Detective Conan Movie 21: "Dark crimson Love Letter" (2017)

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Re: Detective Conan Movie 21: "Dark crimson Love Letter" (2017)

Postby DCUniverseAficionado » November 7th, 2017, 12:30 pm

Kor wrote:The romance genre isn't something I've ever actively sought, and I don't/didn't read many manga (would rather watch that stuff animated, though nowadays I don't watch much anime as well), so I can't really give any names here.


Anyone else wanna name other mangakas who are good romance writers?

Kor wrote:...romantic subplot in which it was clear from very early on that the de-facto couple will end up together so quite clearly there are zero stakes with this love rivalry.


Yeah, there's basically a .00001 chance that Heiji will end up with Momiji—not exactly compelling, right?

I just wonder how many more years Gosho will put off resolution(s) to this subplot. It's now been 4 years since we started the "what's going to stop Heiji from confessing" guessing game, and it's been a year and a half since Momiji came into the picture. Now that she's actually interacted with Heiji (who basically ignores her—in the movie, he basically looks at her advances and goes, "wut.") and Kazuha (a couple lines over the phone), what's next? I guess she'll have Muga stalk him and just barge in when she thinks the time is right, and he'll just ignore her or be incredulous, and there'll be a misunderstanding on Kazuha's part.

Kor wrote:I don't know about the 2nd point, cause if these subplots didn't exist, there'd probably be other distractions.


That is, non-romantic subplots?

Kor wrote:As for the rest, yeah, I guess that's one way to put it. Thing is, it's not the end of the world that some of these characters aren't complex and developed. It's a shonen manga and (despite what may be implied at times from some of my criticism) I don't expect it to be some high art literary fiction. It's okay if minor recurring character that doesn't amount to anything remains minor recurring character that doesn't amount to anything.


Ah, gotcha. But there is a basic level of quality that needs to be met, right?

Kor wrote:When a lot of us in the forum collectively facepalmed once we learned that Chiba's getting a love interest, it's not because Chiba was some character with potential to be anything more than... Chiba. Chiba could have remained childhood-friend-less and just continue to do... whatever Chiba was doing before Naeko was brought in. There was never any real need to give this character a subplot, but okay, Gosho decided to give this character a subplot and do something with him. And what did Gosho decide to do with this character? Add him to the list of characters a childhood love interest. Same thing applies to Heiji/Kazuha/Momiji. Gosho didn't have to introduce a "love rival" that isn't going to affect anything (who also happens to be a character Heiji met as a kid once), but he did.


So it came off as Gosho was doing it just because he could—it's just there... and the execution doesn't help, either.

Serinox wrote:Though for now at least the met-in-childhood part is movie only. In the manga, Momiji just wants to marry Heiji, but no reference whatsoever have been made to their promise or anything else. Considering that misunderstanding they had as children was resolved within the movie, I don't know if it will ever be imported into the manga at all.


I doubt Gosho's going to create a different backstory for the manga—why would he change the met-in-childhood part?

As far as I'm concerned, Heiji's and Momiji's backstory in Movie 21 is also their manga backstory. That's how sure I am that he's not going to change it.
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Re: Detective Conan Movie 21: "Dark crimson Love Letter" (2017)

Postby MeiTanteixX » November 7th, 2017, 5:22 pm

DCUniverseAficionado wrote:
Serinox wrote:Though for now at least the met-in-childhood part is movie only. In the manga, Momiji just wants to marry Heiji, but no reference whatsoever have been made to their promise or anything else. Considering that misunderstanding they had as children was resolved within the movie, I don't know if it will ever be imported into the manga at all.


I doubt Gosho's going to create a different backstory for the manga—why would he change the met-in-childhood part?

As far as I'm concerned, Heiji's and Momiji's backstory in Movie 21 is also their manga backstory. That's how sure I am that he's not going to change it.
From what I'm getting, Serinox's argument is not that the backstory will change, but that it won't be referred to or inserted in the manga just in general. I agree with him on that. Gosho seems to have intentionally set it up so that the movie becomes her introduction(in terms of her whole history with Heiji), but the manga will focus on her actions from here on(unrelated to her history with him, that was resolved in the movie).
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Re: Detective Conan Movie 21: "Dark crimson Love Letter" (2017)

Postby DCUniverseAficionado » November 8th, 2017, 12:40 am

MeiTanteixX wrote:From what I'm getting, Serinox's argument is not that the backstory will change, but that it won't be referred to or inserted in the manga just in general. I agree with him on that. Gosho seems to have intentionally set it up so that the movie becomes her introduction(in terms of her whole history with Heiji), but the manga will focus on her actions from here on(unrelated to her history with him, that was resolved in the movie).


If that's the contention, then yes, I agree. I was just bringing up that I really don't believe that the backstory will change—it was more using another comment to make a general statement than anything else.

The Movie 21 backstory seems to be there for those who may want to know why Momiji wants to marry Heiji—I don't see it being vital to the manga, and, thus, those who have no interest in that backstory will not be disadvantaged from not looking into it.
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Re: Detective Conan Movie 21: "Dark crimson Love Letter" (2017)

Postby MeiTanteixX » November 8th, 2017, 5:53 am

DCUniverseAficionado wrote:If that's the contention, then yes, I agree. I was just bringing up that I really don't believe that the backstory will change—it was more using another comment to make a general statement than anything else.
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Image
Akai Shuichi:''Fear of death is worse than death itself''
Image
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Re: Detective Conan Movie 21: "Dark crimson Love Letter" (2017)

Postby Haibara & Aika ryona » November 11th, 2017, 4:09 am

MeiTanteixX wrote:
Haibara & Aika ryona wrote:But really boring movie, and not really a movie also.
What do you not hate about DC again?


When I wrote about this movie is so voring, look what you said, and when everyone said this movie is so awful, you didn,t say anything. Not only me who hate a lot of things in dc, but no, only me who get these frustrating words
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Re: Detective Conan Movie 21: "Dark crimson Love Letter" (2017)

Postby Haibara & Aika ryona » November 11th, 2017, 10:58 am

Haibara & Aika ryona wrote:
MeiTanteixX wrote:
Haibara & Aika ryona wrote:But really boring movie, and not really a movie also.
What do you not hate about DC again?


When I wrote about this movie is so voring, look what you said, and when everyone said this movie is so awful, you didn,t say anything. Not only me who hate a lot of things in dc, but no, only me who get these frustrating words

Why you didn't answer me?

It looks like that you don't have any answer
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Re: Detective Conan Movie 21: "Dark crimson Love Letter" (2017)

Postby Magical Mystery » Today, 12:30 am

Well, we have something new to talk about with this movie - it's ranking for the year.

According to Box Office Mojo Detective Conan: Crimson Love Letter is the third biggest movie of the year in Japan.
The only movies that have topped it in sales are Beauty and the Beast (2017) and Despicable Me 3.

It's sales totaled $60,119,489 (American Dollars).

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Box Office Mojo 2017 Japanese Movie Ranking.
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