The Naniwa Serial Murder Case

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Episode 118

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Information
Title: The Naniwa Serial Murder Case
Japanese title: 浪花の連続殺人事件
(Naniwa no Renzoku Satsujin Jiken)
Broadcast rating: 21.2%
Manga case: #54
Original airdate: September 23, 1998 *
July 19, 2004 (Rerun) *
Season: 5
Manga source: Volume 19: Files 5-8 (185-188)
FUNimation version
English title: License to Die
Dubbed episode: Episode 124-125
Case
Cast: Conan Edogawa
Kogoro Mouri
Heiji Hattori
Ran Mouri
Kazuha Toyama
Heizo Hattori
Ginshiro Toyama
Goro Otaki
Ki'ichiro Numabuchi
Case solved by: Heiji Hattori
Next Conan's Hint: Car mirror
N/A (Rerun)
Staff
Director: Kenji Kodama
Organizer: Michiyo Sakurai
Storyboard: Michiyo Sakurai
Episode director: Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Animation director: Keiko Sasaki
Hiroto Yokote
Music
Opening song: Unmei no Roulette Mawashite
Closing song: Kōri no Ue ni Tatsu Yō ni
Chronology
Prev episode: « The Mystery Writer Disappearance Case
Next episode: The Kamen Yaiba Murder Case »
List of episodes
* 1 Hour Special


Characters introduced[edit]

Cast[edit]

Case[edit]

Situation[edit]

Heiji invites Conan, Ran, and Kogoro on a sightseeing tour on Osaka. While there they meet Heiji's childhood friend, Kazuha Toyama, but new acquaintances are quickly forgotten when the team comes head-to-head with the third and fourth victims of a serial murderer. The Congressman is the main suspect, but can evidence be found showing his innocence or guilt?

Murder (Past)

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Location: Toyonaka City
Victim: Hidetoshi Nagao
Cause of death: Stab wound
Murder (Past)

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Location: Hirakata City
Victim: Tayo Nishiguchi
Cause of death: Stab wound
Murder

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Location: Shinsai Bridge
Victim: Kazuto Noyasu
Age: 41 years old
Cause of death: Fell off the window & Stab wound
Murder

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Location: Public toilet near the Seito condo
Victim: Sumie Okazaki
Age: 39 years old
Cause of death: Strangulation & Stab wound

A careful study of the victims' driver records reveals they all attended the same driving school. Heiji is the first one to learn of this and decides to confront the Congressman about it. Meanwhile Conan rejoins Ran and Kogoro only to be swooped away to a hidden shack where a serial killer is believed to be, but with a photo of the driving record and the testimony of the serial killer it appears two mysteries are about to be solved.

People[edit]

Resolution[edit]

Manga to anime changes[edit]

Translation changes[edit]

Anime[edit]

  • The names of the characters in the Funimation Dub are:
  • Yusuke Sakata - Truman Salinger
  • Sotaro Goshi - Congressman Grady
  • Tayo Nishiguchi - Tammy Nightengale
  • Hidetoshi Nagao - Nathan Tollingsworth
  • Kazuto Noyasu - Castron Odalis
  • Sumie Okazaki - Susan Connely

Rerun[edit]

  • The episode was rerun on July 19, 2004. It was unchanged except for the addition of a new scene at the beginning.

Trivia[edit]

  • When Heiji explains at the end why he put himself in danger to prevent the culprit from committing suicide, he cites Shinichi's principle, enunciated in Distinguished Family's Consecutive Accidental Death Case, that a detective should never force the culprit into suicide in the process of deducing their identity.

BGM listing[edit]

# Song Title Romaji Translation OST
1 運命のルーレット廻して Unmei no Roulette Mawashite Spinning the Roulette of Destiny Unmei no Roulette Mawashite
2 犯人の謎 Hannin no Nazo The Mystery of the Culprit Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
3 昼下がりの天使たち Hirusagari no Tenshitachi Early Afternoon Angels Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 3
4 蘭のテーマ (摩天楼ヴァージョン) Ran no Tēma (Mantenrō Vājon) Ran's Theme (Skyscraper ver.) Detective Conan "The Time-Bombed Skyscraper" Original Soundtrack
5 少年探偵団のテーマ Shōnen Tanteidan no Tēma The Detective Boys' Theme Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 3
6 蘭・愛のテーマ Ran・Ai no Tēma Ran's Love Theme Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 1
7 ターゲット サスペンスA Tāgetto Sasupensu A Target Suspense A Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
8 ターゲット サスペンスD Tāgetto Sasupensu D Target Suspense D Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
9 ターゲット サスペンスG Tāgetto Sasupensu G Target Suspense G Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
10 コナンの大作戦1 Konan no Daisakusen 1 Conan's Big Battle 1 Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
11 犯人の謎 Hannin no Nazo The Mystery of the Culprit Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
12 トリック Torikku Trick Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
13 蘭・愛のテーマ (ギターver.) Ran・Ai no Tēma (Gitā ver.) Ran's Love Theme (Guitar ver.) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 2
14 ターゲット サスペンスC Tāgetto Sasupensu C Target Suspense C Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
15 ターゲット サスペンスD Tāgetto Sasupensu D Target Suspense D Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
16 ターゲット サスペンスB Tāgetto Sasupensu B Target Suspense B Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
17 コナンの大作戦2 Konan no Daisakusen 2 Conan's Big Battle 2 Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
18 (Unreleased Sound Effect/BGM)
19 ターゲット サスペンスA Tāgetto Sasupensu A Target Suspense A Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
20 ターゲット サスペンスB Tāgetto Sasupensu B Target Suspense B Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
21 ターゲット サスペンスC Tāgetto Sasupensu C Target Suspense C Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
22 犯人の謎 Hannin no Nazo The Mystery of the Culprit Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
23 殺意 Satsui Murderous Intent Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
24 ターゲット サスペンスC Tāgetto Sasupensu C Target Suspense C Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
25 コナンが通る Konan ga Tōru Conan Passes By Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
26 ターゲット サスペンスJ Tāgetto Sasupensu J Target Suspense J Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
27 何かが起きる… Nanika ga Okiru... Something Happened... Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
28 ターゲット サスペンスC Tāgetto Sasupensu C Target Suspense C Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
29 ターゲット サスペンスD Tāgetto Sasupensu D Target Suspense D Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
30 ターゲット サスペンスC Tāgetto Sasupensu C Target Suspense C Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
31 蘭・愛のテーマ (ギターver.) Ran・Ai no Tēma (Gitā ver.) Ran's Love Theme (Guitar ver.) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 2
32 トリック Torikku Trick Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
33 殺意 Satsui Murderous Intent Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
34 ターゲット サスペンスD Tāgetto Sasupensu D Target Suspense D Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
35 ターゲット サスペンスG Tāgetto Sasupensu G Target Suspense G Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
36 ターゲット サスペンスI Tāgetto Sasupensu I Target Suspense I Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
37 挫折 Zasetsu Frustration Detective Conan "The Fourteenth Target" Original Soundtrack
38 「名探偵コナン」メイン・テーマ (バラードver.) "Meitantei Konan" Mein・Tēma (Barādo ver.) "Detective Conan" Main Theme (Ballad ver.) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 2
39 氷の上に立つように Kōri no Ue ni Tatsu Yō ni Like Standing on Ice Kōri no Ue ni Tatsu Yō ni
40 名探偵コナン・メインテーマ (ヴォーカル・ヴァージョン) Meitantei Konan・Mein Tēma (Vōkaru・Vājon) Detective Conan Main Theme (Vocal ver.) Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 1
41 蘭のテーマ Ran no Tēma Ran's Theme Detective Conan Original Soundtrack 1

Gallery[edit]

In other languanges[edit]

Language Title Translation
Flag of Catalonia Catalan (Catalan dub) El cas dels assassinats en serie de Naniwa The serial murders in Naniwa case
Flag of Valencia Catalan (Valencian dub) Els assassinats en sèrie d'Osaka The Osaka serial murders
Flag of Republic of China Traditional Chinese 浪花連續殺人事件 The Naniwa Serial Murder Case
Flag of France French Meurtres en série à Osaka Serial Murder in Osaka
Flag of Galicia Galician Os asasinatos en serie de Osaka The Osaka serial murders
Flag of Germany German Der Serienmörder von Osaka The Serial Killer of Osaka
Flag of Italy Italian Venti anni fa Twenty Years Ago
Flag of Spain Spanish (Castilian dub) Los asesinatos en serie de Naniwa The Naniwa serial murders
Flag of US Spanish (American dub) La misteriosa serie de asesinatos The mysterious serial of murders
Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Vụ án giết người hàng loạt ở Naniwa The Naniwa Serial Murder Case

See also[edit]

Episodes of Season 5
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