Great Pretender, a Japanese anime was first announced in May 2019. The series is created by WIT Studios, who are also known for creating Attack On Titan. The first season of the series has released recently, and it has received an overwhelming response from the animation community.
The first season premiered on 8th July of this year on Fuji TV’s +Ultra anime programming block and received a 2nd June release which was ahead of its television debut. Great Pretender is scheduled for a global release on 20th August 2020 on Netflix.
The writer of this show is Ryota Kosawa, and Hiro Kaburagi is directing the show. The show is produced by Song Jingzhou, Masaya Saito and George Wada.
When Is Great Pretender Season 1 Releasing?
Great Pretender Season 1 released on Netflix on 2nd June 2020. The series has been split into four cases. Case 1 consists of the starting five episodes and was released on 2nd June. The second part consisted of five episodes and was released on 9th June. June 16th saw the release of the third part of season one of Great Pretender and consisted of four episodes.
Netflix will be streaming Great Pretender in Japan ahead from the rest of the world. The series will run for a total of 23 episodes, with the fourth part is listed as “coming soon” on the official website. As mentioned above in the article, the show is scheduled for a global release on 20th August 2020.
Who Is In The Cast And Crew Of Great Pretender Season 1?
The character of Makoto Edamura is voiced by Chiaki Kobayashi, Junichi Suwabe voices Laurent Theirry, Abigail Jones is voiced by Natsumi Fujiwara, Cynthia Moore is voiced by Mie Sonozaki, Kudo is voiced by Yohei Tadoro and Kujira voices Kim Si Won.
As mentioned above the series is directed by Hiro Kaburagi, and the show is written by Ryota Kurosawa. The character design of this show is done by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto and music is composed by Yutaka Yamada.
The opening song of the series is also composed by Yutaka Yamada, and the theme song is performed by Freddie Mercury himself. The theme song of the series is a cover of the hit song “The Great Pretender” which is of the band “The Platters”.
What Is The Plot Of Great Pretender Season 1?
The plot revolves around the character Makoto Edamura, who is considered as the greatest con-man ever. Makoto Edamura works alongside his partner Kubo. Together they try to con a Frenchman called Laurent Thierry and tables turn on them as they are duped instead.
It turns out that the Frenchman that they met in Asakusa is an expert con-man himself, who is in the direct control of the Mafia. As they are conned by Laurent Thierry, Edamura has to work for him.
Is There A Trailer Available For Great Pretender Season 1?
Yes! There is a trailer available on YouTube for the audience to enjoy. The Hollywood Tribune highly recommends our readers to watch this anime series once it releases globally.
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