Good news for fans of mystery and romantic comedy! Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru. (“The Detective is Already Dead”, also known as “Tanmoshi” for short), a light novel series written by Nigojuu and illustrated by Umibouzu about a detective’s assistant trying to return to normal life as a high school boy after the hero detective dies, is being adapted into a TV anime. The main staff has been revealed for the series, including:
- Original work: “Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru.” (written by Nigojuu, illustrated by Umibouzu, and published by KADOKAWA under their MF Bunko imprint)
- Director: Manabu Kurihara
- Series composition: Deko Akao
- Animation production: ENGI
The main cast for the Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru. TV anime includes:
Shin Nagai as Kimihiko Kimitsuka.
Saki Miyashita as Siesta.
Ayana Taketatsu as Nagisa Natsunagi.
Kanon Takao as Yui Saikawa.
Saho Shirasu as Charlotte Arisaka Anderson.
The cast for the series also includes:
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Koumori (“Bat”, not pictured).
- Takehito Koyasu as Chameleon (not pictured).
The story of Tantei wa mou, Shindeiru. follows Kimihiko Kimitsuka, a young man who four years ago became the assistant of a mysterious detective known as “Siesta” on a hijacked airplane. Together, Kimihiko and Siesta went on mind-boggling, globe-trotting adventures while combatting a secret organization, but all of that came to an end when they were separated by Siesta’s death. In the present day, Kimihiko tries to return to an ordinary, boring life as a high school student, but things are never that simple, even though the detective is already dead.
English language versions of the Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru. light novels are currently in-development by Yen Press under the title The Detective is Already Dead.
LIGHT NOVEL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Detective is Already Dead
Kimitsuka Kimihiko was the assistant to a beautiful detective named Siesta — until Siesta died, anyway. Now, Kimitsuka has encountered a girl who bears an uncanny resemblace to his former boss…
Available June 2021! pic.twitter.com/mU7WSZqd4h
— Yen Press (@yenpress) January 16, 2021
Source: Comic Natalie
Copyright notice: © Nigojuu・Umibouzu / KADOKAWA / Tanmoshi Production Committee
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