Kaitou Queen wa Circus ga Osuki OVA Screens in Japan on June 17

Kaitou Queen wa Circus ga Osuki feature image
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The Kaitou Queen wa Circus ga Osuki OVA will screen in Japanese theaters on June 17th, 2022. A new key visual and information on additional cast members were also revealed from the anime’s production team. 

Former Takarazuka star actress Yuuga Yamato headlines the OVA as the titular Queen. Meanwhile, Kazuki Katou voices Joker and Yuuma Uchida plays RD. 

Kaitou Queen wa Circus ga Osuki key visual
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The additional cast members for Kaitou Queen wa Circus ga Osuki include Toshiyuki Morikawa as White Face, Makoto Furukawa as Shamon Saitou, Yuri Noguchi as Silver Cat Hitomi, Hinata Tadokoro as Jean-Paul, Yuusuke Shirai as Styley Inoue, and Natsu Yorita as Beast. 

Other voice actors involved in the OVA are Hironori Kondou as Prism Prism, Hiromichi Tezuka as Joe Sesame, Shinya Takahashi as Rocketman, Yuuya Hirose as Koutarou Saionji, Ayaka Shimizu as Mari Itou, Jin Urayama as Inspector Jouetsu, and Kento Itou as Shintarou Iwashimizu. 

Saori Den (Recovery of An MMO Junkie assistant director) is directing the OVA and Mariko Kunisawa (Ascendance of a Bookworm) is the screenwriter. Kumiko Kawashima (Assault Lily: Bouquet animation director) is the character designer and Moe Hyuuga (If My Favorite Pop Idol Made It to the Budokan, I Would Die) is the music composer. East Fish Studio is handling the animation production. 

Kaitou Queen wa Circus ga Osuki ova teaser visual
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The anime OVA is based on the mystery adventure novel series by Kaoru Hayamine. It has been published under Kodansha’s Aoitori Bunko children’s imprint since 2002. The novels feature illustrations by K2 Shoukai. 15 volumes have been published in total so far. 

Anime News Network describes the OVA as:

In a world filled with airships, the Kaitou Queen is someone who never fails to steal what they are after. Their age and gender is unknown. However, a mysterious circus troupe appears, with magicians, hypnotists, and those with other special powers in its ranks. The circus troupe manages to steal the gem that Kaitou Queen is after, and challenges Kaitou Queen to a contest.

Source: Comic Natalie, Kaitou Queen Official Twitter

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He also contributes work to the website Yatta Tachi. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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