The anime adaptation of Yoko Tamotsu’s series Mayonaka no Occult Komuin saw a simulcast as Midnight Occult Civil Servants and it’s working through some new home video distribution. German distributor KSM Anime has picked up the rights to the show that saw an August 20th, 2020 Blu-ray release. It features the first four episodes series in bilingual form with an o-card, the manga, and on-disc extras with the clean opening. It’ll be priced at 30 euros when it arrives.
With the second set out, we now have the first episode of the series streamed in full in German as well as trailers for both releases.
Tetsuya Watanabe is directing it and Higuchi Tatsumi handling the series composition. Yuko Ito is working on character designs.
The Japanese cast includes Jun Fukuyama as Shim Miyako, Tomoaki Maeno as Kyōichi Sakaki, Miyu Irino as Theo Himezuka, Koji Yusa as Reiji Senda, Takahiro Sakurai as Satoru Kanoichi, Shun’ichi Toki as Huehuecóyotl, and Kazutomi Yamamoto as Yuki.
Check out the trailer for it:
The series features “dis-communicate” from lead actor Jun Fukuyama for the opening and “Yakusoku no Overture” by Shunichi Toki for the ending sequence.
The series kicked off back in the spring of 2015 in Monthly Asuka magazine. It’s also got a novelization that came out on July 25th, 2018.
Plot Concept: When Miyako Arata joins the Shinjuku Ward Office, he thinks he’s gotten a normal civil servant job. But it turns out he’s joined the Night Community Exchange Department, one of which operates secretly in each of Tokyo’s twenty-three ward offices. Their job is to resolve occult issues concerning non-human beings. Accompanied by his senpai and department head Sakaki Kyoichi and the occult-obsessed Himetsuka Seo, they work night after night, facing off with beings whose existence defies the laws of our world.