Fugou Keiji Balance: Unlimited (富豪刑事 Balance:UNLIMITED Fugō Keiji Balance:UNLIMITED) is a Japanese anime series by studio CloverWorks which began releasing on April 9, 2020. It is an adaptation of the Fugou Keiji novels. The show is officially licensed by Funimation.
After the first two episodes of Fugou Keiji Balance: Unlimited were aired, it was announced that the rest of the anime would be delayed until July 16, 2020. The postponed broadcast began from Episode 1, with new weekly episodes—starting from Episode 3—airing on July 30, 2020. On September 2nd, 2020, Funimation announced the dub cast for the anime, and the first dubbed episode premiered on September 3rd, 2020.
Season one of the anime officially ended on September 24, 2020, with the eleventh episode.
Daisuke Kambe, the heir to one of the wealthiest families in Japan, works as a detective in the Modern Crime Prevention Task Force (MCPTF), where officers who caused problems in the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department are sent as punishment. Haru Kato, a kindhearted detective, is selected to be Daisuke’s partner. Daisuke judges everything by its monetary value, even human lives. Kato, who believes that there is more to life than money, is disgusted by this behavior. See how these two disparate personalities come together and bring their unconventional methods to bear, tackling seemingly perfect crimes and unsolvable mysteries!
The story centers around millionaire Kambe Daisuke, the heir to one of the wealthiest families in Japan, who is assigned as a detective to the Modern Crime Prevention Task Force (aka MCPTF), at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. Taking full advantage of his vast family wealth, he spares no expense in solving complex crimes, and has the tendency to evaluate everything including individual human lives in terms of their monetary value. Kato Haru, a detective with a compassionate heart who believes that money isn't everything, is chosen as Kambe's partner but is repulsed by his materialistic attitude. Having diametrically opposing personalities, witness how the two join forces to tackle seemingly unsolvable crimes and mysteries!
- For the full descriptions of all episodes, see Episodes.
|check-1||I came, I saw, I sponsored (来た、見た、買った Kita, mita, katta)||
|check-2||Love does much, money does everything (愛は多くを成し得るが、金は全てを成し得る Ai wa ōku o nashi eruga, kin wa subete o nashi eru)||
|check-3||The sinews of war are infinite money (金は戦力なり Kin wa senryokunari)||
|check-4||Nothing makes a man so adventurous as an empty pocket (空っぽのポケットほど、人生を冒険的にするものはない Karappo no poketto hodo, jinsei o bōken-teki ni suru mono wanai)||
|check-5||If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master (もし金を汝の召使としなければ、金は汝の主人となるだろう Moshi kin o nanji no meshitsukai to shinakereba, kin wa nanji no shujin to narudarou)||
|check-6||Ill got, ill spent (悪銭身に付かず Akusen mi ni tsukazu)||
|check-7||Money is the root of all evil (金は諸悪の根源 Kin wa shoaku no kongen)||
|check-8||Money burns a hole in the pocket (宵越しの銭は持たぬ Yoigoshinozeni wa motanu)||
|check-9||A golden key can open any door (金で開かない扉はない Kin de akanai tobira wanai)||
|check-10||Life shouldn't be printed on dollar bills (人生はドル札に印刷されるべきではない Jinsei wa doru-satsu ni insatsu sa rerubekide wanai)||
|check-11||All that glitters is not gold (輝くものすべて金にあらず Kagayaku mono subete kin ni arazu)||
- Original Work: Yasutaka Tsutsui
- Original Story: TEAM B.U.L
- Director: Tomohiko Ito
- Series Composition & Screenplay: Taku Kishimoto
- Character Design: Keigo Sasaki
- Music: Yugo Kanno
- Animation Work: CloverWorks
- Streaming: Funimation
- Yusuke Onuki as Daisuke Kambe
- Mamoru Miyano as Haru Kato
- Kozo Shioya as Yukihiro Kiyomizu
- Akira Kamiya as Chosuke Nakamoto
- Kentaro Kumagai as Shinnosuke Kamei
- Reina Ueda as Mahoro Saeki
- Shinya Takahashi as Teppei Yumoto
- Rikiya Koyama as Katsuhiro Takei
- Junya Enoki as Ryo Hoshino
- Maaya Sakamoto as Suzue Kambe
- Adam Rowe as Daisuke Kambe
- Ricco Fajardo as Haru Kato
- Jim Foronda as HEUSC
- Jordan Dash Cruz as Ryo Hoshino
- Aaron Roberts as Shinnosuke Kamei
- Ben Phillips as Yukihiro Kiyomizu
- David Matranga as Teppei Yumoto
- Luci Christian as Mahoro Saeki
- Kent Williams as Chosuke Nakamoto
- Fugou Keiji Balance: Unlimited broadcast postponement announcement on the official site.
- Funimation blog post announcing the dub and dub cast.
- "Introduction" Millionaire Detective Balance: UNLIMITED. April 9, 2020
- "The Millionaire Detective Balance: UNLIMITED" Fuji Creative Corporation. February 20, 2020