The Detective Is Already Dead Episode 3: What to Expect?

Based on a Japanese light novel series of the same name written by Nigojuu and illustrated by Umibouzu, ‘The Detective Is Already Dead’ or ‘Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru.’ is a mystery action Seinen TV anime. It tells the story of Kimihiko Kimizuka, a seemingly normal young adult who often finds himself involved in extraordinary situations. This trait of his draws the attention of a legendary detective named Siesta, who convinces him to be her assistant. Several years pass, and Kimihiko meets a girl with a startling connection with the detective, who has died at some point in the intermediate period. The anime premiered on July 4, 2021. Here is everything you need to know about its upcoming episode.

The Detective Is Already Dead Episode 3 Release Date

‘The Detective Is Already Dead’ episode 3, titled ‘That’s Yui-nya Quality,’ is set to release on July 18, 2021, in Japan. It will be available at various times on AT-X, Tokyo MX, SUN, KBS Kyoto, BS-NTV, and TV Aichi. Season 1 has 12 episodes. Studio ENGI developed the series, with Manabu Kurihara helming the directorial team and Hitomi Mieno leading the writing staff. Yuuyu, Naoki Tani, and Tatsuya Yano collaborated on the music, while Yousuke Itou handled the character designs. Mary x jon-YAKITORI sang the opening theme track, “Koko de Ikiteru.,” and Nana Kagura sang the ending theme track, “Kodou.”

Where to Watch the Detective Is Already Dead Season 1 Online?

Viewers in the US, Canada, Ireland, and the UK can watch ‘The Detective Is Already Dead’ episodes with original Japanese audio and English subtitles on Funimation. The Portuguese and Spanish subtitled versions will also be available on the platform for its Latin American viewers. People in the Scandinavian countries can watch the show with English subtitles on Wakanim. Episodes with French, German, and Russian subtitles will also be available on the platform.  In South and Southeast Asia, the episodes can be watched on Muse Asia YouTube channel.

The Detective Is Already Dead Episode 3 Spoilers

In episode 2, Kimihiko is approached by Nagisa Natsunagi. She thinks that he is the detective who solved all those cases and asks him to help her figure out who is she is looking for. She doesn’t know this person’s ethnicity, age, or gender, but she still feels a terrible longing for them. Kimihiko accepts the case as an assistant and deduces that Nagisa’s longing is connected to the heart transplant operation she had when she was younger. He tells a stunned Nagisa that the person she is looking for must have been close to the person to whom her heart originally belonged.

With the help of assistant inspector Kase Fuubi, they get access to Bat, whom Siesta and Kimihiko arrested four years ago. Bat immediately finds out who was the original owner of Nagisa’s heart by listening with his modified auditory senses. He extends one of his appendages toward Nagisa, and it just disintegrates, making Kimihiko realize that the heart was once Siesta’s. He tries to dismiss the entire thing as a coincidence. The episode ends as a younger girl with an eyepatch asks for his help. In episode 3, that new client might be revealed as a popular idol. She has likely reached out to Kimihiko to ask him to protect her and a family heirloom.

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