Atsuko” works in the inn. She is a fan of Kazuki’s. She has a mole of her lower right collarbone.
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Saegusa Tomoka, a 28-year-old, is a grumpy waitress. She has a mole on the back of her neck.
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Kamoshita Yasuhiro, a 37-year-old freelance writer, speculates that Kazuki is looking for his mother. He is a guest who booked Room 205. He calls his editor, saying that Kazuki’s father might have been a murderer.
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Conan, Ran, Mouri, and Kazuki check into Room 308, which is free after a guest canceled.
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After dinner, Conan, Ran, Mouri, and Kazuki go to the springs. Ran finds a cover of a camera lens that belongs to Kamoshita, and she goes to return it to him.
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Mouri enters the mixed baths, and he sees the three employees bathing. Betsuho screams when he enters, and she protests when Mitsu invites them in. Tomoka is bored. He notes that all three have a mole.
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Yasuhiro’s fully dressed corpse is in an overflowing bathtub. He was strangled.
  
 
=== File 402 - Woman With a Mole ===
 
=== File 402 - Woman With a Mole ===

Revision as of 14:06, 13 May 2021

Volume 39

Volume 39.jpg

Information
Release date: November 18, 2002
Chapters: 393-403
ISBN: ISBN 4-09-126169-8
Publisher: Shogakukan
English release date: July 12, 2011
English ISBN: ISBN 1-4215-3499-1
English Publisher: Viz Media
Featured Detective & Keyhole
Detective 39.jpg
Lew Archer
Keyhole 39.jpg
Inspector Yuminaga
Aoyama's death & Conan side images
Aoyama 39.jpg
ConanSide 39.jpg
Chronology
Prev volume: « Volume 38
Next volume: Volume 40 »
List of chaptersList of cases

Volume 39 was released on November 18, 2002 in Japan.

Cast

Gadgets

Red Horse Case

Characters introduced

File 393 - The Luring Red Horse

Heiji and Kazuha are dining with Conan, Ran and Kogoro in the detective office. They discuss a serial arsonist who leaves a little red horse figure at each scene. 'Red Horse' is an old nickname the police used for an arsonist, so Heiji guess that maybe the arsonist is challenging the police. The three fires has happened at 1th block, 2th block and 3th block, so the next one would be at 4th block. Heiji has a idea of where that might be. Kusakawa from the previous case has asked him to investigate a house on 4th block, where there has been some suspicious activities spotted by the house owner.

File 394 - Shadow of the Red Horse

File 395 - Owner of the Red Horse

File 396 - Witness of the Red Horse

File 397 - An Obtuse Imitation

People

  • Camper Van Murder Case

    Characters introduced

    File 398 - Torn Friendship 1

    File 399 - Torn Friendship 2

    File 400 - Torn Friendship 3

    People

  • Child Star Case

    File 401 - A Small Client

    Kinukawa Kazuki, a 7-year-old child actor, wants to find a woman named Atsuko who sent him many postcards. She commented about his movies and drama series. She sent 1 postcard a month, from spring 2 years ago until the winter of last year. She never wrote her address. The postcards’ stamps range from Hokkaido and Okinawa. The postcards are badly crumpled, and he says he left them lying around.

    Kazuki says that the postcards are from his biological mother who abandoned him in front of a convent 6 years ago. The handwriting is the same as the note that was left in his bassinet.

    Kazuki says that his mother had a mole on her chest. He remembers falling asleep staring at the mole and listening to her chop food on a dicing board.

    Conan says Kazuki’s mom lives in Atami. She must be a cleaner at a hotel or a waitress at an inn.

    There are three copies of the same postcard, which features a statue’s hand-- the statue of Kanichi and Miya that is on the beaches of Atami. 1. The postcard is probably sold at a restaurant, hotel, or store at Atami, so she must have visited Atami at one point. 2. It is part of a 4-piece set of postcards, but she only sent the least recognizable corner. She doesn’t want him to know where she is. 3. She sent three copies of the same postcard. If she was rich enough to travel all around Japan, she should have more variety in her postcards.

    Conan, Ran, Mouri, and Kazuki go to Atami.

    Conan, Ran, Mouri, and Kazuki find an inn that sells the postcards.

    Kusano Mitsu, a 34-year-old waitress, says that the cards are limited edition. She says that the inn discontinued them because they didn’t sell well and that a few of the employees took them home. She says that no “Atsuko” works in the inn. She is a fan of Kazuki’s. She has a mole of her lower right collarbone.

    Kusano Mitsu, a 34-year-old waitress, says that the cards are limited edition. She says that the inn discontinued them because they didn’t sell well and that a few of the employees took them home. She says that no “Atsuko” works in the inn. She is a fan of Kazuki’s. She has a mole of her lower right collarbone.

    Saegusa Tomoka, a 28-year-old, is a grumpy waitress. She has a mole on the back of her neck.

    Kamoshita Yasuhiro, a 37-year-old freelance writer, speculates that Kazuki is looking for his mother. He is a guest who booked Room 205. He calls his editor, saying that Kazuki’s father might have been a murderer.

    Conan, Ran, Mouri, and Kazuki check into Room 308, which is free after a guest canceled.

    After dinner, Conan, Ran, Mouri, and Kazuki go to the springs. Ran finds a cover of a camera lens that belongs to Kamoshita, and she goes to return it to him.

    Mouri enters the mixed baths, and he sees the three employees bathing. Betsuho screams when he enters, and she protests when Mitsu invites them in. Tomoka is bored. He notes that all three have a mole.

    Yasuhiro’s fully dressed corpse is in an overflowing bathtub. He was strangled.

    File 402 - Woman With a Mole

    File 403 - A Red Mole...!?

    People

  • Cover in other countries

    • China
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Hong Kong
    • Indonesia
    • Italy
    • Korea
    • Malaysia (Chinese)
    • Malaysia (Malay)
    • Rep. of China (Taiwan)
    • Spain (Spanish, Volumen 2)
    • Sweden
    • Thailand
    • United States
    • Vietnam

    See also

    Volumes of the Manga
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