The official website revealed that the latest movie of the popular anime series Detective Conan, titled Detective Conan: Scarlet Bullet, will be released worldwide on April 16th, 2021. Until now, it was released in other countries several months after its release in Japan. But the Scarlet Bullet movie will be released simultaneously in the following 22 countries and regions: Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Brunei, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and France. This is the first time that the movie version of the series will be released worldwide at the same time.
Its opening video is one that interweaves five languages, Japanese, English, Korean, German, and Chinese, and the voice actors of Shinichi Kudo and Conan Edogawa from each country will gather.
The sixth Detective on the Horizon (Private Eye) of the special project Reload Project was also announced. A part of the opening video of Scarlet Bullet will be used from a project born from the 9th movie Strategy on the Horizon and the 17th Detective in the Sea (Private Eye).
To build anticipation for this film, a new compilation film titled Meitantei Conan: Hiiro no Fuzai Shōmei (Detective Conan: The Scarlet Alibi) which will run in theatres from February 11 to March 4.
Scarlet Bullet centres around an incident in which famous tournament sponsors are kidnapped in Tokyo, where the world’s largest sports festival “WSG-World Sports Games” is about to be held. It involves the “Japanese Bullet,” the world’s first vacuum-tube super-conducting linear train from Nagoya to Tokyo, as well as the kidnapping of top executives during a party held by the major sponsors. FBI agent Shuichi Akai, his younger brother, Shukichi Haneda, a professional chessman who achieved the seven crowns, Masumi Sera, a younger sister’s high school girl detective, and Mary’s Akai family, a mysterious woman with three mothers, come together to solve this case.
The release of the movie in the aforementioned regions and countries depends on the regulations set by each place, as mentioned in the website.