Imperial Märchen Detective Record

Imperial Märchen Detective Record

At the end of the 1920s, Tokyo, the Imperial capital of the Japanese Empire, celebrates the spring of the fifth year of the Kowa era. A handsome young man born to a German mother, Senzaki Masato, is an elite graduate of Teito University, but leads a life of self-indulgence without a home, money, or job. One day, when he is about to be evicted from his place of residence, he visits an acquaintance’s salon to look for a job. There he meets a sleeping child-the enigmatic ‘Ono Kahoru’-and Masato finds himself involved in a variety of cases.

Fictional Japan in the Taisho and early Showa periods. A series of mystery short stories about a self-absorbed beautiful young man and a mysterious boy who solve cases based on fairy tales in the Imperial city, Tokyo.