Sony Pictures Television began streaming the first episode of Madhouse’s anime adaptation of Marvel Comics’ X-Men franchise on its Throwback Toons YouTube channel on August 28, 2021.
The story of Marvel Anime: X-Men is described as:
When a mutant high school student named Hisako Ichiki goes missing in Northern Japan, her parents ask Professor Xavier for his help. Sensing that Hisako’s disappearance is of great importance to mutantkind, Professor X gathers his X-Men together. However, due to the loss of his lover, Jean, Cyclops, the leader of the X-Men, refuses to return.
Marvel Anime: X-Men features 12 episodes and premiered in the United States in October 2011. The anime originally debuted in Japan in April 2011.