We always have our fingers-crossed that each and every year will bring us more detective anime and manga, we simply crave mysteries to be solved! In the case of 2015, we’ve already gotten a lot of news that has us anticipating a very special year for detectives.
In 2014 I think it might have been even easier than usual to forget that Reverse Thieves is actually a detective-themed anime and manga blog. Without a major new detective series like Gosick or UN-GO we mostly stuck to mentioning a few of the staple series like Detective Conan and Kindaichi Case Files for the year. Those are fine series but they have been running forever and at this point tend to be titles more worth bringing up highlights from than doing big posts about.
The end of 2014 did have some great Detective Conan highlights. The end of the year finished with a bang when Conan finally started streaming on Crunchyroll along with a Magic Kaito TV series. In a way it seemed to signal a renaissance in detective anime in general. I don’t think it purposely meant to lead this charge but I’m not going to complain.
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