Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet to Be Adapted into a Manga

It’s not common to see anime getting adapted into manga because, generally, it’s the other way around. But Detective Conan is one such franchise that makes it happen.

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The franchise’s 24th movie, The Scarlet Bullet, broke records after records and became one of the best Conan movies ever.

At the same time, some stories are better experienced as manga, and those manga-only readers will surely agree with this.

So, the franchise listened to those fans and came up with a sweet little treat for them.

Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet anime film has announced a manga adaptation scheduled to launch in Shogakukan’s Shonen Sunday S magazine’s April issue. 

Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet to be Adapted into a Manga
Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet Poster | Source: Official Website

The story follows a mysterious crisis in Japan on the day of two important ceremonies, the opening of the World Sports Games (WSG) and the inauguration of the Hyperlinear bullet train.

A tragedy occurs, creating confusion that leads to the kidnapping of all WSG sponsors while the world watches.

Our brilliant child detective deduces the correlation between the recent abductions and those that happened 15 years ago in Boston, where the WSG was held.

All that follows now is a lot of danger and adventure that will test our super-genius detective’s skills once again. Do you think Conan will be able to figure this one out?

Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet to be Adapted into a Manga
Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet | Source: Crunchyroll

Moreover, I am also super excited for the 25th Detective Conan film, The Bride of Halloween, that will be out on April 15. This will be right after The Scarlet Bullet manga.

So, I guess our favorite detective pretty much covers our entire spring and early summer schedule.

About Detective Conan

Detective Conan is a detective manga series by Gosho Aoyama. It was first serialized in 1994 and has been published for over two decades.

Shinichi Kudo, or Conan is a high school detective who has been turned into a child after consuming a toxin.

Along with the FBI and a variety of characters, he solves mysterious cases. He takes on the name of Conan and tries to pin down the syndicate responsible for shrinking him.

Source: Shonen Sunday S Magazine’s March Issue


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