Jun Fukuyama Joins Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace Anime's Cast

posted on by Karen Ressler
Namikoshi, Akechi's middle-school friend, debuted in episode 9

The official website for the Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace anime announced on Friday that Jun Fukuyama (Code Geass' Lelouch, Durarara!!'s Shinra) has joined the cast as Namikoshi, a new character who "holds the key to the story."

Namikoshi was Akechi's only friend in middle school. He first appeared in this week's episode, which aired on Fuji TV and other networks on Friday at 12:55 a.m.

The series premiered on Fuji TV's noitamina block on July 3. Funimation is streaming the series as it airs in Japan.

The story takes place at a certain middle school where several murder cases take place. Kobayashi, a boy who goes to this school, meets genius detective Akechi, who comes to the school to investigate. Kobayashi takes an interest in Akechi and, in spite of his friend Hashiba's worries, he volunteers to be Akechi's assistant.

Seiji Kishi (Persona 4, Devil Survivor 2) is directing the anime at the studio Lerche (Re:␣Hamatora, Assassination Classroom). Makoto Uezu (Yumeria, Yuki Yuna Is a Hero) is writing the scripts. Masaru Yokoyama (Your Lie in April, Freezing, Queen's Blade: Rebellion) is composing the show's music.

Rampo Edogawa (born Taro Hirai) was a Japanese author whose work includes many mystery novels, such as Black Lizard, The Devil's CREST, and Dark Star. He passed away in 1965 at the age of 70. The series is being produced for the 50th anniversary since Edogawa's passing.

Source: Moca News

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