- Title : Darker Than Black
- Other Titles : Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha
- Genre : Sci-fi-noir, Neo-noir, Supernatural
- Year : April 5, 2007 – September 28, 2007
- Format : 25 episodes (~24min.)
Ten years ago, an inscrutable and abnormal dominion legendary as Shenanigan's Revenue appeared in Yedo, altering the sky and wreaking disturbance on the landscape. The echt stars disappeared, replaced by imitation stars. During this dimension, grouping possessing varied primary abilities emerged, apiece susceptible of distinct witching feats - these are glorious as Contractors. Apiece imitative topology has a proportionate Fasciculus, which reacts to their activities. As specified, Contractors are usually identified by their mark's Messier class number. Kept surreptitious from the group, these individuals are illustrious to slaying in gelid gore, dyspneic spare compulsion to "pay the value" apiece moment their force is victimised, which can represent from ingestion portion foods and completing senseless tasks, to self-harm and having their bodies occurrence in peculiar shipway. Different nations and organizations around the reality teach and employ Contractors as spies and assassins, resulting in terrorist battles for important objects and entropy. People the disastrous Heaven's War, the Allied States damned its dominating state as a state to a esoteric system titled the Gangdom. The tale revolves around a Asian contractor codenamed Hei as he undertakes various espionage and blackwash missions in Edo under the itinerary of the said Family.
Season 1 episodes