Meitantei Shōjo Kaori (Kanji: 名探偵少女香里) is a 2000 5-episode OVA series based on the character created by Kyōgo Yamashita.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

The beautiful girl detective Kaori is on her biggest case yet: She has to discover the whereabouts of world famous artist Marianna Lamode.

Cast[edit | edit source]

  • Hiromi Tsuru as Kaori, the titular detective girl.
  • Yōko Soumi as Marianna Lamode.
  • The series is narrated by Kazuko Yanaga.

Lamode's Associates[edit | edit source]

Artists who have worked with Lamode in the past.

  • Kōichi Yamadera as Adalbrecht Hämmerli, a german artist.
  • Mayumi Tanaka as Hiroko Ōno, a parody of Yoko Ono.
  • Kazuhiko Inoue as Angelico Nucci, a mysterious Italian artist who always covers his face.
  • Toshiyuki Morikawa as Ignace St-Pierre, a french artist and the only one of Lamode's associates who she told the truth about her origins.

Germany (OVA 1)[edit | edit source]

The wealthy Pfefferberg Family[edit | edit source]

  • Mayumi Tanaka as Eleonore, the Pfefferberg mother.
  • Ginzō Matsuo as Olaf, the Pfefferberg father.
  • Daisuke Namikawa as Lennart, the Pfefferberg son.
  • Satomi Kōrogi as Elise, the Pfefferberg daughter.

Others[edit | edit source]

  • Mahito Tsujimura as Sven Kirchner, an elder in a wheelchair who gives Kaori help in where the first clue to Lamode's whereabouts might be.

Japan (OVA 2)[edit | edit source]

  • Tōru Ōhira as a sumo wrestler who guides Kaori to Hiroko Ōno's art expo.

Italy (OVA 3)[edit | edit source]

  • Masayo Kurata as Maria, a model who Kaori meets at a fashion show.

Theme Songs[edit | edit source]

Ending[edit | edit source]

Composition, Arrangement and Performed by Sōichi Terada

  1. "We Came Together"
  2. "Hohai Beats"
  3. "Purple Haze"
  4. "Binary Rondo"
  5. "Sunshower" by Nami Shimada
    Lyrics by Naoko Shimada
    Composition by Yōsuke Sugiyama

Trivia[edit | edit source]

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