Written by: Nicole Castro
Published on: December 23, 2021 at 11:57 PHT (GMT+8)
The first promotional video (PV) for the 25th film of Gosho Aoyama's hit series Detective Conan, The Bride of Halloween, has been released. The film premieres in Japan on Apr. 15, 2022.
The PV reviews events three years prior to the film's storyline during the characters' Police Academy days. Japanese composer Yugo Kanno (菅野祐悟) (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, Psycho-Pass) will be in charge of the film's music.
This film takes place in Shibuya, Tokyo during the Halloween season. A wedding ceremony is being held at Shibuya Hikarie, and there is Detective Miwako Sato of the Metropolitan Police Department's Investigation Division 1 in a wedding dress. An assailant crashes the wedding and Detective Wataru Takagi is injured while trying to protect Sato. At the same time, the perpetrator of a series of bombings three years ago that killed Detective Jinpei Matsuda (Sato's former love interest), escapes from prison.
Minami Takayama (高山みなみ) as Conan Edogawa
Wakana Yamazaki (山崎和佳奈) as Ran Mori
Rikiya Koyama (小山力也) as Kogoro Mouri / Richard Moore
Tōru Furuya (古谷徹) as Rei Furuya / Amuro
Original work: Gosho Aoyama "Detective Conan" (serialized in Shogakukan "Weekly Shonen Sunday")
Director: Susumu Mitsunaka
Screenplay: Takahiro Ohkura
Animation production: TMS Entertainment
Produced by: Shogakukan, Yomiuri TV, NTV, ShoPro, Toho, TMS Entertainment
About Detective Conan
Detective Conan (also called Case Closed in the United States) is a crime manga series written by Gosho Aoyama. The series began in 1994, with the manga later turned into an anime television show. The anime is popular among many ages since it has been airing from 1996.
The original Japanese title of the series is 「名探偵コナン」which directly translates to "Detective Conan" but to North American audiences, the series is broadcast by FUNimation under the title "Case Closed". The exact reasons are unclear though fans believe it was due to the online service losing rights to stream the show.
Plot via Wiki:
Detective Conan (名探偵コナン, Meitantei Konan) is a Japanese manga and anime series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama since January 19, 1994 and got serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Jump. Due to legal considerations the title has been renamed to Case Closed. The series follows Shinichi Kudō, a prodigious young detective who was inadvertently transformed into a child after being poisoned by two men in black.