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Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire

(Japanese Translation below)

Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire is an animated movie which opened in theaters in Japan on April 12, 2019. This movie sold over 7 million tickets and grossed ¥90 million since its opening day.

The voice of Conan was played by Minami Takayama. She is a Japanese voice actress also known for her role as Kiki in Kiki’s Delivery Service. The voice of the phantom thief Kaito Kid was played by Yamaguchi Kappei. He is a Japanese voice actor known for his role of as Usopp in ONE PIECE.

In this story, a lawyer named Sherilyn Tan was killed by someone at the small island resort hotel Marina Bay Suns in Singapore. A Police officer found the name card of Kaito Kid at the murder scene.

Other characters in the story, such as Ran, Sonoko and Kogorou, visited Singapore in order to watch a Karate competition. Conan had planned to stay at home, but he stowed away in Kaito Kids’ suitcase instead because Conan wanted to clear Kaito Kid of the murder charge. Once in Singapore, Kaito Kid learned that the world’s largest blue sapphire stone was in a vault in a grand home, so he made a plan to steal it.

The Detective Conan serialization first started in January 1994 at Weekly Shonen Sunday, a manga magazine, and was then released in book form in July of that same year. The animated TV show started in 1996 and the first Conan movie was released in 1997 and a new one has been released every April since then. The current film is the 23rd installment.

The TV animated cartoon had high ratings and marked its 20th anniversary in 2016. The total circulation of the 40-volume Conan Series exceeded 230 million copies worldwide as of November, 2018. This movie has international intrigue, powerful action scenes and romantic situations, so everyone can enjoy this movie.


松田 華恋

アニメーション映画『名探偵コナン紺青の拳』が2019年4月12日に公開され、公開日から観客動員700万人、興行収入90億円を突破しています。コナンの声を演じているのは高山みなみさんです。日本の声優で『魔女の宅急便』のキキ役で知られています。怪盗キッドの声を演じているのは山口勝平さんです。日本の声優で『ONE PIECE』のウソップ役で知られています。






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