A teenage girl divides her time between working in London for the famed Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot, and staying in the countryside with her shrewd great-aunt, Jane Marple.

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Series cast summary:
Fumiko Orikasa ...
 Mabel (39 episodes, 2004-2005)
Masako Jô ...
 Oliver (39 episodes, 2004-2005)
Kôtarô Satomi ...
 Hercule Poirot (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
Hirofumi Nojima ...
 Hastings (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
Kaoru Yachigusa ...
 Miss Marple (18 episodes, 2004-2005)
Yûsaku Yara ...
 Inspector Sharpe (16 episodes, 2004-2005)
Atsuko Tanaka ...
 Miss Lemon (16 episodes, 2004-2005)
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1930s England; spirited teenager Mabel West is determined to live her life on her own terms. Her father agrees to let her leave her stuffy boarding school and seek employment in London. In the city, she works as a junior assistant to the famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot. Also accompanied by Poirot's assistant Hastings, secretary Miss Lemon, and Inspector Sharpe, the formidable team solve numerous exciting mysteries. However, Mabel does not forget her family and often travels to the countryside to stay with her great-aunt Marple. This shrewd older woman also has a reputation for solving puzzling mysteries. Written by L. Hamre

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Inspector Sharpe, who appears in Agatha Christie's Hickory Dickory Dock, replaces Inspector Japp on cases for this series due to the surname sounding like an anti-Japanese racial slur. See more »

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Wasurenaide
Lyrics by Mariya Takeuchi
Music and Vocals by Tatsurô Yamashita
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