Great Pretender is an original Japanese anime series that is scheduled to release globally this August on Netflix. This crime-comedy series is produced by Wit Studio and directed by Hiro Kaburagi. The series penned by Ryota Kosawa premiered in Japan on July 8, 2020, on Fuji TV’s Ultra anime programming block.
So as the series is gearing up for a global release, here’s every information you need to know about the storyline, cast, and the latest updates.
When will the Great Pretender anime series hit the screens?
The series is scheduled to release on August 20, 2020, on Netflix outside of Japan. Netflix revealed this news on its NXOnNetflix Twitter account.
This will part one of the anime series that will be made available to the viewers. There will be a total of 14 episodes set to premiere this August.
The series consisted of 23 episodes when it was first released in Japan. So we can expect that more episodes will be on its way in the future.
What will be the characters and voice-cast of Great Pretender?
Following is the voice-cast of the upcoming anime series Great Pretender –
- Makota Edamura voiced by Chiaki Kobayashi (Japanese), Alan Lee (English)
- Laurent Thierry voiced by Junichi Suwabe (Japanese), Aaron Phillips (English)
- Abigail Jones voiced by Natsumi Fujiwara (Japanese), Kausar Mohammed (English)
- Cynthia Moore voiced by Mie Sonozaki (Japanese), Laura Post (English)
- Kudo voiced by Yōhei Tadano (Japanese), Mike Pollock (English)
- Kim Si Won voiced by Kujira (Japanese), Karen Huie (English)
What will be the storyline of Great Pretender?
The anime series will take the viewers to various destinations such as Los Angeles, London, Singapore, Shanghai, and Tokyo.
The story will revolve around Makoto Edamura who is Japan’s greatest swindler. Along with the company of Kudo, they try to trick a Frenchman in Asakusa. But unexpectedly, they got tricked by the man.
The Frenchman turned out to be Laurent Thierry who has connections with international criminal organizations. So will Edamura escape the mafia? How will his fate turn out?