Japanese Anime The Fable Hits Disney+ April 7: Hitman Forced into Ordinary Life

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Venture into the clandestine world of assassins and criminals with the upcoming anime series, Japanese Anime The Fable slated to debut on Disney+ on April 7.

Based on the best-selling manga published by KODANSHA Ltd. and created by Katsuhisa Minami, Japanese Anime The Fable revolves around a legendary hitman known simply as “Fable.” Trained from a young age to be the ultimate assassin, Fable has amassed a staggering number of confirmed kills. However, his life takes an unexpected turn when the head of his crime family orders him to lay low for a year.

Japanese Anime 'The Fable' Hits Disney+ April 7: Hitman Forced into Ordinary Life

Uprooted from his familiar surroundings, Fable relocates to Osaka, a city teeming with trigger-happy criminals. Despite his formidable skills, he faces a daunting challenge: refrain from taking any lives during his mandated hiatus. In a world where violence is commonplace, Fable must learn to control his impulses and navigate the ordinary if he hopes to survive.

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Adapted for anime by Yuya Takashima (“Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury”) and Mayumi Morita (“Goddess Cafรฉ Terrace”), and directed by Ryosuke Takahashi, “The Fable” promises a gripping exploration of the human psyche amidst a backdrop of crime and intrigue.

The series boasts stellar voice performances from Kazuyuki Okitsu (“Metallic Rouge,” “Gintama”) as Fable/Akira Sato, Miyuki Sawashiro (“Ohsama Sentai King-Ohger,” “Kamen Rider Decade”) as Yoko Sato, Kana Hanazawa (“Your Name,” “The Garden of Words”) as Misaki Shimizu, Akio Otsuka (“Ghost in the Shell,” “One Piece”) as Takeshi Ebihara, Kenjiro Tsuda (“Yi Yi,” “Golden Kamuy”) as Kojima, Tetsuo Komura (“Cyberpunk: Edgerunners,” “Little Witch Academia”) as Boss, and Jun Fukushima (“Undead Unluck,” “Goblin Slayer”) as Jackal Tomioka.

Prepare to immerse yourself in the gripping tale of Japanese Anime The Fable when it premieres on Disney+ this April 7th.

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