Himitsu: The Revelation

TV (26 eps)
3.188 of 5 from 489 votes
Rank #2,676

In the present, murders are solved not by investigations, but by memories. Using the removed brain of a victim, the members of Forensic Investigation Office Section Nine examine the person's last thoughts to determine a suspect and motive in the case. Many oppose the violation of their loved ones' private and personal memories; but what they don't understand is that behind the scenes, even the investigators themselves are often conflicted with their deeds. Aoki Ikko is one such man who struggles to overcome his own mental doubts about his profession, while trying his best to take down those responsible for the crimes.

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lokieternal's avatar by lokieternal on Oct 21, 2013
Score: 3/10

Story: There is a serious problem. It’s called tedious mediocrity.  This isn’t even a good who done it.  When reading the description, I thought oh, this is going to be interesting! Maybe I expected more surrealism, more mystery, or…something. My first question was: If we can use this magical MRI to ‘see’ a person’s memory, why can’t we hear anything? That... read more

duchessliz's avatar by duchessliz on Oct 30, 2013
Score: 7.3/10

Story: What if you could look into the memories of a murder victim and see their last days? What if you could look into the memories of a serial killer to better understand them? Both prospects are suitably terrifying. . .but in this anime they made that a reality. . .With the creation of Memory Reproduction Imaging. . .or MRI. . .the police are given this exact ability and thus the infamous Section Nine is... read more

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