A new teaser released by TOHO over the weekend confirms that the 27th Detective Conan movie will premiere in late spring 2024, during Japan’s Golden Week holiday.
According to Anime News Network, the as-yet-untitled film, based on the long-running manga series Goshio Aoyama, will play in theaters in Japan from Friday, April 26 to Sunday, May 5. Trailer The trailer suggests that the film will focus on detective duo Conan Edogawa and Heiji Hattori facing off against the thieving magician Kaito Kid. The voices of all three characters can be heard in the teaser, but details about the film are currently scant. The film’s cryptic tagline reads “Black ‘Crow’s Sing” isn’t over yet but…”, which is all Conan fans can take away until more information becomes available.
Kaito Kid having a prominent role in the upcoming film will come as no surprise to Conan fans, as the thieving magician, who often serves as Conan’s foil, has appeared prominently in many films. previous movie. Kaito Kid is the star of his own manga, Magic Kaito, which was first released in 1987, seven years before the first Conan chapter. Magic Kaito also produced a series of 12 animated television episodes from 2010 to 2012.
This will be the 27th film of the Detective Conan series. The previous Detective Conan film, Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine, opened in April this year and grossed the equivalent of $91.7 million in Japan as of June. Here is the second highest-grossing film in Japanese theaters this year after Mario. The 25th Conan film, Bride of Halloween, grossed the equivalent of $74.56 million in Japan when it debuted in 2022.
Releasing a new movie during Golden Week has now become a tradition for the Detective Conan series. This annual event is quite profitable because it takes advantage of potential audiences who are taking time off. All 27 Conan films, except one, were among the highest-grossing films in Japan in the years they were first shown.
There is currently no word on when or if the film will be released theatrically in the United States, as Black Iron Submarine has not yet received a theatrical release in the United States and is not scheduled to be released on Blu-ray until November, despite its release in November. Japanese cinemas in April.
Source: Anime News Network