Watch Case Closed: Strategy Above the Depths

  • 2005
  • 1 hr 35 min

Case Closed: Strategy Above the Depths is a Japanese anime film premiered on 9th April 2005. This 100-minute-long movie is directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto and features the voices of Minami Takayama as Conan Edogawa, Kappei Yamaguchi as Shinichi Kudo, Wakana Yamazaki as Ran Mouri, Akira Kamiya as Kogoro Mouri, and Naoko Matsui as Sonoko Suzuki.

The movie begins with the introduction of a new character named Nanami Fujii. She is the girlfriend of Marine Biology Professor, Shukichi Haneda, who is famous for his research on whale songs. They are on a research ship named "Mystery II" in the sea of Numazu. Suddenly, a bomber targets the ship, and it explodes mid-air, killing Shukichi and all the crew members while Nanami, the only survivor, manages to escape.

The news of the attack reaches the Detective Agency, which leads to the involvement of Conan, Shinichi, Kogoro, and Ran in the case. The police, the Black Organization, and the FBI are already looking into the incident, trying to decipher the motives and the person responsible for the bomb attack. However, they are yet to find any substantial evidence or lead.

As the investigation continues, Conan and his friends discover several clues that point towards a person from Shukichi's past, known as Yuya Kazami. Kazami had worked alongside Shukichi 15 years ago, but the two had an altercation in the past, after which Kazami left the research lab. As Conan and his friends dig deeper into Kazami's past, they start to discover various details that hint towards his involvement in the murder.

As the movie progresses, there are several new twists and turns. Conan and his friends race against time to catch the suspects before they cause any more damage. Along with the personal investigation, Conan shares his findings with the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI to gather more information.

The movie's animation quality is impressive, and the characters are well developed, which makes it easier to relate to and understand the plot. The soundtrack is also a standout feature, which adds to the overall cinematic experience.

The movie also touches upon certain themes such as friendship, loyalty, and the consequences of the past, which are portrayed effectively. Moreover, the mystery elements are intriguing and keep the audience engaged throughout the film.

In conclusion, Case Closed: Strategy Above the Depths is an excellent addition to the Detective Conan franchise. The seamless blend of detective work and action makes it an exciting and enjoyable movie to watch. The character development, animation quality, and soundtrack are top-notch, which are sure to leave a lasting impression on the viewers. Overall, the movie is a must-watch for Detective Conan fans and people who enjoy a good mystery-thriller.

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