Ryoko's Case File

Alt title: Yakushiji Ryoko no Kaiki Jikenbo

TV (13 eps)
3.514 out of 5 from 994 votes
Rank #3,198

Ryoko Yakushiji is the gifted and beautiful Superintendent of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police; no matter what the problem – science gone wrong or supernatural monsters – it seems there is nothing she cannot solve. With her new partner, the mild mannered Junichiro Izumida, she sets about tackling some of Tokyo's most terrible crimes. However, as Izumida quickly discovers, Ryoko's talent comes with a big ego and some strange personal baggage; cleaning up the streets of Tokyo becomes not just a matter of finding the bad guys, but trying to survive Ryoko's attitude problem as well!

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mariprosa Oct 15, 2008
Score 6.5/10

There have been a lot of award winning mini-novels that have been adapted to anime series in the past few years (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Baccano! among a few other titles), and it seems that Ryoko's Case File follows in the tradition.  On the surface, it seems like a mature, sophisticated action sci-fi series with a lot of spunk. The French-themed, jazzy and sensual OP sequence... read more

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roriconfan Aug 21, 2012
Score 4/10

- Animation is done by Doga Kobo, a minor studio which never produced anything significant outside of some aesthetic quality in Natsuyuki Rendezvous.
- Directed by some nobody not worth of mentioning.
- Based on the light novels of Tanaka Yoshiki, the writer of the god-tier Legend of the Galactic Heroes. Sadly that was his only worthy work and this is nothing to look forward to... read more

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Yakushiji Ryouko no Kaiki Jikenbo
  • Vol: 11; Ch: 47
  • 2004 - 2009

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