February 3, 2011

New Live-Action TV Special For Detective Conan (news version 2)

A new Detective Conan live-action TV special has been announced!

The year 2011 marks the 15th anniversary for both the Detective Conan anime and its movies. In line with this special occasion, many events have been lined up for 2011. According to this week’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine (Volume 10), these events include a new live-action TV special. This week’s magazine also comes with a set of stickers with Aoyama Gosho’s original illustrations for past years’s movie posters:

There have been two live-action TV specials for Detective Conan, starring Oguri Shun as Kudou Shinichi and Kurokawa Tomoka as Mouri Ran. The first special, entitled “Detective Conan: A Challenge to Kudou Shinichi,” was a prequel to the start of the series and aired in 2006 to celebrate the anime’s 10th anniversary. The second special, entitled “Kudou Shinichi Returns! The Showdown With The Black Organization,” aired in 2007 and included more characters, such as members of the Black Organization.

Oguri Shun and Kurokawa Tomoka

The official Weekly Shonen Sunday website has announced that more details of special events lined up for the 15th anniversary of Detective Conan will be published in its next issue, Volume 11, which will be on sale from February 9, 2011. The promotional image below for Weekly Shonen Sunday’s Volume 11 reads, “Special report on the latest movie and the 15th anniversary special project! The guest for this year’s movie will be that person?! Lots of information not to be missed! For the manga, a new series starts!”


  1. Exciting! However I do hope there's more Conan and less Oguri Shun. :|

    Too bad it's あの人 not あの方 lol XD

  2. Haha I doubt we'd be seeing less of him XP

  3. scratch that, I guess we are! Take a look at this: http://tieba.baidu.com/f?kz=995276176 new actors o.O