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Anime / Butt Detective

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The cast of the show.

Butt Detective (おしりたんてい Oshiri Tantei) is a 2018 anime based off of the book series of the same name. It stars the titular character, a butt faced detective with his partner, a small brown dog named Brown. Together they both solve mysteries and "poot" criminals in their place.


  • A Dog Named "Dog": So far we don't know the Detective's real name so everyone simply calls him by, well, you know...
  • Audience Participation: The anime will occasionally ask the viewer for help.
  • Butt-Monkey: Whenever Detective uses his Fartillery, Brown is unfortunately in the wrong place...
  • Catchphrase: from the Detective:
    "Hmm, I smell a case..."
    "Pardon me while I "poot" you in your place..."
    Oshiri Oshiri Oshiri Oshiri Oshiri...
  • Expy: Of Assy McGee.
  • Fartillery: The Detective's main way of solving a problem..
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  • Funny Animal: With a town full of anthropomorphic animals, the trope's "funny" part applies quite literally.
  • Oh, Crap!: Let's just say if you're a criminal who refuses to give up, when the Detective's "face" gets serious, you'll pay for what you did.
  • Phantom Thief: Kaitou U
  • Shaking the Rump: During the theme song....
  • Toilet Humor: With a show about a detective with a butt for a face, what would you expect?
  • Trademark Favorite Food: For the detective, it's baked sweet potatoes and tea.