Un-Go

TV (11 eps)

Fall 2011
3.868 of 5 from 5,824 votes
Rank #1,677

In post-war Japan, the nation remains unsettled and crime is as big a problem as ever. Despite his sharp mind and keen deductions, "Defeated Detective" Shinjurou Yuuki frequently loses out to his rival, Rinroku Kaishou, whose information network has previously aided many police investigations. However, in spite of his poor reputation, Shinjurou continues to work on every case he's recruited to with his mysterious assistant Inga. With Inga's power to transform into a being capable of forcing any person to truthfully answer one question put to them, the pair uses everything at their disposal to get to the bottom of each crime and reveal the true culprit – even if the reality of who solved the case never reaches the public...

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Episode 1

Murder at the Ball

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Episode 2

Pitiless Song

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Episode 3

Masked Mansion

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Episode 4

House, Unmasked

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Episode 5

The Statue of Illusion

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Episode 6

The Code Too Simple

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Episode 7

Daydream

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Episode 8

King of Paradise

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Episode 9

Kaishou Rinroku's Crime

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Episode 10

Kaishou Rinroku's Funeral

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Episode 11

I'm Just Searching

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Hesse's avatar
Hesse Apr 4, 2012
Score 6.8/10

Story
When it comes to the detective genre, we've seen it all—from locked room mysteries to train-stopping murders to classic Holmesian whodunits. In a genre that's become repetitively stale, Un-Go blends both old and new sensibilities into its narrative, shape-shifting into something unique. Although loosely based on the post-war Tales of... read more

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roriconfan Sep 13, 2012
Score 3.5/10

By the Gods, when will they learn?
UN-GO is yet another detective show which THANK GOODNESS doesn’t have lolis. Do you know there have been 5 loli detective shows in less than a year? (Milky Holmes, Gosick, Dantalian, Kamisama Memo-chou, and Hidan no Aria). And they were all equally fan catering crap too. Though despite the lack of lolis in UN-GO, it ain’t any better when it comes to detective... read more

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Un-Go: Inga-ron
  • Vol: 1; Ch: 7
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