Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine To Hit Theatres In India In August 2023

Detective Conan-Black Iron Submarine

Following the release of Haibara Ai Monogatari ~Kurogane no Mystery Train~, Indian multiplex chain, PVR INOX Pictures, announced on Aug 23, 2023, that they will be releasing the 26th feature film of Detective Conan, titled Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine in India.

The film is set to hit the theatres on Aug 25, 2023.

Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine

PVR had also held a special fan’s screening of Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine on Aug 16, 2023.

PVR describes the plot of the film as:

“‘Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine’ follows the thrilling escapades of Conan, a student cum detective who ingeniously solves crimes at the tip of his fingers. The action takes place at Hachijo-jima Island where ‘secret tech’ that can change the fate of the world is being invented. When a female engineer pivotal to the project is kidnapped by the sinister Black Organization, it is up to Conan and his Detective Boys to save the day.

Will Conan and team be able to save the day? Will he vanquish the Black Organization? Will the ‘secret technology’ reach the wrong hands? Gear up Indian Otakus as all these questions will be answered in the upcoming ‘Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine’.

Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine released in the Japanese theatres on April 14, 2023. It became the first film of the franchise to earn 10,304,483,700 Billion Yen at the box office.

The film is directed by Yuzuru Tachikawa, with Takeharu Sakurai handling the screenplay. Yugo Kanno is in charge of composing the music for the film.

The 25th film, Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween was released on April 15, 2022, debuting at no. 1 in its first weekend, with a sell of about 1,321,944 tickets in its first three days. It had earned more than 7.5 Billion yen in 31 days after its release on April 15. 

Twenty-five feature films based on the Case Closed series have been released. They are animated by TMS Entertainment and produced by Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation, Nippon Television, ShoPro, and Toho. The first seven were directed by Kenji Kodama, films 8–14 were directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto, films 15-21 were directed by Kobun Shizuno, film 22 was directed by Yuzuru Tachikawa, films 23 and 24 were directed by Chika Nagaoka, and film 25 was directed by Susumu Mitsunaka.

Detective Conan, is a Japanese detective manga series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama. It has been serialized in Shogakukan’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shonen Sunday since January 1994, with its chapters collected in 102 tankōbon volumes as of September 2022.

Due to legal problems with the name Detective Conan, the English language releases from Funimation and Viz were renamed to Case Closed.

The anime version of Case Closed is produced by Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation and TMS Entertainment. Over 1000 episodes have aired in Japan since the anime’s premiere on January 8, 1996, making it the fifteenth longest anime series to date.

Source: Press Release

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