The detective is already dead the anime is getting a season 2. No word yet on the air date or studio. A teaser trailer was released:
The first season ended on September 19, 2021, after a total of 12 episodes. Manabu Kurihara directed it at ENGI studio. You can watch the series on Crispy roll.
A visual teaser for the sequel was also revealed:
To mark the announcement of Season 2, the illustrators of The detective is already dead manga adaptation made different illustrations.
The detective is already dead is a Japanese light novel series written by Nigoju and illustrated by Umibozu. Media Factory began publishing the series in November 2019 and currently has 6 volumes in circulation. The same publisher has serialized a manga adaptation since 2020 and currently has 4 volumes available. Yen Press licensed The detective is already dead series of light novels in English and describes the plot as:
When the story begins without its hero
Kimihiko Kimizuka has always been a magnet for trouble and intrigue. For as long as he can remember, he has been stumbling upon murder scenes or receiving mysterious suitcases for transportation. When he meets Siesta, a brilliant detective waging a secret war against an organization of pseudo-humans, he can’t resist the call to become her sidekick and join her on an epic journey around the world. … Until a year ago, that is. Now he has returned to a life that is normal and lukewarm in comparison, knowing that the adventure must be over. After all, the detective is already dead.
source: Official Twitter
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