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TV Special The Fated Blue Birthday
Title: The Fated Blue Birthday
Japanese Title: 運命のブルーバースデー

(Unmei no Burū Bāsudē)

Original airdate: October 29, 2011
Manga source: Volume 3: Chapter 6 (19)
Cast: Kaito Kuroba

Kaitou Kid
Aoko Nakamori
Ginzo Nakamori
Keiko Momoi

Next Kid's Magic: Moonlight
Director: Toshiki Hirano
Screenplay: Junichi Miyashita
Storyboard: Toshiki Hirano

Akira Iwanaga

Technical Director: Masahisa Koyata
Animation Director: Noriyuki Fukuda
Opening song: Misty Mystery
Closing song: Your Best Friend
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"The Fated Blue Birthday" (運命のブルーバースデー Unmei no Burū Bāsudē) is an animated special for Magic Kaito based on the sixth chapter from the third Magic Kaito volume.

Characters introduced[]




Card Gun Card Gun Hang Glider Cape Hang Glider Cape


Story []

After a successful heist, Kid receives a phone call from a payphone and is told to stop stealing gems. At school, Kaito promises Aoko he will attend her birthday party, which is on the same day as his heist for the gem known as the Blue Birthday.


Blue Birthday

Thief: Kaitou Kid
Target: Blue Birthday
Owner: India
Location: Indian Treasure Exhibit
Date: Same day as Aoko Nakamori's birthday
Blue Birthday is India's largest sapphire.

Kaito succeeds but is met by an organization and learns that they are the cause of his father's death.

Resolution []

After seemingly killed, the organization steal the Blue Birthday and departs. Kaito follows them and learns the organization are searching for an immortality granting jewel known as Pandora which resides in a large gemstone and can only be found if shone in the moonlight. After determining the Blue Birthday is not the gem they are looking for, Kaito threatens to find and destroy Pandora before they can find it. Unable to make it to Aoko's birthday in time, Kaito rigs an apartment complex's lights to spell out Happy Birthday Aoko. Elsewhere, the organization contacts their boss who decides to contact another of their organization's member known as Spider to counter Kid.


Manga to Anime Changes[]

  • In the manga, the string of flags that Kaito pulls out of his shirt pocket are all flags of various countries. To make the animation easier, the special changes this to flags with simple shapes like clovers and diamonds.
  • The manga has only one scene that takes place during Aoko's birthday party proper. The special inserts a few more scenes of the party in-between the Blue Birthday heist, where Aoko's friends enjoy party games while Aoko herself wonders where Kaito is.
  • In the manga, Kid throws the real Blue Birthday back immediately after dodging the gunfire from Snake and his cronies. In the special, he returns fire with his card-gun and disarms them before throwing the sapphire back.
  • In the manga, Inspector Nakamori wonders if it's supposed to be "someone's birthday" when he finds the Blue Birthday. In the special, this line is moved to the Inspector's celebratory party.
  • The epilogue featuring the leader of the organization contacting Spider is unique to the special.

See also[]


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Magic Kaito
Main Characters Kaito KurobaKaitou KidAoko NakamoriGinzo NakamoriAkako KoizumiSaguru Hakuba
Secondary Characters Toichi KurobaChikage KurobaKonosuke JiiKeiko MomoiSnakeRose (OVA only) • Spider (TV specials only) • List of minor Magic Kaito characters
Manga Magic Kaito Volume 1-4Volume 1Volume 2Volume 3Volume 4Magic Kaito Chapters not yet included in a Volume
OVA adaptations Conan vs. Kid vs. Yaiba - The Grand Battle for the Treasure Sword!!Conan, Kid, and the Crystal Mother
Magic Kaito: Kid the Phantom Thief specials The Revived Phantom ThiefKaitou Kid's Busy DateThe Princess Prefers MagicA Witch Sheds No Tears • The Fated Blue Birthday • Love on the Ski Slope on Christmas EveThe Splendid RivalsThe Secret of the Red TearThe Witch, the Detective, and the Phantom ThiefThe Reminiscent Golden EyeThe Tearful Crystal MotherTears of Love for the Dark Knight
Magic Kaito 1412 Season 1
Crossovers The Gathering of the Detectives! Shinichi Kudo vs. Kaitou Kid (DC anime only)
Related Articles List of characters who know Kaitou Kid's identityKaitou Kid's GadgetsMagic Kaito OrganizationPandora GemNonchalant Lupin