A leak caused the light novel series by Nigojuu and illustrated by Umibouzu, Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru ((The detective is already dead), will have an anime adaptation. The leak is not confirmed, however the franchise has an "important announcement" scheduled for January 20th at 7:00 p.m. Japanese Standard Time.
Nigojuu began publishing the novels on the Kakuyomu website and then publishing them on paper with illustrations by Umibouzu through the publisher Media factory in November 2019. The publisher published the third volume on June 25th, followed by the fourth on November 25th.
A manga adaptation by Mugiko is published by the magazine Monthly comic alive from the publisher Kadokawa, with his first compilation band released in Japan on November 21st.
Synopsis of Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru
The story follows Kimihiko Kimitsuka, a young man who four years ago became the assistant to a mysterious detective named "Siesta" during a plane hijacking. Together, Kimihiko and Siesta went on breathtaking adventures and explored the world while battling a secret organization, but it all ended when Siesta died.
Currently, Kimihiko is trying to return to an ordinary and boring life as a student, but things will never be that simple, even though the detective is already dead. How will it go on now?
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