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A dramatic new trailer has been published for Eiga Oshiri Tantei Shiriarty (“Butt Detective the Movie: Shiriarty”), an upcoming theatrical anime film based on the popular series of children’s books by Troll about a genius crime-fighter with a butt for a face.


In Eiga Oshiri Tantei Shiriarty, a baffling series of crimes turns out to be the work of Shiriarty, a villain who seeks to steal a mysterious treasure known as the “O-PARTS”. Butt Detective along with his assistant, Brown, enlist the aid of Audrey, an investigator from the international police organization Wanterpol, in an effort to prevent the “O-PARTS” from falling into the wrong hands while Shiriarty strives to plunge the world into darkness.


A key visual for the upcoming Eiga Oshiri Tantei Shiriarty theatrical anime film, featuring Oshiri Tantei, his assistant Brown, and Wanterpol investigator Audrey facing off against the villianous criminal Shiriaty, a well-dressed butt with a pair of silk underwears as a mask.


Eiga Oshiri Tantei Shiriarty is directed by Yuriko Kado and features animation production by Toei Animation. The film will be released in Japan on March 18, 2022 in a double-feature along with the short film Eiga Oshiri Tantei Yume no Jumbo Sweet Potato Matsuri (“Butt Detective the Movie: The Jumbo Sweet Potato Festival of Dreams”), which is directed by Satoru Iriyoshi and features animation production by Toei Animation Gallop.


Source: Comic Natalie


Copyright notice: © Troll・Poplar / 2022 “Eiga Oshiri Tantei” Production Committee


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