Stage Play Adaptation Announced for Kabukichō Sherlock Original Anime
Udai Iwasaki takes up the pen to write the script and Tsuneyasu Motoyoshi will be directing.
The story according to the show’s website:
On the eastern side of Shinjuku Ward, the vibrantly illuminated streets of the Kabuki-chō district stretch out across the heart of this bustling city. Where the light reaches, dark shadows also dwell. However, even amidst this darkness filled with malevolent figures, a detective tenant house’s light persists. Seven intriguing, ambiguous individuals call Mrs. Hudson’s tenant house their home.
As a peculiar murder case credited to Jack the Ripper unfolds under the night sky, the curtains of this theatrical production rise. A play that isn’t simply suspenseful, nor merely comical? Only time will reveal the baffling drama about to unfold.
Ai Yoshimura (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, Dance with Devils) helmed the anime’s direction, and Taku Kishimoto (Joker Game, 91 Days, ERASED) managed the series scripts. Toshiyuki Yahagi (Joker Game, Persona 5 the Animation -The Day Breakers-) was the genius behind the characters’ design. Takurō Iga (Fuuka, Tsuki ga Kirei) crafted the music. EGO-WRAPPIN’ delivered the anime’s opening theme song “CAPTURE,” while Lozareena performed the closing song “Hyakuoku Kōnen” (Ten Billion Lightyears).