Aniplex opened an official website for an original television anime titled Tokyo 24-ku (Tokyo Twenty Fourth Ward) on Sunday, revealing the main staff, cast, a teaser visual (pictured), and teaser promo. The anime series is scheduled to premiere in January 2022.
Director: Naokatsu Tsuda (JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken (TV), Planetarian: Chiisana Hoshi no Yume)
Series Composition, Script: Vio Shimokura (Nitroplus) (Tokyo Necro visual novel scenario, Kimi to Kanojo to Kanojo no Koi. visual novel scenario)
Character Design: Takahiro Kishida (Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica, Haikyuu!!)
Music: Hideyuki Fukasawa (Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu, Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works)
FiFS, a collaboration between character designers Kanako Nono (Prince of Stride) and Shuji Sogabe (The iDOLM@STER SideM), is credited for the original character design.
An artificial island in Tokyo Bay—Kyokutou Houreigai Tokubetsu Chiku (Far East Special District), commonly known as the 24-ku (24th Ward).
Childhood friends Ran, Kouki, and Shuuta, who were born and raised there, have different family backgrounds, hobbies, and personalities, but always hung out together. However, their relationship changes drastically in the wake of a certain incident.
At the first anniversary memorial of the incident, the three friends happen to meet again and their phones begin to ring simultaneously. The phone call is from a supposedly dead friend, urging them to "choose the future." The three will try to protect their beloved 24th Ward and the future of its people in their own ways.