The 26th installment in the Detective Conan/Case Closed franchise, Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine, has passed one more milestone.
As of May 28, the movie has earned 12.21 billion Yen (around 101.55 USD) with 8.6 million tickets sold.
With this, the film has become the 28th highest-grossing film of all time in Japan and the 12th highest-grossing anime film in Japan, surpassing Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises and 2019’s Aladdin.
Yuzuru Tachikawa is the director of Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine at TMS Entertainment.
The movie debuted on April 14 in Japan and became the first in the series to gross over 10 billion yen.
Detective Conan (Case Closed) is a manga written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama. He serialized the manga in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine in January 1994.
The manga has about 103 tankobon volumes and Viz Media publishes the manga in English.
Crunchyroll is streaming the full Detective Conan/Case Closed TV anime and describes the anime as:
The son of a world-famous mystery writer, Shinichi Kudo, has achieved his own notoriety by assisting the local police as a student detective.
He has always been able to solve the most difficult of criminal cases using his wits and power of reason.
Source: Kogyo Tsushin