The Moriarty the Patriot Anime had been confirmed at the Jump SQ. The Jump Festa 2020 Event.
The June issue of the Shueisha Jump SQ. The magazine announced additional cast members and a second teaser video for the TV anime adaptation of Ryōsuke Takeuchi and Hikaru Miyoshi’s Yūkoku no Moriarty (Moriarty the Patriot Anime) on Saturday.
Sōma Saitō will be the voice of the protagonist William James Moriarty, who was taken to the Moriarty family after he caught the eye of Moriarty Scion Albert. He was named William, the second son, and is now a Professor of Mathematics and a Crime Consultant.
Takuya Satō plays Albert James Moriarty, the youngest of the Moriarty family. He convinced his family to adopt the orphans William and Louis, and later conspired with them to destroy their father in a fire. Now he’s a lieutenant colonel in the British Army.
Chiaki Kobayashi plays Louis James Moriarty, William’s younger biological brother. He deeply admires his brother William, to the point that, during the burning, the brothers set out to kill their father, Louis gladly burned himself to make William’s plan more compelling. Now he controls the estates and the manor of Moriarty.
Makoto Furukawa plays Sherlock Holmes, a consultant detective who uses his keen intuition and deductive abilities to help in crimes that the police are unable to solve on their own.
Moriarty the Patriot is chasing the nemesis of Sherlock Holmes, Professor James Moriarty, in Victorian England. Moriarty and his nephew, William Moriarty, have been adopted into a noble family thanks to Moriarty’s intellect. He and his brother agree that they have to get rid of the dominant social class in Victorian England and turn it into a life of crime, putting it into the crosshairs of Sherlock Holmes.
No date for the TV anime has been announced as of yet.