Trickster: Edogawa Ranpo “Shounen Tanteidan” yori

TricksterTrickster: Edogawa Ranpo “Shounen Tanteidan” yori (TRICKSTER -江戸川乱歩「少年探偵団」より-), also known as TRICKSTER is the Japanese detective and mystery anime TV series produced by TMS Entertainment and Shin-Ei Animation.

Title: Trickster: Edogawa Ranpo “Shounen Tanteidan” yori
Japanese: TRICKSTER -江戸川乱歩「少年探偵団」より-
Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Premiered: October 4, 2016
Season: Fall 2016
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:05 JST
Studios: TMS Entertainment, Shin-Ei Animation
Licensed by:
Network: Tokyo MX
Genres: Mystery
Opening Theme: “Kimi dake no Boku de Iru kara (キミだけのボクでいるから)” by GACKT
Ending Theme: “1HOPE SNIPER” by Azusa Tadokoro


Director: Mukai Masahiro
Script: Yoshida Erika
Series Composition: Yoshida Erika
Theme Song Performance: Gackt, Tadokoro Azusa
Music: Hayashi Yuuki
Original Character Design: PEACH-PIT
Character Design: Yamada Shinya

Trickster Synopsis

The time period is the 2030s. Prior to a mysterious detective Kogorou Akechi, the Boys’ Detective Team is built. Their actions have triggered the resolution of numerous small and large events. One day, team member Kensuke Hanasaki meets a strange boy named Yoshio Kobayashi. Kobayashi, who has an undying body thanks to an “unidentified fog, ” hopes his own death and refuses connection with others. Hanasaki takes a concern in Kobayashi and invites him to participate the Boys’ Detective Team. The encounter finally turns them to the connection between the criminal nicknamed the “Fiend with Twenty Faces” and Kogorou Akechi. The destiny of the two will start to move…

Trickster Deep Information


Since the day mankind began to dig graves, offer flowers, and mourn the deaths of others, all 110 billion people who have lived on this planet have perished. The 6.9 billion still bravely living today, who tread upon the ground in which the dead sleep, will one day die and rot away, as well. Not only humans, but all things that live in this world, are bound to die. Death is a gift bestowed upon all those who live. For death is rest, a mirror vividly reflecting one’s life back to them.

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