This summer, alt-audience anime block Noitamina is getting literary as director Seiji Kishi, writer Makoto Uezu and Studio Lerche (Danganronpa, the Persona anime, Assassination Classroom) tackle the influential crime, horror and other strangeness author Edogawa Rampo in Game of Laplace. In time for this week's broadcast, a support cast of elite investigators, cat burglars and masters of disguise have been announced.
Previously announced cast includes Takahiro Sakurai as Akechi, Rie Takahashi as Kobayashi and Daiki Yamashita as Hashiba. The opening theme is "Speed to Masatsu" which will be performed by amazarashi.
The series, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Ranpo's death, debuts July 2dnd.
Kagami - Katsuyuki Konishi (Kamina in Gurren Lagann)
Nakamura - Cho (One Piece's Brook)
Black Lizard - Yoko Hikasa (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?'s Freya)
Shadow Man - Takehito Koyasu (Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo)
Minami - Saki Fujita (basis for Hatsune Miku)
Corpse-kun - Kappei Yamaguchi (Ranma, One Piece's Usopp)
Sayuri performs ending "Mikazuki"