Vatican Miracle Examiner Anime Casts Sōma Saitō, Masashi Ebara

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The official website for the anime adaptation Rin Fujiki‘s Vatican Miracle Examiner (Vatican Kiseki Chōsakan) mystery novel series revealed two additional cast members and a key visual on Saturday.

The new cast members are as follows:

Sōma Saitō as Lauren Di Luca, a mysterious genius who assists Hiraga in investigations by providing information and supplies.

Masashi Ebara as Archbishop Saul, Hiraga and Roberto’s pious superior, who is one of the few people in the modern era to have experienced an exorcism.

The anime also stars Nobuhiko Okamoto as Hiraga Josef Kō (left in picture below), a genius scientist, and Junichi Suwabe as Roberto Nicholas (right), an archives and cryptanalysis expert. The two work as a team as the Vatican’s “miracle examiners,” traveling the world to investigate the authenticity of claims of miracles.

The anime will premiere in July, and will have 12 episodes and one OVA.

Yoshitomo Yonetani (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Brave King GaoGaiGar) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., Little Busters!). Kazunori Iwakura (Aria the Scarlet Ammo, Ai Yori Aoshi) is designing the characters, and Seishi Minakami (A Certain Scientific Railgun, Heaven’s Memo Pad) is in charge of