Singer Mai Kuraki will make her voice acting debut playing herself in the Detective Conan (Case Closed) anime’s “Kurenai no Shūgaku Ryokō-hen” (Crimson School Trip) specials. She is also writing and performing the theme song “Kimi to Koi no Mama de Owarenai Itsumo Yume no Mama Jairarenai.”
As of 2017, Kuraki had performed 21 theme songs for the Detective Conan anime series, setting a Guinness World Record for singing the most theme songs for a single animation series. Kuraki first performed the ninth ending theme song “Secret of my heart” in 2000.
The two one-hour specials will air in Japan on January 5 and 12, 2019. They will adapt the original manga’s chapters 1,000 through 1,005, which focus on a school trip to Kyoto with Ran and Shinichi, who has temporarily returned to his true form. While there, they get involved in an incident. The story also features appearances by the characters Heiji Hattori, Kazuha Toyama, Momiji Ōoka, so-shi Okita, and Fumimaro Ayanokoji.