Coming from Revoroot Studio, which has only produced 3 anime shows to date, nothing much has been revealed about ‘Babylon’ yet. But from the trailer, it appears to be a mystery thriller which, if executed properly, could take the world of anime by storm, pretty much like ‘Monster‘. While most anime viewers may not be familiar with this show, the ones who have had the chance to get a glimpse of Mado Nozaki’s brilliant novel series will know that this anime is worth getting all the hype.
It’s a little hard to ascertain the quality or the style of its animation from the trailer, but for the most part of it, it seems decent. From what we know about the novels, the anime’s plot will delve deep into political stuff and will explore dark themes like suicide/euthanasia. So it really looks like a very unusual anime adaptation that can certainly be enjoyed by those who are into psychological thriller shows. But as interesting as it may seem right now, only time will tell if it will actually be worth our time or not.
Babylon Season 1 Release Date: When will it premiere?
‘Babylon’ Season 1 is set to premiere on October 7, 2019. Since its light novel only has 3 volumes, the anime will probably not have more than 12 episodes. As of now, neither the anime nor its source material is all that popular and nothing much about it has been revealed yet except for a very brief trailer. But as soon as we get any news regarding this season, we will update it here in this section.
Babylon English Dub:
The English dub of ‘Babylon’ will be available on Amazon Prime after its release.
‘Babylon’ centers around a character named Zen Seizaki who is a public prosecutor at Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office. He has been assigned the task of investigating illegal clinical research related to a drug company. And while he’s at it, he discovers a very strange file that belongs to an anesthesiologist named Shin Inaba. In the file, he finds a blood sample that is mixed with hair, skin and paper with a bold “F” imprinted on it. As he tries to unravel the mysteries behind the file, he finds himself getting sucked into a deeper conspiracy that has a lot to do with the upcoming elections.
Zen Seizaki is the main character of the series who works as a public prosecutor at the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office. He has been in this field for quite some time now and over the years, he has become really insightful about everything he deals with. Compared to most normal people, he has a strong sense of justice and he is also deeply trusted by all the people he works with. Zen Seizaki never lets his emotions get in his way of thinking straight and somehow, he always manages to solve every case that is given to him.
Shinobu is a Police inspector from Tama East Central Police Station who is really good at what he does and is very popular for his easy-going approach towards all of his cases. He respects Zen Seizaki and co-operates with everything that he asks him to do. Shinobu, at times, likes to work at his own pace but at the end of the day, he gets every job done.
Atsuhiko Fumio is Seizaki’s assistant officer who likes to fool around sometimes but when it comes to his work, he gets really serious. He likes to work under Seizaki and really appreciates how he handles everything. He dreams of being a Prosecutor one day just like his boss. Atsuhiko also pays a lot of attention to what Seizaki does as a prosecutor and has the hunger to learn everything about the profession.
Hiasa Sekuro is another assistant officer at the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office. Her Uncle is a legal secretary and just like Shinobu, she is cool and easy-going, She maintains a stoic attitude towards most things around her and barely shows any kind of emotions. She is one of the most level headed members of the Department and does every job with a lot of efficiency.
Yasutaka Morinaga is the Chief of the Tokyo District Prosecution Department. Being the head of the department, he holds the highest amount of responsibility and power, and he gets to direct all the other members of the department on which incident they should investigate. Yasutaka has all the qualities that a leader should have and he does a great job with handling his team of experts.