The story begins in Paris 1742, when the body of a woman named Lia de Beaumont is found in a casket floating along the Seine. The only clue regarding her death is the word "Psalms", which is written in blood on the lid of the casket. D'Eon de Beaumont, Lia's younger brother and a knight in service of King Louis XV, takes it upon himself to investigate his sister's mysterious death, along with the strange disappearances of a number of French women. In his journey he comes across three companions to help him.
Runtime: 25 minutes
Le Chevalier D'Eon - Tow Ubukata - Netflix
Tow Ubukata (冲方 丁, Ubukata Tō, born February 14, 1977 in Gifu Prefecture) is a Japanese novelist and anime screenwriter. His major works include Mardock Scramble, Le Chevalier D'Eon and Heroic Age. He also did series composition for the Fafner in the Azure series, Ghost in the Shell: Arise, and Psycho-Pass 2.
Le Chevalier D'Eon - Career - Netflix
Ubukata was raised in Singapore and later Nepal. To maintain his Japanese heritage and language abilities; he would read dictionaries. In high school, he received several writer's awards. Ubukata writes for the Japanese visual culture magazine Newtype. His serialized segments, called “A Gambler's Life”, are comedic, often-satiric expository pieces. They chronicle his day-to-day experiences and interactions with people, such as his wife. In these segments, he dubs himself “The Kamikazi Wordsmith.” These segments were also published in the American counterpart, Newtype USA, which is now discontinued. Ubukata won the 24th Nihon SF Taisho Award in 2003. Ubukata has written the novelization and the script for the manga version of Le Chevalier D'Eon, and has contributed to the screenplay and the overall story plot of the animated version.
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