It was announced that the anime “Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa” will be broadcast from October 2022 and streamed exclusively worldwide on Netflix. Along with this, the main staff, including director Akitaro Daichi, has also been unveiled.
‘Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa’ is a spin-off of the manga series by Mayuko Kanba serialized in “Shonen Sunday S.” Written based on Gosho Aoyama’s ideas, the criminal gag manga spotlights the mysterious character, The Culprit Hanzawa (pseudonym), who is commonly known as the man in black tights in the original series. The story depicts the daily life of Hanzawa, who comes to Beika City, a crime city with the world’s highest number of crimes.
The anime adaptation was announced at the launch of the 100-volume project along with ‘Detective Conan: Zero’s Tea Time’. The main staff revealed this time includes Akitaro Daichi as the director, a comedy director well known for ‘Ojarumaru’, ‘Gag Manga Biyori’, and ‘Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro’. TMS/1st Studio will be in charge of the animation production continuing from ‘Detective Conan: Zero’s Tea Time’.
The anime ‘Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa’ will start broadcasting in October 2022. It will also be distributed exclusively on Netflix. More information on ‘Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa’ will be available in the June 22 issue of ‘Weekly Shonen Sunday’, so be sure to check it out.
(C) Mayuko Kanba, Gosho Aoyama/Shogakukan, ‘Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa’ Production Committee