List of Case Closed films

Twenty three feature films have been released based on the manga and anime series Case Closed, known as Detective Conan (名探偵コナン, Meitantei Konan) in Japan and Southeast Asia. The first seven were directed by Kenji Kodama, films eight to fifteen were directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto, films sixteen to twenty-one were directed by Kobun Shizuno, films twenty-two were directed by Yuzuru Tachikawa, and films twenty-three and onwards are directed by Chika Nagaoka. The films have been released in April of each year starting in 1997.[1]Each film features an original plotline rather than being an adaptation of the manga’s story. Two film comics were released for each film. Funimation Entertainment released an English dubbed version of the first six films retaining the same name and story changes as its main Case Closed dub. Bang Zoom! Entertainment has begun to release English dubs of Case Closed films through Discotek Media, starting with the Episode One TV special.

Case Closed
Detective Conan
(Meitantei Konan)
Genre Mystery, Thriller
Anime movies
The Time Bombed Skyscraper
Directed by Kenji Kodama
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kouchi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Licensed by
NA
Funimation(former)
Released April 19, 1997
Runtime 94 minutes
Anime movies
The Fourteenth Target
Directed by Kenji Kodama
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kouchi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Licensed by
NA
Funimation(former)
Released April 18, 1998
Runtime 99 minutes
Anime movies
The Last Wizard of the Century
Directed by Kenji Kodama
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kouchi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Licensed by
NA
Funimation(former)
Released April 17, 1999
Runtime 99 minutes
Anime movies
Captured in Her Eyes
Directed by Kenji Kodama
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kouchi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Licensed by
NA
Funimation(former)
Released April 22, 2000
Runtime 100 minutes
Anime movies
Countdown to Heaven
Directed by Kenji Kodama
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kouchi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Licensed by
NA
Funimation(former)
Released April 21, 2001
Runtime 100 minutes
Anime movies
The Phantom of Baker Street
Directed by Kenji Kodama
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Hisashi Nozawa
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Licensed by
NA
Funimation(former)
Released April 20, 2002
Runtime 107 minutes
Anime movies
Crossroad in the Ancient Capital
Directed by Kenji Kodama
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 19, 2003
Runtime 108 minutes
Anime movies
Magician of the Silver Sky
Directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 17, 2004
Runtime 108 minutes
Anime movies
Strategy Above the Depths
Directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 9, 2005
Runtime 109 minutes
Anime movies
The Private Eyes’ Requiem
Directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Hiroshi Kashiwabara
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 15, 2006
Runtime 111 minutes
Anime movies
Jolly Roger in the Deep Azure
Directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Hiroshi Kashiwabara
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 21, 2007
Runtime 107 minutes
Anime movies
Full Score of Fear
Directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 19, 2008
Runtime 115 minutes
Anime movies
The Raven Chaser
Directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 18, 2009
Runtime 111 minutes
Anime movies
The Lost Ship in the Sky
Directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 17, 2010
Runtime 102 minutes
Anime movies
Quarter of Silence
Directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Kobun Shizuno
Produced by Masahito Yoshioka
Michihiko Suwa
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 16, 2011
Runtime 109 minutes
Anime movies
The Eleventh Striker
Directed by Kobun Shizuno
Produced by Keiichi Ishiyama
Michihiko Suwa
Mitomu Asai
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 14, 2012
Runtime 110 minutes
Anime movies
Private Eye in the Distant Sea
Directed by Kobun Shizuno
Produced by Keiichi Ishiyama
Michihiko Suwa
Mitomu Asai
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 20, 2013
Runtime 110 minutes
Anime movies
Lupin the 3rd vs. Detective Conan: The Movie
Directed by Hajime Kamegaki
Produced by Takuya Itō
Naoki Iwasa
Takeshi Yamakawa
Yoshihito Yonekura
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Yuji Ohno
Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Licensed by
NA
Discotek Media
Released December 7, 2013
Runtime 107 minutes
Anime movies
Dimensional Sniper
Directed by Kobun Shizuno
Produced by Keiichi Ishiyama
Michihiko Suwa
Mitomu Asai
Written by Kazunari Kochi
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released April 19, 2014
Runtime 110 minutes
Anime television film
The Disappearance of Conan Edogawa: The Worst Two Days in History
Directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Produced by Keiichi Ishiyama
Michihiko Suwa
Mitomu Asai
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS Entertainment
Released December 26, 2014
Runtime 93 minutes
Anime movies
Sunflowers of Inferno
Directed by Kobun Shizuno
Produced by Keiichi Ishiyama
Michihiko Suwa
Mitomu Asai
Written by Takeharu Sakurai
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS / V1 Studio
Licensed by
US
TMS Entertainment USA, Inc.
Released April 18, 2015
Runtime 112 minutes
Anime movies
The Darkest Nightmare
Directed by Kobun Shizuno
Produced by Keiichi Ishiyama
Michihiko Suwa
Shūhō Kondō
Written by Takeharu Sakurai
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS / V1 Studio
Licensed by
US
TMS Entertainment USA, Inc.
Released April 16, 2016
Runtime 112 minutes
Anime television film
Episode One: The Great Detective Turned Small
Directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Produced by Hidetaka Kondo
Keiichi Ishiyama
Michihiko Suwa
Yoshihiko Yonekura
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS / V1 Studio
Licensed by
NA
Discotek Media
Released December 9, 2016
Runtime 94 minutes
Anime movies
The Crimson Love Letter
Directed by Kobun Shizuno
Produced by Keiichi Ishiyama
Shūhō Kondō
Yoshihito Yonekura
Written by Takahiro Okura
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS / V1 Studio
Licensed by
NA
Discotek Media
Released April 15, 2017
Runtime 112 minutes
Anime movies
Zero the Enforcer
Directed by Yuzuru Tachikawa
Produced by Keiichi Ishiyama
Shūhō Kondō
Yoshihito Yonekura
Written by Takeharu Sakurai
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS / V1 Studio
Licensed by
NA
Discotek Media
Released April 13, 2018
Runtime 110 minutes
Anime movies
The Fist of Blue Sapphire
Directed by Chika Nagaoka
Produced by Keiichi Ishiyama
Shūhō Kondō
Yoshihito Yonekura
Written by Takahiro Okura
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS / V1 Studio
Licensed by
NA
Discotek Media
Released April 12, 2019
Runtime 109 minutes
Anime movies
The Scarlet Bullet
Directed by Chika Nagaoka
Produced by Keiichi Ishiyama
Shūhō Kondō
Yoshihito Yonekura
Written by Takeharu Sakurai
Music by Katsuo Ōno
Studio TMS / V1 Studio
Licensed by
US
TMS Entertainment USA, Inc.
Released April 16, 2021
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The Time Bombed Skyscraper

The first film, Case Closed: The Time Bombed Skyscraper known as Detective Conan: The Time Bombed Skyscraper (名探偵コナン 時計じかけの摩天楼, Meitantei Conan: Tokei-jikake no Matenrō) in Japan, was released in Japanese theaters on April 19, 1997. It was partly based on Gosho Aoyama’s planned ending for his previous series, Magic Kaito. In the movie, a chain of bombing cases occur around Tokyo and is related to Jimmy Kudo’s past investigations. The Time Bombed Skyscraper was released in North America on Region 1 DVD by Funimation Entertainment on October 3, 2006.

The Fourteenth Target

The second film, Case Closed: The Fourteenth Target known as Detective Conan: The Fourteenth Target (名探偵コナン 14番目の標的, Meitantei Conan Jūyon banme no Tagetto), in Japan, was released to Japanese theaters on April 18, 1998. The film follows Conan Edogawa as he attempts to stop a murderer killing people in an unknown order. The Fourteenth Target was released in North America on Region 1 DVD by Funimation Entertainment on November 20, 2007.

The Last Wizard of the Century

The third film, Case Closed: The Last Wizard of the Century, known as Detective Conan: The Last Wizard of the Century (名探偵コナン 世紀末の魔術師, Meitantei Conan Seikimatsu no Majutsushi) in Japan, was released to Japanese theaters on April 17, 1999. This movie follows Conan Edogawa as he attempts to thwart Phantom Thief Kid’s plan to steal a newly discovered Faberge egg. The Last Wizard of the Century was released in North America on Region 1 DVD by Funimation Entertainment on December 15, 2009.

Captured in Her Eyes

The fourth film, Case Closed: Captured in Her Eyes, known as Detective Conan: Captured in Her Eyes (名探偵コナン 瞳の中の暗殺者, Meitantei Conan Hitomi no Naka no Ansatsusha) in Japan, was released to Japanese theaters on April 22, 2000. Rachel Moore becomes entangled in a series of murder cases where police officers of a reopened case were victims; She was able to see the culprit but the trauma of witnessing an attempt at murder gave her amnesia and made herself a target of the killer. Captured in Her Eyes was released in North America on Region 1 DVD by Funimation Entertainment on December 29, 2009.

Countdown to Heaven

The fifth film, Case Closed: Countdown to Heaven, known as Detective Conan: Countdown to Heaven (名探偵コナン 天国へのカウントダウン, Meitantei Conan Tengoku e no Kauntodaun) in Japan, was released to Japanese theaters on April 21, 2001. A Twin Tower is built and opened to the public while a murderer kills its employees one by one. At the same time, the Black Organization are searching for Shiho Miyano. Countdown to Heaven was released in North America on Region 1 DVD by Funimation Entertainment on January 19, 2010.

The Phantom of Baker Street

The sixth film, Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street, known as Detective Conan: The Phantom of Baker Street (名探偵コナン ベイカー街の亡霊, Meitantei Conan Beikā Sutorīto no Bōrei) in Japan, released to Japanese theaters on April 20, 2002. The story follows Conan Edogawa and several children as they are trapped in Noah’s Ark, a virtual reality game where death will result if they lose the game. The Phantom of Baker Street was released in North America on Region 1 DVD by Funimation Entertainment on February 16, 2010.

Crossroad in the Ancient Capita

Seventh Film The, Detective Conan: Crossroad In The Ancient Capital ( Detective Conan labyrinth of crossroads , Meitantei Conan Meikyu No Kurosurodo ) , Was Released To Japanese Theaters On April 19, 2003. The Movie Follows Conan And Hattori Heiji In Kyoto as they attempt to unmask antique robbers.

Magician of the Silver Sky

The eighth film, Detective Conan: Magician of the Silver Sky (名探偵コナン 銀翼の奇術師, Meitantei Conan Gin-yoku no Majishan), was released to Japanese theaters on April 17, 2004. The movie follows a poisoning case on an airliner where both the pilot and co-pilot were also affected, Conan Edogawa and Phantom Thief Kid are forced to take control of the plane.

Strategy Above the Depths

The ninth film, Detective Conan: Strategy Above the Depths (名探偵コナン 水平線上の陰謀, Meitantei Conan Suiheisenjō no Sutoratejī), was released to Japanese theaters on April 9, 2005.The movie is set on a cruise ship and integrates the murder of the shipbuilder and a shipwreck disaster.

The Private Eyes’ Requiem

Tenth Film The, Detective Conan: The Private Eyes’ Requiem ( Detective Conan Detective our Requiem , Meitantei Conan Tantei-Tachi No Rekuiemu ) , Was Released To Japanese Theaters On April 15, 2006. The Plot Revolves Around Conan Edogawa ‘s investigation of an old murder case as his friends are held hostage in an amusement park.

Jolly Roger in the Deep Azure

The eleventh film, Detective Conan: Jolly Roger in the Deep Azure (名探偵コナン 紺碧の棺, Meitantei Conan Konpeki no Jorī Rojā), was released to Japanese theaters on April 21, 2007. The movie follows Conan Edogawa as he investigates the murder of two scuba divers searching for the alleged treasure left by pirate Anne Bonny on a Japanese island.

Full Score of Fear

The twelfth film, Detective Conan: Full Score of Fear (名探偵コナン 戦慄の楽譜, Meitantei Conan Senritsu no Furu Sukoa), was released to Japanese theaters on April 19, 2008. The film follows Conan Edogawa as he attempts to discern the culprit targeting the lead singer for the grand opening of a new concert hall.

The Raven Chaser

The thirteenth film, Detective Conan: The Raven Chaser (名探偵コナン 漆黒の追跡者, Meitantei Conan Shikkoku no Chesa), was released to Japanese theaters on April 18, 2009. In the movie, a new member of the Black Organization, Irish, manages to find out Conan Edogawa’s identity, putting everyone around him in danger.

The Lost Ship in the Sky

The fourteenth film, Detective Conan: The Lost Ship in the Sky (名探偵コナン 天空の難破船, Meitantei Conan Tenkuu no Rosuto Shippu), was released to Japanese theaters on April 17, 2010. In the film, Jirokichi Suzuki invites Conan Edogawa and his friends to ride the world’s largest airship, but an unknown mysterious terrorist group hijacks the ship and releases a deadly virus.

Quarter of Silence

The fifteenth film, Detective Conan: Quarter of Silence (名探偵コナン 沈黙の15分, Meitantei Conan Chinmoku no Kwōtā), was released on April 16, 2011.In the film, Conan Edogawa and his friends go to a town near a recently constructed dam to enjoy snow, as well as to find the truth behind a bombing case.

The Eleventh Striker

Sixteenth Film The, Detective Conan: The Eleventh Striker ( Detective Conan 11 person of the striker , Meitantei Conan Juichi Ninme No Sutoraika ) ., Was Released On April 14, 2012. The Story Revolves Around Soccer And A Timed Bomb In The Stadium [23 ]

Private Eye in the Distant Sea

The seventeenth film, Detective Conan: Private Eye in the Distant Sea (名探偵コナン 絶海の探偵, Meitantei Conan: Zekkai no Puraibēto Ai), premiered on April 20, 2013. The story follows a case that occurs on an Aegis vessel.

Dimensional Sniper

The eighteenth film, Detective Conan: Dimensional Sniper (名探偵コナン 異次元の狙撃手, Meitantei Conan: Ijigen no Sunaipā), premiered on April 19, 2014. The story follows the FBI and Japanese Police as they try to stop a sniper causing chaos in Tokyō after killing a number of people.

Sunflowers of Inferno

The nineteenth film, Case Closed: Sunflowers of Inferno (名探偵コナン 業火の向日葵, Meitantei Conan: Gōka no Himawari), premiered on April 18, 2015. The movie revolves around the Kaitou Kid’s announcement of a heist, where he will steal Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” paintings. and Conan’s attempts to discover the motives behind his sudden interest in the paintings, leading him to the possibility of an impostor posing as the Kaitou Kid. Sunflowers of Inferno was released in the United States on digital on January 19, 2021.

The Darkest Nightmare

The twentieth film, Case Closed: The Darkest Nightmare , known as Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare ( Detective Conan Pure Blacknightmarenightmare, Meitantei Conan: Junkoku no Naitomea) in Japan, premiered on April 16, 2016. The movie features Akai, Bourbon and, RUM. The Detective Boys and Professor Agasa meet a woman with amnesia, who regains her memory after seeing beaming colourful light, leading the Men In Black to them. The Darkest Nightmare was released in the United States on digital on December 22, 2020.

Crimson Love Letter

The twenty-first film, Case Closed: Crimson Love Letter , known as Detective Conan: Crimson Love Letter ( Detective Conan to Crimson Love Letter )Love songLove letter, Meitantei Conan: Kara Kurenai no Rabu Retta ) in Japan, premiered on April 15, 2017.

The case follows an incident in Kyoto, where Kazuha is entered into a card competition. Crimson Love Letter was released in North America on Blu-ray by Discotek Media on December 29, 2020.

Zero the Enforce

The twenty-second film, Case Closed: Zero the Enforcer, known as Detective Conan: Zero The Enforcer (名探偵コナン ゼロの執行人, Meitantei Conan: Zero no Shikkounin) in Japan, premiered on April 13, 2018. Out of nowhere, an explosion occurs at Tokyo. The police force tries to find the culprit of this mess, and end up suspecting Mouri Kogoro. Conan finds out that Amuro was the one who framed Kogoro and that Amuro is working with the NPA (National Police Agency). Conan must prove Kogoro’s innocence, figure out who the real culprit is, and find out what Amuro is up to. Zero the Enforcer was released in North America on Blu-ray by Discotek Media on September 29, 2020.

The Fist of Blue Sapphire

The twenty-third film, Case Closed: The Fist of Blue Sapphire ( Detective Conan Navy Blue)fistFist, Meitantei Conan: Konjō no Fisuto), premiered on April 12, 2019. The movie revolves around a Kaito Kid heist taking place in Singapore, the first time the primary setting is in another Asian country.

The Scarlet Bullet

The twenty-fourth film, Case Closed: The Scarlet Bullet (名探偵コナン 緋色の弾丸, Meitantei Conan: Hiiro no Dangan), was supposed to premiere on April 17, 2020, but was postponed to April 16, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spin-off films

Lupin the 3rd vs. Detective Conan: The Movie

Lupin the 3rd vs. Detective Conan: The Movie (ルパン三世VS名探偵コナン The Movie, Rupan Sansei Bāsasu Meitantei Konan The Movie) premiered on December 7, 2013. The plot follows Conan, who sets out to apprehend Arsène Lupin III, the suspect behind the theft of a jewel called the Cherry Sapphire. The series include two films, the first film released in 2009 and the second released in 2013.

Specials

The Disappearance of Conan Edogawa: His History’s Worst Two Days, a television special which aired in Japan during 2014, was released as a theatrical film in South Korea on 12 February 2015.

Case Closed: The Great Detective Turned Small, known as Detective Conan Episode One: The Great Detective Turned Small (名探偵コナンエピソード”ONE” 小さくなった名探偵, Meitantei Konan Episōdo “Wan” Chīsakunatta Meitantei), a television special which aired in Japan during 2016, was released as a theatrical film in South Korea on February 8, 2017. It was released in North America on Blu-ray by Discotek Media on July 28, 2020.

Box office performance

Box office performance
Film Release year Box office gross
Japan South Korea China Other territories
Detective Conan: The Time Bombed Skyscraper 1997 ¥ 1,100,000,00 N/A N/A N/A
The Fourteenth Target 1998 ¥ 1,850,000,00
The Last Wizard of the Century 1999 ¥ 2,600,000,00
Captured in Her Eyes 2000 ¥ 2,500,000,00
Countdown to Heaven 2001 ¥ 2,900,000,00
The Phantom of Baker Street 2002 ¥ 3,400,000,00 ₩ 717,454,50
Crossroad in the Ancient Capital 2003 ¥ 3,200,000,000 N/A
Magician of the Silver Sky 2004 ¥ 2,800,000,000 ₩ 1,158,761,500 $ 208,198
Strategy Above the Depths 2005 ¥ 2,150,000,000 ₩ 2,465,133,000 $ 307,227
The Private Eyes’ Requiem 2006 ¥ 3,030,000,000 ₩ 1,199,693,100 $ 440,288
Jolly Roger in the Deep Azure 2007 ¥ 2,530,000,000 ₩ 1,803,389,439 $ 345,543
Full Score of Fear 2008 ¥ 2,420,000,000 ₩ 890,692,400 $ 480,553
The Raven Chaser 2009 ¥ 3,500,000,000 ₩ 4,248,881,8 CN¥9,379,000 $ 338,651
The Lost Ship in the Sky 2010 ¥ 3,200,000,000 ₩ 4,065,925,171 N/A $ 338,651
Quarter of Silence 2011 ¥ 3,150,000,000 ₩ 4,212,992,000 CN¥27,698,000 $ 842,780
The Eleventh Striker 2012 ¥ 3,290,000,000 ₩ 3,365,337,000 N/A $ 84,841
Private Eye in the Distant Sea 2013 ¥ 3,630,000,000 N/A $ 269,866
Lupin the 3rd vs. Detective Conan: The Movie 2013 ¥ 4,260,000,000 ₩ 1,585,872,205 $ 133,503
Dimensional Sniper 2014 ¥ 4,110,000,000 ₩ 2,769,452,000 $ 243,332
The Disappearance of Conan Edogawa: His History’s Worst Two Days 2015 N/A ₩ 1,885,543,600 N/A
Sunflowers of Inferno 2015 ¥ 4,480,000,000 ₩ 3,296,808,900 CN¥81,625,000 $ 10,283,331
The Darkest Nightmare 2016 ¥ 6,330,000,000 ] ₩ 3,877,980,500 CN¥31,124,000 $ 125,231
Episode One: The Great Detective Turned Small 2017 N/A ₩ 999,362,100 N/A N/A
Crimson Love Letter 2017 ¥ 6,890,000,000 ₩ 3,271,989,761 $ 137,947
Zero the Enforcer 2018 ¥ 9,180,000,000 ₩ 3,207,824,361 CN¥127,365,000 $ 6,388,431
The Fist of Blue Sapphire 2019 ¥ 9,310,000,000 ₩ 1,740,689,530 CN¥220,120,000 $ 364,467
Regional total ¥ 91,760,000,000 ( $ 997,879,333 ) ₩ 46,763,782,935 ( $ 41,860,509 ) CN¥497,311,000 ($73,946,595) $ 21,332,840
International total $ 1,136,233,179