The official website for the upcoming TV anime Layton Mystery Tanteisha ~Katrie no Nazotoki File~ (Layton Detective Agency ~Katrielle's Mystery Solving File~) announced today that 36-year-old Tsubasa Imai, a member of Johnny & Associates' idol duo Tackey & Tsubasa, will make a guest voice appearance in its first episode.
This is his first anime voice acting and he is cast as Simon Light, a British man who is the first client of Layton Detective Agency. He recently purchased his new house, but his wife and two daughters mysteriously disappeared in the house. Even a police detective he asked to find his family goes missing during the investigation. Finally, he visits Layton Detective Agency to solve the mystery.
The TV anime adaptation based on Level-5's adventure game Layton Mystery Tanteisha ~Katrie no Nazotoki File~ (Layton Detective Agency ~Katrielle's Mystery Solving File~) is set to premiere on Fuji
TV in April 2018. The protagonist Katrielle Layton, the daughter of Professor Layton, is voiced by
28-year-old popular anime voice actress Kana Hanazawa (Kuroneko in Oreimo, Hinata Kawamoto
in March comes like a lion).
TV anime "Layton Mystery Tanteisha ~Katrie no Nazotoki File~" Main Staff:
Creative Director/Original Story, Series Composition: Akihiro Hino (Inazuma Eleven, Time Bokan 24)
Director: Susumu Mitsunaka (Haikyu!!)
Original Character Designer: Takuzou Nagano
Anime Character Designer: Utako Takada
Anime Production: Liden Films (The Heroic Legend of Arslan, Love and Lies)
Main Voice Cast:
Katrielle Layton: Kana Hanazawa (Kuroneko in Oreimo, Hinata Kawamoto in March comes like a lion)
Sherl: Jyurota Kosugi (Henken Bekkener in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam)
Noa Montreux: Kyosuke Ikeda (Sou Inuoka in Haikyu!!)
Darjeeling Aspoirot: Yohei Tadano (Shidoh in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn)
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