The Mystery Weapon Murder Case

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Episode 53

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Information
Title: The Mystery Weapon Murder Case
Japanese title: 謎の凶器殺人事件
(Nazo no Kyōki Satsujin Jiken)
Broadcast rating: 17.3%
Filler case: #19
Original airdate: April 7, 1997
Season: 2
Manga source: TV Original
FUNimation version
English title: Weapon of Choice
Dubbed episode: Episode 55
Case
Cast: Conan Edogawa
Kogoro Mouri
Ran Mouri
Juzo Megure
Wataru Takagi
Case solved by: Kogoro Mouri
Next Conan's Hint: Songbird
Staff
Director: Kenji Kodama
Screenplay: Kazunari Kouchi
Storyboard: Hanae Otani
Episode director: Hirohito Ochi
Animation director: Haruo Ogawara
Music
Opening song: Nazo
Closing song: Hikari to Kage no Roman
Chronology
Prev episode: « The Mist Goblin Legend Murder Case
Next episode: Game Company Murder Case »
List of episodes


Cast[edit]

Case[edit]

Situation[edit]

After finding a wounded bird on the ground Conan, Kogoro, and Ran hear a loud scream coming from the building next to them. Once upon entering the building they find a terrified woman in the hall, screaming about how she has just found her husband dead. The murder victim on the balcony, believed to have been killed by a plant pot.

Attempted Suicide

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Location: Condominium
Victim: Tetsuo Dobashi
Age: 55 years old
Cause: Free-Falling
He was supposed to commit suicide. But when he heard that her husband died, he stopped.
Murder

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Location: Apartment Room 701 - Balcony
Victim: Ryuuske Imoto
Age: 39 years old
Cause of death: Blunt force trauma
Suspects: Takako Imoto, Tetsuo Dobashi, and Norio Terasawa
He was bludgeoned to death while doing exercise.

People[edit]

Resolution[edit]

Translation changes[edit]

Anime[edit]

  • The names of the characters in the Funimation Dub are:
  • Ryuusuke Imoto - Rob Monroe
  • Takako Imoto - Tracy Monroe
  • Tetsuo Dobashi - Dexter Reynolds
  • Norio Terasawa - Nick Weldon
  • In the Funimation Dub, the landlord of the building (Tsuji) is named Mr. Thompson

Trivia[edit]

  • This episode features the first use of the show's fourth post-credits stinger image, featuring an unknown person looking at Conan through a magnifying glass.

BGM listing[edit]

# Song Title Romaji Translation OST
1 Nazo Mystery Nazo
2 脅迫 (パート2) Kyōhaku (Pāto 2) Threat (Part 2) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 2
3 事件現場 (オリジナルver.) Jiken Genba (Orijinaru ver.) Scene of the Case (Original ver.) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 2
4 事件現場 (謎ver.) Jiken Genba (Nazo ver.) Scene of the Case (Mystery ver.) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 2
5 犯人のアジト (忍び込みver.) Hannin no Ajito (Shinobikomi ver.) The Culprit's Hideout (Creeping In ver.) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 2
6 陰謀 Inbō Conspiracy Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 3
7 犯人のアジト Hannin no Ajito The Culprit's Hideout Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 1
8 悪のテーマ (パート2) Aku no Tēma (Pāto 2) Theme of Evil (Part 2) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 2
9 コナンの危機 Konan no Kiki Conan's Crisis Detective Conan Original Soundtrack Super Best
10 謎解き (その1) Nazotoki (Sono 1) Riddle Solution (Part 1) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 3
11 サスペンス~危機感 Sasupensu ~ Kikikan Suspense ~ Impending Crisis Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 3
12 事件解明 (オリジナルver.) Jiken Kaimei (Orijinaru ver.) Case Clarification (Original ver.) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 2
13 小さな巨人 Chiisana Kyojin A Small Great Person Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 1
14 コナンのテーマ (バラード・ヴァージョン) Konan no Tēma (Barādo・Vājon) Conan's Theme (Ballad ver.) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 1
15 光と影のロマン Hikari to Kage no Roman Romance of Light and Shadow Hikari to Kage no Roman
16 コナンの勝利 Konan no Shōri Conan's Victory Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 1

Gallery[edit]

In other languages[edit]

Language Title Translation
Flag of Arabic Arabic صراخ في البناء المتصدع Screaming in the construction Rift
Flag of Basque Country Basque Arma ezezagunaren kasua
Flag of Catalonia Catalan (Catalonia dub) Una arma molt misteriosa A very mysterious weapon
Flag of Valencia Catalan (Valencian dub) El crim de l'arma misteriosa Mysterious weapon crime
Flag of France French L'Affaire de l'arme mystérieuse The Case of the Mysterious Weapon
Flag of Galicia Galician O asasinato da arma misteriosa Mysterious weapon murder
Flag of Germany German Wie angelt man sich ein Opfer How to Fish a Victim
Flag of Italy Italian Una nuova indagine per Conan A New Survey for Conan
Flag of Spain Spanish (Castilian dub) El caso del arma misteriosa Mysterious weapon case
Flag of US Spanish (American dub) El misterioso caso del arma asesina Murder weapon mysterious case
Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Vụ án giết người bằng hung khí bí ẩn The Mystery Weapon Murder Case

See also[edit]

Episodes of Season 2
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