The Detective Is Already Dead key visual features idol Yui Saikawa in a live performance and she’s cute

A new The Detective Is Already Dead key visual has been released this weekend.


The key visual shows junior high school idol singer Yui Saikawa (played by Kanon Takao) on stage in front of a large screen showing her performing, as protagonist Kimitsuka Kimihiko and his friend Nagisa Natsunagi people look on.

The Detective Is Already Dead anime series (aka Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru. in Japan), is based on the popular light novel series by writer nigozyu and illustrator Umibouzi.

The series tells the story of a young man, Kimizuka Kimihiko, who after being in a plane hijacking becomes the assistant to Siesta, a detective who travels the world solving crimes.

After Siesta dies, however, Kimizuka returns to his normal life but finds it difficult to adjust. Until a girl that looks just like Siesta appears.

(continues after the promo, where you can watch the series’ trailer…)

The Detective Is Already Dead anime is intriguing, with gorgeous character design and artwork — watch the PV

The Detective is Already Dead is being directed by Manabu Kurihara (episode Animation Director of Bleach), and stars Shin Nagai as Kimizuka Kimihiko, Saki Miyashita as Siesta, Ayana Taketatsu as Nagisa Natsunagi, Kanon Takao as Yui Saikawa and Saho Shirasu as Charlotte Arisaka Anderson.

Check out the just released The Detective Is Already Dead key visual above, and watch the recently released trailer below.

The series itself is due to premiere on AT-X, BS NTV and TOKYO MX in Japan in July, 2021. It should stream in the west around the same time.