The Detective is Already Dead Anime: July 2021 Release! Cast & Plot

The Detective is Already Dead anime series has been in the news for the past couple of days. Right after the anime was announced in January this year, fans were excited to find out what the outcome would be. Now, Studio ENGI is finally coming out with new developments in the project. For a start, TDAD finally has a release date. Moreover, a second trailer and visuals are also out! Here is everything to know about the anime The Detective is Already Dead.


Tantei wa Mō Shindeiru is an ongoing Japanese light novel series by Nigojū and Umibōzu. In May 2020, the same duo came out with a manga series upon which the anime is based. The Detective is Already Dead follows the story of Kimihiko Kimizuka, who attracts all the mischief in the world. Siesta is a young detective who hires Kimihiko as her assistant to help her in solving cases. Thus, the journey of two misfits begins. Let us find out more about the upcoming show.

The Detective is Already Dead: Trailer And New Visuals

Since the past week, the makers of The Detective is Already Dead Anime are trying their best to maintain the hype of the upcoming anime. Almost every day for the past week, new visuals, trailers, and announcements are making headlines. Recently, the official website of TDAD revealed new character designs for the show. This weekend, a second trailer was also out on the official social media handles. The latest visual shows the lead character of Alicia. Check it out here:

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The trailer beautifully sets the world of The Detective is Already Dead. The first meeting of Kimitsuka Kimihiko with detective Siesta is part of the 110-second teaser clip. Moreover, the comment section of the video suggests that the fans of TDAD are happy with ENGI’s work. Let’s see what the reaction is when the anime comes out.

Cast And Crew Details

The casting names of The Detective is Already Dead include Shin Nagai and Saki Miyashita in the lead role of Kimihiko Kimizuka and Siesta. Along with them, Ayana Taketatsu will be playing the part of Nagisa Natsunagi. Kanon Takao will be seen as Yui Saikawa. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka and Maria Naganawa will play Kōmori and Alicia. Moreover, we can expect to see Saho Shirasu as Charlotte Arisaka Anderson. Lastly, Takehito Koyasu will be playing Chameleon.


In the staff members, Manabu Kurihara will be the director of the show. Deko Akao is looking after the scriptwriting of the show. Yōsuke Itō will handle the character designing department. Moreover, INCS Toenter will be the music composer. The credit theme song “Kodō” that appears in the trailer is sung by V artist and Kagura Nana.

The Detective is Already Dead: Release Date

The Detective is Already Dead anime is all set to step foot on the television screens next month. The show will start airing on July 4, 2021, with a one-hour special episode. So, be sure to tune in to AT-X at 9.30 pm. Moreover, Studio ENGI is joining hands with Muse Communication to bring the anime to Tokyo MX, Sun TV, TV Aichi, KBS Kyoto, and BS NTV.


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