Production I.G. and OLM have joined with TV Tokyo to make the fifty-one episode series Cell Phone Detectives, which will be overseen by overall series director Takashi Miike (Imprint). According to Variety, the action series will feature a line-up of directors that includes Miike, Mamoru Oshii (Ghost In The Shell) and Shusuke Kaneko (Death Note).
Cell Phone Detectives centers around a team of detectives who investigate digital-network-related crimes and a high school boy (Masataka Kubota) who helps them bust the bad guys with the aid of his trusty cell phone.
Cell Phone Detectives will debut on the six-station TV Tokyo network on April 2nd, at 7 p.m.