Mayonaka no Occult Koumuin


Midnight occult civil servants

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Alternative Titles

English: Midnight occult civil servants
Japanese: 真夜中のオカルト公務員

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2019 to Jun 24, 2019
Premiered: Spring 2019
Broadcast: Mondays at 00:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: LIDENFILMS
Source: Manga
Genres: DemonsDemons, FantasyFantasy, MysteryMystery, ShoujoShoujo, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.731 (scored by 1546515,465 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #47022
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2254
Members: 45,312
Favorites: 87
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Synopsis

The Nocturnal Community Relations Division is a team of people who specialize in solving cases involving the ominous occult creatures of the night unseen by ordinary humans. Young and unsuspecting Arata Miyako has been assigned to the Shinjuku Ward Office of the division, where he meets his fellow members Theo Himezuka and Kyouichi Sakaki.

On his first night, Arata finds himself on a mission where he discovers to his surprise that not only does every supernatural creature he once thought to be fictional actually exist, but also that he is the only human who can understand their non-human speech. Arata's surprises do not end there, as later that night, he meets a legendary creature called a Tengu that refers to him as the famous Heian-era exorcist, Abe no Seimei. Unfamiliar with the exorcist, Arata pays no mind and continues to work with his team, utilizing his unique ability to assist in the resolution of their cases.

Mistaken by many occult creatures as Abe no Seimei and quickly becoming notorious for his special ability during his work, Arata becomes curious of his origins and invests himself more into solving cases regarding occult creatures he encounters once he learns of a certain connection between himself and the exorcist. However, Arata will quickly find that dealing with supernatural creatures is not as simple as he thought, as danger begins to play a fundamental role in his everyday findings and his ability starts to present an unexpected issue.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Watanabe, Tetsuya
Director
Tsuruoka, Youta
Sound Director
Fukuyama, Jun
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Performance
Toki, Shunichi
Theme Song Performance


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Opening Theme

"dis-communicate" by Jun Fukuyama
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Ending Theme

"Yakusoku no Overture (約束のOverture)" by Shunichi Toki



Jun 23, 2019
a1samurai (All reviews)
It's shocking and disappointing that this anime is getting overlooked by so many people. Personally I blame the massive amount of coverage things with more money behind them are getting. Because this is a joint Funimation-Crunchyroll venture, thus it SHOULD have enough going for it to get as many views as possible. If they'd promote it.

So what is it and is it worth watching? I say absolutely. This show is basically what would happen if Men In Black and CLAMP's xxxHolic had a baby.

What it pulls off best is the art and sound most of all. It's VERY pretty to look at a read more
Jun 23, 2019
KANLen09 (All reviews)
With the abysmal number of people watching this series, it's SOOO easy to forget that this anime ever existed in the eyes of potent men, at least it was for me anyways. I really also find it hard to understand why this series GOT a green light, because, more than the manga (translated) adaptation that doesn't exist (as of this review and probably forever), I hardly doubt that even the Japanese people watching this would be happy about this.

However and anywho, the crux to this series is about a new working-adult recruit called Miyako Arata. He is assigned to the Nighttime Regional Relations Department squad read more
Jun 23, 2019
ACasualViewer (All reviews)
To preface my review, I will make this clear to anyone questioning if they should watch this show in case they are not interested in male romance, it is not a BL show, the men are definitely designed to look feminine and overly cute but there are no romantic or sexual undertones at all. The show is fundamentally about a new detective who learns that all sorts of supernatural lifeforms called anothers exist in his city and that there is a detective agency that specializes in community relations with the supernatural.

THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS

Story: 6

The story is pretty basic, it is episodic at the start read more
Aug 1, 2019
felixlovesanime (All reviews)
Mayonaka no Occult Koumuin is an anime that could have used more, well, animation-- the only flaw for the otherwise a pretty creative lightning strike.

Supernatural-genre anime tend to follow pretty strict rules, one of which is usually to focus on Japan-specific deity only. In Mayonaka no Occult Koumuin's case, that rule happens to be shattered for a generally satisfying result. By utilizing a more urban and edgy setting, the Shinjuku Ward Nocturnal Community Relations Division team embarks on various misadventures (some are scary, some are romantic, and some are pretty psychological) by encountering what are basically worldwide-originated deities without at all feeling campy or strictly read more

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