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'Kaitō Queen wa Circus ga Osuki' OVA releases extended trailer for June 2022 premiere

The extended trailer demonstrates the Queen's top-class thieving skills, plus a challenge from White Face.

By: Nicole S. Castro on April 28, 2022 at 17:44 PHT

An extended trailer has been released for original video animation (OVA) Kaitō Queen wa Circus ga Osuki (English: Mirage Queen Aime Cirque) which will premiere in theaters in Japan on June 17, 2022. The OVA is animated by East Fish Studio.

©︎Kaitō Queen PROJECT

Kaitō Queen (Japanese: 怪盗クイーン, English: Mirage Queen) is a Japanese novel series written by Kaoru Hayamine and illustrated by K2 Shōkai. Kodansha has published 15 volumes since March 2002 under their Aoitori Bunko children's imprint. The upcoming (OVA) adaptation is of the first novel, Kaitō Queen wa Circus ga Osuki.

The story revolves around a thief queen of unknown age and gender who flies around the world in an airship, stealing valuable artifacts. But one day, their jewels are stolen by a mysterious circus troupe.

The featured theme song is 「逆転のレジーナ」 (Romaji: Gyakuten no Regina, Unofficial English: Regina's Reversal), sung by Little Black Dress.


  • Queen (CV: Yūga Yamato)

  • Joker (CV: Kazuki Kato)

  • RD (CV: Yūma Uchida)

  • White Face (CV: Toshiyuki Morikawa)

  • Shamon Saitō (CV: Makoto Furukawa)

  • Silver Cat Hitomi (CV: Yuri Noguchi)

  • Jean Paul (CV: Hinata Tadokoro)

  • Styli Inoue (CV: Yusuke Shirai)

  • Beast (CV: Natsu Yorita)

  • Prism Prism (CV: Hironori Kondō)

  • Joe Sesame (CV: Hiromichi Tezuka)

  • Rocketman (CV: Shinya Takahashi)

  • Kōtarō Nishitōji (CV: Yūya Hirose)

  • Mari Itō (CV: Ayaka Shimizu)

  • Inspector Kamikoshi (CV: Jin Urayama)

  • Shintarō Iwashimizu (CV: Kent Itō)


  • Original work: Kaoru Hayamine and K2 Shōkai's "Kaitō Queen" (serialized in Aoitori Bunko children's imprint)

  • Director: Saori Den

  • Screenplay: Mariko Kunisawa

  • Character design: Kumiko Kawashima

  • Music: Moe Hyuga

  • Sound director: Toshiki Kameyama

  • Sound production: Bit groove promotion

  • Animation production: East Fish Studio

  • Production: "Kaito Queen" production committee

  • Distribution: Pony Canyon

Source: Kaitō Queen official Twitter, website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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