Crunchyroll to Stream Cuticle Detective Inaba TV Anime

posted on 2013-01-02 17:03 EST
Junichi Suwabe, Toru Ohkawa star in Mochi's story about part-man, part-wolf's detective agency premiering January 4

The media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it will stream the Cuticle Detective Inaba television anime series. The series will stream on Fridays starting on January 4 at 10:00 p.m. EST. The series will be available for members in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia.

The anime adaptation of Mochi's manga tells the story of Hiroshi Inaba, a part-man, part-wolf, former "secret doberman" who begins his own detective agency. The anime will premiere on January 4 in Japan.

The show stars Junichi Suwabe as Hiroshi Inaba and Toru Ohkawa as Don Valentino. Other cast members include Nobuhiko Okamoto, Yumi Shimura, Rina Hidaka, Miyu Irino, Asami Shimoda, Toshiyuki Morikawa, Juurouta Kosugi, Yoko Hikasa, Tomokazu Sugita, Asami Seto, Yuiko Tatsumi, Kousuke Toriumi, Ai Fukada, and Mitsuki Saiga.

Suwabe will perform he opening theme song "Haruka, Nichijō no Naka de" (Faraway, In the Daily Life), and Ohkawa will perform the ending theme "Prima Stella."

Susumu Mitsunaka (episode director for Bunny Drop, Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san) is directing the series at studio ZEXCS. Makoto Nakamura (Seitokai Yakuindomo, Starry Sky) is handling the series composition, and Satoshi Koike (Senki Zesshō Symphogear, Sgt. Frog) is serving as both character designer and chief animation director.

Update: Background information added.

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