New cast member revealed for upcoming adaptation of romantic comedy / mystery light novel series
A new cast members and a spooky new key visual have been revealed for The Detective is Already Dead (known in Japan as Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru. or "Tanmoshi" for short), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of mystery / romantic comedy / battle action light novels written by nigozyu and illustrated by Umibouzu about a young man who tries to go back to the normal life of a high school student after being the adventurous assistant of a great detective.
In The Detective is Already Dead, Maria Naganawa plays the role of Alicia.
The original The Detective is Already Dead light novels are released in Japan by KADOKAWA under their MF Bunko imprint, and an English language version is also in-development from Yen Press, who describe the story of the series as follows:
“You will be my assistant.”
During a plane hijacking four years ago, Kimitsuka Kimihiko wound up becoming the assistant to a beautiful detective named Siesta. The pair traveled the world, solving crimes and battling criminal organizations. Until Siesta died, anyway. Kimitsuka thought that would spell the end of his adventures and a return to ordinary life, but an encounter with a girl who bears an uncanny resemblance to Siesta suggests that fate has other plans.
The Detective is Already Dead TV anime is directed by Manabu Kurihara and features animation production by ENGI. The series is scheduled to broadcast in Japan on AT-X, BS NTV, TOKYO MX, and other stations beginning in July of 2021.
Source: Comic Natalie
Copyright notice: © nigozyu・Umibouzu / KADOKAWA / Tanmoshi Production Committee
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