Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine - Release Date, Plot, and More

Since 1994 Detective Conan has ruled the mystery series in the anime industry, it got so popular that it got dubbed into more than 30 languages all around the world. Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine the 26th movie release announcement has been made official on their Twitter handle, before we tell you what you should expect let’s first look at why the series is so popular worldwide. 

Each episode and case of Detective Conan was original and not derived from any other anime series. The criminal cases would leave people bamboozled about solutions. 

Our favorite hero Conan no matter how challenging the case would be, his intelligence and sharp mind allowed him to solve cases with ease. Detective Conan movies are released almost every 1 year and we as fans can’t wait for another one this year as well! So let’s start with Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine release date!

Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine Release Date

Case Closed or Detective Conan a never-ending mystery series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama has ruled the minds of mystery lovers. The manga series is still ongoing and being serialized in Shogakukan’s Shonen manga magazine Weekly Shonen Sunday since 1994. As of September 2022, 102 Tankobon volumes have been collected so far. 

The anime adaptation of Detective Conan premiered in January 1996 and resulted in feature films, original video animations, video games, live-action episodes, etc. The franchise crossed over 270 million copy sales in January 2023, making it the best-seller manga series of all time. The anime has been broadcasted in over 40 countries making it one of the oldest and most popular mystery anime series of all time.

Finally, after waiting for one year, we got the news of the 26th Detective Conan movie titled Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine. You can check their official website if you think we are joking. 

On Wednesday, along with the announcement; the trailer was streamed, which also gave us an exclusive preview of the theme song “Utsukushii Hire” (Beautiful Fin by rock band SPITZ. We almost forgot to tell you the date! can you guess when it will be released? The film is set to air in Japan on April 14! If you are a diehard fan of Detective Conan then there is no way that you will want to miss out on the 26th movie.

Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine

We know there’s no use in re-telling the plot of the series. The last movie was The Bride of Halloween released on April 15, 2022. People who watched the 25th movie The Bride of Halloween may have also witnessed the teaser of the 26th Movie Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine post-screening in theatres.  

Plus; if the previous release data are looked upon carefully, then; one can also see that every year in April; a new Detective Conan movie gets released! We are expecting next year’s movie teaser post-screening of Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine as well. So make sure you watch the movie till the end.

Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine Plot

The setting of story takes place on the Hachijo-jima island south of central Tokyo. Many engineers from around the globe gather on the island to witness the launch of new technology that will connect all law enforcement camera systems globally and enable facial recognition worldwide. Conan, our main protagonist gets invited to the event by Sonoko. 

No sooner than he reaches the island, he gets a message from Subaru Okiya that a Europol agent has been murdered in Germany by Black’s Organisation Gin. Determined to uncover the truth Conan takes a tour of the facility. As he wanders around, he witnesses a female engineer getting kidnap by Black Organisation for the data stored in her USB device.

Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine Cast

Some of the cast members have been revealed, and it’s been announced that more than 20 characters will be appearing in Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine.

Japanese Staff

  • Director: Yuzuru Tachikawa
  • Screenplay: Takeharu Sakurai
  • Music: YÅ«go Kanno
  • Original creator: Gosho Aoyama
  • Theme Song Performance: SPITZ
  • Animation Production: TMS Entertainment
Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine

Japanese cast

  • Megumi Hayashibara as Ai Haibara
  • Minami Takayama as Conan Edogawa
  • Rikiya Koyama as Kogorō Mōri
  • Wakana Yamazaki as Ran Mōri
  • Ikki Sawamura as Yо̄suke Makino
  • ShÅ«ichi Ikeda as Shuichi Akai

Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine Latest News

9th March 2023 Update: A Detective Conan movie collaboration campaign is ongoing with PretzJP and if you want to participate then just follow the instructions below (valid till 13th march 2023 11:59 pm):

1) Follow @PretzJP

 2) Retweet their campaign post 

1,000 people by lottery will win a Theatrical version Detective Conan collaboration QUO card for 500 yen.

The new visuals of Black Iron Ban have been lifted; the characters are dressed up in black. But the official website mentioned that the visual does not appear in the main story, and is a super rare visual unique to promotional purposes.

Is there any Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine movie trailer released yet?

Yes, the franchise released a trailer along with the announcement of the movie’s official release date, and you can watch it on youtube.

Where to Watch Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine Movie?

Previously the 25th movie was released in IMAX, MX4D, 4DX, and DOLBY CINEMA in Japan, and we are expecting the same for the 26th movie, apart from the screenings in Japan, people can also watch it on Crunchyroll or HIDIVE.


We are more than eager to watch how Conan will uncover the truth, solve the mystery and throw water on the villain’s plans. If you are a mystery anime enthusiast, then; do not miss this movie in April.

Let us know which your favorite mystery anime is in the comments section below.

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