The Japanese production company King Amusement Creative announced a new animated project on its official YouTube channel. It is the anime adaptation of the manga created by the collective CLAMP, Tokyo Babylon. The series is officially titled as Tokyo Babylon 2021 and is produced by studios GoHandswho previously animated series K series Y. Seitokai Yakuindomo.
The first image for the anime was also revealed.
The people responsible for creating the manga were Nanase Ohkawa Y. Mokona. Both started the series in 1990 and ended in 1994 with a total of 7 compilation volumes published.
The manga had an anime adaptation by Madhouse Studios between 1992 and 1994. There were 2 OVAs with independent, self-closing stories.
Tokyo Babylon Synopsis
Subaru Sumeragi is a 16-year-old who, after the death of his parents, became the thirteenth leader of the most important family of onmyōjis in Japan, the Sumeragi, who served the emperor for centuries. As such, Subaru is either asked by the government to solve cases that affect the supernatural, or he encounters people in need whom he has to help with his might due to his generosity. Subaru lives in Tokyo with his twin sister Hokuto, a girl whose extroversion and eccentricity contrast with her brother's shy nature. They both have a neighbor and friend, Seishirō Sakurazuka, a friendly 25 year old veterinarian who claims to be in love with Subaru. Seishiro's possible affiliation with the rival clan of the Sakurazuka, who use Onmyōdō techniques to kill, is one of the main plot nodes that appear in the chapters.
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