This is a list of episodes
for the anime series Case Closed
, originally titled Detective Conan
in Japan. The episodes are directed by Kenji Kodama and Yasuichiro Yamamoto and produced by Tokyo Movie Shinsha and Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation. The series is based on the on-going Case Closed
manga series by Gosho Aoyama. Since its premiere in Japan on January 8, 1996 on Yomiuri TV and Nippon TV, the series has spanned fourteen seasons so far, with 517 episodes airing as of November 10, 2008. Additionally, eight original video animation (OVA) episodes have been released.
is licensed for English language release in North America by Funimation Entertainment. The English dubbed episodes began airing on Cartoon Network as part of their Adult Swim programming block on May 24, 2004. Fifty episodes aired until it was canceled in January 2005 due to low ratings. The dubbed episodes aired in Canada on YTV's Bionix programming block from April 7, 2006 until it was cancelled on September 2, 2006. They also aired on the Funimation Channel programming block on CoLours TV starting 19 June 2006. As of 2008, Funimation has released a total of 82 episodes to Region 1 DVD. On July 22, 2008, Funimation released its first 26-episode season box set, with a second season set scheduled for release on September 30th, 2008, and a third set of 27 episodes on November 25th, 2008. Because season 4 will start with episode 80, new episodes beyond the 83 are expected for release in 2009 in order to complete the fourth box set. The series has also been dubbed into English by the anime television network Animax and broadcast on its English-language networks in Southeast Asia.