On the official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of the novels by Yasutaka Tsutsui, Fugou Keiji, entitled Fugou Keiji Balance: Unlimitedthe illustrations of the first two Blu-ray / DVD compilations of the series have been revealed, which will be released on the following dates:

  • Volume 1 (episodes 1-3): October 14, 2020.
  • Volume 2 (episodes 4-7): November 11, 2020.
  • Volume 3 (episodes 8-11): December 9, 2020.

The anime restarted from the first episode on July 16, so the third episode (which was originally delayed) will air until July 30. The series premiered on April 9, but suspended new episodes due to the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on production.

For its part, the original novel previously inspired two adaptations to live-action television series in 2005 and 2006, with a female lead. Miwako Kanbe. Other novels by Tsutsui How Toki or Kakeru Shoujo and paprika previously inspired adaptations of animated films. Tsutsui published the novels between 1975 and 1977.

Cast of votes

  • Yuusuke Oonuki like Daisuke Kanbe.
  • Mamoru Miyano like Haru Katou.
  • Maaya Sakamoto like Suzue Kanbe.
  • Junya Enoki like Ryou Hoshino.
  • Kentarou Kumagai like Shinnosuke cameo.
  • Queen Ueda like Mahoro Saeki.
  • Rikiya Koyama like Katsuhiro Takei.
  • Akira Kamiya like Chousuke Nakamoto.

Production team

  • Tomohiko Ito (Sword art online, Boku dake ga Inai Machi, Gin no saji, Hello World) is responsible for directing the anime in the studios CloverWorks.
  • Taku Kishimoto (Fruit basket, Haikyu !!) is responsible for writing and monitoring the series scripts.
  • Keigo Sasaki (Nanatsu no Taizai) is responsible for the character design.
  • Yoke Kanno (Psycho passport, Ajin) composes the soundtrack.

Synopsis for Fugou Keiji Balance: Unlimited

The story revolves around the incredibly wealthy Daisuke Kanbe, a detective who is responsible for unconventional case resolution. Although Tsutsui's novel was published between 1975 and 1977, the anime will play out in modern times.

Kanbe is part of the "Modern Crime Fighting Unit", a unit created to separate disruptive officers from others. There Kanbe becomes Katous partner.

Source: official page

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