April 24, 2011

Detective Conan OVA 11: Haibara Ai’s Past

As with previous years, an original video animation (OVA) of Detective Conan will be released this year.

OVA 11 is titled “A Secret Order From London” and talks about Haibara Ai’s past, of which not much is known. Apparently, it will reveal a secret about Ai when she was still a girl. Besides Conan and the Detective Kids, Okiya Subaru will also be featured.

To purchase this OVA, you will need to make an order using a form found in Weekly Shonen Sunday. The deadline for orders is June 23, 2011.

Source: Web Sunday News, dcfc | Detective Conan Fan Club

April 18, 2011

Detective Conan’s 15th Movie Opens At Number One

Detective Conan’s 15th movie, Quarter of Silence, opened at number one in Japanese theaters over the past weekend, from April 16-17, 2011.

According to Kogyo Tsushinsha, three new films that opened over the past weekend topped the box office charts of Japan. Among them, Detective Conan: Quarter of Silence emerged first, while Crayon Shin Chan 2011 took second place, followed by Gulliver’s Travels.
As with previous years, a Magic File, an original video animation (OVA) that contains a side story to the movie, will be released. Magic File 2011 is titled “Niigata~Tokyo The Presents Capriccio,” and talks about what happens the day after the story in the movie ends. Hattori Heiji, who did not appear in the movie, will be featured in this side story.

Magic File 2011 is now on sale at all 7-eleven stores in Japan.

Sources: Kogyo Tsushinsha, 7net shopping, conan-movie.jp, dcfc | Detective Conan Fan Club