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Former KARA Member Kang Ji Young Confirmed To Dub ‘Detective Conan’ Film

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It was announced on March 30 that former KARA member Kang Ji Young will be taking up a new role by dubbing for the 19th Detective Conan film titled Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno.

The idol revealed that she is a huge fan of Detective Conan, especially the female character Kogoro Mori. The role which she will play, is a guide in an art museum.

She shared her honest thoughts on her first participation in dubbing for a Japanese animated film, saying: “I was nervous about dubbing in Japanese at first but happiness overruled it. I am happy to participate in the project at the studio where Detective Conan is being created.”

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The 19th Detective Conan film centers on Conan as he tries to track down Kaito Kid, who supposedly steals a replica of Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers painting during an auction. It is set to air in Japan on April 18.

In related news, Ji Young made her debut as a member of KARA, one of the most successful Korean pop girl groups, in 2008. After leaving KARA in April 2014, she signed with a Japanese entertainment agency, Sweet Power, four months later to pursue her acting career in Japan.

 

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