Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween Anime Film Takes Franchise’s Highest-Grossing Spot in Holiday Re-release


Picture via Detective Conan Movie Twitter

The last Case closed Animation Film, Detective Conan: Halloween’s Bride, got a re-release on October 28 to celebrate the spooky holiday season, with the staff wanting viewers to experience the film around the same time it was shot. While the timeline for this release may be short, it marked a milestone for the film franchise, with the film becoming the highest-grossing film in the Detective Conan franchise thanks to last weekend’s box office gross.

Detective Conan: Halloween’s Bride opened earlier this year in April, earning 9.27 billion yen from its original theatrical release that wrapped months ago. But for the three full days from October 28 to 30, Detective Conan: Halloween’s Bride grossed 190 million yen, giving it the impetus to top 2019 Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire9.37 billion yen and become the top of the Case closed ranks. The Halloween BrideThe total box office of now exceeds 9.48 billion yen ($74.45 million) as of October 30.

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It also helped the film move up the overall box office chart, with The Halloween Bride now sitting as the 12th highest-grossing anime film of all time in Japan as well as the 49th highest-grossing film released in the country.

The Halloween race for The Halloween Bride will end on November 7, giving the film a chance to widen the gap between itself and The Blue Sapphire Fist.

Re-release poster featuring the gang in Shibuya Scramble for Halloween:

Detective Conan: Halloween’s Bride opened in Japanese theaters on April 15 with Susumu Mitsunaka directing the film at TMS Entertainment. The film opened in Australia and New Zealand from Crunchyroll on June 2, which describe the movie as such:

Shibuya, Tokyo is bustling with the Halloween season. A wedding takes place in Shibuya Hikarie, where Detective Miwako Sato of the Metropolitan Police Department is dressed in a wedding dress. As Conan and the other guests watch, an assailant suddenly bursts in and Detective Wataru Takagi, who was trying to protect Sato, is injured. Takagi survived and the situation was resolved, but in Sato’s eyes, the image of the grim reaper she had seen when Detective Matsuda, the man she was in love with, had been killed in a series of bombings in the bombshell three years ago, overlapped with Takagi’s.

At the same time, the perpetrator of the attacks escapes from prison. Is it really a coincidence? Rei Furuya (Toru Amuro), a member of the Public Security Police, tracks down the man who killed his classmate, Detective Matsuda, but a mysterious disguised person suddenly appears and puts an explosive collar on him.

Conan visits the underground shelter where Amuro is hiding to disarm the collared bomb, and hears of an incident three years ago when he and his now-deceased classmates from the police academy encountered an unnamed virtual suicide bomber. identified as “Plamya” in Shibuya. As Conan and his team investigate, an ominous shadow begins to hang over them.

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Source: Oricon

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Daryl Harding is Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan called TheDoctorDazza, tweets about @DoctorDazzaand posts photos of his travels on Instagram.

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