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Detective Conan: Crimson Love Letter

名探偵コナン から紅の恋歌

Directed by: Based on the original graphic novel “Meitantei Conan” by Gosho Aoyama published by Shogakukan Inc.
2017 / 112 minutes / Recommended for aged 12+


Whiz kid detective, Conan, races against time to solve crime at a karuta card tournament in this explosive adventure anime

Screened as part of JFF 2018.

An explosion brings down the broadcasting station, Nichiuri TV, during the filming of the Satsuki Cup, a tournament featuring the competitive traditional card game called karuta. Caught in the bombing, young detective Conan (Minami Takayama) helps childhood sweethearts Heiji (Ryo Horikawa) and Kazuha (Yuko Miyamura) make a narrow escape from the collapsing building. Meanwhile, the reigning Satsuki Cup champion has been found murdered in his Kyoto residence. As if there wasn’t enough happening, karuta player Momiji (Satsuki Yukino) appears unannounced and declares that she is Heiji’s fiancée?!

Audience warning: Contains light animated violence


Dendy Canberra Centre, Canberra


Event Cinemas Innaloo, Perth


GU Film House Adelaide, Adelaide


Event Cinemas Brisbane Myer Centre, Brisbane


Event Cinemas George Street, Sydney


Hoyts Melbourne Central, Melbourne

Screens in: Canberra, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne

Director: Based on the original graphic novel “Meitantei Conan” by Gosho Aoyama published by Shogakukan Inc.

Directed by: Kobun Shizuno

Screenplay: Takahiro Okura

Music Composer: Katsuo Ohno

Cast: Minami Takayama, Wakana Yamazaki, Rikiya Koyama, Ryo Horikawa and Yuko Miyamura

Produced by: Shogakukan, Yomiuri TV, Nippon Television Network, Shopro, Toho and TMS ENTERTAINMENT

Genre: Anime

Format: DCP colour