Based on Tsutsui Yasutaka’s (筒井 康隆) mystery novel “Fugō Keiji”(富豪刑事), TV anime adaptation “Fugō Keiji Balance: Unlimited” (富豪刑事 Balance:UNLIMITED) today (20th March) reveals the official trailer, key visual, additional cast and premiere date on 9th April 2020.
The PV previews the ending theme song “Welcome My Friend” by Japanese band OKAMOTO’S.
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The story follows the incredibly wealthy Daisuke Kanbe (神戸大助) who audaciously solves cases in unconventional ways. Though the original novel is set in the 1970s, the anime moves the setting into the modern days. Kanbe is assigned to the “Modern Crimes Task Unit” — a unit created to keep problematic officers away from others. There, Kanbe becomes partners with Katō Haru (加藤 春), a hotblooded officer who disagrees Kanbe ‘s ways of solving crime.
▍Staff and Production
The anime series is directed by “Sword Art Online” director Tomohiko Ito ( 伊藤 智彦) and animated by CloverWorks.
Team B.U.L is credited for drafting the story, and “Haikyu!!” scriptwriter Taku Kishimoto (岸本 卓) is supervising and writing the series scripts. “The Seven Deadly Sins’” Keigo Sasaki (佐々木 啓悟) is designing the characters.
■ Daisuke Kanbe (神戸大助) – CV: Yūsuke Ōnuki (大貫勇輔)/ Dancer & Actor
■ Katō Haru (加藤 春) – CV: Mamoru Miyano (宮野真守)
■ Yukihiro Kiyomizu (清水幸宏) – CV: Kōzō Shioya(塩屋浩三)
■ Chо̄suke Nakamoto (仲本長介) – CV: Akira Kamiya (神谷 明)
■ Shinnosuke Kamei (亀井新之助) – CV: Kentarō Kumagai(熊谷健太郎)
■ Mahoro Saeki (佐伯まほろ) – CV: Reina Ueda (上田麗奈)
■ Teppei Yumoto (湯本鉄平) – CV: Shinya Takahashi (高橋伸也)
■ Katsuhiro Takei (武井克弘) – CV: Rikiya Koyama (小山力也)
■ Ryо̄ Hoshino (星野 涼) – CV: Junya Enoki (榎木淳弥)
■ ??? – CV: Maaya Sakamoto (坂本真綾)