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Layton Mystery Tanteisha Anime Adds Kenjiro Tsuda to Cast

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New visual also revealed for anime

The official Twitter account for Layton Mystery Tanteisha: Katori no Nazotoki File (Layton Mystery Detective Agency: Kat's Mystery-Solving Files), the television anime inspired by the Professor Layton game franchise, revealed a new visual and a new cast member for the anime on Thursday.

Kenjiro Tsuda joins the cast Rufus Aldebaran, a legendary genius detective.

The anime premiered on April 8 and airs every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. on Fuji TV and other channels.

The anime is based on Level 5's Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy game that focuses on Katrielle "Kat" Layton, daughter of Professor Hershel Layton. Like the game, the anime is set in London and follows Katrielle as she solves mysteries with her talking dog Sherl.

Level 5 CEO Akihiro Hino (creative producer for Yo-kai Watch, Time Bokan 24) is the creative director, and he is also credited with the original concept and series composition. Susumu Mitsunaka (Haikyu!!, Cuticle Detective Inaba) is directing the series at LIDEN FILMS (The Heroic Legend of Arslan, Terraformars). Yoko Takada (key animation for The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Dust Storm Dance, Inuyasha) is designing the characters based on Takuzō Nagano's original designs.

Sources: Layton Mystery Tanteisha: Katori no Nazotoki File anime's Twitter account (link 2), Comic Natalie

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