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Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace Gets July Premiere, TV Commercial

Earlier today, Noitamina began streaming the first TV commercial for Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace. The 15-second advertisement confirms that the show will hit the airwaves in July.

In addition, the show’s official website was updated with a new key visual.

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Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace was first announced in November 2014, during Fuji TV’s noitamina Announcement Conference 2015. Later in the day, the company teased the series in a short teaser.

The series is inspired by the works of late author Edogawa Ranpo. Seiji Kishi (Arpeggio of Blue SteelYuki Yuna Is a Hero) was tapped to direct, with Makoto Uezu (Akame ga KILL!, Katanagatari) handling the show’s scripts. Animation will be handled by Lerche (Assassination Classroom).

Source: Otakomu

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