Cactus Capriccio

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Episode 680

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Information
Title: Cactus Capriccio
Japanese title: サボテン狂想曲
(Saboten Kyōsōkyoku)
Broadcast rating: 11,60%
Filler case: #202
Original airdate: December 15, 2012
Season: 21
Manga source: TV Original
Case
Cast: Conan Edogawa
Ran Mouri
Sonoko Suzuki
Jugo Yokomizo
Policeman
Policeman
Case solved by: Sonoko Suzuki (via Conan)
Next Conan's Hint: Heater
Staff
Director: Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Screenplay: Yasutoshi Murakawa
Storyboard: Shigenori Kageyama
Episode director: Kouichirou Kuroda
Animation director: Masatomo Sudo (supervisor)
Seiji Muta (supervisor)
Michitaka Yamamoto
Music
Opening song: Kimi no Namida ni Konna ni Koi Shiteru
Closing song: Koi ni Koishite
Chronology
Prev episode: « Nagasaki Mystery Theatre
Next episode: The Life-Threatening Broadcast of Love »
List of episodes


Cast[edit]

Gadgets[edit]

Case[edit]

Situation[edit]

At the greenhouse, the wealthy property owner named Zenzou Sunada is showing Conan, Ran, and Sonoko the golden barrel cactus and it blooms flowers after 50 years. Zenzou raised it when it was small when he was Ran's age. He was able to get it big and make the flowers bloom. In the past of the greenhouse, Sonoko came with her father when she was a little baby and she barely walked. There is a flower on top of the golden barrel cactus and it looks as if it's trapped by thorns on top. The yellow ones are growing. Not just only that, Zenzou has lots of expensive cactuses in the greenhouse and he sets up the security alarm system. After night falls, only he can deactivate the system with his home security card. He always keeps the card in his breast pocket and he thinks it feels most reassuring. Suddenly, Zenzou's two sons named Naoki and Yasuyuki appear and they heard from the lawyer that Zenzou rewrite the will. They want to know why but Zenzou tells his sons to be quiet because he has guests. After that, they left. Suddenly, Zenzou notice the ceramic pots and calls his housekeeper named Yashiro to come at once. He wants her to take them away in a big fuss. Yashiro apologizes and takes the pots away. Zenzou is now going back home but Ran, Sonoko, and Conan can stick around in the greenhouse.

At the Sunada household, Yasuyuki is looking for the inheritance in Zenzou's room while in the dark. Zenzou came by turning the lights on and he has the inheritance in his possession. He's not going to give it to his sons. He's going to give the inheritance and his cactuses to the botanical garden. While they were arguing, Naoki is eavesdropping from outside the room.

At the greenhouse, Conan, Ran, and Sonoko are just looking at the hot water radiator/heater. When Sonoko touches it, it burns her hand.

Meanwhile at the Sunada household, Zenzou tells Yasuyuki that he won't change the will unless Yasuyuki changes his golfer profession into something else. After Yasuyuki leaves the room, he found Naoki. Yasuyuki knows that Naoki is after the inheritance also. While they were talking about wanting the money, Zenzou tells them to be quiet and he dislikes about Yasuyuki and Naoki talking about money. Naoki told Zenzou that he got it wrong that he is just worried about him. Zenzou calls Naoki a liar and he heard that his new company is in the major dept. Naoki whispers to Yasuyuki that's useless trying to pick a fight with their father. They planned that they will convince him later tonight.

Sonoko, Ran, and Conan arrives in the Sunada household. When Conan enters, he accidentally touched the golf bag with his foot while not looking and the golf bag fells on Conan. Yasuyuki picks it up and they felt sorry about it. Ran found the golf mark on the floor so she picks it up and gives it to Yasuyuki. Yasuyuki asks Yashiro to bring his dinner to his room while carrying his golf bag and Yashiro understands.

After dinner, Sonoko is so stuffed that she couldn't eat another bite. Conan is watching the soccer game on tv. Yasuyuki will be going out for practicing golf and Naoki will be checking out the abandoned car in the garage. Ran thanks Yashiro for the food and wonders that she could share the gravy sauce recipe. Sonoko smiles and wonders who is she going to make it for like Shinichi. Ran blushes and tells Sonoko that it's not like that. Sonoko tells Yashiro that she and her friends will be leaving and asks that Zenzou is still in the greenhouse. Yashiro says yes that ever since Zenzou always take of the cactuses everyday from 8 am to 9 pm. Ran will go to him by saying goodbye but Yashiro can't let her do it because Zenzou told Yashiro not to let anyone in until 8:30 so they're going to have to wait a little longer.

Suddenly, the greenhouse alarm rang and they went to check it out what's going on. At the front of the greenhouse, there's Yasuyuki with the shock face. They arrived and they see that Yasuyuki has the will from Zenzou. When they enter the greenhouse, they found the dead body of Zenzou lying on the ground.

Murder

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Location: Greenhouse
Victim: Zenzou Sunada
Age: 66 years old
Time: Between 8:00 to 8:30 PM
Cause of death: Blunt force trauma
Suspect: Yasuyuki Sunada

Jugo Yokomizo and the police have arrived at the crime scene to investigate. They confirmed that the death was most likely caused by a beating with a shovel as a murder weapon. The time of death is between 8:00 to 8:30 pm. Yokomizo tells Ran and Sonoko to tell him what the situation was when they first found the victim. They said that after dinner, during their conversation, around 8:30, the alarm went off. Then, with Yashiro, they ran to the greenhouse. In front of the greenhouse, they found Yasuyuki. When they enter the greenhouse, they found Zenzou dead. After Yokomizo finishes getting the testimony from Sonoko, Ran, and Conan, he tells the other police detective that they're going to ask everyone else who's involved.

Yasuyuki says that because of the alarm went off, he frantically went inside and he saw his father lying on the ground. Yokomizo asks that why was Yasuyuki said he will go out golfing was at the greenhouse. It's because Yasuyuki was called to the greenhouse in a text message. He received the text at 8:20 pm. On Zenzou's cellphone, there's a sent text to Yasuyuki at 8:20 pm. Which means that Zenzou must've been alive until then. Yokomizo found the golf mark near to the victim and it currently belongs to Yasuyuki which makes him the main suspect. Yasuyuki claims that he didn't do it. Yokomizo deduces that after Zenzou contacted Yasuyuki, Yasuyuki pretended to go out golfing, and went to the greenhouse instead. After meeting with Zenzou, he got into an argument about the will. Then, he lost his temper, grabbed a nearby shovel, and beat him to death. In order to receive the inheritance, he stole the will and escape. At that time, he activated the security system and so the alarm went off. Yasuyuki denies it after hearing Yokomizo's deduction. All of a sudden, Conan mentions that inside Zenzou's breast pocket, there should have been a deactivation card. He wonders why didn't Yasuyuki steal it too. If he did, the alarm wouldn't have gone off. Furthermore, there's a fallen cactus near Zenzou. When Conan, Ran, and Sonoko first came to the greenhouse, it wasn't tipped over. The spilled dirt from the pot is completely dry. Also, there was a cactus thorn stuck near Zenzou's chest. Until sudden, Yokomizo tells Conan that's enough and kids shouldn't be hanging around the crime scene.

Conan notice the top of the golden barrel cactus that the yellow flowers have been wilted. He found two ceramic pots on the radiator and looks up the ceiling. Conan finally figured out the real truth of this case.

People[edit]

Resolution[edit]

BGM listing[edit]

# Song Title Romaji Translation OST
0:01 - 1:08 アット ミッドタウン Atto Middotaun At Midtown Detective Conan "Jolly Roger in the Deep Azure" Original Soundtrack
3:11 - 3:50 ロマンス ラプソディ Romansu Rapusodi Romance Rhapsody Detective Conan "Full Score of Fear" Original Soundtrack
5:22 - 5:30 アラーマ Arāma Alarm Detective Conan "The Lost Ship in the Sky" Original Soundtrack
5:40 - 6:09 犯人(スナイパー)の正体 Hannin (Sunaipā) no Shōtai The Culprit's (Sniper's) Identity Detective Conan "Captured in Her Eyes" Original Soundtrack
6:41 - 7:54 コンシダレーション Konshidarēshon Consideration Detective Conan "Jolly Roger in the Deep Azure" Original Soundtrack
8:42 - 8:55 ????
10:01 - 10:32 白いサスペンス1 Shiroi Sasupensu 1 White Suspense 1 Detective Conan "Quarter of Silence" Original Soundtrack
10:37 - 11:42 ????
11:50 - 12:52 ????
12:56 - 14:14 インターナショナル ケース(インシデント) Intānashonaru Kēsu (Inshidento) International Case (Incident) Detective Conan "Jolly Roger in the Deep Azure" Original Soundtrack
14:31 - 15:03 スズランの花 Suzuran no Hana The Lily of the Valley Flower Detective Conan "The Raven Chaser" Original Soundtrack
15:28 - 15:39 ????
15:51 - 17:03 怪人包帯男2 Kaijin Hōtai Otoko 2 The Mysterious Bandaged Man 2 Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 3
17:11 - 18:18 忍び寄る影 Shinobiyoru Kage Creeping Shadow Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 3
18:42 - 19:12 犯人からの電話 Hannin Kara no Denwa Phone Call From the Culprit Detective Conan "The Time-Bombed Skyscraper" Original Soundtrack
19:29 - 20:19 ????
20:24 - 22:00 コナンの直感 Konan no Chokkan Conan's Intuition Detective Conan "Countdown to Heaven" Original Soundtrack
23:24 - 23:59 ????

Gallery[edit]

In other languages[edit]

Language Title Translation
Flag of Catalonia Catalan La rapsòdia del càctus Cactus Rhapsody
Flag of Italy Italian Un cactus come prova A cactus as the evidence

See also[edit]

Episodes of Season 21
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