The Detective is Already Dead (Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru) released its Volume 6 on November 25, 2021. To celebrate it, the franchise received a promotional video showing snippets from the franchise’s anime series.
You can check out the said promotional video below:
Media Factory’s MF Bunko J is publishing the light novel. The new volume is a prequel to the first and second volumes of the light novel and brings us closer to the true reason as to why Siesta chose Kimizuka as her assistant.
Check out the visual for the new novel volume here:
Meanwhile, the announcement for the Blu-Ray and DVD release of the franchise’s TV anime series went public on 26 November. An official figure featuring Siesta in a swimsuit adds up to the official purchase of the Blu-Ray/DVD release.
About The Detective Is Already Dead
Light novelist Nigojū started writing The Detective is Already Dead, which then started serializing in November 2019. Media Factory’s MF Bunko J imprinted said light novel. A manga adaptation of the franchise started on May 27, 2020, through Monthly Comic Alive. At the moment, the manga is collected in a single tankōbon volume.
You can read the synopsis of The Detective Is Already Dead below:
When the story begins without its hero
Kimihiko Kimizuka has always been a magnet for trouble and intrigue. For as long as he can remember, he’s been stumbling across murder scenes or receiving mysterious attache cases to transport. When he met Siesta, a brilliant detective fighting a secret war against an organization of pseudohumans, he couldn’t resist the call to become her assistant and join her on an epic journey across the world. …Until a year ago, that is. Now he’s returned to a life that is normal and tepid by comparison, knowing the adventure must be over. After all, the detective is already dead.Yen Press
An anime adaptation was announced on January 20, 2021. Animation studio ENGI handled the show’s animation while then Manabu Kurihara was directing it. The series has been licensed by Netflix, Funimation, Bilibili, and Muse Asia.
Source: PR TIMES