Jimmy Kudo, also known as in Japan, is the protagonist of the anime and manga Case Closed, known in Japan as . He later takes on the alias after Arthur Conan Doyle and Edogawa Rampo.
Jimmy Kudo was a well known High School Detective who helped solved cases which the police could not. One day, he investigates a suspicious man. Later he is attacked and forced to swallow a poison called the APTX 4869 which turns him back into a child. Now he lives with his friend and love Rachel Moore as Conan Edogawa who helps her father Richard solve cases, hoping that they will run into a case involving the strange men from the Black Organization who forced him to take the poison.
At the beginning of the series, Jimmy is a 17-year-old student at Teitan High School. He was already well-known as a brilliant young detective who closed many difficult cases that the professionals could not. . Jimmy was born to Booker Kudo, a mystery writer and Vivian Kudo, a former movie star. . He is extremely intelligent, and even from a young age, was very intuitive and observant. Due to the influence of his father, and the generally laissez-faire environment at home, he has long been an incessant and persistent reader, especially of mystery novels. Booker started taking Jimmy to crime scenes since sixth grade which inspired him to be a detective. Aside from Jimmy's intelligence, he is also an extremely skilled soccer player. At first, it was to hone his reflexes but he grew fond of the sport. Jimmy is also known for his inability to sing, but was revealed to have perfect pitch. He apparently can speak English, as he once conversed with and translated for an American diplomat.
Jimmy is a good friend to Rachel Moore whom he has known since kindergarten. Jimmy has not found any interest in other girls. . After changing into Conan, Jimmy sometimes calls her over the telephone and imitates his normal voice with the voice-changing bowtie, so that she does not worry about him. . He convinces her that he is off solving a very difficult case and will return once the investigation is concluded.
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