Naoki Tanaka (田中直樹) was announced to appear in the upcoming Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger en film. This is Tanaka’s first appearance in the series. He will be playing a mysterious detective named “Herlock Sholmes” who travels throughout the world solving mysteries.
Tanaka stated that when he was a child, he grew up watching Super Sentai series such as Himitsu Sentai Gorenger, J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai, and most recently Engine Sentai Go-onger, Samurai Sentai Shinkenger. At home, his hard drives were filled with Super Sentai and Kamen Rider series. As a child, it seemed like just a dream to appear in the Super Sentai series, but now he has achieved his dream as an adult.
Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger en film is scheduled to be released on August 4, 2018.
Article Sources: Iwate