Subaru Sumeragi is a descendant of an ancient clan who wields immense powers of the yin-yang. Because of his supernatural abilities, he doubles as an investigator for paranormal crimes and situations in Tokyo. With his twin sister Hokuto and comrade Seishirou Sakarazuka at his side, Subaru soon becomes involved in two cases which may cost him his life!
The Tokyo Babylon OVA is four episodes in two parts that are loosely based on a few plotlines from the manga. The three main characters are established, but there is little development or conflict, and absolutely nothing is resolved. In that sense, I agree with the other reviewer: this is basically a long advertisement for the manga. The occult detective plotlines are somewhat mediocre, and I... read more
What I Liked: Good car animation? Nice (and so very 90's) character designs. Good sound design. Miki Itou as Hokuto, Subaru's bubbly sister. Both episodes are interesting albeit simple stories that blend supernatural themes with crime-drama elements well enough without leaning too far towards the gritty or fantastical (although it has all the trappings of a CLAMP series). What I Didn't: The... read more
|Tokyo Babylon: Vision||Music Video||1992|
|Tokyo Babylon||1990||Original Manga|