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'Moriarty the Patriot' two-episode original OVA's Blu-ray & DVD sleeve illustration design revealed

Written by: Jei Beltrano

Published on: December 02, 2021 at 23:29 PM PHT (GMT+8)

The official Twitter for the television (TV) anime adaptation of Ryousuke Takeuchi and Hikaru Miyoshi's "Moriarty the Patriot" manga series has revealed on Thursday the sleeve case illustration design for the upcoming 'Moriarty the Patriot' two-episode anime-original OVA (original video animation) has been revealed. The OVA which will release on Blu-ray & DVD is scheduled to start its sale in Japan on April 27, 2022.

The first OVA episode titled "Reminiscence of Lily" will be pre-screened at the 'Moriarty the Patriot' special event in Japan on March 5. The second OVA episode is titled "Moriarty Family Holiday".

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.

The manga inspired a TV anime adaptation.


Source: Moriarty the Patriot Official Twitter