The total box office revenue of the previous seasons has exceeded 100 billion yen
Kodoani.com – The official Twitter of the Detective Conan anime series announced today that the latest 26th anime film Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine earned an impressive 3,146,387,340 yen (23 .48 million) over 2,176,407 views over its three-day opening weekend, both the highest in the anime franchise’s 27-year history.
In just one weekend, the anime became the third highest-grossing Japanese anime of 2023, behind only Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village- (4.06 billion yen) and Doraemon: Nobita’s Sky Utopia (3.83 billion yen)
The 109-minute film was released in Japan on April 14 and grossed 850 million yen ($6.35 million) across 580,000 views on its first day, which is also the highest in the series. The first three-day gross is 164% higher than the series’ highest gross to date, The Bride of Halloween in 2022. Toho, the film’s distributor, said audience satisfaction rates fake has exceeded the staggering 98%.
Audience and box office in the first three days:
April 14 – gross: 582,776 / box office: 858,837,700 yen
April 15 – gross: 823,358 / box office: 1,189,411,600 yen
April 16 – views: 770,273 / box office: 1,098,138,040 yen
◤ Rocket Start, the No. 1 hit in the history of the series ???? Satisfaction level exceeded 98% astonishing???? In the days …???? Spectator mobilization: 2,176,407 people???? Box office revenue: 3,146,387,340 yen was recorded.
The release has just started ✨ We are waiting for you at the theater ???? pic.twitter.com/pLcxCyCwUc
— Detective Conan the Movie[Official](@conan_movie) April 17, 2023
The location this time is located in the sea near Hachijo-jima island, Tokyo. Engineers from around the world have assembled for the full operation of the “Peace of the Pacific”, an offshore facility for connecting security cameras owned by police forces around the world. A test of a certain “new technology” based on a facial recognition system is underway there.
Meanwhile, Conan and the Detective Boys visit Hachijo-jima at Sonoko’s invitation and receive a phone call from Subaru Okiya (a graduate student in the Department of Advanced Engineering at Tokyo Metropolitan University, who is special. FBI Shuichi Akai and a Black Coat Organization). Rye informs them that a Europol employee has been murdered in Germany by Jin of the Black Organization.
Conan, who is worried, sneaks into the facility and discovers that a female engineer has been kidnapped by the Black Organization…! Furthermore, a USB drive containing certain information in her possession ends up in the hands of the organization… A shadow also creeps into Ai Haibara (Child Detective’s Ai Haibara / Shiho Miyano// Shelly of the Black Organization)…