The original anime “GREAT PRETENDER” is scheduled to be broadcast on Fuji TV “+ Ultra” from Jul. 2020. In addition, the cast members, teaser visual and teaser PV have been announced.
This work is a crime story which includes the following staff; Sadamoto Yoshiyuki as character designer (known for “Neon Genesis Evangelion”), Kaburagi Hiro as director (known for “91Days”), WIT STUDIO for the animation production (known for “Attack on Titan”), and Kosawa Ryouta as scriptwriter (known for the drama “The Confidence Man JP”), who for the first time will be working for an anime series' script.

“GREAT PRETENDER” is essentially about “the strongest deception (con game)”.
The story depicts the adventure of a novice swindler named Edamura Masato, a self-proclaimed “Japan's greatest swindler”, who was tricked by a conman (swindler) and mafia leader, Laurent Thierry. From that moment, the protagonist will be involved in an incredible “con game” traveling around the world.

The main staff includes eminent members coming from various different genres; Kaburagi Hiro as director (known for “Hozuki's Coolheadedness” and “91 Days”), Kosawa Ryouta as scriptwriter (known for “Always: Sunset on Third Street” and “The Confidence Man JP”), Sadamoto Yoshiyuki as character designer (known for “Neon Genesis Evangelion” and “Summer Wars”), and WIT STUDIO for the animation production of “known for “Attack on Titan” and “Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress” ).

Regarding the voice actors, the cast includes; Kobayashi Chiaki playing Edamura Masato (Edamame), Suwabe Junichi playing Laurent Thierry, a French conman who travels around the world, Fujiwara Natsumi playing Abigail “Aby” Jones, a conman with excellent reflexes, and Sonozaki Mie playing Paula Dickins, an expert FBI investigator.
In the teaser visual and teaser PV, you can get a glimpse of their unique personality. What kind of “strongest deception (con game)” will be shown in the main story? Keep high your expectations for the broadcast.

The key visual depicts a bittersweet image of Amakusa Shino, and Tsuchida Takatoshi, who is wearing a Sakuratan mask, have their back facing each other. The exhaustion serious trailer is filled with a meaningful statement but it is done in the "Seitokai Yakuindomo" way where it filled with all the unique characteristic of the familiar characters. At the same time, the OAD and OVA of "Seitokai Yakuindomo *" started its first distribution on various streaming websites such as "Amazon Video". This gives the chance to watch the two animations as these were available only through the freebies that are attached to the original manga. Furthermore, season 1 and season 2 of the TV series can be streamed for free on the YouTube channel "Full Anime TV", and "BonBon TV" until Jul. 31. Do take this chance to recap on the episode prior to the movie release. "Seitokai Yakuindomo Movie 2" will be released on nationwide theatre from Jul. 10, 2020. (C)Ujiie Tozen・Kodansha/"Seitokai Yakuindomo Movie 2" Production Committee