Today at New York Comic Con, Crunchyroll announced an encore event of the Konosuba: Legend of Crimson movie night and a new co-production called Woodpecker Detective’s Office.
Konosuba movie night encore event
The movie night, which takes place in over 600 theaters across the country, is already selling out nationwide! To ensure fans everywhere can catch the new film, Crunchyroll and Fathom Events have added an encore presentation on November 14th.
Tickets for the encore presentation will be available on the Fathom Events website starting October 18th. The Konosuba encore is another chance to join Kazuma and the gang as they set out on a new adventure. This time, they head to Crimson Demon village, Megumin’s hometown, where they face their greatest threat yet!
Woodpecker Detective’s Office co-production
Along with the Konosuba encore, Crunchyroll also announced a new co-production: Woodpecker Detective’s Office. will be heading to Crunchyroll in Spring 2020. The new series centers around a poet that starts a detective office during the height of Westernization in Tokyo.
It is the end of the Meiji Era. The genius poet Ishikawa Takuboku, who’s struggling financially, starts a detective business out of his lodging in response to a certain murder case. He calls it the Woodpecker Detective’s Office.
“The ghosts of the Twelve-Story Tower in Asakusa,” “the man-eating figure who wanders the streets on snowy nights”… Takuboku involves himself in one bizarre case after another with his hometown acquaintance, Kindaichi Kyosuke, as his assistant.
Other literary men such as Nomura Kodo, Yoshii Isamu, Hagiwara Sakutaro, and Wakayama Bokusui are also dragged into Takuboku’s exploits as he races all around Tokyo at the height of Westernization!