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Supposedly Japan’s greatest swindler, Makoto Edamura gets more than he bargained for when he tries to con Laurent Thierry, a real world-class crook.

Series Cast

  1. Chiaki Kobayashi

    Chiaki Kobayashi

    Makoto "Edamame" Edamura (voice)

    23 Episodes

  2. Junichi Suwabe

    Junichi Suwabe

    Laurent Thierry (voice)

    23 Episodes

  3. Mie Sonozaki

    Mie Sonozaki

    Cynthia Moore (voice)

    23 Episodes

  4. Natsumi Fujiwara

    Natsumi Fujiwara

    Abigail "Abbie" Jones (voice)

    23 Episodes

  5. Taito Ban

    Taito Ban

    Live coverage (voice), Toy store owner (voice), Subordinate (voice), Young chief (voice), Man (voice), Security agent (voice), Pilot (voice), Dealer (voice), Collector (voice), Businessman (voice), Employee (voice)

    16 Episodes

  6. Youhei Tadano

    Youhei Tadano

    Shōgo Nakanoshima (voice), Kudō (voice)

    16 Episodes

  7. Kujira


    Shi-won Kim (voice)

    15 Episodes

  8. Haruka Ōminami

    Haruka Ōminami

    Waitress (voice), Girl (voice), Female staffer (voice), Housewife (voice), Woman (voice), Announcer (voice), Female TV announcer (voice), Interpreting moderator (voice), Staff (voice), Female newscaster (voice), Dyshana (voice)

    11 Episodes

  9. Wataru Komada

    Wataru Komada

    Detective (voice), Komada (voice), Guest (voice), Live coverage (voice), Banker (voice), Kevin (voice), FBI agent (voice), Man (voice), Gallery staff (voice)

    11 Episodes

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Season 1

2020 | 23 Episodes

Season 1 of Great Pretender premiered on July 9, 2020.

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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese


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