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Butt Detective Anime Gets 13 New Episodes in April 2022

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New characters to appear in story about Butt Detective falling in love

The official website for the Butt Detective (Oshiri Tantei) anime revealed on Saturday that the anime will get 13 more new episodes starting in April 2022. The anime will feature episodes based on the latest stories of the original work, as well as original story episodes. The site also revealed a visual for the new episodes. The site teases that the titular Butt Detective will fall in love in the new story, and that the story will feature new characters.

Poplar published Troll's first Oshiri Tantei picture book in Japan in 2012, and the series now has more than 9 million copies in print. The franchise has also inspired a stage musical. A Switch game will launch on November 4.

The first three episodes of the television anime premiered on NHK E Tele in May 2018, and a new series of seven episodes premiered in July 2018. The anime began a regular television anime airing in December 2018, and has been running weekly since.

Eiga Oshiri Tantei: Sufūre-to no Himitsu (Butt Detective the Movie: The Secret of Sufūre Island), the latest film in the franchise, opened in Japan on August 13 as part of this year's Toei Manga Matsuri omnibus project.

Sources Butt Detective anime's website, Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web

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