Week 9: 容疑者Xの献身 - The Devotion of Suspect X 🌹

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Week 9


Start Date: Mar 20th
Previous Part: Week 8
Next Part: Week 10


Week Start Date End Chapter End Page Page Count
Week 9 Mar 20th [End Chapter 17] 352 42

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Proper Noun Readings

Previous Proper Nouns
Name Reading Notes Proof
石神 いしがみ (Week 1)
新大橋 しんおおはし
隅田川 すみだがわ
清洲橋 きよすばし
靖子 やすこ
米沢 よねざわ
小代子 さよこ
金子 かねこ
錦糸町 きんしちょう
美里 みさと
富樫 慎二 とがし しんじ
赤坂 あかさか
扇屋 おおぎや (Week 2)
湯川 学 ゆかわ まなぶ
草薙 くさなぎ
帝都大学 ていとだいがく
旧江戸川 きゅうえどがわ
岸谷 きしたに
間宮 まみや
篠崎 しのざき
山辺 躍子 やまべ ようこ
亀戸 かめいど
森下駅 もりしたえき (Week 3)
荻窪 おぎくぼ
江東区 こうとうく
錦糸町 きんしちょう
哲哉 てつや
工藤 くどう (Week 4)
大崎 おおさき
上野 実香 うえの みか (Week 5)
瑞江駅 みずええき
浜町駅 はまちょうえき
森岡 もりおか
汐留 しおどめ
工藤 那明 くどう くにあき
都営新宿線 とえいしんじゅくせん (Week 6)
品川 しながわ
杉村 園子 すぎむら そのこ (Week 7)
Name Reading Notes Proof
常磐 ときわ

I can’t wait to read the last part!

There was one new name this week, which did have furigana on first appearance, but I’ll list it anyway:
常磐 ときわ


Thank you, I’ve added it to the OP.


I am still not happy about this. :frowning:

I have a lot of questions remaining

I wonder what 湯川 wants to tell 草薙, and whether he will actually be able to keep it to himself.

I also want to know what 靖子 and 美里 are thinking, and what 石神’s instructions contained, that they’re willing to let him go to jail for them.


Woo, you caught up to us @Belerith ! :slightly_smiling_face:
I‘m just wondering why 石神 trusts 靖子 to carry out his instructions without seeming suspicious. What made her go from a kind of unreliable actress in front of the police to a reliable one now? Maybe it’s just the fact that the police aren’t really looking for clues anymore, just for あっさりとした confirmation of 石神‘s confession.
Anyway, I really like the fact that the „P≠NP問題“ comes up again. I like this overarching conversation and 騙し合い between 石神 and 湯川.


Made it before the end~

That is a good point - but I don’t think he doubts her acting ability as much as he made out in his confession. That was just a reason for him to act secretly even though they had an ‘agreement’. And I suppose the rest is relying on the police being very willing to take her at face value, when all the clues fall into place so nicely.

I think her following his instructions until then would have assured him she’d keep doing so.

石神 and 湯川 - I loved their interactions too. The 人間関係 is strong in this book, in general. :heart:


I’m officially caught up! Just in time to read the end.

Yes. All of these.

Plus maybe a good reason why 石神 is doing all this.