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Crayon Shin-chan's 1st School Mystery Film Opens on April 23

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Wataru Takahashi, Kimiko Ueno both return from previous films as director, scriptwriter

Toho revealed the title and April 23 opening date for the 29th film in the Crayon Shin-chan franchise on Monday. The film is titled Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Nazo Meki! Hana no Tenkasu Gakuen (Crayon Shin-chan the Movie - Shrouded in Mystery! The Flowers of Tenkazu Academy). Toho unveiled the visual and a trailer for the film.


The story begins with Shinnosuke and friends experiencing a one-week stay as part of the "defense force" of Tenkatōitsu Kasukabe Private Academy (nicknamed "Tenkasu"), an elite boarding school that is administrated by a state-of-the-art AI. But when Kazama is attacked, with his intelligence reduced, and strange bite marks left on his butt, the mood begins to change. The Kasukabe defense force joins forces with the school's dropout student council president Chishio Atsuki to form a group of detectives and shed some light on the mystery.

Wataru Takahashi returns from many previous Crayon Shin-chan films as the director, with Kimiko Ueno also returning from last year's Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Shinkon Ryokō Hurricane and previous films as the scriptwriter.

Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Gekitotsu! Rakuga Kingdom to Hobo Yonin no Yūsha, the 28th Crayon Shin-chan film, opened on September 11 after it was delayed from its April 24 opening due to the effects of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The film opened at #1. The film sold 212,000 tickets and earned 262 million yen (about US$2.47 million) in its opening weekend.

Source: Comic Natalie


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