Censorship
Advertisement

Detective Conan ( Meitantei Konan?, lit. Great Detective Conan) is a Japanese detective manga series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama. It has been serialized in the Japanese manga anthology Weekly Shōnen Sunday since 1994 and had been collected in 100 Tankōbonvolumes by October 18, 2021. The manga has been adapted into an anime series by the animation studio TMS Entertainment (formerly Tokyo Movie), directed by Kenji Kodama (episode 1 to 118), Yasuichiro Yamamoto (episode 119 to 161, 163 to 218, 220 to 332, 667 to 677, 680 to the last episode to date), Masato Sato (episode 162, 219, 333 to 504), Koujin Ochi (episode 505 to 666, 678 to 679), Nobuharu Kamanaka (episode 975 to the last episode to date), and is broadcast in Japan on Nippon Television, Yomiuri TV and Animax. The series debuted on January 8th, 1996 and had broadcasted 1000 episodes by March 6, 2021. The series has seen high levels of popularity in both manga and anime formats in Japan since its reception, and has also been adapted into nineteen Golden Week movies, with the first released on April 17th, 1997 and since then followed with a movie released each year, always in the month of April. Ten of the movies held a top 10 box office position in the year they were screened. In addition, five Magic Filesrelated to the movies and twelve Original Video Animations have been released.

Advertisement