Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa Spin-Off Anime Starts Committing Crimes on October 3

Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa


The upcoming anime spin-off of the Case Closed franchise, Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa, uncovered a brand new trailer today revealing that the series will premiere on Japanese TV on October 3. The trailer also announced the opening and ending theme songs and their artists.



The opening theme song ‘Tsukamaete, Konya.’ will be performed by Leon Niihama while the ending theme song ‘Secret, voice of my heart’ is sung by Mai Kuraki.


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Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa is an official spin-off comedy manga illustrated by Mayuko Kanba that has been serialized in Shogakukan’s Shonen Sunday S monthly magazine since May 2017, and so far six collected volumes have been released in Japan. Its story is set in Beika-cho in Tokyo, a fictional town that is the center of the story in the Detective Conan main series, and follows the daily life of the “Shadow Man” (Hanzawa-san the Culprit), a silhouette of an unidentified criminal in Case Closed.


Hanzawa begins on Japanese TV on October 3 at 25:05 (effectively, October 4 at 1:05 AM), with Netflix set to stream the series in Japan on October 4. Netflix will be releasing the series internationally later at an unconfirmed date.


Source: Comic NatalieThe Culprit Hanzawa official website



Daryl Harding is a Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.

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