The Skilled Hawk Hides His Crime

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Episode 996
(Int. Episode 1053)

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Title: The Skilled Hawk Hides His Crime
Japanese title: 能ある鷹は罪を隠す
(Nō Aru Taka wa Tsumi o Kakusu)
Original airdate: January 30, 2021
Broadcast rating: 7.7%
Filler case: #342
Season: 30
Manga source: TV Original
Cast: Conan Edogawa
Kogoro Mouri
Ran Mouri
Juzo Megure
Wataru Takagi
Case solved by: Kogoro Mouri (via Conan)
Next Conan's Hint: Puffed rice
Director: Yasuichiro Yamamoto
Nobuharu Kamanaka
Screenplay: Hiro Masaki
Storyboard: Nobuharu Kamanaka
Episode director: Minoru Tozawa
Animation director: Seiji Muta and Nobuyuki Iwai (supervisors)
Keiko Sasaki
Character Design: Masatomo Sudo
Rei Masunaga (sub-character)
Hiroshi Ogawa (design works)
Opening song: JUST BELIEVE YOU
Closing song: Reboot
Prev episode: « Makoto Kyogoku the Understudy
Next episode: Intrigue at Smile Village »
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The Skilled Hawk Hides His Crime (能ある鷹は罪を隠す Nō Aru Taka wa Tsumi o Kakusu?) is the 996th episode of the Detective Conan anime.





Conan, Kogoro, and Ran are in the mountains when they see a hawk, Kogoro disturb the hawk but is stopped by a falconer called Tetsu Akashiba. He yells angrily at him to be careful with hawks. Later, they are at Takehara Cafe, a cafe managed by Genichi Takehara and his wife Satoko, where a festival is being held. They also meet a local farmer called Masahiko Ishima who made puffed rice. The cafe owner later goes hunting boar. The main event of the festival is sending the hawk to a target. When the hawk is arriving to the target, the hawk suddenly falls down and a gunshot is heard. They found Genichi Takehara dead.


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Location: Forest
Victim: Genichi Takehara
Age: 37 years old
Cause of death: Gunshot wound on chest
Suspects: Tetsu Akashiba, Satoko Takehara, and Masahiko Ishima
When the hawk almost finish the race, it falls to the floor and a gunshot sound is heard. Not long after that, the cafe owner is falling dead onto the floor.

The police arrives and investigates. It seems to be an accident, but is this true? After finding a few clues, Conan discovers the culprit and the trick behind this murder.


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    In other languages

    Language Title Translation
    Flag of Thailand Thai อาชญากรรมพญาเหยี่ยวซ่อนเงื่อน A smart hawk hides the crime
    Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Chú chim ưng che giấu tội ác

    See also

    Episodes of Season 30