2013 Detective Conan Film is Franchise's Highest-Grossing
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Detective Conan: Private Eye in the Distant Sea is the highest-grossing Detective Conan film with 3,509,406,150 yen (about US$35,553,793) in box office revenue, as of Sunday. The title was previously held by the 2009 Detective Conan: The Raven Chaser film which earned approximately 3.5 billion (US$35.5 million).
Detective Conan: Private Eye in the Distant Sea has sold 2,915,894 tickets in the 51 days since it opened on April 20. The 17th Detective Conan film's opening weekend was 106.6% higher than last year's film, Detective Conan: The Eleventh Striker, earned on its way to an eventual final total of 3.29 billion yen (US$35.4 million).
Detective Conan and Lupin III will be starring together in Lupin III vs. Detective Conan The Movie in December. The previous 17 films have sold a total of over 40 million tickets.
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