The official website for the Milky Holmes franchise uploaded a video today, 18 November 2017, with the cast members announcing a new anime special titled Arsène – Karei-naru Yokubou! It will be aired on 31 December 2017.
The franchise originates from an Internet radio drama, released in December 2009 by Japanese trading card game company Bushiroad. It has since then spawned 4 TV anime seasons, 3 specials, and an anime movie by J.C.Staff, a manga adaptation serialized in Comp Ace, two visual novels released for the PlayStation Portable (PSP), a trading card game tie-in with Bushiroad’s Weiß Schwarz, and a light novel series published by ASCII Media Works under their Dengeki Bunko label.
The series follows students from the Holmes Detective Academy who try to solve various cases. The four female protagonists are named after famous fictional detectives: Sherlock Holmes, Nero Wolfe, Hercule Poirot, and Cordelia Gray. The four voice actresses, Suzuko Mimori, Sora Tokui, Mikoi Sasaki, and Izumi Kitta. are also members of the voice acting unit Milky Holmes. See them below in the announcement video!
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes
Official Site: http://milky-holmes.com/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/milkyholmes