Truly, the greatest trick man can play is to convince the world he’s not really some carnival owner in a mask.
Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they will stream Trickster (Trickster: Edogawa Rampo ‘Shōnen Tantei-dan’ Yori) as part of their Fall 2016 simulcast lineup. The series will be available for subscribers starting on October 3, at 10:35AM Pacific (1:35PM Eastern). The show will be available to users in the following regions:
- United States
- United Kingdom
- New Zealand
- South Africa
Trickster is based on Rampo Edogawa’s Boys Detective manga series. Masahiro Mukai (Hyperdimension Neptunia) is directing the project at Shin-Ei Animation and TMS Entertainment, with Shinya Yamada providing character designs. Erika Yoshida (Tiger & Bunny Episodes 15 & 23) is penning the show’s scripts, while Yuuki Hayashi (Death Parade, Robotics;Notes) scores the soundtrack.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Yoshio Kobayashi: Daiki Yamashita
- Kogoro Akechi: Daisuke Ono
- Kensuke Hanazaki: Ryota Ohsaka
- Nao Nakamura: Azusa Tadokoro
- Fiend With Twenty Faces: Gackt
- Makoto Noro: Ibuki Kido
- Hisashi Otomo: Makoto Furukawa
- Masaharu Katsuta: Takuya Masumoto
- Tasuku Yamane: Yoshitaka Yamaya
- Ryo Inoue: Yuichiro Umehara
Crunchyroll describes Trickster as:
“Welcome to night to shine!” Phantom thief joker! We do not only steal! Audacity! Coming and go most unexpectedly! We cause miracle splendidly [miracle maker]! With Hachi of fellow for treasure to the whole world! Well, show is the start!