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Crunchyroll to Stream Muhyo and Roji Anime

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English-subtitled trailer streamed for supernatural anime

Crunchyroll revealed on Wednesday that it will stream the anime adaptation of Yoshiyuki Nishi's Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation (Muhyo to Roji no Mahōritsu Sōdan Jimusho) manga as it airs in Japan. The anime will stream on Fridays at 8:30 a.m. EDT worldwide except Asia. The company stated that the anime will be part of the summer simulcast lineup but did not confirm if streaming will begin this Friday, which is when the show premieres in Japan.

Crunchyroll also began streaming an English-subtitled trailer that previews ORESAMA's ending theme song "Hotohashiru."

The anime will premiere in Japan on SKY PerfecTV! on August 3 at 9:30 p.m., and will later premiere on Animax on September 3 at 7:00 p.m.

The anime stars:

Ayumu Murase as Tōru Muhyō

Yuu Hayashi as Jirō "Roji" Kusano

Tetsuya Kakihara as Yōichi Himukai

Hiroshi Kamiya as Soratsugu Madoka

Mitsuki Saiga as Reiko Imai

Wataru Hatano as Page Klaus

Rie Kawamura as Yū Abiko (Biko)

Satomi Akesaka as Rio Kurotori

Iori Nomizu as Nana Takenouchi

Tetsuharu Ohta as Tiki

Kōhei Amasaki as Kenji

Yōji Ueda as Maeda

Ami Koshimizu as Furuya

Kazumasa Fukagawa as Iwamoto

Kyousuke Ikeda as Fujiwara

Nobuhiro Kondō (Nobunagun, Cerberus) is directing the anime at Studio DEEN. Yasuyuki Suzuki (Naruto Shippūden, The Reflection) is penning the scripts. Kouichiro Kawano (And Yet the Town Moves, High School Fleet episode animation director) is designing the characters. Married couple Kazuko Tadano and Hiromi Matsushita (Sailor Moon, Dancougar - Super Beast Machine God) are the chief animation directors, and Ryo Kawasaki (Fate/Grand Order: First Order, Altair: A Record of Battles) is composing the music.

SCREEN mode (Bungo Stray Dogs 2, Food Wars! The Second Plate, Myriad Colors Phantom World) are performing the opening theme song "Gifted."

The manga centers on Toru Muhyo, a prodigy and expert on magic law, and his assistant Jiro Kusano. The pair investigate supernatural incidents and dole out justice.

The original manga ran in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 2004 to 2008. Shueisha published 18 compiled book volumes and 10 trade paperback (bunko) volumes for the series. Viz Media released all 18 volumes of the manga physically and digitally in North America.

A sequel manga launched on Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ manga website and app on March 19. The sequel follows Muhyo and his friends after they have grown a little after the conclusion of the first series.

Sources: Crunchyroll, Crunchyroll Collection YouTube channel

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