Intrigue at Smile Village

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Episode 997
(Int. Episode 1054)

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Title: Intrigue at Smile Village
Japanese title: スマイルの里の陰謀
(Sumairu no Sato no Inbō)
Original airdate: February 13, 2021
Broadcast rating: 7.5%
Filler case: #343
Season: 30
Manga source: TV Original
Cast: Conan Edogawa
Detective Boys
Case solved by: Conan Edogawa
Next Conan's Hint: Dance
Director: Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Nobuharu Kamanaka
Screenplay: Yoshio Urasawa
Storyboard: Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Masaharu Okuwaki
Episode director: Masahiro Takada
Animation director: Seiji Muta (supervisor)
Akio Kawamura
Character Design: Masatomo Sudo
Masanori Hashimoto (sub-character)
Hiroshi Ogawa (design works)
Production Cooperation: BIG BANG
Opening song: JUST BELIEVE YOU
Closing song: Reboot
Prev episode: « The Skilled Hawk Hides His Crime
Next episode: The Frying Pan of Hatred »
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Intrigue at Smile Village (スマイルの里の陰謀 Sumairu no Sato no Inbō?) is the 997th episode of the Detective Conan anime.





Conan and the Detective Boys are invited to "Smile Village" elderly facility. Suprisingly, the old women who live there are fans of the Detective Boys, and they are very rich. The Detective Boys then have suspicion on the owners.


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Location: Smile Village
Victims: Azami Azagami, Botan Hotaka, Sumire Sumida and Sakura Sakuma
Age: 77 years old (Azami and Sumire), 73 years old (Botan) and 78 years old (Sakura)
Type: Nursing home scam
Culprits: Tango Hohoemi, Waltz Hohoemi and Ondo Shibuzura (?)
After seeing the owners' bizarre smiles, the Detective Boys decide to further investigate their whereabouts. While spying on them, they learn that the couple wants to use the old women's money that they are managing to buy resorts in Dubai.


  • Resolution


    • Some character names are insipired from dances, like Tango (a romantic dance from Argentina), Waltz, and Ondo (a folklore japanese dance).


    In other languages

    Language Title Translation
    Flag of Thailand Thai แผนร้ายของหมู่บ้านแห่งรอยยิ้ม The Smile Village conspiracy
    Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Âm mưu bên trong Làng Nụ Cười

    See also

    Episodes of Season 30