May 22, 2011

Detective Conan Live-Action TV Series Confirmed

More live-action Detective Conan coming up! And this time, it will be a full television series.

In the next issue (Issue #26) of Weekly Shonen Sunday, which will be on sale on May 25, 2011, there is a special announcement of a new live-action television series for Detective Conan. Previously, three television specials have aired, the first in 2006, the second in 2007 and the third just recently this year in April. However, this time, a full television series is in store. The television adaptation, entitled Detective Conan: A Challenge to Kudou Shinichi will start on July 7, 2011.

DVD cover of the third live-action drama adapation

This television series will be the fourth live-action adaptation of the Detective Conan series. It will keep the cast and staff from the third live-action special, starring Mizobata Junpei as Kudou Shinichi and Kutsuna Shiori as Mouri Ran. The story starts three months before Kudou Shinichi became Edogawa Conan, when Shinichi, active as a high school detective, receives a warning for a murder and is challenged to stop it. The television series will start on July 7, 2011, airing every Thursday at 11:58 PM on the Japanese broadcasting networks YTV and NTV.

Source: dcfc,

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