made by Tatsunoko
, the masters of anime
The plot revolves around
a bishonen, Otoha, former yakuza member, who earns the power to become a Karas, a superpowered ninja covered by a black armor. This armor gives
him powers to protect the city against the mikuras, machine demons created by the former Tokyo's protector, Ekou, a Karas who turned against the city.
Also, there's the Yurines, fairies who travel
together with the Karas, giving them
It is a unique anime
with 3D-celshaded scenes
blending with traditional animation, splendid fight scenes
- they actually fight, instead
of shitty, pointless drama and angst, like in naruto
and twilight books.
Karas is also a top-tier character in Wii's crossover fighter Tatsunoko
vs. Capcom and has a fighting style similar to Strider
Hiryu, focusing on speed and chain combos instead