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Nash Skulkin was an "average Joe" living in London during Ryunosuke Naruhodo's time in the city.

Early Life[]

Nash and Ringo Skulkin were friends with Ashley Graydon (Born Ashley Milverton), who was very, very poor. They had a milk business.

 The brother witnesses[]

Main article: The Adventure of the Unspeakable Story

Nash and Ringo were both called upon by Graydon to rob Windibank’s, although this was mainly a ploy so that Graydon could steal the a music box disc holding government secrets.

During the robbery they were discovered and were attacked by Pop Windibank, but group was able to repel him (with Graydon killing Pop as he made his escape). But Ringo and Nash were found by Ryunosuke Naruhodo, Susato Mikotoba, and Herlock Sholmes. The brothers shot Sholmes in order to escape but were soon apprehended by the police.

Ringo and Nashville would serve as witnesses in the trial of Pop Windibank, trying—and failing—to get Tobias Gregson to join them and to frame Gina Lestrade for the murder.


  • His Japanese name "Nemmy" (ネミー) may come from the Japanese word "nemui", meaning "tired".
  • His Japanese surname "Tinpiller" (ティンピラー) comes from the Japanese word "chinpira", meaning "hoodlum".
  • His English name "Nash" is likely a play on "nashi", the Japanese word for pear, referencing his head shape, green clothes, and love of pears.
  • His English surname "Skulkin" is a play on "skulking", and may reference his skull-shaped pin and the skull on the back of his jacket as well.


  • Nash's love of pears, and by extension his brother's love of apples, may be a reference to a famous phrase of Cockney rhyming slang, a form of slang used by residents of the East End. "Apples and pears" means "stairs".
  • Nash was originally supposed to have a pear shaped hat.[citation needed]
  • Nash bears a striking resemblance to the character Luigi from the Super Mario video game series in a number of ways. Both are the taller but younger of a pair of brothers, and both are clad in green. Both also have smoother, more distinct and pointed mustaches than their older brothers.
    • It is ironic that this is the case, as Luigi is a hero and Nash is a "bad guy".

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