|“||Did you enjoy the t h r i l l s?||”|
—Nao Nakamura, to Kogoro Akechi.
Nao Nakamura (中村 奈緒 Nakamura Nao) is a character of Trickster: Edogawa Ranpo 'Shōnen Tantei-dan Yori and a female detective of the Public Security Bureau Affairs Division of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department.
Nao Nakamura is a woman with medium length brown hair pulled into a ponytail. The colour of her eyes are violet. She usually tends to wear a light grey suit (pants and jacket) with a dark purple collared long sleeved shirt and black shoes.
She is a hard worker and enjoys her job.
Detective Nao Nakamura first appears in Episode 1 of Trickster when she calls Detective Akechi regarding the Robot in Shibuya.
She has a close relationship with Kogoro Akechi and talks a lot about her mysterious boyfriend who later is shown to be none other than twenty faces. Under his brainwashing influence she shoots Miyanishi, her Detective Partner/Sidekick who had always trusted and supported her.
♠ "Why did you choose thrills back then?  (To Akechi)
♠ "You are in love with thrills, with Twenty Faces, who gives you thrills, and with yourself when you enjoy those thrills more than anyone else" (To Akechi)
♦ She was brainwashed by the Fiend with Twenty Faces as he had shared his precious "Gift" - his so called power with her.
|Boy Detectives Club||• Yoshio Kobayashi • Kensuke Hanasaki • Ryo Inoue • Makoto Noro • Masaharu Katsuda • Tomohisa Otomo • Kogoro Akechi • Tasuku Yamane|
|Detectives||• Kogoro Akechi • Nao Nakamura|
|Other||• Hide • Furukawa • Fiend With Twenty Faces|