Netflix Anime ‘Great Pretender’ Part 1: Coming to Netflix in August 2020

Review Ethan / 2022-12-12 20:17:58

Netflix Jail was once again summoned to fulfill the wishes of anime lovers. Subscribers waited with eager anticipation for Great Pretender's release. Now, it is confirmed that Great Pretender Part 1 will arrive on Netflix in August 2020. More episodes are expected to follow in the future.

Great Pretender is an upcoming internationally licensed Netflix Original Japanese crime-anime series, written by Ryōta Kosawa. The series has been produced by WIT Studio and was broadcast on Japan’s Fuji TV.

Great Pretender is a great anime series. It has wonderful animation, great character designs and an explosion of colors. Not to mention the killer score. This series is a must-see for heist movie/series fans.

Great Pretender, without a doubt is the most popular anime that Netflix will release in 2020.

What date is The Great Pretender Netflix released?

Part one of Great Pretender, and it’s subsequent fourteen episodes, will be available to stream on Netflix on Thursday, August 20th, 2020.

Great Pretender is now available on Netflix worldwide. It has been shown in Japan. The episodes were shown from June 2nd through June 16th 2020.

The story arcs of Great Pretender have been split into cases, and so far three ‘cases’ have been released thus far, making up for part one:

Episode Case Part
1 Los Angeles Connection 1
2 Los Angeles Connection 2
3 Los Angeles Connection 3
4 Los Angeles Connection 4
5 Los Angeles Connection 5
6 Singapore Sky 1
7 Singapore Sky 2
8 Singapore Sky 3
9 Singapore Sky 4
10 Singapore Sky 5
11 Snow of London 1
12 Snow of London 2
13 Snow of London 3
14 Snow of London 4


Is there a plot to Great Pretender's story?

Proffessional swindler, Edamura Maato was the presumed best Japanese swindler. He and Kudo, his partner in crime, attempted to trick a Frenchman in Asakusa. They were swindled back. Revealing himself to be Laurent Thierry, one of the best world’s best swindlers and leader of the Mafia. Edamura’s fate is now in Laurent Thierry’s hands as the young man engages in the Frenchman’s dirty jobs.

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Great Pretender – Copyright WIT Studio

What are the members of Great Pretender's cast?

An English dub cast hasn’t been announced ahead of the Great Pretender international Netflix release, so instead here’s the Japanese Dub cast:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Makoto Edamura Chaiki Kobayashi Darwin’s Game | Gundam Build Divers Re: Rise | Vinland Saga
Laurent Thierry Junichi Suwabe Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children | Kamen Rider Ex-Aid | Bleach
Abigail Jones Natsumi Fujiwara AI: The Somnium Files | Girls’ Last Tour | Tokyo Ghoul: re
Cynthia Moore Mie Sonozaki Street Fighter V | Final Fantasy XII | Fruits Basket
Sam Ibrahim Fuminori Komatsu A Silent Voice | JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure | Mobile Suit Gandem 00:
Salazar Ryouta Takeuchi Overwatch | Borotu: Naruto the Movie | My Hero Academia
Isabelle Mueller Mayumi Sako Spirited Away | In/Spectre | Rich Man, Poor Woman
Clark Ibrahim Chikahiro Kobayashi Beastars | The God of High School | Demon Slayer
Caio Bisconti Yuuki Inoue Haikyuu!! | number24 | Munou na Nana
Luis Mueller Kenji Nomura Akame ga Kill! | Baki | Dragon Ball Super

Are the Great Pretenders based on Manga?

Although the anime has not been inspired by any manga, it is a derivative of one.

You can now read the manga, and Mag Garden published its first chapter on June 10, 2020.

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Great Pretender chapter 1 manga cover – Copyright. Mag Garden

What time will the second part of Great Pretender come to Netflix?

Three cases have already been shown in Japan, totalling fourteen episodes. More are planned.

Two additional cases were announced. This brings the episode count up to 23. The Japanese broadcast date hasn’t been announced as of yet,

You can safely assume that the second part of Great Pretender is coming to Netflix in 2021.

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Official poster for Great Pretender – Copyright. WIT Studio

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