Original TV anime from CloverWorks kicks off on January 5, 2022
Last month, Aniplex revealed a new original TV anime called Tokyo Twenty Fourth Ward—a collaboration between JoJo's Bizarre Adventure director Naokatsu Tsuda, STEINS;GATE visual novel writer Baio Shimokura, and anime studio CloverWorks—and now we have the first promo and more details, including a new key visual.
The series will kick off on January 5, 2022 with an hour-long episode.
First up, check out the promo, which previews the opening theme song, "Paper Sky," by Survive Said the Prophet. The Japanese rock band previously performed two openings for the Vinland Saga anime, as well as the first opening and ending of Banana Fish.
Here's the new key visual:
Survive Said the Prophet band photo:
The latest update also revealed 14 characters and their respective voice actors:
|Shuta Aoi||Junya Enoki (Yūji Itadori in JUJUTSU KAISEN)|
|Ran Akagi||Yūma Uchida (Ash Lynx in Banana Fish)|
|Koki Suido||Kaito Ishikawa (Noé Archiviste in The Case Study of Vanitas)|
|Asumi Suido||Manaka Iwami (Tohru Honda in Fruits Basket)|
|Mari Sakuragi||Yui Makino (Misaki Nakahara in Welcome to the NHK)|
|Sakiko Kurokatsugawa||Hitomi Nabatame (Saori Makishima in Eromanga-sensei)|
|Midori Gori||Taiten Kusunoki (Genichiro Sanada in The Prince of Tennis)|
|Kanae Midori||Sayaka Ohara (Beatrice in Umineko: When They Cry)|
|Kunai||Sōma Saitō (William James Moriarty in Moriarty the Patriot)|
|Yamamori||Atsushi Imaruoka (Cobra in Fairy Tail)|
|Lucky||Eri Kitamura (Ami Kawashima in Toradora)|
|Hiroki Shirakaba||Yōji Ueda (Bebin in Ranking of Kings)|
|Kozue Shirakaba||Rina Hidaka (Milim Nava in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime)|
|Wataru Tsukushi||Yūichi Nakamura (Satoru Gojō in JUJUTSU KAISEN)|
|Kana Shishido||Yumiri Hanamori (Nadeshiko Kagamihara in Laid-Back Camp)|
|Kaoru Shindō||Egashira Hiroya|
The 24th district is a place with its own laws located on an artificial island in Tokyo Bay. The friendship between Shuta and his two childhood friends had changed drastically after a certain incident, and they happened to meet again on the first anniversary of it. All three receive a call at the same time from a friend who was believed dead, and they're forced to make a decision about their future and that of the 24th district.