B: The Beginning is an original anime series produced by Production I.G. It premiered on the Netflix streaming site worldwide on March 2, 2018.

About the Show

In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic nation of Cremona. Koku, the protagonist. Keith, the legendary investigator of the royal police force RIS. A mysterious criminal organization. A wide variety of characters race through the fortified city as it is beset by the serial killer, Killer B, and a chain of crimes in this suspense drama by director Kazuto Nakazawa and Production I.G [1]

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B: The Beginning
Organizations: Royal Investigative Services  •  Market Maker  •  Jaula Blanca Royal Scientific Research Institute
Locations: Cremona  •  Mount Cremona  •  Isle of Hols  •  Royal Investigative Services Headquarters  •  Lily's Apartment  •  Keith's Apartment
History and Mythology of Cremona: The Black-Winged King  •  The Two Shrine Maidens  •  The Foundation of Cremona  •  The Black-Winged King Revival Experiments  •  The Destruction of Jaula Blanca
Key Terms: Reggies  •  Winged Clan  •  Lohegrin  •  Jet Black Epitaph  •  Canopus  •  Blue Metal  •  Gold Drug  •  Moby Dick