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Yuukoku no Moriarty anime reveals first trailer

On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga written by Ryousuke Takeuchi and illustrated by Hikaru Miyoshi, Yuukoku no Moriarty, the first promotional video of the project was published. The video reveals that the series is scheduled to premiere on October 11, as well as the musical themes, which include:

Tasuku Hatanaka will perform the opening song titled “DYING WISH”.
STEREO DIVE FOUNDATION will perform the ending song titled “ALPHA”.

For their part, Takeuchi and Miyoshi began publishing the manga in Shueisha publisher’s Jump SQ magazine in August 2016. The manga inspired a musical that was presented in Japan in May this year. The event also announced that the manga will inspire a second musical to be presented in Tokyo and Kyoto in August 2020. A novelization of the work was published in November 2018.

Cast of voices

Souma Saitou as William James Moriarty.
Makoto Furukawa as Sherlock Holmes.
Chiaki Kobayashi as Louis James Moriarty.
Takuya Satou as Albert James Moriarty.
Yuuki Ono as John H. Watson.
Satoshi Hino as Sebastian Moran.
Yuuto Uemura as Fred Porlock.
Souma Saitou as William James Moriarty.
Takuya Satou as Albert James Moriarty.
Chiaki Kobayashi as Louis James Moriarty.
Makoto Furukawa as Sherlock Holmes.

Production team

Kazuya Nomura is directing the anime at Production I.G.
Tooru Ookubo is in charge of character design and animation direction.
Go Zappa and Taku Kishimoto are in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.

Yuukoku no Moriarty

Yuukoku no Moriarty Synopsis

The protagonist of the story is James Moriarty, the famous antagonist from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes series. In the manga, he is an orphan who assumes the name William James Moriarty when he and his younger brother are adopted into the Moriarty family. As an adult, he seeks to eliminate the evils caused by England’s strict class system.

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