Singer/voice actor Nobuhiko Okamoto will now be performing both duties for the summer 2017 TV anime adaptation of Rin Fujiki’s Vatican Miracle Examiner. Previouslt, he was set to voice lead Josef Kō. He’ll now also be singing the anime’s ending, with Shoujo Byou (a doujin group that signed with Lantis) on production.
The Gothic mystery light novels written by Rin Fujiki and illustrated by THORES Shibamoto follows two priests – Hiraga Josef Kō, a brilliant scientist, and Robert Nicholas (CV Junichi Suwabe), an expert in ancient documents and cryptanalysis – as they investigate alleged miracles for the Seat of Saints of the Roman Catholic Church.
The opening theme is entitled “MYSTERIUM”, and it will be released as SCREEN mode’s 9th single in Japan on July 26, 2017. The anime is directed by Yoshitomo Yonetani and features animation by J.C. Staff.
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