The official website of the mixed-media Valkyrie Drive project has revealed a brand new visual for the upcoming TV anime series, Valkyrie Drive Mermaid. The project itself is created by the creators of Senran Kagura Kenichirou Takaki and Hiraku Kaneko.
Two members of the anime’s main cast were revealed and includes:
- 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
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.
You can visit the anime’s website here: http://valkyriedrive.jp/anime/
And their Twitter: @valkyriedrive
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