The next story arc of the Undead Murder Farce anime adaptation, the “Werewolf Arc,” has received a trailer and visual. Cast details for the new characters who will appear were also revealed.
The “Werewolf Arc” will include the voices of:
• Ayaka Asai as Alice
• Sou Nozawa as Kyle
• Anna Nagase as Louise
• Aki Nagao as Rosa
• Emiri Suyama as Yutte
• Hitomi Nabatame as Alma
• Takaki Ootomari as Gunther
• Shunsuke Takeuchi as Dennis
• Kazuki Ura as Falck
• Seiichirou Yamashita as Bernd
• Takuya Nakashima as Björn
• Sayuri Sadaoka as Reggie
Undead Murder Farce (alternatively titled Undead Girl Murder Farce) premiered in Japan on July 5. It is based on the Kodansha-published novel series written by Yuugo Aosaki with cover illustrations by Oh!Great. The supernatural mystery anime is streamed by Crunchyroll, Ani-One Asia, and Bilibili outside of Japan.
Kodansha USA describes the Haruka Tomoyama-drawn manga adaptation of the novels as:
The end of the 19th century—a vampire’s wife is murdered, and the detective known as the “cage user” is called in to solve the crime. But there’s more to the detective and the curtained birdcage he carries…after all, when solving a case involving a monster, it might just take one to know one!
The anime’s staff includes Mamoru Hatakeyama (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) as director, Noboru Takagi (In/Spectre) as series composer and Noriko Itou (Kakegurui xx sub-character designer) as character designer and chief animation director. Also part of the staff are Naho Kozono (Shine On! Bakumatsu Bad Boys co-sub-character designer) as sub-character designer and chief animation director, and yuma yamaguchi as music composer. Lapin Track is the animation production company.
The cast includes:
• Tomoyo Kurosawa as Aya Rindou
• Taku Yashiro as Tsugaru Shinuchi
• Makoto Koichi as Shizuku Hasei
• Shinichirou Miki as Sherlock Holmes
• Masaki Aizawa as John H. Watson
• Mamoru Miyano as Arsene Lupin.
• Hiro Shimono as Phantom
• Wataru Yokojima as James Moriarty
The novel series began in 2015 and has four volumes as of July 2023. The books are published under the Kodansha Taiga label.