An Encouragement of the Perfect Crime

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Episode 980
(Int. Episode 1037)

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Title: An Encouragement of the Perfect Crime
Japanese title: 完全犯罪のススメ
(Kanzen Hanzai no Susume)
Original airdate: September 5, 2020
Broadcast rating: 8.1%
Filler case: #334
Season: 30
Manga source: TV Original
English version
English title: An Encouragement of the Perfect Crime
Dubbed episode: 980
English airdate: February 15, 2023 (Tubi)
Cast: Conan Edogawa
Kogoro Mouri
Miwako Sato
Wataru Takagi
Juzo Megure
Kazunobu Chiba
Yumi Miyamoto
Detective Hirota
Detective Sogawa
Detective Takikawa
Detective Horita
Manabu Fujimaki
Detective Sugita
Detective Okumura
Detective Fukui
Unnamed officer
Unnamed officer
Case solved by: Kogoro Mouri (via Conan)
Next Conan's Hint: Burglar
Director: Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Nobuharu Kamanaka
Screenplay: Akatsuki Yamatoya
Storyboard: Koichiro Kuroda
Episode director: Koichiro Kuroda
Animation Director: Seiji Muta (supervisor)
Kaoru Nagakawa and Michitaka Yamamoto
Character Design: Masatomo Sudo
Masanori Hashimoto (sub-character)
Hiroshi Ogawa (design works)
Production Cooperation: Azeta Pictures
Opening song: Makka na Lip
Closing song: Hoshiai
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An Encouragement of the Perfect Crime (完全犯罪のススメ Kanzen Hanzai no Susume?) is the 980th episode of the Detective Conan anime.





Takagi and Sato request Kogoro's help investigating multiple criminal activities that were plotted by the help of a mastermind. A criminal advisor who has been giving criminals plots for the "perfect crime".

Planned Murder

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Location: Unknown
Target: Takashi Ishigami
Time: 4 PM
Modus operandi: Odorless gas explosion
Culprit: Tatsumi Wada
When they arrived at Hamanaka's place, they are able to solve all the current crimes Hamanaka has provided, except for one, which was ordered by Tatsumi Wada. They have to find out who is the target and where is the weapon placed.


  • Resolution


    The code for the criminal plan is No. 980.
    • Yoshio Chan's Kidnapping and Hostage Case (義雄ちゃん誘拐人質事件 Yoshio-chan yūkai hitojichi jiken?);
    • Takarazuka's Treasure Murder Case (宝塚お宝アイテム殺人事件 Takaradzuka otakara aitemu satsujin jiken?);
    • Case of the Lop-Eared Rabbit's Walk (垂れ耳うさぎお散歩事件 Tare mimi usagi o sanpo jiken?);
    • Attempted Rock n' Roller Cosplay Case (ロックンローラーコスプレ未遂事件 Rokkunrōrākosupure misui jiken?).
    • Among these cases, "Yoshio Chan's Kidnapping and Hostage Case" is a tribute to Yoshio Urasawa, the teacher of screenplay writer Akatsuki Yamatoya.
    • Tatsumi Wada's age is stated to be 39 in his suspects' box, but when Takagi mentions his whereabouts, he is said to be 48.
    • The complete criminal plan that Wada purchased from Hamanaka is No. 980, which is exactly the same number as this episode.
    • Wada's car is a white Suzuki Swift. The license plate is 新宿 530, み 9・05 (Shinjuku 530, 9・05).


    BGM listing

    # Song Title Romaji Translation OST
    0:01 - 0:45
    0:39 - 3:43 ミニサス3 Minisasu 3 Mini Suspense 3 Detective Conan "Quarter of Silence" Original Soundtrack
    4:27 - 4:41 ブリッジC Burijji C Bridge C Detective Conan "The Eleventh Striker" Original Soundtrack
    5:11 - 5:26 キーパーチャージ Kīpā Chāji Keeper Charge Detective Conan "The Eleventh Striker" Original Soundtrack
    5:42 - 5:55 チムニー Chimunii Chimney Detective Conan "The Lost Ship in the Sky" Original Soundtrack
    6:34 - 8:11 真相究明 Shinsō Kyūmei Investigating the Truth Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
    8:44 - 9:44 古城のテーマ Kojō no Tēma The Old Castle's Theme Detective Conan "The Last Wizard of the Century" Original Soundtrack
    9:47 - 10:44
    11:22 - 11:55
    12:55 - 14:07 ラルゴ サスペンス Rarugo Sasupensu Largo Suspense Detective Conan "Full Score of Fear" Original Soundtrack
    14:08 - 14:18 ドラム アタック Doramu Atakku Drum Attack Detective Conan "Full Score of Fear" Original Soundtrack
    15:10 - 16:08 スズランの花 Suzuran no Hana The Lily of the Valley Flower Detective Conan "The Raven Chaser" Original Soundtrack
    16:11 - 16:19
    16:32 - 16:57 使徒 Shito Apostle Detective Conan "Sunflowers of Inferno" Original Soundtrack
    16:59 - 17:39
    18:01 - 19:12
    19:19 - 19:44 ブルーインファレンス2 Burū Infarensu 2 Blue Inference 2 Detective Conan "The Lost Ship in the Sky" Original Soundtrack
    20:00 - 20:34
    20:43 - 21:46 対決のテーマ'07 Taiketsu no Tēma '07 Showdown Theme '07 Detective Conan TV Original Soundtrack Selection Best
    23:07 - 23:44 蘭のテーマ'07 Ran no Tēma '07 Ran's Theme '07 Detective Conan TV Original Soundtrack Selection Best

    In other languages

    Language Title Translation
    Flag of Catalonia Catalan (Catalan dub) El consultor criminal The criminal consultant
    Flag of France French (Subbed) L'Appel du crime parfait The call of the perfect crime
    Flag of Thailand Thai คำแนะนำแผนอาชญากรรมสมบูรณ์แบบ Advice for a perfect crime
    Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Khuyến cáo về tội ác hoàn hảo

    See also

    Episodes of Season 30