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Tokyo Babylon

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Genres: drama, horror, mystery, psychological, supernatural
Themes: detective
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Subaru Sumeragi is the 13th head of the Sumeragi Clan and a most powerful onmyouji. Subaru is hired to exorcise a construction sight, but his employer mysteriously died. The only suspect is a man who repeatedly walks away from situations in which he should have died. Then Subaru meets a young women intent upon cursing the man, saying that he killed her brother. Subaru must figure out how his employer died and fight the evil spirits that are protecting the man with the help of his friend and twin sister, Seishirou Sakurazuka and Hokuto Sumeragi.
Running time: 50 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
Vintage: 1992-10-21

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Tokyo Babylon 2

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Genres: drama, mystery, psychological, supernatural, thriller
Themes: detective, Shounen-ai, superpowers
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: There is a serial killer on the loose in Tokyo’s subways, killing woman after woman. Subaru Sumeragi witnesses one such murder and becomes involved in the investigation where he meets a woman who can see events through touching objects. When the woman becomes the serial killers next victim and it is up to Subaru to save her. However, it is not long before the killer turns his attentions onto the onmyouji and Seishirou Sakurazuka must come rescue him instead.
Running time: 55 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
Vintage: 1994-03-21

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X (movie)

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Genres: drama, horror, psychological, supernatural
Themes: bishounen
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: It’s the year of destiny, and 15 year old Kamui Shiro, a powerful psychic, has returned to Toyko after a 6 year absence, having left when he was very young. He wants to be with his childhood friends, Fuma (his best friend) and Kotori, Fuma’s little sister (and Kamui’s possible girlfriend). He wants to protect them from all dangers, but destiny and fate are haunting Kamui and pulling in himself and his beloved childhood friends. It is his destiny and his sole decision to decide the fate of the world, no matter if he wants the role or not. Now it is a matter of if he will join the side of the Seven Seals and become the Dragon of Heaven to save mankind or join the Seven Angels and become the Dragon of Earth to destroy all civilization so the earth can heal itself from man’s destruction.
Running time: 100 minutes
Vintage: 1996-08-03

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X (TV)

Genres: action, drama, magic, psychological
Themes: apocalypse, bishoujo, bishounen, death, shounen-ai, spirits, tragedy
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: It’s the year of destiny and 15 year old Kamui Shiro, a powerful psychic, has returned to Toyko after a 6 year absence. He returns to protect his childhood friends, Fuuma, and Fuuma’s younger sister Kotori. But destiny and fate are haunting Kamui and pulling in himself and his loved ones. It is his destiny to decide the fate of the world and mankind, no matter if he wants the role or not.
Number of episodes: 24
Vintage: 2001-10-03 to 2002-03-27

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X - X2 double X OAV - Vintage: 1993-11-21

CLAMP’s Tokyo Babylon Manga Gets TV Anime in 2021 by GoHands

posted on 2020-10-25 11:06 EDT by Egan Loo

‘90s anime fans not happy with new character design as Tokyo Babylon gets reboot【Video】

2020-10-27T13:15:00Z
A lot has changed in the last 30 years, but this is one evolution old-school Clamp fans didn’t want to see.

CLAMP’s Tokyo Babylon 2021 TV Anime Unveils Cast, Staff, New Video, April Debut

posted on 2020-11-19 07:56 EST by Egan Loo
Shouta Aoi, Nana Mizuki, Yuichiro Umehara star in anime from K’s studio, directors

Tokyo Babylon 2021 Character Designs Appear to Reference K-Pop Group, Volks Doll

posted on 2020-11-23 15:11 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
Hokuto’s outfit mirrors promo photo of Yeri from Red Velvet

Tokyo Babylon 2021 Anime’s Staff Apologizes for Referencing Costume Designs Without Permission

posted on 2020-12-04 13:31 EST by Alex Mateo
Character costumes mirror Korean girl group member, Volks doll

Tokyo Babylon 2021 Anime Delayed From April 2021 Due to Plagiarism Incident

posted on 2020-12-24 05:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Staff apologized earlier this month for incident of referencing costume designs without permission

Tokyo Babylon 2021 Anime Canceled With Restart Planned, After More Plagiarism Uncovered

posted on 2021-03-28 21:41 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Production committee “lost faith” in production after discovering still more plagiarism