As the last program of the TV anime and feature films' 20th anniversary project, the first episode of the TV anime adaptation of Gosho Aoyama's Detective Conan manga, "Roller Coaster Murder Case," will be remade as a two-hour TV special "Episode One: The Great Detective who Shrank" this winter. Hit the jump for more details.
The anime version of Case Closed (known as Detective Conan in the original Japanese) is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and the festivities include a pair of live concert events that will take place as part of the 2016 Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair in September. Hit the jump to learn more.
Bunka Tsushinsha reported on the top 10 Japanese films of the first half of 2016 (winter 2015 to June 2016). The top-grossing Japanese film during the period was the 20th Detective Conan feature film, Detective Conan: Pure Black Nightmare, that earned the record-breaking 6.31 billion yen. Check the list after the jump.
It is confirmed today that the 20th Detective Conan film, Meitantei Conan: Jyunkoku no Nightmare/Detective Conan: Pure Black Nightmare finally crossed the 6 billion yen mark domestically in 51 days since its release on April 16. It has already become the top-grossing film in the anime franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
Japanese rock duo B'z are back with "Sekai wa Anata no Iro ni Naru (The World will Become Your Color)," which was featured in this spring's anime movie Detective Conan movie 20 The Darkest Nightmare, and now, the 43rd theme for the TV series. Believe it not, even at this late date, the series can manage to surprise, and after the new OP debuted this week, its explosive action was the toast of Japanese anime fans.