The official website of the upcoming Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- anime, in the mixed-media Valkyrie Drive project, has revealed additional members of the anime’s cast. In addition, the first set of character designs and preview images have also been revealed.
The anime’s website has revealed the first character designs for the previously revealed two cast members of the anime:
- Yuka Iguchi (Mako Reizei in Girls und Panzer) who voices Mirei Shikishima
- Mikako Izawa (Satsuki Kashiwaba from Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yatte Mita.) voicing as Mamori Tokonome
A total of 5 additional cast members have been revealed. They include:
- Yurika Kubo (Hanayo Koizumi in Love Live! School Idol Project) voicing as Meifon Sakura
- Yuna Yoshino (Seekvaira Agares from High School DxD BorN) as Akira Hiiragi
- Masumi Tazawa (Rika Saionji from Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo) is voicing as Kasumi Shigure
- Asami Seto (Chihaya Ayase from Chihayafuru) voicing the role of Charlotte Scherzen
- Hitomi Harada (Mizuki Himeji in Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu) will voice Momoka Sagara
A set of preview images have been released for the Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- anime, which gives us a glimpse into the anime’s plot.
The first members of the anime’s staff were also revealed:
- Director: Hiraku Kaneko (Seikon no Qwaser, Maken-Ki! Two)
- Series Composer: Yousuke Kuroda (Trigun, High School of the Dead)
- Animation Studio: Arms (Elfen Lied, Maoyuu Maou Yuusha)
Here is the first PV for the anime that also previews the Opening theme song Oh No, Oh No sung by Hitomi Harada:
Valkyrie Drive is a new mixed media project produced by Japanese media publisher Marvelous helmed by Kenichirou Takaki and Hiraku Kaneko, the creators of Senran Kagura. The project initially consists of three separate entities: an anime titled Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid-, a console game titled Valkyrie Drive -Bhikkhuni-, and a free to play mobile game called Valkyrie Drive -Siren-. Each of the games will focus on different casts of female characters who each wield a unique weapon.
The synopsis of Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid-:
The “beautiful girl sexy battle action” anime is set on five artificial islands.
Not much is currently known about the Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- anime. More information about the series will be revealed at a later date.
Source Article and Images – Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- Website
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