It was announced that Hanzawa from the anime “Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa” (Broadcast/ Streaming on Netflix in October 2022) will be handled by Aoi Shouta. The key visual has been released together with this announcement.
“Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa” is based on the spin-off manga of “Detective Conan” by Aoyama Gosho (Original Idea) and Kanba Mayuko that is currently being serialized on “Shonen Sunday S” since 2017. The main protagonist is the well-know black tights “culprit” from the main work. It is a criminal comedy that depicts the daily life of the culprit Hanzawa (provisional) with a pure evil mind in the black tights at the crime city, Beika city.
The anime adaptation of this was announced together with “Detective Conan: Zero’s Tea Time” in conjunction of the project to commemorate the 100 volumes of the main work.
The completed key visual was released. Along with the catchphrase of “The main protagonist is the culprit”, the key visual feature Hanzawa at the center with Pometaro, Mouri Ran, Haibara Ai, and Mouri Kogoro behind him. Also, a zoom-in on Edogawa Conan and Professor Agasa can be seen behind the street of Beika city, where an explosion happened.
The main cast has also been announced. The voice of Hanzawa is handled by Aoi Shouta. Do look forward to his voice acting on “Hanzawa” that is shrouded with mystery.
Also, the director Daichi Akitaro, known for TV anime “Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro”, commented “Since it has been a while since I worked on a comedy manga, I quite fired up… huh? The main protagonist is the culprit from Conan? That black tights figure? What a scary comedy, wait, this is laughable, and it’s quite cute, surprisingly it’s quite heartful. Despite his being a culprit. The main theme might be out of your expectation. Please do look forward to it♪”.
Anime “Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa” will start broadcast on TV from October 2022, and the worldwide exclusive streaming will also be held on Netflix.
(C) Kanba Mayuko, Aoyama Gosho/ Shogakukan, “Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa” Production Committee