Class Life is Contemplative in The Detective is Already Dead TV Anime Visual

A promotional image for the Tantei wa mou, Shindeiru. light novel series, featuring the main characters, the mysterious detective Siesta and her assistant, Kimihiko Kimizuka.

 

A somber key visual has 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 romantic comedy / mystery / adventure light novel series written by nigozyu and illustrated by Umibouzu that follows the misadventures of a former detective’s assistant trying to return to a normal life as a high school student after his patron passes away.

 

The key visual (below) features main characters Kimihiko Kimitsuka and Nagisa Natsunagi standing in their high school class room with contemplative expressions on their faces.

 

A new key visual for the upcoming The Detective is Already Dead TV anime, featuring the main characters Kimihiko Kimizuka and Nagisa Natsunagi standing in an ordinary Japanese high school classroom. Kimihiko stands next to an open window with a billow white curtain, while Nagisa stands between some desks with a strip of red cloth encircling her feet. The chalkboard is covered in complex anatomical sketches depicting nerves, a brain, a human heart, and a biological cycle.

 

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.

 

A new key visual for the upcoming Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru TV anime, featuring the titular detective, Siesta, reaching out her hand in the aisle of an airplane while surrounded by items such as a bouquet of flowers, a brief case, a school uniform, a frilly pink dress, and a stuffed animal shaped like a bat.

 

The Detective is Already Dead TV anime is directed by Manabu Kurihara and features animation production by ENGI. The release date for the series has not yet been revealed.

 

Source: Comic Natalie

 

Copyright notice: © nigozyu・Umibouzu / KADOKAWA / Tanmoshi Production Committee

 

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