Kaito × Ansa Puzzle-Solving TV Anime Debuts in July

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Kazuki Katou, Takahiro Sakurai, wrestler Genichirō Tenryū star in anime

A stage event at the Tokyo MX's AnimeJapan 2017 booth revealed the new "puzzle-solving TV anime" (nazo-toki TV anime) original anime Kaito × Ansa on Sunday. The anime will premiere in July on Tokyo MX.

The cast includes:

Kazuki Katou (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!'s Kikyo, B-PROJECT's Kento Aizome) as Kaito Aen

Takahiro Sakurai (D.Gray-man's Yu Kanda, Code Geass' Suzaku) as Ansa Arishin

Professional wrestler Genichirō Tenryū will also voice a character to be named later.

Naoya Fukushi (Nazotokine) is the original creator and director at Tengu Kobou. Kōhei Katō (Lost Days) is in charge of the series scripts. Hitomi Takano (Nazotokine), Yui Katō, and Erina Takayanagi are designing the characters. Satoshi Motoyama (Princess Tutu, From the New World) is the sound director. Asobi Factory is in charge of puzzle supervision, Jun Peyon and Takanori Morita are in charge of puzzle design.

Tokyo MX, Tengu Kobou, and Asobi Factory previously collaborated on the Nazotokine television anime, which was also described as a "puzzle-solving TV anime." Like Kaito × Ansa director Naoya Fukushi also created the original concept and directed Nazotokine. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan.

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