In the Japanese anime Crime Mystery Thriller films list there are 3 movies that are highly recommended for you to watch in 2019. The films are: Psycho-Pass SS (Sinners of the System), City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes, and etective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire (Meitantei Conan: Konjo no Fisuto). Please read the storyline for each of these films and don’t forget the schedule can change at any time!
Psycho-Pass SS (Sinners of the System)
Psycho-Pass SS is Japanese trilogy Anime crime mystery movie based on the anime television series, Psycho-Pass premiered in 2012 which broadcasted in Japan on Fuji TV’s Noitamina. Followed by the 11 episode Psycho-Pass 2 television anime series premiered in October 2014, and the Psycho-Pass movie opened in Japan in January 2015.
This Anime series set in an authoritarian future dystopia, where omnipresent public sensors continuously scan the mental states of every passing citizen. When a person commits a crime in excess of the specified threshold, which is based on the Crime Coefficient index, he or she will be pursued, arrested, and killed if necessary by police forces.
The trilogy is Psycho-Pass SS Case 1: Crime and Punishment, Psycho-Pass SS Case 2: First Guardian, and Psycho-Pass SS case 3: On the Other Side of Love and Hate. Case 1 will focus on Nobuchika Ginoza and Mika Shimotsuki. Case 2 will focus on Tomomi Masaoka and Teppei Sugo. Case 3 will focus on Shinya Kogami.
Psycho-Pass SS is produced by Production I.G. Directed by Naoyoshi Shiotani, with Ryo Yoshigami and Makoto Fukami was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Kenji Nojima, Ayane Sakura, Hiroki Touchi, Kinryuu Arimoto, and Tomokazu Seki. The plan for Psycho-Pass SS Case 1 will premiere in Japan on January 25, 2019, Case 2 on February 15, 2019, and Case 3 on March 8, 2019.
City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes
City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes is Japanese Anime Action Comedy movie based on the Tsukasa Hojo’s manga series City Hunter published in 1985 to 1991 by Shueisha. Previously this manga had been adapted into an animated TV series by Sunrise Studios in 1987, and a film in 1993 starring by Jackie Chan.
In the original manga series, the story follows the exploits of Ryo Saeba, a “sweeper” who is always found chasing beautiful girls and a private detective who works to rid Tokyo of crime, along with his associate or partner, Hideyuki Makimura. Their “City Hunter” business is an underground jack-of-all-trades operation, contacted by writing the letters “XYZ” on a blackboard at Shinjuku Station.
One day, Hideyuki is murdered, and Ryo must take care of Hideyuki’s sister, Kaori, a tomboy who becomes his new partner in the process. However, Kaori is very susceptible and jealous, and often hitting Ryo with a giant hammer when he does something perverted. The story also follows the behind-the-scenes romance between Ryo and Kaori and the way they cooperate throughout each mission.
City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes is produced by Sunrise, and distributed by Aniplex (Japan). Directed by Kenji Kodama, with Tsukasa Hôjô and Yoichi Katoh was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Akira Kamiya, Kazue Ikura, Yoko Asagami, Tessho Genda, dan Mami Koyama. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 8, 2019.
Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire (Meitantei Conan: Konjo no Fisuto)
Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire is Japanese Anime Drama Crime Mystery Thriller movie as the twenty-third installment of the Case Closed film series based on the manga series of the same name by Gosho Aoyama, following the 2018 film Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer. The film tells about the world’s greatest blue sapphire, the “blue lapis fist”, said to have sunk in a pirate ship in the late 19th century, on the coasts of Singapore. A local millionaire plots to retrieve it, and when it’s exhibited in an exhibition at the Singaporean Marina Sands hotel, a murder takes place.
Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire is produced by TMS Entertainment, and distributed by Toho Company, Ltd.. Directed by Tomoka Nagaoka, with Takahiro Okura and Gosho Aoyama was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Minami Takayama, Wakana Yamazaki, Rikiya Koyama, Toru Furuya, Megumi Hayashibara, and Yukiko Iwai. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on April 12, 2019.