Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine’s first issue has now revealed more details on the 24th Detective Conan film. According to the magazine, its title will be Meitantei Conan: Hiiro no Dangan (Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet). It will open on 17th April, and mangaka Gosho Aoyama himself also drew the film’s teaser visual:
Shonen Sunday also revealed some story details for this new film. According to the magazine, focus on FBI agent Shuichi Akai and his two youngest siblings, professional shogi player Shukichi Haneda and high school detective Masumi Sera, as well as his mother, Masumi Sera. It will happen during the world’s largest sporting event, the World Sports Games (WSG), which is taking place in Tokyo. And because of the games, a new train called the Japanese Bullet will debut, and will have its first run from Shin Nagoya Station to Tokyo Station. However, during a party by the train’s major sponsors, several top executives get themselves kidnapped. And because of this, Conan deduces that these kidnappings have been occuring in previous WSG events.
Tomoka Nagaoka, who directed the previous film, Fist of Blue Sapphire is returning to direct the film. The magazine then promises to reveal more information during the next episode of the Detective Conan anime on 7th December.
source: Web Sunday