The sequel to the anime “Great Pretender” is set to be released in 2024, according to an announcement on the television series’ website. The official team shared the news on X (formerly known as Twitter) and a new key visual and trailer. The upcoming sequel, “Great Pretender Razbliuto,” introduces a new character, as depicted in the key visual.
“Great Pretender” is an original Netflix title produced by Wit Studio, a renowned name in the anime industry known for works like “Vinland Saga” and “Attack on Titan.” The anime series is celebrated for its distinctive art style, engaging storytelling, and well-animated action sequences.
Great Pretender sequel Trailer and key visual
The trailer for the upcoming Great Pretender anime sequel opens with Makoto Edamura and Laurent Thierry having a conversation outdoors. It then reintroduces familiar characters like Cynthia Moore, Abigail Jones, Isabelle Mueller, and Clark Ibrahim, along with the addition of a new character named Dorothy, who appears to be a skilled swindler. Dorothy’s role in the plot seems significant, and the anime is hinted to be set in both Japan and the USA.
While no specific details about the plot are disclosed due to the lack of source material, the key visual for the anime highlights Dorothy, placing her at the center. The visual includes side characters from the previous installment and indicates that the broadcast will be available on DMM-TV.
GREAT PRETENDER Anime Sequel
Scheduled for 2024!
— AnimeTV チェーン (@animetv_jp) November 17, 2023
The official website of The Great Pretender anime shared exciting news for fans in the US. According to an article on their website, the first 20 minutes of the sequel will be showcased at Anime NYC 2023, a major anime convention. The screening is scheduled for November 18, 2023, and attendees can anticipate a panel featuring the main staff, providing additional insights, including the exact release date.
Moreover, details about the sequel’s broadcast and streaming have been unveiled. The series will be broadcast on DMM-TV in Japan and selected countries. For international viewers, Crunchyroll will offer a simulcast stream with English subtitles for the episodes.
Catch an early sneak peek at Anime NYC
At the ongoing “Anime NYC 2023” event in NY, world’s fastest premiere of the first 20 minutes of “GREAT PRETENDER razbliuto” will take place on November 18, local time‼
Director Hiro Kaburagi and the crew are scheduled to appear too! pic.twitter.com/9xO49AugeS
— アニメ「GREAT PRETENDER」11月18日 Anime NYC 2023参加決定！ (@GrePre_anime) November 17, 2023