Top 10 most influential Japanese cartoons in China
Updated: 2016-11-02 07:32
By Zhang Xingjian(chinadaily.com.cn)
Poster of Detective Conan [Photo/Weibo.com]
6. Detective Conan: 9.0
As the most successful detective manga series in China, Detective Conan, written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama, is an ongoing Japanese detective manga series starting on January 19, 1994. The story follows an amateur detective who was transformed into a child while investigating a mysterious organization, and solves a multitude of cases while impersonating his friend's father and other characters.
Detective Conan has sold over 140 million copies in the world, making it one of the best-selling manga series. The popular manga was also adapted as animated feature films, original video animations, video games, audio disc releases, and live action episodes. Meanwhile, the love story between Kudou Shinichi and Rachel Moore still melts the heart of many viewers.