Tokyo Babylon (manga)

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Related anime:
    Tokyo Babylon (OAV) (adaptation)
      Tokyo Babylon 2 (OAV) (sequel)
    Tokyo Babylon 1999 (live-action movie) (alternate retelling)
    X (manga) (spinoff)
      X (movie) (adaptation)
        X (TV) (alternate retelling)
          X OAV (prequel)
      X - X2 double X (OAV) (compilation)

Alternative title:
Токио Вавилон (Russian)
東京BABYLON (Japanese)
東京巴比倫 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: drama, supernatural
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Subaru Sumeragi is a 16 year old, cheerful and extremely caring Onmyou medium (the head of his family, the Sumeragi clan) who confronts and helps take care of ghosts and spirits with the help of his twin sister, Hokuto, and his gentleman friend, Seishiro. Subaru does his best to help anyone he meets, but the entire atmosphere of the polluted city of Tokyo in the 90s, brings about a feeling of desperation that threatens to drag Subaru's spirit down.
User Ratings: 265 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 80 votes (Eng:29, sub:27, dub:10, ?:2, raw:2, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:8
2 French subtitled
2 German
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish
1 Russian
1 French
)
 Excellent: 77 votes (Eng:44, sub:12, dub:11, ?:3, raw:2, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:3
2 French subtitled
1 German
)
 Very good: 50 votes (Eng:31, dub:8, sub:5, ?:1, raw:1, others:4
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian
1 German dubbed
)
 Good: 27 votes (Eng:10, sub:7, dub:5, raw:1, raw:1, others:3
2 Portuguese
1 French
)
 Decent: 16 votes (Eng:8, sub:7, dub:1)
 So-so: 5 votes (Eng:3, dub:1, sub:1)
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:1, others:1
1 German
)
 Weak: 3 votes (Eng:2, sub:1)
 Bad: 4 votes (Eng:2, dub:1, sub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 569 users, rank: #121 (of 4407)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.408 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.7418, rank: #480 (of 4425)
Weighted mean: 8.382 (Very good+), rank: #433 (of 4425) (seen all: 8.61 / seen some: 7.69 / won't finish: 3.94)
Bayesian estimate: 8.373 (Very good+), rank: #117 (of 2764)
Number of tankoubon: 7
Number of pages: 170
Volumes:
#1. T.Y.O., Babel, Destiny
#2. Dream, Smile
#3. Call A, Call B
#4. Crime, Save A, Save B
#5. Old, Box, Rebirth
#6. News, Pair
#7. End, Secret, Start
Vintage: 1991
Release dates: We have 26
Official website:
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 2
Comment:
Tokyo Babylon is a predessor to CLAMP's X series, both featuring the characters Subaru, Seishiro and Hokuto. The events of Tokyo Babylon happen about 9 years before X.
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Graphic novel
    Tokyo Babylon (GN 1) 2004-05-11 (from $3.99)
    Tokyo Babylon (GN 2) 2004-07-06 (from $3.99)
    Tokyo Babylon (GN 3) 2004-09-07 (from $9.99)
    Tokyo Babylon (GN 4) 2004-11-01 (from $9.99)
    Tokyo Babylon (GN 5) 2005-01-11 (from $9.99)
    Tokyo Babylon (GN 6) 2005-03-08
    Tokyo Babylon (GN 7) 2005-05-10
    Tokyo Babylon [Omnibus] (GN 1) 2013-03-13 (from $13.39)
    Tokyo Babylon [Omnibus] (GN 2) 2013-07-10 (from $13.39)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Story & Art: CLAMP
Publisher:
Kodansha
Shinshokan
Serialized In: South
Japanese cast
(none)
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Matt Alford
Adaptation: Carol Fox
Copy Editing: Suzanne Waldman
Cover Design: Seth Cable
Cover Layout: Patrick Hook
Design: Heather Doornink (Omnibus)
Editorial Assistant: Annie Gullion (Omnibus)
Publisher: Mike Richardson (Omnibus)
Retouch & Lettering:
Ablard Bigting
Vicente Rivera Jr
Special Thanks To:
Jake Forbes (Omnibus)
Michael Gombos (Omnibus)
(none)
English companies
Licensed by:
Dark Horse Comics (2011)
TOKYOPOP (2003)
Retouch & Lettering:
IHL (Omnibus)
JUNEMOON Studios
French staff
French companies
(none)
Publisher: Editions Tonkam
French cast
(none)
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Translation:
Annabel Espada (Norma Editorial)
Sandra de Lamo (Norma Editorial)
Publisher:
Grupo Editorial Vid
Norma Editorial (Spain; Re-Release)
Planeta DeAgostini Comics (Spain)
Retouch And Lettering: Drac Studio (Norma Editorial)
Spanish cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Translation: Ernesto Cellie
(none)
Italian companies
Publisher: Planet Manga
German staff
German companies
(none)
Publisher: Carlsen Comics
German cast
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
(none)
Publisher: JBC (Brazil)
Portuguese cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Licensed by:
Daran Culture Enterprise (volume 7 only)
Taiwan Tohan Co., Ltd. (2009)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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