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Detective Conan’s 27th Feature Film Crosses 12 Billion Yen In Japanese Box Office In Just 25 Days

Detective Conan: The Million-Dollar Pentagram

The latest feature film of Detective Conan series, titled  Detective Conan: The Million-Dollar Pentagram, continues to dominate the Japanese box office.

According to the latest box-office information released by Kogyo Tsushin, the film has surpassed 12.099 billion yen in just twenty-five days of its release, drawing over 8.45 million audience.

This marks the fourth consecutive week that the film has held the number one spot in the box office rankings. In the weekend alone the film attracted 1.13 million moviegoers and generated revenue of 1.627 billion yen, surpassing the previous week’s figures.

Detective Conan: The Million-Dollar Signpost

 Detective Conan: The Million-Dollar Pentagram hit the Japanese theatres on April 12, 2024.

The film had achieved the second highest opening weekend collection for an anime movie, overtaking the opening week gross of JJK 0 movie (2.6 billion yen).

It also surpassed the opening day numbers of the 26th feature film with a significant 112% increase.

The film also crossed 10 billion yen within just 22 days of its release, marking the first time in Japanese anime film history that a franchise has achieved 10 billion yen for two consecutive films.

Chika Nagaoka served as the director for Detective Conan: The Million-Dollar Pentagram, with screenplay by Takahiro Okura.

The 26th feature film, Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine released on April 14, 2023.

Twenty-seven 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: Oricon

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