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‘Woodpecker Detective’s Office’ Anime Sets Debut With New Promo

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Set in 1909 during Japan's Meiji era, it focuses on fictional versions of real-life poet Takuboku Ishikawa and real-life linguist Kyōsuke Kindaichi, who were acquaintances in real life.

The spring 2020 anime adaptation of Kitsutsuki Tantei-Dokoro, which translates as Woodpecker Detective’s Office, has updated with some new details. A new promotional video has landed that has revealed an April 13th, 2020 debut and we’ve got a new key visual below as well for it.

Several new actors were added as well with Sōma Saitō as Isamu Yoshii, Yuichiro Umehara as Sakutoro Hagiwara, Kensho Ono as Taro Hirai, and Makoto Furukawa as Bokusui Wakayama.

Shinpei Ezaki serves as the chief director working with Tomoe Makino as director with Taku Kishimoto handling the scripts. LIDEN FILMS will be handling the animation production and Shuichi Hara on the character designs.

This series is a co-production that Crunchyroll is involved in.

The Japanese cast includes Shintarō Asanuma as Takuboku Ishikawa and Takahiro Sakurai as Kyōsuke Kindaichi as well as Kenjiro Tsuda, Rikiya Hayashi, and Hayato Furusawa.

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Plot Concept: Set in 1909 during Japan’s Meiji era, it focuses on fictional versions of real-life poet Takuboku Ishikawa and real-life linguist Kyōsuke Kindaichi, who were acquaintances in real life. In the novel, Takuboku runs a private detective agency to support his family. Both begin to investigate a case of supposed ghost appearances at the Asakusa Jūnikai building, also known as the Ryōunkai.

[Source: ANN]

 

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