A Cursed Mask Coldly Laughs
|Title:||A Cursed Mask Coldly Laughs|
|Japanese title:||呪いの仮面は冷たく笑う |
(Noroi no Kamen wa Tsumetaku Warau)
|Original airdate:||March 13, 2000 * |
September 20, 2004 (Rerun) *
March 31, 2018 (Remastered Version)
|Manga source:||TV Original|
|Cast:||Conan Edogawa |
|Case solved by:||Kogoro Mouri (via Conan)|
|Next Conan's Hint:||Necklace |
|Director:||Yasuichiro Yamamoto |
|Episode director:||Hirohito Ochi|
|Animation director:||Atsushi Aono |
|Opening song:||Mysterious Eyes|
|Closing song:||Secret of my heart|
|Prev episode:||« A Dangerous Recipe|
|Next episode:||The Murdered Famous Detective »|
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|* 1 Hour Special|
Kogoro, Ran, and Conan are invited to stay at a mansion by Beniko Suo, the hostess of a car accident charity, in Kita-Shinjuku forest. While driving, they find a message from the Phantom of the Cursed Masks, who tells them they should not go. Once there, they find other famous celebrities: a baseball player, a prophet, a rockstar, and a photographer who lost his wife in a "Hit and Run" incident. The mansion is huge and divided into east and west sides, and the only room connecting the two sides is the mask room. The mask room is locked at midnight each night due to Beniko's collection of Julio González's masks, a collection of 200 masks that are believed to be cursed. They were created by a famous man who lost everything and became engrossed in his masks; once he created 200 of them, he was found dead in his room surrounded with bloody masks. People who have owned his masks have suffered tragic fates. Suo, who now owns all 200 masks, had a priest place a seal on the curse, but the room is locked at midnight to prevent the masks from wandering. During their stay, Suo is murdered in a locked room, with Shobel's masks surrounding her and a dagger in her throat.
Since the victim's room is in the west-wing of the mansion, it is originally deduced that the culprit is among the guests who stayed on that side. However, the question still remains of how the 200 masks got into the locked room.
The episode was rerun on September 20, 2004. It was unchanged except for the addition of a new scene at the beginning.
In other languages
- This case is clearly modeled after The Gathering of the Detectives! Shinichi Kudo vs. Kaitou Kid.
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