Detective Conan – or Case Closed – has announced a “Live Museum” where fans can enjoy the original story leading to the next film, Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween.
The exhibit is set to take place during the same time as the Detective Conan World Exhibit at Universal Cool Japan 2022.
What to expect from the “Live Museum”
According to the Conan official website, the museum is, “A new form of participatory event that fuses the world of ‘Detective Conan’ with the real world!”
It notes that several buildings from Yonehanacho will appear, including Cafe Poirot and Agasa House. You will also be solving mysteries in a story leading to the events of the movie in Shibuya and Yonehanacho. There will also be a “detective play” that may be the key to solving the mystery.
When and where you can visit the “Live Museum”?
The event takes place between February 11 2022 and June 5 2022. It is located at Roppongi Museum. The hours of operation are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Admission fees are as follows:
- General Population and University Students: 2,000 yen (in advance), 2,200 yen (day of)
- Middle and High Schol Students: 1,200 yen (in advance), 1,400 yen (day of)
- Elementary School Students: 600 yen (in advance), 800 yen (day of)
- Younger than Elementary: Free
- Disability Certificate: Half price
Note that COVID precautions are in place if you decide to make it to the exhibit.
Detective Conan maintains immense popularity after decades of publication
Gosho Aoyama’s series has been around for almost 30 years, having debuted in 1994. It gained an anime adaptation two years later. Impressively, both are still ongoing releases.
It ranks fifth all-time in most overall manga volumes sold. It trails Naruto, Dragon Ball, Golgo 13, and One Piece.
Are you a big Detective Conan fan and want to act like you’re a part of the story? Are you excited for Detective Conan: The Halloween Bride? Be sure to head to Roppongi beginning mid-February to test your detective skills!