The TV anime series No. 6 is created by studio Bones, based on a sci-fi light novel series authored by Atsuko Asano. The story is set in a future model city in 2013, called "No. 6". Raised as a top-ranking elite since the age of 2, a boy named Shion lives in an exclusive area of the city. On the night of his 12th birthday, he rescues a boy who calls himself "Nezumi" ("Rat"). Nezumi ran away from the city's Special Security Area. From that moment on, Shion's life is changed forever... The anime is airing in Japan from July 8, 2011.