The Fable Anime Gets April 6 Premiere and New Trailer

The Fable anime adaptation will premiere on April 6 this year, as announced earlier with a new trailer. Tezuka Productions (My Home HeroThe Café Terrace and Its Goddesses) is animating the adaptation, with Disney+ exclusively streaming the series worldwide.

The Fable anime – New Trailer Showing April 6 Premiere

Ryosuke Takahashi is directing the series while Yuya Takashima is doing the series composition and writing the screenplay with Mayumi Morita. Meanwhile, Kyuma Oshita, Saki Hasegawa, and Junichi Hayama are doing the character designs. The cast lineup includes:

  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Akira Sato
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Yoko Sato
  • Kana Hanazawa as Misaki Shimizu
  • Akio Atsuka as Takeshi Ebihara
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Kenji Kojima
  • Tetsuo Komura as The Boss
  • Jun Fukushima as Jackal Tomioka

The Fable anime was first announced in July 2023, with a first teaser trailer released the following month. It is based on a manga series written and illustrated by Katsuhisa Minami. It was serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Young Magazine from November 2014 to November 2019. A sequel titled The Fable: The Second Contact started in Weekly Young Magazine in July 2021. Kodansha USA has licensed the manga in English:
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…

The Fable anime adaptation – Key Visual (April 2024 Premiere)

The manga received a live-action film adaptation in June 2019, starring Junichi Okada, Fumino Kimura, Mizuki Yamamoto, and Kai Iwonaki, to name a few. The film is available for viewing on Netflix. A sequel film titled The Fable: A Hitman Who Doesn’t Kill premiered on June 18, 2021.

Source: Official Website
©Katsuhisa Minami, Kodansha/”The Fable” Production Committee