The Anime Kidou Tenshi Angelic Layer celebrates its twentieth anniversary

The Anime Kidou Tenshi Angelic Layer celebrates its twentieth anniversary

Through his Official Twitter account, the renowned Takahiro Komori animator shared a special illustration pointing out that on April 1, 2021 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Anime Kidou Tenshi Angelic Layer (Battle Doll Angelic Layer). "On April 1, 2001 was the first day of the transmission of Kidou Tenshi Angelic Layer, 20 years ago," he wrote.

The series is based on a written sleeve and illustrated by the CLAMP CREATIVE GROUP, which was published through the Monthly Shonen Ace magazine from the Kadokawa publisher between July 1999 and October 2001, with a total of five published collector volumes.

The animated adaptation of 26 episodes was produced by the BONES studies, under the direction of Hiroshi Nishikiori and scripts written by Ichirou Ookouchi, originally released in April 2001 in Japan. It should be noted that this series is developed in the same universe that another of the franchises of Clamp, Chobits, which deals similarly with the relationship between humans, devices created by human, toys and divine power

Synopsis of Kidou Tenshi Angelic Layer

In the future, the most popular game in the world is Angelic Layer. Contestants must raise and train their own 'angels' (or fight dolls) to compete in tournaments. Enter Misaki Suzuhara, prodigy of the sixth grade angel layer. With the speed angel of him, Hikaru, many people think that Misaki has an opportunity to win the championship. He will have a lot of help on the road, but the road to victory will not be easy, especially for someone as young as Misaki.

Source: Official Twitter Account

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