Yūga Yamato, Kazuki Katou , Yūma Uchida voice the main characters in the film adaptation of the children’s novel
Kodoani.com – The official website for the anime adaptation of Kaoru Hayamine is Kaitō Queen wa Circus ga Osuki (Mirage Queen Aime Cirque) began streaming the anime’s teaser video on Sunday. The video reveals the anime’s main voice cast and premieres early summer 2022.
Yūga Yamato as the Queen
Kazuki Katou as Joker
Yūma Uchida as RD
Saori Den (Pokémon episode director) is directing the project at East Fish Studio, and Mariko Kunisawa (Ascendance of a Bookworm, Orient) is writing the script. Kumiko Kawashima (Fantasista Stella) is designing the characters. Moe Hyūga (Steins; Gate 0, If My Favorite Pop Idol Made it to the Budokan, I would Die) is composing. Toshiki Kameyama is the sound director of Bit Groove Promotion. Pony Canyon will distribute the anime.
The story revolves around the Phantom Thief Queen, a person who can steal anything they want. Their gender, age and nationality are unknown. Together with their partners Joker and RD, they fly around the world in their airship. Now, the Queen has her eyes on a cursed jewel: the legendary “Rose of Linden”. However, an unexpected incident occurs, and a mysterious circus troupe steals the jewel before Queen arrives. Queen will challenge various members of the crew, including a hypnotist, a magician and an acrobat, to retrieve the jewel. For Queen, nothing is impossible.
Anime celebrates the 20th anniversary of the novel series. Kadokawa published the first novel under the children’s book label Aoitori Bunko in March 2002 with illustrations by K2 Shōkai. The latest novel ships on July 14. The project marks the franchise’s first time making a video adaptation. The anime shares the same title as the debut novel in the franchise.