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The world watched in anticipation of a showdown, but the battle of the Conans ended peacefully this week in a small town in western Japan.

American comedian and late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien visited the town of Hokuei — dubbed “Conan Town” for its ties with manga and anime series “Detective Conan” — in Tottori Prefecture on Thursday following a tongue-in-cheek demand for ¥3 trillion from the municipality for using his name for promotions.

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