Ryousuke Takahashi (Armored Trooper Votoms, Phoenix, Ozma) is directing the anime at Tezuka Productions. Sci-fi writer Yūya Takashima is writing and overseeing the series scripts, and Mayumi Morita (Black Jack, Vampire Knight) is also writing the scripts. Character designers include Hisama Kinoshita, Saki Hasegawa, and Junichi Hayama.
Minami launched the original manga in Kodansha‘s Weekly Young Magazine in November 2014, and ended the series in November 2019. The manga has 22 volumes. The series won Best General Manga at the 41st annual Kodansha awards in 2017.
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…
Minami launched the The Fable: The Second Contact manga as a sequel to The Fable in July 2021. The manga ended its serialization on Monday. The manga serves as the “second part” to the overall manga franchise. Kodansha released the manga’s eighth volume on Friday.