Top 10 Mystery Anime of 2000
1. Case Closed Movie 04: Captured In Her Eyes
A series of murders have occurred with police officers as victims. One of the officers is shot right in front of Ran's eyes, and the shock of the incident causes Ran to lose her memory of everyone and everything around her. Now Conan must help Ran regain her lost memories, while also protecting her from the murderer, who is targeting Ran for witnessing the crime.
2. Ghost Stories
Kids and ghosts. When young Satsuki finds an old book of spells from her passed away mother, she gains the power to fight ghosts that are haunting her new school. With the help of her friends, and of a really wicked devil cat, she must protect everyone around her or be haunted for ever more.
(Source: Anime News Network)
3. Boogiepop Phantom
Five years ago, a string of grisly murders shook the city to its core and now the rumors have begun once more. Boogiepop... Everyone knows about Boogiepop: meet her one dark night and you are taken. People tell each other the stories and laugh: no one believes that she can possibly exist in this day and age. Still, strange things appear to be going on and the darkness is taking on many forms. Something is out there. Are you safe?
4. Case Closed OVA 01: Conan vs. Kid vs. Yaiba
Conan borrows a large amount of manga from Mitsuhiko and crazy things begin to happen around Beika City. Things aren't always the way they appear to be. A family asks Kogoro to help them protect a special sword in their dojo since Kaitou KID has sent word he's going to steal it. However Kaitou KID will have to steal the sword while Conan and Yaiba are after him.
5. Gregory Horror Show: The Second Guest
The second series, The Second Guest is similarly set with 25 stories, except this time the main victim is a woman who has just taken a taxi home from her best friend's wedding ceremony.
6. Gregory Horror Show: The Last Train
The third series, The Last Train is set with 26 stories during a bizarre train ride that Gregory embarks upon.
7. Reign: The Conqueror Movie
Alexander Senki (アレクサンダー戦記 Arekusandā Senki?), known in English as Reign: The Conqueror, is a Japanese anime first released in 1999. A re-imagination of the life of Alexander the Great based on the novel by Hiroshi Aramata, Alexander was intended to be a ground-breaking international production that drew on all the resources of the worldwide adult animation community. The design of characters and settings was given to Peter Chung, the Korean-American animator behind Aeon Flux; most of the production work was also handled by Korean animators.
8. Dr. Fabre is a Detective
The world of insects is full of enchantment and amazement. This animation series is inspired by "the Diary of Insects" written by Jean Henri Fabre, an outstanding French entomologist and author in the 19th Century. In his original works, Mr. Fabre vividly described the life of insects. In this series all the insects and bugs have been personified and drawn into marvelous animated characters.
This is the story of the exciting adventures of a crime-buster in the world of insects! Our hero's way of investigation is so unique and always ends with surprising solutions. The interesting ecology of various insects will be described while our 'cool' hero, Inspector Fabre, analyzes and unties the knots of crimes and conspiracy a la fashion of Sherlock Holmes!
9. Tezuka Osamu's Strangest Case in the 20th Century
Tezuka Osamu who going to a 21 Century new year's party with all the charters he made. One thing leads to another and he ends up missing! It's up to his most popular charters to find out what happened to him and get him back safely before the rest of the guest show up
(Souce: Kuro Hazama (a Black Jack shrine))
10. With You: Mitsumeteitai
Based on a H-game with the same title released by Cocktail Soft in 1998, With You: Mitsumeteitai focuses on love triangle between the main characters who were childhood friends. They were separated because one of them had to move to Myanmar (an Asian country formerly known as Burma). After six years, they are re-united again and the story begins...