Toei Animation is teaming up with Poplar Publishing to produce a series of 3 minute long web animations based on the Oshiri Tantei ("Buttocks Detective") series, a wildly popular set of children's picture books written and illustrated by Troll that feature a talking butt that solves crimes.
An extended trailer (above) and an official home page have been published for the Oshiri Tantei project. The Oshiri Tantei short anime is directed by Megumi Ishitani and features the voice talents of Yūko Sanpei, Ayaka Saitō, Takahiro Sakurai, and Ikkei Watanabe.
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