Katsuhisa Minami’s The Fable manga is an award-winning series that has over 22 million copies in circulation and previously inspired a pair of live-action films directed by Kan Eguchi. Now it’s getting a TV anime adaptation, with veteran director Ryosuke Takahashi (Armored Trooper VOTOMS) lined up to direct at Tezuka Productions.
Check out a teaser visual:
Minami’s manga ran in the pages of Weekly Young Magazine from November 2014 to November 2019, followed by a sequel, The Fable: The Second Contract, that debuted in July 2021. Kodansha USA publishes the manga in English and describes it like so:
When you’re the infamous “genius killer” hitman The Fable, many things come easy. Being a normal person, however, isn’t one of them. In fact, being told that he can’t kill anyone for a while may just be the hardest job he’s ever taken…
Via Crunchyroll News