The brief debut trailer for the upcoming TV anime series Magi, airing in Japan from October 2012. The anime is created by studio A-1 Pictures, based on Shinobu Ohtaka's fantasy adventure manga Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, which re-imagines tales from the classic story "One Thousand and One Nights" (also known as "Arabian Nights"). The story follows Aladdin, a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named Ugo. Soon enough, Aladdin discovers he is a Magi, a magician who chooses kings, and he was born to choose kings who will follow the righteous path, battling against those who want to destroy fate.