Case Closed: Zero's Tea Time

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Case Closed: Zero's Tea Time
First volume cover, featuring Rei Furuya
名探偵コナン ゼロの日常(ティータイム)
(Meitantei Conan Zero no Tī Taimu)
Created byGosho Aoyama
Manga
Written byTakahiro Arai
Published byShogakukan
English publisher
ImprintShōnen Sunday Comics Special
MagazineWeekly Shōnen Sunday
DemographicShōnen
Original runMay 9, 2018 – present
Volumes6
Anime television series
Directed byTomochi Kosaka
Produced by
  • Shuho Kondo
  • Emi Sato
  • Hiroya Nakata
  • Kiyoaki Terashima
Written byYoshiko Nakamura
Music byTomisiro
StudioTMS Entertainment
Licensed byNetflix (streaming rights)
Original networkTokyo MX, ytv, BS Nippon
Original run April 5, 2022 May 10, 2022
Episodes6
icon Anime and manga portal

Case Closed: Zero's Tea Time, also known as Detective Conan: Zero's Tea Time (Japanese: 名探偵コナン ゼロの日常(ティータイム), Hepburn: Meitantei Konan Zero No Tī Taimu), is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Takahiro Arai. It is a spin-off of the Case Closed manga by Gosho Aoyama, with Aoyama supervising the project, and is centered on the character Toru Amuro. The first part of the story was serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday from May 2018 to May 2022. A six-episode anime television series adaptation produced by TMS Entertainment was broadcast from April to May 2022.

Arai launched another spin-off in Weekly Shōnen Sunday, titled Detective Conan: Police Academy Arc – Wild Police Story, which ran from October 2019 to November 2020.

Characters[edit]

Rei Furuya (降谷 零, Furuya Rei)
Voiced by: Tōru Furuya[1] (Japanese); Kyle McCarley[2] (English)
He has three faces: he protects Japan as Rei Furuya of the Public Security Police, serves as an apprentice detective under Kogoro Mori as "Toru Amuro", and also infiltrates a black-ops organization under the code name "Bourbon".
Azusa Enomoto (榎本 梓, Enomoto Azusa)
Voiced by: Mikiko Enomoto[3] (Japanese); Janice Kawaye[2] (English)
Works at the Poirot coffee shop, located downstairs from the Mori Detective Agency.
Midori Kuriyama (栗山 緑, Kuriyama Midori)
Voiced by: Asako Dodo[3] (Japanese); Julie Ann Taylor[2] (English)
A secretary supporting Eri Kisaki, who runs the Kisaki Law Office.
Yuya Kazami (風見 裕也, Kazami Yuya)
Voiced by: Nobuo Tobita[3] (Japanese); Ray Chase[2] (English)
A public security police officer in the Public Safety Department of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. He works hard to assist Amuro as his right-hand man.
Haro (ハロ)
Voiced by: Megumi Han[3]
A stray dog that suddenly appeared in front of the mortuary.

Media[edit]

Manga[edit]

Detective Conan: Zero's Tea Time is written and illustrated by Takahiro Arai and supervisioned by Gosho Aoyama. The first part of the story ran in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday from May 9, 2018,[4][5] to May 25, 2022.[6][7] Chapters of the manga were only published when Aoyama's main series Case Closed is on hiatus.[8] Shogakukan has compiled its chapters into individual tankōbon volumes. The first volume was released on August 8, 2018.[9] As of June 17, 2022, six volumes have been released.[10]

Shogakukan Asia licensed the manga for English language release in Southeast Asia in January 2019.[11]

Arai published another spin-off, titled Detective Conan: Police Academy Arc – Wild Police Story, which ran in Weekly Shōnen Sunday from October 2, 2019, to November 18, 2020.[12][13]

Volumes[edit]

No. Release date ISBN
1 August 8, 2018[9]978-4-09-128536-2
2 October 8, 2018[14]978-4-09-128638-3
3 April 10, 2019[15]978-4-09-128884-4
4 November 18, 2019[16]978-4-09-129497-5
5 October 18, 2021[17]978-4-09-850803-7
6 June 17, 2022[10]978-4-09-851175-4

Anime[edit]

On October 4, 2021, it was announced that the manga would receive an anime adaptation.[18] In November 2021, at Netflix's "Festival Japan" virtual event, it was revealed that they would stream the series.[19] It is produced by TMS Entertainment and directed by Tomochi Kosaka, with scripts written by Yoshiko Nakamura, character designs handled by Kyōko Yoshimi, and music composed by Tomisiro. The series was broadcast for six episodes on Tokyo MX, ytv, and BS Nippon from April 5 to May 10, 2022.[1][3][20] The opening theme is "Shooting Star" by Rakura, while the ending theme is "Find the truth" by Rainy.[1] The series premiered on Netflix outside of Japan on July 29, 2022.[21]

Episodes[edit]

No.Title [22]Directed by [a]Written by [a]Storyboarded by [a]Original air date [23][24]English release date [21]
1"TIME.1"Tomochi KosakaYoshiko NakamuraTomochi KosakaApril 5, 2022 (2022-04-05)July 29, 2022
2"TIME.2"Tomochi KosakaYoshiko NakamuraJirō Kanai, Iwao TeraokaApril 12, 2022 (2022-04-12)July 29, 2022
3"TIME.3"Yasuhito TakahashiYoshiko NakamuraIwao TeraokaApril 19, 2022 (2022-04-19)July 29, 2022
4"TIME.4"Yasuhito TakahashiYoshiko NakamuraIwao TeraokaApril 26, 2022 (2022-04-26)July 29, 2022
5"TIME.5"Minoru TozawaYoshiko NakamuraYasuyuki HondaMay 3, 2022 (2022-05-03)July 29, 2022
6"TIME.6"Hitomi EzoeYoshiko NakamuraJiro KanaiMay 10, 2022 (2022-05-10)July 29, 2022

Reception[edit]

Detective Conan: Zero's Tea Time ranked sixth on the "Nationwide Bookstore Employees' Recommended Comics of 2018" ranking by the Honya Club website.[25]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Information is taken from the ending credits of each episode.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mateo, Alex (February 21, 2022). "Detective Conan Spinoff Anime Zero's Tea Time Reveals Cast, Staff, Theme Songs, April Premiere". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on February 21, 2022. Retrieved February 21, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d "Detective Conan: Zero's Tea Time (2022 TV Show)". Behind the Voice Actors. July 30, 2022. Archived from the original on March 15, 2022. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d e Mateo, Alex (March 15, 2022). "Detective Conan Spinoff Anime Zero's Tea Time Reveals Promo Video, Cast, April 4 Premiere". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on March 15, 2022. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  4. ^ Baker, Bayleigh (April 10, 2018). "Detective Conan Gets Spinoff Manga Centering on Tōru Amuro". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on November 18, 2018. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  5. ^ 安室透が主人公の「名探偵コナン」スピンオフ連載、サンデーで開幕. Comic Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. May 9, 2018. Archived from the original on May 22, 2022. Retrieved October 18, 2020.
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  7. ^ Pineda, Rafael (May 25, 2022). "Detective Conan: Zero's Tea Time Manga Ends '1st Part'". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on May 25, 2022. Retrieved May 25, 2022.
  8. ^ Morrisy, Kim (July 26, 2020). "Detective Conan's Police Academy Spinoff Manga Solicits Reader Questions". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on October 18, 2020. Retrieved October 16, 2020. Arai launched the Meitantei Conan Zero no Tea Time manga in Weekly Shonen Sunday in May 2018. The manga began serializing chapters only when the main Detective Conan manga took hiatuses
  9. ^ a b 名探偵コナン ゼロの日常 1 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on October 26, 2020. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  10. ^ a b 名探偵コナン ゼロの日常 6 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on October 7, 2023. Retrieved July 14, 2022.
  11. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (December 30, 2018). "Shogakukan Asia to Release Zero's Tea Time Manga in English in January". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on December 30, 2018. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  12. ^ 「名探偵コナン 警察学校編」ついに開幕!松田陣平の声が聴けるPVも. Comic Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. October 2, 2019. Archived from the original on October 17, 2020. Retrieved October 17, 2020.
  13. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (November 11, 2020). "Detective Conan Police Academy Spinoff Manga Ends on November 18". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on November 11, 2020. Retrieved November 11, 2020.
  14. ^ 名探偵コナン ゼロの日常 2 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on October 26, 2020. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  15. ^ 名探偵コナン ゼロの日常 3 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on October 26, 2020. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  16. ^ 名探偵コナン ゼロの日常 4 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on October 26, 2020. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  17. ^ 名探偵コナン ゼロの日常 5 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on November 9, 2021. Retrieved October 4, 2021.
  18. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (October 4, 2021). "Detective Conan Spinoff Manga Hannin no Hanzawa-san, Zero no Tea Time Both Get Anime". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on October 4, 2021. Retrieved October 4, 2021.
  19. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (November 8, 2021). "Netflix to Stream Detective Conan Spinoff Anime Zero's Tea Time, The Culprit Hanzawa Worldwide". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on November 9, 2021. Retrieved November 8, 2021.
  20. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (May 9, 2022). "Detective Conan Spinoff Anime Zero's Tea Time Ends in 6th Episode". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on May 9, 2022. Retrieved May 9, 2022.
  21. ^ a b @NetflixAnime (May 27, 2022). "a new series from Detective Conan is on it's [sic] way... Detective Conan: Zero's Tea Time is coming to Netflix globally on July 29th! 🔎🍵" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
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  25. ^ Ressler, Karen (February 4, 2019). "Japan's Bookstore Employees Rank Top Manga of 2018". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on May 11, 2020. Retrieved May 19, 2020.

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