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Moriarty The Patriot or Yuukoku no Moriarty is a 2020-21 anime based on the manga created by Ryosuke Takeuchi and illustrated by Hikaru Miyoshi. The series is based on the famous literary works of Arthur Conan Doyle. He created the famous detective series, Sherlock Holmes. Yuukoku no Moriarty is a prequel that shows the story of William James Moriarty, a prodigy and nemesis of Sherlock. Moriarty The Patriot anime finished airing two seasons in 2021. Let’s explore the best 12 Yuukoku no Moriarty characters from the series and find who’s the protagonist of the series.
#12 George Lestrade
Geroge Lestrade is one of the supporting Yuukoku no Moriarty Characters. He works with the Scotland Yard and is closely acquainted with Sherlock. Lestrade believes in Sherlock to a great deal and he even released Sherlock to look for evidence and prove his innocence, when he got arrested.
#11 Charles Augustus Milverton
Charles Augustus Milverton is the antagonist and one of the supporting characters in Yuukoku no Moriarty. He controls the media and has enough blackmail material on others to manipulate them. Milverton is a threat to Moriarty and Sherlock both. He can be described as an evil character who wants to stir conflict.
#10 Miss Hudon
Miss Hudon is Sherlock’s landlord. She later allows Watson to become Sherlock’s flatmate because she knew Watson was a responsible person who can manage Sherlock. Although Miss Hudson is often angry at Sherlock she cares for him like family.
#9 Fred Porlock
Fred Porlock works for Moriarty and is in charge of collecting information. Porlock is one of the main Yuukoku no Moriarty characters. He is a quiet person and is seen as unsociable. Fred Porlock is skilled at combat and using different weapons. He is agile and master in disguise.
#8 Irene Adler/James Bonde
Irene Adler was a prima donna who was successful and powerful. Although not from the noble lineage, she was influential. She secretly was courted and used the rich and powerful to fund other talented unprivileged musicians. She stole certain documents and became a threat to the Queen. Irene involved Sherlock and through events had to fake her death to avoid execution. Irene becomes James Bonde and Joins the Moriarty Brothers and later the MI6 and works for Mycroft.
#7 Sebastian Moran
Sebastian Moran is affiliated with Moriarty and is one of the main characters in Yuukoku no Moriarty. Moran is a skilled assassin and an expert sniper. He is extremely dedicated and loyal to Moriarty and would do anything for him. He has a serious personality and is determined to finish any task that is given to him. He is a confident person but gets intimidated easily.
#6 Louis James Moriarty
Louis James Moriarty is the younger brother of William Moriarty and Albert Moriarty. He’s one of the main Yuukoku no Moriarty Characters. He is extremely loyal and devoted to his brother and would do anything for him. As a child, Louis had a weaker disposition due to weak health. Although William plans and schemes with good and malicious intent, he wants to preserve Louis’s purity and wants to exclude him from anything serious. Louis feels the need to be included in any errands for his brother and wants to be of help to him. The loyalty between the brothers is heart-warming.
#5 Mycroft Holmes
Mycroft Holmes is one of the supporting Yuukoku no Moriarty Characters. He is Sherlocke’s elder brother and assists the queen. Mycroft is affiliated with the MI6, the British secret agency/ military intelligence that handles important matters. Mycroft genuinely cares about his brother but somehow they do not get along. He tasked Albert Moriarty to retrieve certain documents and take care of Irene Adler.
#4 John H Watson
Doctor John H Watson is the best friend and assistant of Sherlock Holmes. Watson is an intelligent and kind man who values morals and ethical codes. He often corrects Sherlock who wants to take the easy way out. Watson is a doctor who has served in Afghanistan. He has good deduction skills that help him to solve crimes with Sherlock. He is a good-hearted man and responsible in nature. This is one of the reasons he is the flatmate of Sherlock to balance his immaturity and irresponsibility.
#3 Albert James Moriarty
Albert James Moriarty is one of the main characters of Yuukoku no Moriarty. He is a kind person who truly wants to change the existing British Society. He welcomes James Moriarty and his younger brother Louis Moriarty and together they craft a meticulous plan to punish the corrupt noblemen. He is affiliated with the MI6 and at the end of Yuukoku no Moriarty Season accepts his crimes and gets arrested.
#2 Sherlock Holmes
The famous genius detective and one of the most popular Yuukoku no Moriarty characters are Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock is the arch-nemesis of Moriarty. He is intelligent and his IQ is said to be exceptionally high and on par with Moriarty. Sherlock is an eccentric person who doesn’t have any lack of societal norms. He possesses high detection skills and Moriarty tested him for the same. Holmes is a heavy smoker and breaks laws from time to time. Sherlock Holmes is overconfident, arrogant and doesn’t care about anyone, except Watson. Although Sherlock appears cold-hearted and clumsy, he is actually a kind-hearted person.
#1 William James Moriarty
William James Moriarty or Moriarty is the protagonist of Yuukoku no Moriarty as well as the antagonist. It seems confusing, but he is one of the most popular Yuukoku no Moriarty characters and a true nemesis of Sherlock. Moriarty is a professor of mathematics and a crime consultant. He is the architect behind the attack on the nobles. Moriarty along with his brothers Albert James Moriarty and Louis James Moriarty want to reform the British class stratification where the corrupt nobles have all the power. Moriarty is intelligent, knowledgeable, and good at mind games. He is charismatic and has a silver tongue. Although Moriarty is very calculating, he’s a selfless person and treats his subordinates like friends rather than pawns in his game.