Liden Films-produced mystery series is now simulcast on Crunchyroll
It has been confirmed that Shinichiro Miki (Kojiro in Pokémon, Lockon Stratos in Mobile Suit Gundam 00) will join the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Kei Ii's mystery novel Kitsutsuki Tantei-dokoro / Woodpecker Detective's Office as the voice Soseki Natsume from its next third episode to be aired in Japan next week.
Natsume is one of the best-known novelists in Japan and regarded as one of the founders of Japanese modern literature in the Meiji Era. In the story of the anime, he is adored by many young writers including Ryunosuke Akutagawa.
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Scene shots from the third episode:
The Crunchyroll co-production TV anime Woodpecker Detective's Office premiered in Japan on April 13, 2020, and has been available on Crunchyroll to its members in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS.
It is the end of the Meiji Era. The genius poet Ishikawa Takuboku, who’s struggling financially, starts a detective business out of his lodging in response to a certain murder case. He calls it the Woodpecker Detective’s Office. "The ghosts of the Twelve-Story Tower in Asakusa," "the man-eating figure who wanders the streets on snowy nights"... Takuboku involves himself in one bizarre case after another with his hometown acquaintance, Kindaichi Kyosuke, as his assistant.
Source: Mantan Web
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