Kaito × Ansa Puzzle-Solving Anime Reveals 3rd Promo Video

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Series starring Kazuki Katou, Takahiro Sakurai premieres on July 12

The official website for the Kaito × Ansa "puzzle-solving" (nazo-toki) original television anime began streaming the show's third promotional video on Thursday. The video previews 256's opening theme song "Hoshi no Kazu Dake" (Just the Number of Stars).

The video also revealed that the anime will premiere on July 12 on AT-X, Tokyo MX, and Tochigi TV. The series will later air on BS-Fuji as part of the "Anime Guild" block, and on RNC.

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, and Jun Peyon and Takanori Morita are in charge of puzzle design. The rock band SuG (Fairy Tail, Katekyo Hitman Reborn!) is performing the ending theme song "Agaku."

The anime stars:

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 "an unknown character."

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

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