VIDEO: First "Cuticle Detective Inaba" Anime Preview

Squid Girl's Susumu Mitsunaka directs absurd mystery manga

As insane as it might sound, 2013 might be the year of hair mystery anime. In addition to the recently announced Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge, there's the adaptation of Mochi's gag manga Cuticle Detective Inaba. The original series, which runs in GFantasy (Durarara!! manga, Zombie Lone), follows a red-headed detective with a hair fetish, at war with a crime syndicate run by a goat. 

 

 

 

Staff includes:

 

Director: Susumu Mitsunaka (Squid Girl season 2 ending, Astarotte's Toy opening, Tekkonkinkreet)

Series Composition: Makoto Nakamura (Seitokai Yakuindomo)

Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Satoshi Koike (Senki Zesshō Symphogear, Sgt. Frog, Fullmetal Alchemist)

Animation Production: ZEXCS (Chu-Bra!!,Chrome Shelled Regios)

 

 

Cast includes...

 

Junichi Suwabe (Fate/stay night's Archer) as Hiroshi Inaba

 

Miyu Irino (Sora in Kingdom Hearts)  as Kei Nozaki

 

Asami Shimoda (Idolmaster's Ami and Mami Futami) as Yūta Sasaki

 

Toshiyuki Morikawa  (Naruto's Minato Namikaze) as Kuniharu Ogino

 

Toru Ohkawa (Fullmetal Alchemist's Roy Mustang) as Don Valentino

 

Juurouta Kosugi (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure OVA's Jotro Kujo)  as Lorenzo

 

Yōko Hikasa (Inu x Boku SS' Nobara Yukinokōji as Gabriella

 

via @maguma178

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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