Did you enjoy the t h r i l l s?

—Nao Nakamura, to Kogoro Akechi.

Nao Nakamura (中村 奈緒 Nakamura Nao) is a character of Trickster: Edogawa Ranpo 'Shōnen Tantei-dan Yori and a corrupt female detective of the Public Security Bureau Affairs Division of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department.

Physical AppearanceEdit

Nao Nakamura is a woman with medium length brown hair pulled into a ponytail. The colour of her eyes are violet. She usually tends to wear a light grey suit (pants and jacket) with a dark purple collared long sleeved shirt and black shoes.


She is a hard worker and enjoys her job.


Ep. 1 Nao Nakamura's first appearance

Nao Nakamura talking to Akechi

Detective Nao Nakamura first appears in Episode 1 of Trickster when she calls Detective Akechi regarding the Robot in Shibuya.

She has a close relationship with Kogoro Akechi and talks a lot about her mysterious boyfriend who later is shown to be none other than twenty faces. Under his brainwashing influence she shoots Miyanishi, her Detective Partner/Sidekick who had always trusted and supported her.


♠ "Why did you choose thrills back then? [1] (To Akechi)

♠ "You are in love with thrills, with Twenty Faces, who gives you thrills, and with yourself when you enjoy those thrills more than anyone else" [2](To Akechi)


♦ She was brainwashed by the Fiend with Twenty Faces as he had shared his precious "Gift" - his so called power with her.


  1. Trickster Episode 21
  2. Trickster Episode 21


Trickster Characters
Boy Detectives Club Yoshio KobayashiKensuke HanasakiRyo InoueMakoto NoroMasaharu KatsudaTomohisa OtomoKogoro AkechiTasuku Yamane
Detectives Kogoro AkechiNao Nakamura
Other HideFurukawaFiend With Twenty Faces
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