Pan-regional anime channel ANIPLUS HD has announced that the upcoming mystery anime The Perfect Insider will be the channel’s first simulcast title this Fall season.
Sohei Saikawa is a member of the Saikawa Research Lab. He goes on a vacation organised by the lab, and Moe Nishinosono, the daughter of his mentor, joins the group on their vacation despite not being a part of the lab. There, the two end up finding a corpse. The two work together to solve the mysteries of what becomes a serial murder case.
The Perfect Insider is an anime adaptation based on the mystery novel, Subete ga F ni Naru: The Perfect Insider, written by Hiroshi Mori in 1996. The novel has previously been adapted into a manga, visual novel and live-action series.
The anime adaptation will be directed by Mamoru Kanbe, who also directed the highly-popular sci-fi drama anime Elfen Lied, while scripts will be handled by Gatchaman Crowds scriptwriter Toshiya Ono, which will be produced by A-1 Pictures.
The Japanese voice cast are lead by Yasuyuki Kase (Kankurou, Naruto series) as “Sohei Saikawa”, Atsumi Tanezaki (Lisa Mishima, Terror in Resonance) as “Moe Nishinosono”, and Ibuki Kido (Natsuki Ando, Chronicles of the Going Home Club) as “Shiki Magata”.
The Perfect Insider premieres on October 9, airing every Friday nights at 11:00pm SG (10:00pm JKT/BKK). Same day as Japan.
ANIPLUS HD is also set to have a special marathon to celebrate the Halloween, with an encore of popular horror anime shows School-Live! and Diabolik Lovers.
Yuki Takeya is a cheerful school girl who is a member of her school’s “Campus Life Club”, alongside her friends Kurumi Ebisugawa and Yuri Wakasa. Yuki seeks out fun school activities every day whilst Kurumi and Yuri protect her, because in reality, they are the sole survivors of their school after a zombie outbreak overruns the city.
School-Live! Halloween marathon on Saturday, October 31, from 06:00pm to 11:00pm SG (05:00pm to 10:00pm JKT/BKK)
Yui Komori’s father – a priest – moves abroad for work, so he sends her to live in a new town with the six Sakamaki brothers. When she arrives at their mansion, she realises that these young men are not mere humans, but blood-thirsty vampires. They torment her psychologically and physically, often feeding off her. As she tries to accept her situation, she begins to unravel mysteries both of their pasts and her very own.
Diabolik Lovers Halloween marathon on Saturday, October 31, from 11:00pm to 02:00am SG (10:00pm to 01:00am JKT/BKK).
School-Live! is also set to air their final episode on Thursday, October 1, at 11:00pm SG (10:00pm JKT/BKK), just a week after their Japanese broadcast.
New episodes of The [email protected] Cinderella Girls airs every Saturday nights at 11:00pm SG (10:00pm JKT/BKK), just a week after Japanese broadcast.
New episodes of Usagi Drop airs every Tuesday nights at 11:00pm SG (10:00pm JKT/BKK).
New episodes of Robotics;Notes air two episodes back-to-back every Wednesday nights at 11:00pm SG (10:00pm JKT/BKK).
For more details on ANIPLUS HD and its programming, please visit their website at aniplus-asia.com. You may also like them on Facebook at facebook.com/aniplushd.asia and like them on Twitter at @aniplusHD.
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