FUUTO PI, the television anime of the Fūto Tantei manga, held “The First Case” event with the solid on Tuesday, and the event unveiled the theme songs’ artists, August 1 premiere, and a model new key seen:


The live-action Kamen Rider W sequence’ Sōkichi Narumi/Kamen Rider Skull actor Kouji Kikkawa composed the brand-new theme music “Tsumi to Batsu to Angura” (Crime, Punishment, and the Underground), and Mitsuru Matsuoka (Kamen Rider W: A to Z film’s Katsumi Daido/Kamen Rider Eternal) wrote the lyrics and sings the vocals.

In addition, the instrumental unit “Big Gadgets ft.Aya Kamiki w TAKUYA” performs the model new instrumental opening theme music “Private Eye.” “Aya Kamiki w TAKUYA” carried out Kamen Rider W’s opening theme music, and they also now perform the chorus on this new music.

The anime will premiere on the Tokyo MX channel on August 8 at 10:00 p.m. (9:00 a.m. EDT), nonetheless it will stream first on the U-NEXT service on August 1 at midnight.

Fuuto PI Anime Reveals Theme Song Artists, August 1 Debut, New Key Visual

The anime stars: (from left to correct in image 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

(*1*)The anime mission commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the Kamen Rider franchise. Funimation initially launched that it’ll stream the anime, nonetheless Crunchyroll is now streaming Funimation‘s titles.

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 will be listed as “Kamen Rider Dopant Animator” alongside Masahiro Yamane. Tatsuto Higuchi (Revue Starlight, Midnight Occult Civil Servants) is in charge of sequence composition, with distinctive manga author Riku Sanjō credited for script supervision. Hidekazu Ebina (AMAZING STRANGER) is designing the characters for animation, and will be serving as a result of the chief animation director alongside Sei Komatsubara. Yukiyoshi Shikiji, Kazuhito Tomonaga, and Kenta Yokoya are credited as most vital animators.

The manga is a sequel mission for the 2009 Kamen Rider W (pronounced “double”) sequence. Riku Sanjō, an vital writer for the distinctive sequence, is in charge 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 distinctive sequence, the model new sequel is as quickly as as soon as extra set in Fūto metropolis and focuses on the characters Shotaro Hidari and Philip.

Toei describes the manga:

FUUTO is beneath the security of Shotaro and Philip,
But bizarre incidents proceed to occur commonly on the far side of city.
Tokime, a mysterious magnificence, appears and a model new evil casts its shadow over the windy metropolis.
It’s the beginning of a model new battle for Kamen Rider W.

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

The Kamen Rider W sequence aired from September 2009 to August 2010 as a result of the eleventh Kamen Rider current in Japan’s Heisei interval. The current starred Renn Kiriyama as Shotaro Hidari and Masaki Suda as his buddy Philip.

Update: Crunchyroll research that it should begin streaming the anime in August in “North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East and CIS,” nonetheless it moreover misidentifies the roles of the theme music artists.

Sources: Kamen Rider franchise‘s website, Comic Natalie