The Detective Is Already Dead. - Recommendations

Alt titles: Tanmoshi, Tantei wa mou, Shindeiru.

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In/Spectre

In/Spectre

Both touched by spirits called yokai, Kotoko and Kuro have gained unique superhuman powers. But to gain her powers Kotoko has given up an eye and a leg, and Kuro’s personal life is in shambles. So when Kotoko suggests they team up to deal with renegades from the spirit world, Kuro doesn’t have many other choices, but Kotoko might just have a few ulterior motives…

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JustInCaseD JustInCaseD says...

Supernatural mystery themed, has a lead female that drags in a reluctant male sidekick to solve the cases with her. Also has a minor romance sub-plot forming between the 2

Littlesilverwolf Littlesilverwolf says...

Both anime has main female character as detective. The main male character are their helper. They both have a bit of supernatural

Aria the Scarlet Ammo

Aria the Scarlet Ammo

Tokyo is on edge due to a rash of recent killings targeting Butei - armed mercenaries that perform odd jobs and capture criminals. So when Kinji, a student at a local Butei high school, heads to class one day and discovers a bomb has been rigged to his bike, he’s certain he’ll be the next victim. That is, until Kinji’s elite classmate Aria saves his life, inadvertently triggering his superhuman ability that flares when he’s sexually aroused! Though Kinji would rather slack off at school and be left alone, Aria is now determined to make the teenager her slave, fetching her food and partnering with her on missions - including one very important to the girl. And nothing will stand in her way... not even Kinji's possessive childhood friend!

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Littlesilverwolf Littlesilverwolf says...

Both are anime about detective. Both main male character are act as helper for the main female character. They both have supernatural, a bit of romance and fighting sense.

Black Butler

Black Butler

In Victorian England it is commonplace for the rich and wealthy to have a staff, led by a head butler, to run their households; the Phantomhive Estate is no different. The young and demanding Count Ciel Phantomhive, child owner of a toy company, lives in the grand countryside manor. Sebastian is his head butler, and the epitome of perfection; he effortlessly and gracefully completes his day-to day chores and fixes the countless mistakes of the other employees. However, whilst on the outside all seems prim and proper, a more sinister secret lies just beneath the surface. Sebastian is in fact a demon bound by a contract with the young count; he will loyally serve and fight for him in return for his soul.

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Kathseiko25 Kathseiko25 says...

Both are good mystery shows with a touch of suspense. If you are drawn to the mystery genre, it’s definitely a must-watch.

When you can remember, they're kind of different and centers around two main characters who solve crimes and mysteries to investigate.

Psychic Detective Yakumo

Psychic Detective Yakumo

Saitou Yakumo is a young man with a very special gift: he can see the souls of the dead and communicate with them. When the aloof student isn’t duping his fellow classmates out of their money with fake card tricks, he takes on paranormal cases that pique his interest. Making use of his unique abilities, logical mind and his contacts within the police, Yakumo strives to solve each supernatural case he takes on and bring those responsible to justice. But when the youthful detective becomes the target of a sinister duo can he get to the bottom of their scheme before he is dragged into a world of darkness and hatred?

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Beautiful Bones: Sakurako’s Investigation

Beautiful Bones: Sakurako’s Investigation

Shoutarou Tatewaki is a normal high school student with a serious demeanor who hangs around with Sakurako Kujou. Sakurako is an extraordinarily beautiful woman in her mid-20s from a rich family who loves "beautiful bones." The two live in the city of Asahikawa in Hokkaido, and they get involved in various incidents regarding bones.

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Nanana's Buried Treasure

Nanana's Buried Treasure

Disowned by his father, Juugo Yama has run away from home to the island of Nanae. He begins to live by himself, only to discover his room is haunted by the ghost of Nanana Ryugajo. She was murdered ten years ago, and her killer must be found before she can rest in peace. Before her death, Nanana collected things from all over the world and hid them throughout the island. Using the mysterious powers of these hidden items, they should be able to find the culprit. As Juugo begins his hunt for her collection, however, he discovers he's not the only person searching.

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Hanamonogatari

Hanamonogatari

One morning, Suruga Kanbaru meets Ougi Oshino, who calls himself a nephew of Meme Oshino. He tells Suruga about a rumor of "the Lord Devil" that grants any wish. Suruga is worried that the identity of the Lord Devil is none other than herself because she made a wish on "the Monkey's Paw." The item was left behind by her mother, and turned Suruga into a Rainy Devil and made her try to kill Koyomi Araragi. In order to find out the identity of the Lord Devil, Suruga decides to meet the Lord Devil, but who she sees at the meeting spot is the most unexpected person - Rouka Numachi, Suruga's old archrival...

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Mouryou no Hako

Mouryou no Hako

Between August and October, 1952, a series of unusual crimes takes place in Musashino and Mitaka: the attempted murder of 14-year-old Kanako Yuzuki, Kanako's abduction from the strange research "hospital" where she was recovering, then abductions of other girls, followed by their severed limbs in custom-fitted boxes being placed in surrounding towns. News editor Morihiko Toriguchi and crime fiction writer Tatsumi Sekiguchi investigate with the help of onmyōji Akihiko Chūzenji.

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Bungo Stray Dogs Movie: Dead Apple

Bungo Stray Dogs Movie: Dead Apple

Power users around the world are suddenly committing suicide one after another, in all cases after a strange fog appears at the scene. At a request from Ango Sakaguchi, the Armed Detective Agency head out to investigate Tatsuhiko Shibusawa, a power user who calls himself "collector," and a man suspected of being tied to the incident.

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Un-Go: Chapter of Inga

Un-Go: Chapter of Inga

This prequel reveals the events around when Shinjuurou and Inga first meet and the events leading to their current arrangement.

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