Best Detective Conan Characters


The Top Ten

1 Ai Haibara

Haibara is the best for me. I just love to see her and laugh for her humorous jokes. She's strong and always care for others like Ayumi. I just love her!

Ai haibara is the best not only because she's the most unique but because she can inspire anyone even the non-likers of her through her words even though she was considered one of the bad guys before... She has talents in her just waiting to be recognized and she sure brings out the total package of being an intelligent and independent woman even in her child form.

She is awesome, talented, good-looking, genius! Or, simply SHE IS PERFECT. She is the strongest woman in Detective Conan, I think. She has so many bad memories.

The hell guys! She is the best character ever. Acts tough but actually vulnerable but despite all that she is really dependable. Kaitou Kid is second though for being so cool and funny. Haha

2 Kudo Shinichi

I just love him so MUCH! LIKE HE'S SO CUTE AND ALL!

Kudo Shinichi must be the 1st

WHAT...?! Kudo Shinichi is the 2nd?! How can that be? I mean, look at him! He's a super smart guy, cool, loves cases, hot, and so much more..! This is perfectly why a lot o people likes him

Intelligent and has a great voice actor. Looks super cool when he figures out a new case. Also love his interactions with Ran, Haibara, Heiji, and Jodie.

3 Edogawa Conan

Cute and super s

Conan is cool! I like him more than Shinichi, he seems more mature to me..

Whaatt?! How come he's number 5?! The smaller version of Shinichi is still smart and cool! Not to mention he's more cuter!

Of course Conan is the best. I would want to keep him forever.

4 Heiji Hattori

Heiji, completely. I really think he's one of the only ones that Shinichi can trust his life with, and I think he might trust him even more than Ran. He'd do almost anything to help him and would protect him with his life. Heiji is the best!

He is the most perfect character in the series without being completely perfect. He makes mistakes, he's impulsive and rash, but he's one of the most genuine characters in the show. He's incredibly talented, but has faults, unlike many of the other perfect characters in the show that come off as robotic with their perfection. Heiji is and always will be my favorite.

Heiji is the best... I feel he is the only charecter who could be trusted by kudo.

I like him a lot, he is smart but isn't perfect and can be sympathetic at the same time he's super dense regarding love stuff but he's really reliable. One of the best characters in the show he isn't flawless but that's what make him adorable.

5 Ran Mouri

She's really cool. Unlike what people are saying here, she is extremely strong emotionally, physically and intellectually. She has solved cases without Conan/Shinichi's help (around episode 350), she kicks ASS all the time ("Ran-nee-chan! Save me! " *roundhouse kicks bad guys* *wins karate tournaments*) and she completely supports her depressed alcoholic father (and he is, especially in the beginning of the series, depressed - he is smart, he shouldn't have that hard of a time solving cases really he's giving up.) by CHOICE when her parents split up, and is constantly trying to help him. She is one of the most loyal characters I have ever heard of outside a super natural story, she loves Shinichi as a valued childhood friend and perhaps more, even though he is (admittedly) a jerk to her, even after his 'disappearance.' She works through her abandonment issues to be the best daughter, sister and friend she can possibly be, never becoming cold, and I love her for it. She loves ...more

I don't hate her until I watch DC movies. She always gets in trouble for doing something she knows she can't, it's like showing off. And yet, others have to save her instead and get in trouble that get their lives in danger. And she always brings her trouble for others to solve. She thinks she could but actually she couldn't, AND when she knows she couldn't, she would cried and called Shinichi name. :vv I'm so happy watching movie 20, 'cause she didn't do anything stupid so that others have to save her again, like movie 13, 17,... Always crying, knows Karate but not really know Karate. I must say, if she's not Shin's girlfriend, no one will care... I have more to say but I'm sure I'll get hates so should stop here.

Ran is stupid, ugly, useless and is a crybaby

Ran is really alright but Goushou made her personality go bad.
For Example: when you're in trouble or you're scared, most people want their parents. But Ran always thinks of Shinichi and Shinichi only. She never shouted out for her father or her mother.
There's one more: she didn't even answer Shinichi's confession of love for her, but she still calls out for Shinichi. If she loves him so much, why didn't she just say "yes" then? This means that she actually doesn't love Shinichi, which also means that Ran is Shinichi's stalker.

6 Kaitou Kid

Smart, good-hearted, AWESOMELY COOL, and a genius. Really adorable personality

Kaito kid is amazing because:
1. He looks like shinich but cuter
2. He has an adorable personality
3. His purpose for stealing is so meaningful
4. He so funny and popular in the anime
5. He's afraid of fish which is ridiculously cute

The coolest thief, funny, genius, gentleman, and handsome.

COME ON DUDE! KAITO KID! He's just amazing, totally my favourite character in the series, and also my crush. He's funny, EXTREMELY talented, master of disguise and escape, and just overall AWESOME. I mean, even Shinichi hasn't been able to catch him. He's like the villain who everyone loves, since he's not even technically a thief, he returns all the stuff. I also love his costume, the white cape and the monocle. In conclusion, he really deserves more attention.

7 Shuichi Akai

Hello? 7th place? This is the Silver Bullet we're talking about (least one of them). Bourbon's rival. The guy with a lot of mystery around him. He's been undercover with a different identity on more than one occasion to shock the audience. He's just downright cool in all the best possible ways.

I love Akai, he's the most badass character in the anime.

Why the hell is he in 7th place? He's so awesome!

Come on GUYS he's THE MOST SEXY MAN IN DETECTIVE CONAN I swear down he's so calm about the worst cases and he's super clever,I mean he's just too awesome, I feel he is underrated

8 Gin

I love gin he is a total badass

One of the best villains in the anime, it gets really intense and scary when he is around, his influence in the anime is really scary and impressive. He has such great intellect and patience, he really is a dangerous man, and an excellent villain in DC, very thriller to watch.

Ice cold killer who wouldn't bat an eyelash before riddling you with bullets. Smart and able to react to situations quickly and without emotion. He is also extremely physically capable and has that murderer appearance =)

Badass, intimidating, charismatic, great villain. Death to Makoto. - FakuB20

9 Kogoro Mouri

He's relatable and funny.

Best character hands down

Most relatable character

He is like Shikamaru, clever but too lazy to use his brain.

10 Ayumi Yoshida

Ayumi have to be rank 2 after ai-chan she is adorable cute she is really great vote ayumi because you now she is the most cutes character

You cannot watch an episode without thinking, "OH MY GOSH AYUMI IS so ADORABLE! "

Shes just so adorable

Ayumi is my vavourite character

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The Contenders

11 Sonoko Suzuki

I feel like Sonoko is the younger, and female version of Mouri Kogoro. She's alright, but I don't like how she takes Conan's credit for solving a case, without stopping and thinking that she has no memory of it. That's why I think she somewhat similar to Kogoro, that and the fact that their both hopeless flirts.

With sonoko the episodes are more fun, interesting and funny because sonoko acts like a kid


Sexy. I want to feel her body! - Beckett15racing

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12 Kudo Yukiko

Shinichi's mother, she doesn't appear much because of her work as an actress just like her husband.

The best mother in case closed. She beautiful and so good at masquerade. I eas so glad she's not like haibara who make me sick

I like her, she's the coolest mom ever. And she acts like a teenager, she's somewhat similar to Chikage(Kaito's mom)

Haibara isn't stupid u r

13 Kazuha Toyama

Kazuha is pretty and a real talented student at school. She's sometimes mean to Heiji but actually just because she wants to hide her true feeling toward him

She is very beautiful and deep souled

She is far better character than Ran. + cutie

I love Kazuha so much

14 Hiroshi Agasa

Many believe he is Ano Kata the boss of the black organization, but I say he's not.

Are you kidding me?! He is the best EVER

15 Wataru Takagi

I think he is one of the nicest characters, although he isn't the smartest, but I really respect him..
He is loyal to a fault and he won't hesitate to sacrifice his life, not only to save sb's else's but to save a MEMENTO that means a lot to sb else (I fell in love with him when he refused to break those cuffs ).
And poor guy has the worst luck..
But I believe there might be more to this character I mean we don't know enough about his background, we never saw any relatives of his. Maybe something will be brought to light later..

He can have my ass anytime he wants

Through he is kinda foolish and unconfident outside, he has a strong heart which full of justice and honesty inside. Whenever his lover is in danger, he is soberer than anyone. He is lovable and kind. I am always moved when seeing he protect his girlfriend even at a cost of his life.

I think he is the bravest

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16 Tooru Amuro (Bourbon)

Best Character ever existed! Furuya is absolutely amazing! Have you ever seen him drive? This is total badass!

I love Borbon bekause he is nice and he looks good.

One word: Badass

You know, this boy got a whole movie for himself next year. He's terribly popular in Japan and can easily makes it to the top 3. I don't even surprise that such a good character only got 18th place here, knowing he is pretty underrated in the western side.

17 Jodie Starling

I'm surprised Jodie doesn't have more of a following! She's definitely one of my favorite characters and I almost feel a bit funny saying that when she was first introduced, I laughed at her engrish and what-not, but as we discovered more about her, I began to really appreciate her as a character. After Akai's... Well.. "death", it really sealed the deal for me. She's a great, complex character and I really appreciate her presence in the Detective Conan universe. She's awesome!

Fbi's top investigator and one of the badass women of dc!

The best FBI's! Second after akai, hehe. Well, she beautiful, smart, and good enough at use gun. Well, at least not like haibara who so loser when meet and face to face to vermouth. Hate haibara so much

Fbi's top investigator and akai shuuichi's partner. She is one of the badass and beautiful women of dc!

18 Miwako Sato

She has a strong sense of justice and sacrifice, hates power of darkness. She is sober and brave. She always deals with cases resolutely. She also has a soft heart inside and even childish. She is a pretty policewoman and almost every males of colleague like her. Through she has boyfriend, her charm is not affected.

Strong, brave, and beautiful. That's all sato characters. Yeah, I love her, because she not like haibara who fake and cry a lot

She came out as a very strong woman in Conan vs Lupin the Third.

19 Kudo Yusaku

I really would like to know more about him, what he think about his son just doing all crazy stuffs while he write book. He is crazy smart, yet as parent... I really want to know what he THINKS.

He is smarter and cooler. He is faster than Shinichi in solving cases. He is calm and I never saw him loosing his temper. He is reliable. I prefer at least 3 or 4 place for him.

Really? Only rang 22? He's awesome

He is very smart and he knows the answer of the case before Kudo Shinichi (Jimmy Kudo) does. I still prefer Kudo shinichi

20 Masumi Sera

Masumi Sera is easily forgotten after her at the moment character impact but she is the only kind of regular female detective in the anime so why is there no more votes for her?

Masumi sera is a cute girl and she have a cool characteristics. Always helping people with her beautiful smile

Cutest girl ever!

She is the best

21 Vermouth

I got a boner every time she appears.

She never wanted to kill Ran or Shinichi so when times Gin wanted to kill them she tries to stop him.

Seriously? she should be on the top 3. She's mysterious, cunning, beautiful, manipulative, intelligent, charismatic, and also unpredictable.

No woman has a more charismatic combination of intellect, beauty, and empathy than she does. One of my favorite female manga characters of all time.

22 Subaru Okiya

Polite and Chilled

Very a polite person, sooo cute when handling the detective boys

Big spoiler!

He is akai shuichi but masked

He always keeps his cool and acts mysteriously. It was no surprise tie when I found out he was actually akai shuiichi.

23 Ninzaburo Shiratori
24 Aoko Nakamori
25 Makoto Kyougoku


26 Matsuda Jinpei

He's just perfect. Yep. Well, one small flaw he does have... is that he died evem before the show started. Welp.

27 Inspector Migure

First off, it's Inspector Megure not Migure, and second well that's it.

28 Eisuke Hondou

He's clumbsy and makes the anime much more humorous

29 Tomoaki Araide

Why is Tomoaki sensei not here! I fell for him the first time I saw him.
He is such a sweet, caring and nice guy!
Husband material.

30 Yumi
31 Akemi Miyano
32 Toichi Kuroba
33 Shiho Miyano
34 Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya

Such a cute character!

Pretty smart for a 7 year old

He's arguably smart for a child his age ^^

35 Genta Kojima

I find him annoying sometimes when he's disregarding Conan, like Kogoro Mouri.

36 Lupin the Third

Because his ability similar to Conan/Kudo Shinichi. he appear in Case closed movie "Lupin vs Detective Conan".

37 James Black
38 Vodka
39 Okino Yoko

She is very nice and beatiful

40 Narumi Asai

Cute, deadly, with a nice voice, and a good pianist. I could hardly tell that she's a he the way she presents herself. I wish Conan was able to save him during the Moonlight Sonata Murder case (ep 11)

41 Kansuke Yamato
42 Robert Taylor
43 Inspector Joseph Meguire
44 Irish
45 Shukichi Haneda

Possibly the smartest person in the Conan universe, save maybe Yuusaku. The whole Akai family needs to be better ranked.

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