The official Young Ace magazine is reporting that the original Tokyo Babylon manga series will be getting a new version to be published by Kadokawa.
The new version will have new covers drawn by CLAMP. More details, including release a date, will be announced soon.
The news comes at the same day as the announcement of the Tokyo Babylon 2021 TV Anime getting cancelled. The article mentions that CLAMP wanted to give something nice for the fans who were looking forward to the anime.
This will be the second Tokyo Babylon version published by Kadokawa. The first one was released as a 3-volumes series in 2012 as part of the CLAMP CLASSIC COLLECTION edition. Other than that, the series was also released as a 5-volumes pocket edition series and the original classic 7-volumes series, both published by Shinshokan.
Source: Young Ace.
Great news! I think releasing new versions was already in the plans and that they simply kept the original plan instead of waiting for the new anime to come out.
I’m very much looking forward to the new covers, of course! I wonder if they will keep it as 7 volumes… I hope so, since that would mean 7 new illustrations, haha!
And Kadokawa is still involved in this, huh? Interesting, very interesting…