When I think of “private eye detective,” I recall old black and white movies way before my time. Japanese TV shows are obsessed with private detectives, which usually seem to investigate whether a man’s wife is cheating on him or not. I was not aware that this even really existed much as a real profession anymore.
But there is a way. There is a whole chain of detective schools, that would appear to be titled Mr. Detective School (though actually stands for Mission Research).
And what does a private investigator do in the year 2013:
Ohh. Tailing and stakeouts. Taking hidden recordings and videos. STALKER (in big letters appear across the sign). Who is the stalker?
But there are some innocent reasons up there which I’m sure if the people ever found out they would be happy. Like:
“Finding out the real person you are about to marry”
“Problems with your children”
But let’s put some trust into this school and its members. And who are the people that attend these schools? Look at these serious faces below. No smiles at Mr. Detective School! This is serious business.
Go Go Gadget!
Now detectives are all about their tools. Mr. Detective School boasts some of the most advanced and high tech gadgets so you can be investigating like Sherlock Holmes.
I mean look at some of these sophisticated items. Looks like there is a Walkie-talkie, a calculator, a pair of glasses, and even a hat!
And you’re assuming you would have to travel all around the country to compile this massive high tech collection?
No of course not. They have their own personal store. Right next door . . .
So let’s register!
You have 3 courses to choose from:
Detective Basic Course: “For people who just want to hurry up and investigate something”
Cost: 136,500円 + 31,500円 (Entry Fee)
Detective Master Course: “For those who want to become investigators.”
Cost: 252,000円 + 31,500円（Entry Fee）
Help In Starting An Independent Business Course
Cost：3,150,000円 + 31,500円（Entry Fee）
Will the next graduating class be everyone from JALUP?
Maybe? Want to find out more details? Check out their website at http://www.0057.jp/ You can see their detective cleverness at work by the choosing of their site name, which is the last 4 numbers of their telephone number.
Source: All pictures taken by me on my “spy camera.”
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