"AKB48 Murder Case" Manga Mini-Series Launches

Atsuko Maeda serves as detective in story by Conan's Gosho Aoyama

Tying into the Glico’s “Ice no Mi” campaign, a nine part "AKB48 Murder Case" manga mini-series has kicked off in Detective Conan home anthology Weekly Shonen Sunday. The pop group based mystery is written by Conan's Gosho Aoyama and illustrated by Masaki Gotou (Ichiba Kurogane wa Kasegitai) with input from AKB48 mastermind Yasushi Akimoto.


Rena Katou has been cast the murder victim, while Atsuko Maeda (drawn by Gosho Aoyama, then  Masaki Gotou below) serves as chief detective. 


via Comic Natalie


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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