Story Premise

Zenigata Heiji

If England had Sherlock Holmes then Japan's answer is Zenigata Heiji. Known for throwing coins with deadly accuracy and using--- . His partner was Garapachi.

Nowadays the life of Zenigata has become popular fodder for TV, books, and films. He's one of Japan's most enduring characters. In fact, Zenigata from the famous anime Lupin III was based directly on the classic Edo-period character.

Relevance to Urusei Yatsura

As is often with the class from Tomobiki High, due to one of Lum's devices everyone plays the role of a historical character, one of which is Zenigata Heiji.

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An Intro to Urusei Yatsura
Cast of Characters
The Comic Book
The Animated Series
Questions and Answers
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Articles and Reviews
Art Gallery
Music Capsule
Odds and Ends