Tokyo Twenty Fourth Ward: first trailer for the new anime from The Promised Neverland studio

The first trailer of Tokyo Twenty Fourth Ward (Tokyo 24-ku), the new anime signed by CloverWorks, the animation studio that has already made The Promised Neverland.

The promotional video, which we find right below, was published during a live streaming special dedicated to the anime series that will debut on January 5th.

Tokyo Twenty Fourth Ward trailer and key visual

In the trailer there is also a preview of the opening theme of Tokyo Twenty Fourth Ward, or the song “Paper Sky” by the band Survive Said The Prophet.

Tokyo 24-ku details and texture

Naokatsu Tsuda (director of the first four anime seasons of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure) is directing the anime at CloverWorks. Vio Shimokura is writing and supervising the scripts for the series while the duo FiFS (composed of Shuji Sogabe And Kanako Nono) is taking care of the caharcter design, with Takahiro Kishida (Baccano !, Durarara !!, Haikyu !!) will adapt the design to the animation. TO Hideyuki Fukasawa (Fate / stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, Flowers of Evil) the music was entrusted.

The anime takes place on an artificial island floating in Tokyo Bay called “Kyokutō Hōreigai Tokubetsu Chiku” (Outlawed Far Eastern Special District), nicknamed “24th District”. The story centers on three childhood friends born and raised on the island: Ran, Koki and Shuta who have different social positions, hobbies and personalities, but who spend all their time together. However, their relationship is destined to change following an accident.

During the memorial ceremony one year after that event, the three meet again and their cell phones start ringing at the same time.

The call is from a friend they thought was dead, urging them to “choose the future”.

Each of the three youths will have their own way of following this advice to protect the future of the people of the 24th Ward.

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