Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: March 22, 2021 at 10:19 PM PHT (GMT+8)
The official Twitter for the TV anime adaptation of Ryousuke Takeuchi and Hikaru Miyoshi's "Moriarty the Patriot" manga series has revealed on Monday the main promotional video for the upcoming second cour of the anime series. The PV was also streamed by the official YouTube channel of Bandai Namco Entertainment. The series' continuation starts broadcasting on April 4 on Tokyo MX and other local channels in Japan.
The opening theme song titled "TWISTED HEARTS" will be performed by Japanese actor, voice actor and singer Tasuku Hatanaka. On the other hand, the ending theme song titled "OMEGA" for the series' continuation will be performed by RON's sound making project STUDIO DIVE FOUNDATION.
A character visual was revealed on March 3 featuring the new character Irene Adler who will be voiced by Japanese voice actress Youko Hikasa.
Irene Adler is a former prima donna from the United States who is also good at dressing as a man. With the ability to steal, the incident of her stealing a confidential document from Buckingham Palace started changing her fate.
The first promotional video for the second half of the series were released on January 27
The TV anime adaptation of the series is animated by Production I.G and is announced as a split-cour with the first cour has aired from October to December 2020. It is directed by Kazuya Nomura with Tooru Ookubo designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. The series scripts are written by Gou Zappa and Taku Kishimoto, and the music is composed by Asami Tachibana. The series is scheduled to run for 24 episodes, with the 13-episode second half set to premiere in April 2021.
The series is based on the Japanese mystery manga series written by Ryousuke Takeuchi and illustrated by Hikaru Miyoshi. It was serialized since August 4, 2016 in Shueisha's shounen manga magazine Jump Square and has been collected into 13 tankōbon volumes as of November 2020. The story is based on Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes series. It is a prequel and follows the youth adventure of Holmes' nemesis and mathematics prodigy William James Moriarty.