What You Need to Know:
- TMS Entertainment USA, Inc. today announced they will host screenings of both LUPIN THE 3rd: Prison of the Past and Case Closed: The Scarlet Bullet at this year’s Anime NYC Convention. Fans will be able to catch the English dub world premiere of the world’s greatest thief’s newest television special, Prison of the Past, on November 21st, and the English dub world premiere of Detective Conan’s latest cinematic adventure, The Scarlet Bullet, on November 22nd at the Javits Center in New York.
- Prison of the Past is the 27th television special from the long-standing LUPIN THE 3rd anime franchise. The Scarlet Bullet is the delayed, highly anticipated, 24th movie from the beloved Case Closed franchise.
- Making special appearances for the LUPIN THE 3rd screening will be English voice cast members, Tony Oliver, the voice of Lupin III, Richard Epcar, voice of Daisuke Jigen, Lex Lang, the voice of Goemon Ishikawa, Michelle Ruff, the voice of Fujiko Mine, and Doug Erholtz, the voice of Inspector Zenigata. The cast will host a trivia and giveaway contest at the screening. All attendees will also receive an Anime NYC exclusive LUPIN THE 3rd face mask specially designed for the premiere.
- The Case Closed screening will be followed by a trivia and giveaway contest as well. Fans will be able to test their knowledge of the series for exclusive Case Closed prizes to celebrate the premiere of the highly anticipated theatrical addition to the beloved series.
- Fans unable to make it to Anime NYC, will soon be able to enjoy both LUPIN THE 3rd: Prison of the Past and Case Closed: The Scarlet Bullet from the comfort of their own homes, as both titles will become available digitally for purchase or rent.
The LUPIN THE 3rd Prison of the Past screening will take place November 21st from 3:30 PM at Anime NYC in Panel 4 of the Javits Center.
The Case Closed: The Scarlet Bullet screening will take place November 22nd from 11:30 AM at Anime NYC in Panel 4 of the Javits Center.
About Case Closed (Detective Conan)
The manga first serialized on the Weekly Shonen Sunday, published by Shogakukan Inc. in 1994. The total sales of the comic series exceed 230 million copies. The series is one of the bestselling detective mystery comics and is very popular internationally as well.
Anime series launched in 1996 and further expanded the series’ popularity. Feature length theatrical releases has been released every year since 1997 and has smashed numerous box office records in Japan with 2019’s 23rd feature length “The Fist of Blue Sapphire” recording approximately $115 million in worldwide box office sales.
Shinichi Kudo is a high school detective. One day, suspicious men in black forcefully give him a strange poison and his body shrank to the time of when he was in the first grade! Hiding his identity, he made a new name for himself: Conan Edogawa. Conan now lives with his childhood friend Ran Mori and her detective father in hopes of hunting down the Black Organization while being involved in cases. He faces numerous difficult cases and goes against a notorious thief but keeps on solving mysteries to find the one and only truth!
About LUPIN THE 3rd
Created by Monkey Punch and making its anime debut in 1971 with LUPIN THE 3rd PART 1, LUPIN THE 3rd is a highly acclaimed media franchise that follows the adventures of the world’s greatest thief Lupin III, the grandson of famed French master thief Arsène Lupin. When it comes to the art of thievery, there is nothing Lupin III cannot steal; whether it be jewels, works of art, hidden treasures, the secret to immortality, or the heart of a pretty girl.
Together with Daisuke Jigen, an expert marksman, and Goemon Ishikawa, a master swordsman whose sword can cut anything; Lupin travels across the globe to rob the world of its most valued treasures whilst always staying one step ahead of Inspector Zenigata and his Interpol agents. The franchise has spawned six television series, over ten theatrical releases, and 27 feature-length TV specials.
About TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd.
TMS Entertainment USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd. (better known as TMS), one of the largest anime studios in Japan. With strong focus on anime production, licensing, and distribution, TMS boasts a library of over 12,000 episodes across a total of 420 titles that include much-loved anime titles such as LUPIN THE 3rd, Dr. STONE, and MEGALOBOX. For more information, visit www.tmsanime.com.
Source: Official Press Release