The official website of the Kitsutsuki Tanteidokoro
(Woodpecker Detective's Office
) television anime updated with main cast, additional staff, and the first key visual (pictured) on Friday. The anime adaptation of Kei Ii's detective mystery novel will air on Tokyo MX, BS-Fuji, and CS Family Gekijou in Spring 2020.
Takuboku Ishikawa: Shintaro Asanuma
(Phi Brain: Kami no Puzzle
Kyousuke Kindaichi: Takahiro Sakurai
(Active Raid: Kidou Kyoushuushitsu Dai Hachi Gakari
Director: Tomoe Makino (Beelzebub-jou no Okinimesu mama.
Character Design: Shuuichi Hara
, Heart no Kuni no Alice: Wonderful Wonder World
(Ryuugajou Nanana no Maizoukin
, Servant x Service
is serving as the chief director at LIDENFILMS
. Taku Kishimoto
) is handling the series composition. Manga artist Kaoru Saki is credited for the original character designs.
The anime will also star Kenjirou Tsuda
, Rikiya Hayashi, and Hayato Furusawa. Hayashi won the second KimiKoe audition Grand Prix, while Furusawa was the runner-up.
LIDENFILMS, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation
, and Crunchyroll are co-producing
the anime. Crunchyroll will also simulcast the series as it airs in Japan.
Tokyo Sogensha originally published the novel in 1999. The publisher re-released the novel in bunko format in 2008.
Source: Pash! Plus