On the official site for the animated adaptation of light novels by Nisio Isin and illustrated by Kinako, Bishounen tanteidanthe first promotional image of the project and the production team was released.

The series will premiere in Japan in 2021. A countdown had previously been set to announce that further details would be announced on November 13 at 10:00 a.m. (Japanese Standard Time).

Isin began to publish the light novels through the publishing label Kodansha Taiga from the publisher Kodansha Completed in October 2015 and December 2019 with a total of eleven volumes. A manga adaptation by Suzuka Oda it was published in the magazine aria Y. Shonen Magazine Edge by Kodansha Verlag between April 2016 and July 2019.

Production team

  • Akiyuki Shinbo (Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica, Monogatari series, Sangatsu not a lion) is responsible for directing the anime in the studios wave.
  • Hiroki Yamamura (Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru, Fate / Extra Last Encore) is responsible for the character design based on the original designs of Kinako.

Synopsis of Bishounen Tanteidan

Mayumi Dojima, a student at the exclusive Yubiwa High Academy, has lost something: a star she only saw once ten years ago. But help is on the way in the form of the unofficial, secret, and completely mysterious Handsome Boys and Detective Club! Rumor has it that these five handsome boys release Mayumi into their world of excitement, danger, and overwhelming beauty in order to solve problems within the school (which they supposedly created) for aesthetic rather than financial reasons.

Source: official page

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