Toei revealed on Saturday that FUUTO PI, the anime of the Fūto Tantei manga, will premiere on Tokyo MX and the U-NEXT streaming service in August.


The anime stars: (from left to proper in picture above)

  • Makoto Furukawa as Ryū Terui
  • Mikako Komatsu as Akiko Narumi
  • Kouki Uchiyama as Philip
  • Yoshimasa Hosoya as Shotaro Hidari
  • Akira Sekine as Tokime
  • Daisuke Ono as Yukiji Bandō

The anime challenge commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the Kamen Rider franchise. Funimation will stream the anime when it releases.

Yousuke Kabashima (Uma Musume Pretty Derby character design, chief animation director) is directing the anime at Studio KAI, with Ayataka Tanemura as assistant director. Kabashima can be listed as “Kamen Rider Dopant Animator” alongside Masahiro Yamane. Tatsuto Higuchi (Revue Starlight, Midnight Occult Civil Servants) is in control of collection composition, with unique manga writer Riku Sanjō credited for script supervision. Hidekazu Ebina (AMAZING STRANGER) is designing the characters for animation, and can be serving because the chief animation director alongside Sei Komatsubara. Yukiyoshi Shikiji, Kazuhito Tomonaga, and Kenta Yokoya are credited as principal animators.

The manga is a sequel challenge for the 2009 Kamen Rider W (pronounced “double”) collection. Riku Sanjō, a vital author for the unique collection, is in control of the manga’s scripts. Masaki Satou (Love Theory) is drawing the manga. Toei producer Hideaki Tsukada is supervising the manga. Katsuya Terada (Blood: The Last vampire, Silk Road Kids) is credited for creature design. As with the unique collection, the brand new sequel is as soon as once more set in Fūto metropolis and focuses on the characters Shotaro Hidari and Philip.

Toei describes the manga:

FUUTO is beneath the safety of Shotaro and Philip,
But weird incidents proceed to happen regularly on the far aspect of the town.
Tokime, a mysterious magnificence, seems and a brand new evil casts its shadow over the windy metropolis.
It’s the start of a brand new battle for Kamen Rider W.

The manga launched in Shogakukan‘s Big Comic Spirits journal in August 2017.

The Kamen Rider W collection aired from September 2009 to August 2010 because the eleventh Kamen Rider present in Japan’s Heisei period. The present starred Renn Kiriyama as Shotaro Hidari and Masaki Suda as his buddy Philip.

Sources: Kamen Rider franchise’s web site, Comic Natalie