2nd ‘Moriarty the Patriot’ Anime Cour Gets First Promo
The fall 2020 anime adaptation of the Moriarty the Patriot property is getting some new attention which is definitely welcome. With the first cour wrapped up, excitement is building for the second cour when it returns in April as part of the spring 2021 season. Now, the official site is adding to that excitement with the addition of the first promotional video for it. It may just clock in at under a minute but it delivers exactly what’s needed. Check it out below!
Kazuya Nomura is directing it with Tooru Ohkubo on board for the character designs. Production I.G. is on board for the animation.
The previously announced Japanese cast includes Sōma Saitō as William James Moriarty, Takuya Sato as Albert James Moriarty, Chiaki Kobayashi as Louis James Moriarty, Makoto Furukawa as Sherlock Holmes, Yuuki Ono as John H Watson, Satoshi Hino as Sebastian Moran, and Yuuto Uemura as Fred Porlock.
The manga comes from Ryosuke Takeuchi and Hikaru Miyoshi which began in Jump SQ back in August 2016. It’s produced ten volumes as of the announcement in December 2019. A novel was produced for it in fall 2018.
The theme songs for the series include the opening being “DYING WISH” by Tasuku Hatanaka while STEREO DRIVE FOUNDATION will perform “ALPHA” as the ending theme song.
Plot Concept: James Moriarty is an orphan who assumes the name William James Moriarty when he and his younger brother are adopted into the Moriarty family. As a young man, he seeks to remove the ills caused by England’s strict class system.
Chris has been writing about anime, manga, movies and comics for well on twenty years now. He began AnimeOnDVD.com back in 1998 and has covered nearly every anime release that’s come out in the US ever since.