Moriarty the Patriot is a mystery manga series based on the popular Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Doyle. Instead of focusing on Sherlock, the manga follows William James Moriarty, Sherlock’s nemesis. It was adapted into an anime and aired from October 2020 to June 2021.
The story is about William James who considers himself a crime consultant. Together with Louis, the two of them decided to kill Albert Moriarty’s (the one who adopted them) brother. They also decided to burn the family estate and started a new life with the goal of destroying the class system. William then encounters Sherlock who piqued his interest with his abilities.
What to Expect From Moriarty the Patriot’s New Episodes?
The Moriarty the Patriot anime official website announced that two new episodes will be included in the OVA DVD/Blu-Ray. These episodes will be released on April 27, 2022 in Japan. The first episode will be entitled “Recollection of Lily”. The said episode is an original and can’t be found in the manga. The second episode, entitled, “Moriarty Family Holiday”, will cover part from the manga that was left unadapted.
An advanced screening will be held for the first episode on March 5, 2022 in Japan. The voice actors will come to the viewing to support the series. As for the second episode, fans will have to wait for further announcement if there will be an advanced screening as well.
The previous eight DVD volumes of the series can be purchased online. The ninth set of Blu-Ray volumes, which will be available in 2022, will contain the added episodes. Moriarty the Patriot can be streamed on Funimation and Netflix for those who wish to catch up on the series. Funimation released an English dubbed version on August 15, 2021 for western audiences.
Meanwhile, the manga was serialized in English by Viz Media for international fans. There are a total of five volumes translated. The sixth volume will be available on January 4, 2022. What will happen after Holmes located William in Switzerland? Fans will have to tune in to find out.
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