Kobato. is a 24 episode anime adaption of the manga of the same name by CLAMP. The series premiered in the autumn of 2009, animated by Madhouse and supervised by CLAMP's Nanase Ohkawa. XxxHolic writer Michiko Yokote is also supervising the scripts along with Ohkawa. The anime began its broadcast on October 6, 2009.
Hiromi Katō, the character designer of Kobato. said that "Kobato. itself is kind of different from past CLAMP works, especially the way the eyes are drawn, we are trying to make it as close as we can to the original. The costumes will change in each episode."
The opening theme Magic Number is performed by Maaya Sakamoto and the ending theme Jellyfish no Kokuhaku by Megumi Nakajima. A second ending theme, starting from episode 20 is Watashi ni Dekiru Koto performed by Megumi Nakajima.