The upcoming anime series Pretty Boy Detective Club released its 2nd promotional video on March 13, 2021. The TV anime is slated to premiere on April 10 and will be produced by Studio SHAFT under the direction of Hajime Ohtani.
Additionally, the series also revealed three cast members, new staff members, and the opening theme song.
Cast & Production
Ayumu Murase as Manabu Sо̄tо̄in
Taito Ban as Nagahiro Sakaguchi
Toshiki Masuda as Michiru Fukuroi
Shougo Yano as Hyо̄ta Ashikaga
Gen Sato as Sо̄saku Yubiwa
Maaya Sakamoto as Mayumi Dōjima
Hiroki Nanami as Rei
Kousuke Toriumi as Rai Fudatsuki
Director: Hajime Ohtani
Assistant Director: Kenjirō Okada
Supervisor: Akiyuki Simbo
Character Design: Hiroki Yamamura
Art Director: Tomoyasu Hosoi
Color Design: Yasuko Watanabe
Cinematographer: Takayuki Aizu
Editor: Rie Matsubara
Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama
Composer: Masatomo Ota and EFFY
The opening theme song of the series will be performed by sumika titled “Shake & Shake.” Sumika also performed the opening theme song for the anime series Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, as well as the soundtracks for the dramatic anime film I Want to Eat your Pancreas.
Light Novel and Manga
The anime series Pretty Boy Detective Club is an anime adaptation of the light novel series written by Nisio Isin and illustrated by Kinako. Kodansha is currently publishing the series in its original text while Vertical is publishing the series in English.
Suzuka Oda launched a manga adaptation of the novels in Kodansha’s ARIA magazine in April 2016. As the ARIA magazine ceased publication in April 2018, the manga moved to Shonen Magazine Edge in October of the same year.
Fun fact: Nisio Isin also wrote the all-time famous Monogatari series, which also had its anime adaptation produced by Shaft too!
From the renowed author NISIOISIN, the creator of MONOGATARI, Zaregoto Series, and KATANAGATARI comes a new, innovative mystery series, Pretty Boy Detectives Club!
The Pretty Boy Detective Club, a mysterious organization that’s rumored to solve problems at Yubiwa Academy….
Manabu the Aesthete, lover of beauty
Michiru the Epicure, he of the beautiful palate
Hyota the Adonis, he of the beautiful legs
Nagahiro the Orato, he of the beautiful voice
Sosaku the Artiste, creator of beauty
To search for a star she glimpsed 10 years ago, second-year student Mayumi Dojima calls on these five Pretty Boys to help her solve the case! Which Pretty Boy is your favorite?
Synopsis via Kodansha
Additionally, you can watch the new promotional video here.
In summary, the upcoming anime series Pretty Boy Detective Club released its 2nd promotional video. In addition, the series also revealed three cast members, new staff members, and the opening theme song.
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