Magician of the Silver Sky

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Title: Magician of the Silver Sky
Japanese Title: 名探偵コナン 銀翼の奇術師(マジシャン)
(Meitantei Konan: Gin'yoku no Majishan)
Original airdate: April 17, 2004
Broadcast rating when aired on television: 13.3% (aired on March 28, 2005)[1]
Cast: Conan Edogawa
Ran Mouri
Sonoko Suzuki
Ai Haibara
Detective Boys
Hiroshi Agasa
Kogoro Mouri
Eri Kisaki
Ginzo Nakamori
Detective Konno
Kaitou Kid
Juzo Megure
Ninzaburo Shiratori
Wataru Takagi
Shinichi Kudo
Kyohei Nishimura
Detective Tamura
Yoko Okino
Heiji Hattori
Kazunobu Chiba
Yukiko Katsuragi
Ayako Ninagawa
Case solved by: Eri Kisaki (via Conan)
Director: Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Screenplay: Kazunari Kouchi
Storyboard: Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Masaharu Okuwaki (co-op)
Akira Nishimori (co-op)
Technical Director: Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Chiharu Sato
Yasuhito Kikuchi
Animation director: Masatomo Sudo (chief)
Junko Yamanaka
Yoshiharu Shimizu (asst.)
Seiji Muta (asst.)
Masahiko Itojima (asst.)
Chiharu Sato (action/mecha)
Character Design: Masatomo Sudo
Mechanical Design: Chiharu Sato
Layout checker: Yoshiharu Shimizu, Seiji Muta, Masahiko Itojima
Design Works: Junko Yamanaka
Theme song: Dream x Dream
Soundtrack: Detective Conan "Magician of the Silver Sky" Original Soundtrack
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Magician of the Silver Sky is the 8th movie in the Detective Conan franchise. It was released in Japan on April 17, 2004.

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Kogoro has a new client, an actress named Juri Maki, who comes to visit him with her manager. She shows Kogoro a note from Kaitou Kid who announces that he is going to steal Juri's "Jewel of Destiny", a star sapphire that she wears in a silver ring in her newest theatre play. She is going to play Josephine, the wife of the French emperor Napoleon. As usual, Kid left a cryptic message announcing the theft.


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Thief: Kaitou Kid
Target: Jewel of Destiny
Owner: Juri Maki
Advanced Notice: Romeo Juliet Victor Bravo! While the 26 letters soar around, I am going to steal your Jewel of Destiny.
A star sapphire that has three streaks of criss-crossing representing faith, hope, and fate.

Juri invites Conan, Ran and Kogoro, as well as the Detective Boys, Sonoko, and Agasa to the opening night of "Josephine" at Sora Theater, and shows them around backstage. They eagerly inspect her dressing room and Ayumi is interested in the make-up Juri is going to wear on stage. She wants to try a lipstick but Juri's make-up artist, Natsuki Sakai, stops her. Kogoro sees a photo of Juri in a wetsuit on her mirror and asks her about it. Juri replies she recently took up diving as a hobby.

The rest of the cast, Bunjiro Narusawa, Tenko Tajima, Iaso Shinjo, who is currently dating Juri, and Toru Ban, greet their guests. Shortly after that, Nakamori enters the changing room as well, explaining that he brought a special guest to help protect Juri's sapphire from Kaitou Kid. He says Megure gave him the idea. The door opens to reveal Shinichi. Everyone, especially Ran and Conan, is speechless. Conan can't stop himself from shouting "that's not Shinichi!" Kogoro rounds on him, wanting to know how Conan knows that, but Conan, picking up a look from Ai, doesn't reply.

Nakamori pinches "Shinichi's" cheeks and says he isn't wearing a mask and that this has to be actual Shinichi. Conan thinks Kid wouldn't have to wear a mask as he looks quite similar to Shinichi. Nakamori proceeds to pinch everyone's faces to check that Kid hasn't disguised himself as one of the others. "Shinichi" announces he is going to inspect the theatre by himself and asks Ran to come with him. Conan does not want to let Ran spend any amount of time alone with Kid, so he begs Ran to take him with them as well. "Shinichi" and Ran check all the doors and he then explains he is going to find his seat in the theatre. Ran and Sonoko chat and Ran says "Shinichi" is behaving strangely.

The play begins and Conan switches his glasses on to night vision to keep an eye on Kid. Eventually, Kid waves at Conan and leaves the auditorium. Conan gives chase and catches Kid on the roof of the theatre, determined to settle this once and for all. Kid grins triumphantly, saying Conan's girlfriend would be sad if he missed dinner and Conan suddenly hears Ran saying "Conan, come, dinner is ready!" Perplexed, Conan looks back at Kid and realises Kid can change his voice without any technical aid. Conan tries to knock Kid out with his ball-dispensing belt but misses. He stumbles backwards and has to catch himself on the railing to avoid falling off the roof.

Kid fires his card gun. Conan ducks but falls off the roof. Kid is concerned and jumps after him, opening his hang-glider. Conan tries to hit him with his stun watch but Kid dodges the needle. Conan then pulls on a cord from his backpack, which transforms into a parachute and he flies after Kid. Kid manages to escape once again.

The cast invites everyone to go to Hokkaido to thank them for keeping Juri's sapphire safe.

The following evening, everyone meets at the Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) to board the plane to Hokkaido (Hakodate). Conan can't shake off the feeling someone is watching him. Nakamori has gone up to Hokkaido early to make sure Kid isn't planning to trap them at Juri's holiday cabin. The police inspect the cabin and see a silhouette of Kaito Kid.

Conan and his friends are delighted to see they all have seats in Business Class (Super seat). Kogoro's mood, however, sours quickly as he realises Eri is joining them as well, she was invited by Ran.

Shinjo arrives late and kisses Juri's sapphire ring, apologising to "his Josephine".

Conan suddenly realises the meaning of Kid's note - he referred to the alphabet code used by pilots and wants to steal Juri's ring on the plane.

When the plane takes off, Juri immediately goes to the toilet. She stays in there for a very short time. When she leaves, she seems visibly relaxed and goes to the cockpit to say hello to the pilot and co-pilot, explaining that she knows both of them and that she used to be a pilot as well.

Once she returns, her manager offers her some chocolate and she eats a piece. Kogoro also eats one.

Juri licks her lips, begins to choke and falls back into her chair, dead.


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Location: Airplane
Victim: Juri Maki (Fatal), Nakaya and Okoshi (Non-fatal)
Age: 37 years old (Juri)
Cause of death: Cyanide poisoning
Suspects: Masayo Yaguchi, Natsuki Sakai, Bunjiro Narusawa, Tenko Tajima, Isao Shinjo, and Toru Ban

Masayo, Juri's manager, immediately becomes the main suspect because of the chocolate. Natsuki, Juri's make-up artist, defends Masayo, saying she isn't the only one who had a motive to kill Juri and actually "everyone's glad she's finally dead".


  • Resolution


    • The SKY-J is a reference to JAL (Japan Airlines) from real-life. The airplane is a Boeing 747-400D.
    • Shinjo's car whilst disguised as Kaitou Kid is a 1962 Mazda Carol 360 Deluxe [KPDA].
    • Nakamori, Konno, Megure, and the other police officers' cars are 1991 Toyota Crowns [S140]. Nakamori, Konno, and Megure's is gray, while the other ones are black and white.
    • The three consecutive airline tickets visible are all in the name "Masayuki Nishimura", although they are issued by three different people.

    In other languages

    Language Title Translation
    Flag of Catalonia Catalan El mag del cel platejat The Magician of the Silver Sky
    Flag of China Chinese (Simplified) 银翼的魔术师 The Magician with Silver Wings
    Flag of France French Le magicien du ciel argenté The Silver Sky Wizard
    Flag of Galicia Galician O mago do ceo prateado The Magician of the Silver Sky
    Flag of Germany German Der Magier mit den Silberschwingen The Magician with the Silver Wings
    Flag of Italy Italian Il mago del cielo d'argento The Magician of the Silver Sky
    Flag of South Korea Korean 은빛날개의 마술사 The Silver-Winged Magician
    Flag of Thailand Thai มนตราแห่งรัตติกาลสีเงิน Magic of the Silver Night
    Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Nhà ảo thuật với đôi cánh bạc Magician with the Silver Wings



    See also

    Detective Conan Movies
    Movies Movie 01: The Time-Bombed SkyscraperMovie 02: The Fourteenth TargetMovie 03: The Last Wizard of the CenturyMovie 04: Captured in Her EyesMovie 05: Countdown to HeavenMovie 06: The Phantom of Baker StreetMovie 07: Crossroad in the Ancient CapitalMovie 08: Magician of the Silver SkyMovie 09: Strategy Above the DepthsMovie 10: The Private Eyes' RequiemMovie 11: Jolly Roger in the Deep AzureMovie 12: Full Score of FearMovie 13: The Raven ChaserMovie 14: The Lost Ship in the SkyMovie 15: Quarter of SilenceMovie 16: The Eleventh StrikerMovie 17: Private Eye in the Distant SeaLupin III vs. Detective Conan: The Movie (crossover) • Movie 18: Dimensional SniperMovie 19: Sunflowers of InfernoMovie 20: The Darkest NightmareMovie 21: The Crimson Love LetterMovie 22: Zero the EnforcerMovie 23: The Fist of Blue SapphireThe Scarlet Alibi (compilation) • Movie 24: The Scarlet BulletMovie 25: The Bride of HalloweenThe Story of Ai Haibara ~Black Iron Mystery Train~ (compilation) • Movie 26: Black Iron SubmarineDetective Conan vs. Kid the Phantom Thief (compilation) • Movie 27: The Million-dollar PentagramMovie 28
    Related cases 16 Suspects!? (movie 4) • Conan, Heiji, and the Vanished Boy (movie 7) • Time Travel of the Silver Sky (movie 8) • Follow the Vanished Diamond! Conan & Heiji vs. Kid! (movie 10) • A Challenge from Agasa! Agasa vs. Conan and the Detective Boys (movie 11) • Magic File 2: Shinichi Kudo, The Case of the Mysterious Wall and the Black Lab (movie 12) • Lupin III vs. Detective Conan (crossover) • Magic File 3: Shinichi and Ran, Memories of Mahjong Tiles and Tanabata (movie 13) • Magic File 4: The Osaka Okonomiyaki Odyssey (movie 14) • Magic File 5: Niigata~Tokyo Souvenir Capriccio (movie 15) • Bonus File 1: Flower of Fantasista (movie 16) • The Missing Sweets in the Old Shop (movie 17) • The Coded Invitation (movie 18) • Promise with a J-Leaguer (movie 16) • Munch's Missing Scream (movie 19) • The Shadow Approaching Amuro (movie 20) • The Mystery of the Vanished Black Belt (movie 21) • The Melting Cake! (movie 22) • The J League Bodyguard (movie 16) • Intrigue at the Food Court (movie 23) • The Beika City Shopping Center Garbage Bin Mystery (movie 24) • The Flying Jack-o'-lantern (movie 25) • The Cameras Targeting Haibara (movie 26) • Behind the Scenes of the J League Finals (movie 16) • Mystery of the Lost Treasure (movie 27)
    Kaitou Kid in Detective Conan
    Main Kaitou KidKaito KurobaToichi Kuroba
    Related Jirokichi SuzukiGinzo NakamoriSamizu KichiemonSaguru HakubaKonosuke JiiAoko NakamoriChikage Kuroba
    Manga Kaitou Kid and the Black StarMagic Lovers CaseKaitou Kid and the MurderKaitou Kid and the Ocean's MiracleKaitou Kid and the Three InstrumentsKaitou Kid and the Four MasterpiecesKaitou Kid and the Purple NailKaitou Kid and the Iron TanukiKirin's Horn CaseRyoma's Gunbelt CaseMystery TrainThe Blush MermaidTwin BetsKaitou Kid and the Luna MemoriaKaitou Kid and the Fairy's LipKaitou Kid and the Queen's BangKaitou Kid and the Siren Splash
    Anime Conan vs. Kaitou KidMagic Lover's Murder CaseThe Gathering of the Detectives! Shinichi Kudo vs. Kaitou KidKaitou Kid's Miraculous Midair WalkBig Adventure in the Eccentric MansionKaitou Kid and the Four MasterpiecesKaitou Kid's Teleportation MagicKaitou Kid vs. the Strongest SafeThe Kirin's Horn That Vanished into the DarkConan & Kid's Battle For Ryoma's TreasureThe Jet-Black Mystery TrainKaitou Kid and the Blush MermaidKaitou Kid VS Makoto KyogokuKaitou Kid and the Trick BoxKid vs. Komei: The Targeted LipsKid vs. Amuro: Queen's Bang
    Movies and Specials Movie 03: The Last Wizard of the CenturyTime Travel of the Silver SkyMovie 08: Magician of the Silver SkyMovie 10: The Private Eyes' RequiemMovie 14: The Lost Ship in the SkyLupin III vs. Detective Conan: The MovieMovie 19: Sunflowers of InfernoMovie 23: The Fist of Blue SapphireMovie 27: The Million-dollar Pentagram
    Special Manga The Magically Hidden JewelThe Stolen Pirate TreasureKaitou Kid and the Mystery of the Black JewelThe Rise of the Burning CurseThe Blue Train Nightmare
    Related Articles Magic KaitoList of characters who know Kaitou Kid's identityKaitou Kid's GadgetsList of Kaitou Kid Heists Items