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Attack on Titan’s WIT Studio Reveals Original Anime GREAT PRETENDER

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WIT Studio, the anime production house behind hits like Attack on Titan and Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, have a new original series in the works. GREAT PRETENDER combines the powers of director Hiro Kaburagi (91 Days), character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Evangelion), and writer Ryota Kosawa (live-action Parasyte movies) to create a TV anime centered on a con game.

GREAT PRETENDER is coming to Fuji TV’s +Ultra programming block in 2020. Here’s the official description:

Makoto Edamura is supposedly Japan’s greatest swindler. Together with his partner Kudo, they try to trick a Frenchman in Asakusa but unexpectedly get tricked instead. The Frenchman, whom they tried to swindle, turns out to be Laurent Thierry- a much higher-level ‘confidence man,’ in control of the mafias. Edamura is yet to find out what fate awaits him, after having engaged in the Frenchman’s dirty jobs…! Hiro Kaburagi x Yoshiyuki Sadamoto x Ryota Kosawa x WIT STUDIO – A high-end animated entertainment created by the best team of the century –

Source: Official website via Crunchyroll