Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire

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Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire
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Japanese名探偵コナン 紺青のフィスト
Directed byTomoka Nagaoka
Written byTakahiro Okura
Based onCase Closed
by Gosho Aoyama
Starring
Music byKatsuo Ono (Soundtrack), Hiroomi Tosaka (Theme Song: "BLUE SAPPHIRE")[1][2][3]
Production
companies
Distributed byToho Company, Ltd.
Release date
  • April 12, 2019 (2019-04-12)
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese
Box office¥7.95 billion ($72.26 million)

Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire (名探偵コナン 紺青のフィスト, Meitantei Konan: Konjō no Fisuto) is a 2019 Japanese animated film.[4] It is the twenty-third installment of the Case Closed film series based on the manga series of the same name by Gosho Aoyama, following the 2018 film Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer. The film was released on April 12, 2019.[5] This is the last Heisei-era Case Closed movie, released weeks before the 2019 Japanese imperial transition.

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Box office[edit]

In Japan, the film sold 313,724 tickets and earned ¥422,465,000 on its opening day.[8] The film topped the Japanese box office and grossed ¥1.88 billion in its opening weekend, setting a new franchise record.[9] The film remained at the top in its second weekend, selling 678,000 tickets and earning ¥886 million, for a two-week total of ¥3.58 billion ($32.42 million) at the box office.[10] It dropped to number two in its third week, dethroned by new release Avengers: Endgame, before Detective Conan regained the top spot in its fourth week, beating Avengers: Endgame and new release Pokémon: Detective Pikachu. The Fist of Blue Sapphire became the second highest-grossing Detective Conan film, after Zero the Enforcer.[11][12] In its fifth week, Detective Conan was dethroned by Detective Pikachu at the Japanese box office. In five weeks, The Fist of Blue Sapphire grossed ¥7,951,036,700 ($72.26 million) in Japan.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2130044/full/
  2. ^ https://eiga.com/news/20190222/1/
  3. ^ https://natalie.mu/music/news/320936
  4. ^ "Detective Conan Movie 23: The Fist of Blue Sapphire" – via myanimelist.net.
  5. ^ "Detective Conan Movie 23: The Fist of Blue Sapphire Anime Recommendations - Anime-Planet". www.anime-planet.com.
  6. ^ a b "劇場版『名探偵コナン 紺青の拳(フィスト)』". 劇場版『名探偵コナン 紺青の拳(フィスト)』.
  7. ^ a b https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-12-11/23rd-detective-conan-film-teaser-reveals-cast-staff/.140682
  8. ^ "Detective Conan: Fist of Blue Sapphire Anime Film Earns 422 Million Yen on Opening Day". Gojinshi. 2019-04-14. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  9. ^ Komatsu, Mikikazu (April 16, 2019). "Japan Box Office: 23rd Detective Conan Film Triumphs with Record-Breaking Opening". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  10. ^ Komatsu, Mikikazu (April 23, 2019). "Japan Box Office: 23rd Detective Conan Film Easily Crosses 3.5 Billion Yen Mark". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  11. ^ Komatsu, Mikikazu (8 May 2019). "Japan Box Office: 23rd Conan Film Beats Avengers: Endgame, Detective Pikachu". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  12. ^ "Detective Conan Film Returns to #1, Detective Pikachu Opens at #3". Anime News Network. 8 May 2019. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  13. ^ "Detective Pikachu Tops Endgame, Detective Conan in 2nd Weekend". Anime News Network. May 14, 2019. Retrieved May 14, 2019.

External links[edit]

DETECTIVE CONAN: THE FIST OF BLUE SAPPHIRE on Movieflix