The studio behind Attack on Titan and Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, WiT Studio, is back with a brand new anime. Its title is Great Pretender, and the staff just revealed a brand new PV, along with a new Key Visual:
They also revealed the main cast, with Chiaki Kobayashi starring as Masato Edamura. Junichi Suwabe will also star in the anime as Rolan Terry, as well as Natsumi Fujiwara as Abigail Jones. Rounding out the main cast is Mie Sonozaki as Pola Dickens.
As for its staff, Hiro Kaburagi is directing the series over at WiT Studio. Meanwhile, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto is designing the characters.
The anime’s story will be travelling around the world, following notorious swindler, Masoto Edamura. Among the confirmed locations that the anime’s story will take place in is of course, right here in Singapore! The country has been a popular location for anime as of late, and Great Pretender is no exception to those series. Among the other locations include Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, and Tokyo.
In the anime, Masatom together with his partner, Kudo, try to swindle a Frenchman named Laurent while in Asakusa. Unfortunately, Laurent turns our to be a mafioso, and forces the swindler into some very dirty jobs around the world.
Source: GREAT PRETENDERS official website