The novel series from Mado Nozaki called Babylon debuted on Tokyo MX on October 7th, 2019 while also getting streaming through Amazon Prime in Japan where the first three episodes launched it. The broadcast side is moving ahead with one episode at a time and a preview for the eleventh episode due out on January 20th, 2020 has now landed.
Kiyotaka Suzuki is directing it with Keisuke Goto on board as the character designer. Revoroot is still on board for animation production. The show is now set for an October 2019 debut with Amazon Prime Video streaming worldwide.
The Japanese cast includes Yuichi Nakamura as Zen Seizaki, Takahiro Sakurai as Shinobu Kujiin, Kensho Ono as Atsuhiko Fumio, M.A.O as Hiasa Sekuro, and Kenyu Horiuchi as Yasutaka Morinaga.
The novel series kicked off in 2015 and has three volumes out so far. Mado Nozaki isn’t a well-known name from the light novel side but he’s been involved in a few projects including the script for the KADO series.
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Plot Concept: The series focuses on Zen Seizaki, a prosecutor with the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors’ Office. While investigating illegal acts by a certain pharmaceutical company, Seizaki stumbles across a conspiracy over an election for an autonomous “new zone” established in western Tokyo.