trickster-anime-visual-001-20161002Truly, 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 ‘Sh┼Źnen 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
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Iceland
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Netherlands

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!

Source: Crunchyroll