Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: February 04, 2021 at 1:05 AM 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 Tuesday a key visual for the second cour of the TV anime series of the same title. The second half of the anime which was listed with 13 episodes will begin broadcasting in April 2021.
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.
Source: Moriarty the Patriot Official Twitter