Avex Entertainment announced a television anime adaptation of Nanako Tsujimura
's mystery light novel Housekishou Richard-shi no Nazo Kantei
(The Case Files of Jeweler Richard
) on Thursday. The series is being produced by animation studio Shuka
) for a January 2020 premiere.
The novel follows Richard Ranashinha Dvorpian, a handsome British jewelry appraiser, and Seigi Nakata, a bright and upright Japanese college student. The duo solves various jewel-related cases by unraveling the hidden psychological aspects of their owners that lie within the gems.
The first part of the novel series, volumes one through six, is an omnibus of short stories. The second part, beginning with volume seven, takes the form of a full-length novel.
Shueisha launched the novel with illustrations by Utako Yukihiro
(Makai Ouji: Devils and Realist
) under its Orange Bunko imprint in December 2015. The ninth volume will ship on August 21. The novel series has a cumulative 400.000 copies of its volumes in print.
Official site: https://jeweler-richard.com/
Official Twitter: @jeweler_richard
Source: Entertainment Station
Housekishou Richard-shi no Nazo Kantei