Detective Conan Reaches A New Milestone, Reaches 270 Million Copies In Circulation Worldwide!


It’s looking to be a big year for our favorite Young Sleuth. Gosho Aoyama’s Detective Conan Manga has reached a new milestone in circulation, 270 Million Copies Worldwide.

According to Real Sound, a Japanese Entertainment Website reported on Thursday that Gosho Aoyama’s Detective Conan Manga Series currently has 270 million copies in circulation worldwide (which included copies not sold). Its most recent volume went on sale on September 15th, 2022.

In October 2021, the manga passed 250 Million Copies in circulation worldwide. At the same time when the 100th volume was released.

Detective Conan was first serialized in Shogakukan’s Shonen Manga Magazine titled Weekly Shonen Sunday in January 1994. As of September 2022, all chapters were collected into 102 Tankobon Volumes. Due to legal problems with the name Detective Conan, Funimation and Viz Media had to rename it Cased Closed. Volume 85 is available for English Audiences in print and digitally.

Since the manga’s launch, it received an anime adaptation in 1996, and the series is still ongoing, which includes an anime film series. The Twenty-Sixth film titled Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine (Iron Submarine) will premiere in Japan on April 14th.


Detective Conan also inspired three spin-offs, which also recently inspired anime adaptations: Meitantei Conan Keisatsu GakkĊ Hen Wild Police Story (Detective Conan: Police Academy Arc Wild Police Story), Detective Conan: Hannin no Hanzawa-san, and Detective Conan: Zero no Tea Time.

Source: Real Sound, Anime News Network

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