Japanese Anime has had a cult-like following, that has been growing over the last few years. What started as a craze exclusive to Japan, has now spread worldwide.
People then began to read manga for more in-depth knowledge of their favourite shows, making the Japanese sensation more popular than ever.
Recently the Anime world launched another exciting series titled, Great Pretender. This Anime shows a promising storyline and characters, and fans were very excited after the official announcement was made.
After months of hard work put into the story and character design, the Anime was released in Japan, soon followed by a worldwide release. The Anime received a positive response from both critics and viewers worldwide.
Great Pretender: Details
Great Pretender is a Japanese Animated series or Anime, is directed by Hiro Kaburagi and Assistant director Ryōji Masuyama. Production is handled by the trio Song Jingzhou, Masaya Saitō and Noriko Ozaki.
Ryōta Kosawa was the writer, while Yutaka Yamada took charge of the music. Wit studio owns the production rights while Netflix owns the distribution rights. The first season features 23 episodes and was originally telecasted on Fuji TV.
As it is adapted from the manga, the show will follow the story to the point. The manga is written by Ryota Kosawa and illustrated by Daichi Marui and was published in Mag Comi whose rights are owned by Mag Garden.
Great Pretender: Release Date
Great Pretender premiered on 8th July 2020 on Fuji TV. Netflix will release the Anime on 2nd June in Japan and on 20th August globally
Great Pretender: Characters
Makoto Edamura is the lead character in Great Pretender and is shown as a simple, hardworking person. The second lead is Laurent Thierry, another cleaver con man, who targets the rich and evil. The third lead is Abigail Jones, an athletic women and Laurent’s second in command. The fourth is Cynthia Moore, who is a charmer in the series.
Along with them, there are also many other characters in the series, like Kudo, Kim Si Won, Eddie Cassano, Salazar, Inspector Anderson, Sam Ibrahim, Clark Ibrahim, Lewis Mueller, Isabelle Mueller, James Coleman, Thomas Meyer, Farrah Brown and Tim.
The Character list is admittedly long which only makes the anime more interesting to watch, the way each character is built up and the way their storylines progress will definitely be the aspect to watch out for when the Great Pretender releases worldwide.
Great Pretender: Storyline
Great Pretender tells us the story of Edamura Masato, who is Japan’s greatest swindler. He, along with his partner Kudo, deals with trickery throughout LA, Singapore, London, Shanghai and Tokyo, mainly targeting the rich and unjust.
Their life changes when they try to trap a Frenchman called Laurent Thierry. To their surprise, they never knew that Thierry is one of the greatest con artists and also a mafia leader.
To find out what happens to Masato and his gang, you have to wait till 20th August.
Where To Watch Great Pretender?
Anime Fans can binge-watch this anime on Netflix from 20th August. For Japanese fans, the show is available to watch on Fuji TV.
Trailer Of Great Pretender
There have been lots of trailers launched along with some fanmade ones as well as an English dub, for your convenience you can watch the official Trailer of The Anime below.
Reviews Of Great Pretender.
Till now, Reviews for Great Pretender have been mostly positive due to the uniqueness of the storylines and the fantastic Chacater build-up. Its IMDB rating is 8/10, which is really good, and My anime list rated it 8.3/10. Overall around 97% of Google user’s liked the show, which is a big achievement for sure.
To conclude, we can say is that Great Pretender is a fresh start for something modern and unique. The show will surely have some thrill and action along with a touch of comedy. The reviews have been more than reasonable so fans can expect it to be a big success.
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